KYLE HENDRICKS GOES 7 STRONG INNINGS, CUBS BEAT GIANTS 6-2

CHICAGO - Kyle Hendricks limited San Francisco to one run and two hits over seven innings, Ben Zobrist lined a tiebreaking two-run...

AN AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR THE CHICAGO AREA IS IN EFFECT MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT SATURDAY NIGHT

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has declared an Air Pollution Action Day will be in effect for the Greater Chicago Metropolitan...

 
 
 

PHOTOS: HAWAII VOLCANO SENDS ASH CLOUD 10,000 FEET INTO AIR

HONOLULU - Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into...

ROMEOVILLE POLICE RESCUE BABY DUCKS FROM SEWER

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. - Police in Romeoville went above and beyond to help some ducks in distress. Baby ducks were trapped in a sewer system...

 
 
 

TEENS PARTICIPATE IN ‘I CARE' RALLY & PEACE PARADE

CHICAGO - More than 1,000 teenagers in Chicago are responding to violence in the city with a peace campaign. The Brave Youth Leaders...

CHICAGO POLICE ANNOUNCE STRATEGIES TO MINIMIZE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND VIOLENCE

CHICAGO - A warm Memorial Day weekend will mean cookouts and lots of outdoor time for Chicago residents. The Chicago Police Department...

 
 
 

LUNCHBREAK: JAPANESE VEGETABLE PANCAKES

Christine McCabe, Executive Chef/Owner Interurban Boathouse 1438 W. Cortland Chicago, IL. 60642 773-698-7739 Events: Happy Hour -...

AROUND TOWN WITH THE U.S. COAST GUARD FOR NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK

It's National Safe Boating Week and Memorial Day weekend can be one of the busiest weekends of the summer, so the U.S. Coast Guard...

 
 
 
Ex-Marine gets 7 life sentences for murdering 7 Indiana women

EX-MARINE GETS 7 LIFE SENTENCES FOR MURDERING 7 INDIANA WOMEN

Darren Vann. Photo credit: National Sex Offender Registry GARY, Ind. - The former Marine who murdered seven women in northwestern Indiana...

BUSINESSMAN PLEADS NO CONTEST TO STATUTORY RAPE OF 5-YEAR-OLD, IS SENTENCED TO JUST 90 DAYS OF HOUSE ARREST

STOCKTON, Calif. - A longtime California businessman was sentenced Wednesday to just 90 days of house arrest and five years of informal...

 
 
 

ADOPT-A-PET: HOPEFUL TAILS ANIMAL RESCUE

Peggy Grandahl Morgan Drdak Lindsey Novak Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue - 2303 Oak Leaf St., Joliet, IL Event: Paws on 66, Saturday,...

MIDDAY FIX: LIVE MUSIC FROM JAMIAH ROGERS

Jamiah Rogers Lydia Jordan-Parnell, Navy Pier Events: Navy Pier's Live on the Lake! free music & dance series opens tonight and features...

 
 
 

JOHN WAITE PERFORMS DURING MORNING NEWS

CHICAGO BEACHES OFFICIALLY OPEN TODAY

CHICAGO - All 27 beaches in Chicago will open Friday at 11 a.m with active life guards on duty. The Chicago Fire Department will be...

 
 
 

CHICAGO-AREA BEACHES OPEN TODAY

FIAT CHRYSLER RECALLS 4.8M VEHICLES THAT COULD GET STUCK IN CRUISE CONTROL

DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not...

 
 
 

TRUMP SAYS US AND NORTH KOREA STILL IN TALKS ABOUT SUMMIT: ‘EVERYBODY PLAYS GAMES'

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says the United States is “talking to” North Korea after he canceled a planned summit with leader...

ACTIVE SHOOTER SITUATION AT INDIANA MIDDLE SCHOOL; SUSPECT IN CUSTODY: REPORT

NOBILESVILLE, In. - An active shooter situation has been reported at a middle school in Noblesville, Indiana. The shooting was reported...

 
 
 

WGN METEOROLOGIST MIKE JANSSEN'S DAUGHTER LEXI FORECASTS THE WEATHER

It's Friday FAMILY Forecaster with Meteorologist Mike's daughter Lexi Janssen.

‘NOPE!': SNAKE WRAPS ITSELF AROUND DOOR HANDLES OF NASCAR TEAM HEADQUARTERS

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - Employees at North Carolina's Joe Gibbs Racing headquarters recorded their close encounter with a snake Tuesday. The...

 
 
 



Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

The 79-year-old will also not have to register as a sex offender. Read more ...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control. Read more ...

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

There's lots of California imagery honoring her American heritage. Read more ...

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. Read more ...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle school; suspect in custody

The incident happened at Noblesville West Middle School, which is 30 miles north of downtown Indianapolis. Read more ...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26 million people

Nebraska's governor says it was one of the largest ever drug busts in the United States. Read more ...

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin in 2012 says he's $2.5 million in debt and has no income. Read more ...

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Chocoalte peanut butter pie, anyone? Read more ...

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Ramirez designated for assignment Read more ...

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud. Read more ...