PARK FOREST POLICE'S LIP SYNC CHALLENGE CELEBRATES INJURED COP'S ‘IMPROBABLE' RECOVERY

PARK FOREST - While typical police “lip sync challenge” videos center around enthusiastic cops doing their best to mimic pop hits,...

OWNER OF 3D-PRINTED GUN COMPANY ACCUSED OF SEX WITH MINOR

DALLAS - The owner of a Texas company that is being sued by several states over its plan to disseminate blueprints for making untraceable...

 
 
 

AG SESSIONS BLAMES ‘ACLU EFFECT,' LOCAL OFFICIALS FOR RISE IN CHICAGO VIOLENCE

WAUKEGAN, Ill. - Attorney General Jeff Sessions may regularly take heat from President Trump, but on Wednesday he roasted Chicago officials...

FORMER CHICAGO POLICE COMMANDER JON BURGE DEAD

Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge has died, according to the Fraternal Order of Police. Burge and his tactics have been the...

 
 
 

WHITE SOX PITCHER MICHAEL KOPECH HAD TOMMY JOHN SURGERY ON TUESDAY

CHICAGO - The news came as a shock White Sox fans and those across baseball on September 7th, when Rick Hahn revealed the stunning...

CHICAGO SCENE: THE “VERDE” BLOODY MARY AND DETAILS ON CHICAGO GOURMET'S RISE & SHINE EVENT

Egor Polonskiy, Mixologist Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Presenting Sponsor of Chicago Gourmet Events: Rise & Shine Gourmet Sunday,...

 
 
 

PRANK CALLS CLAIMING TIGERS ESCAPED ZOO FRIGHTENS RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES

SEATTLE, Wash. - Residents and businesses around a Seattle zoo can rest easy after learning a scary phone call they received was a...

MOSQUITO POPULATION WAY UP IN THE CHICAGO AREA

Libertyville, Ill-If you've been getting bitten a lot by mosquitoes this season, there's good reason. Officials say the mosquito population...

 
 
 

COMMON AND MANDY PATINKIN SHARE WHY CHICAGO WILL ALWAYS BE HOME

Common appears in the upcoming animated film, "Smallfoot" Friday, September 28. Mandy Patinkin can be seen in the upcoming movie, "Life...

MAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN STABBING DEATH OF MOLLIE TIBBETTS

MONTEZUMA, Iowa - The farmhand charged in the abduction and stabbing death of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa has pleaded not guilty...

 
 
 

TEXAS STUDENTS MAY NOT BE REQUIRED TO LEARN ABOUT HELEN KELLER

Watch Video Texas students may no longer have to learn about Hillary Clinton, Barry Goldwater and Helen Keller in social studies class. Texas...

SONY JOINS RETRO CONSOLE CRAZE, WILL RELEASE PLAYSTATION CLASSIC IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Watch Video It's game on again for the original PlayStation. Sony plans to release a revamped model of the iconic gaming console, called...

 
 
 

MOM MAKES FIFTH-GRADE SON WEAR ‘I AM A BULLY' SHIRT TO SCHOOL AS PUNISHMENT

SPLENDORA, Texas - A mother made her son wear a shirt that read “I am a bully” to school after she heard he had been bullying kids. Star,...

MISSISSIPPI SHERIFF COMPARES OSAMA BIN LADEN TO COLIN KAEPERNICK IN FACEBOOK POST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Nike's decision to make former NFL star Colin Kaepernick the face of their new campaign has caused controversy across...

 
 
 
Man pleads guilty to vandalizing ‘Field of Dreams' in Iowa

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO VANDALIZING ‘FIELD OF DREAMS' IN IOWA

Austin Pape, image from the Dyersville Police Department DYERSVILLE, Iowa - A man accused of vandalizing the "Field of Dreams" in Iowa...

BEARS PLAYERS, ORGANIZATION DONATE $500,000 TO SOCIAL JUSTICE INITIATIVES

LAKE FOREST - On Monday, they got a first victory of the season & of the Matt Nagy era at Soldier Field. On Tuesday, they became the...

 
 
 

WHITE SOX GAME NOTES FOR WEDNESDAY CLEVELAND

*There's quite an age disparity in the rosters of the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians. The Sox have the 4th youngest in baseball...

BRADLEY COOPER VISITS CHICAGO TO TALK ‘A STAR IS BORN'

CHICAGO - Bradley Cooper chatted with WGN-TV's entertainment reporter Dean Richards on Tuesday evening about "A Star is Born," the...

 
 
 

FROM WGN'S ARCHIVE: YOUNG BOY READS FROM CHICAGO TRIBUNE IN 1953

CHICAGO - In the above 1953 video from the WGN film archive, a reporter asks a small boy named Mark to read parts of the front page...

Man threatened to shoot 11-year-old who beat him in Fortnite, police say

MAN THREATENED TO SHOOT 11-YEAR-OLD WHO BEAT HIM IN FORTNITE, POLICE SAY

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. - A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot an 11-year-old child, possibly at his school, after...

 
 
 



Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Two people died in the armed robbery that yielded $875. Read more ...

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being...

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being transported to a mental health facility

Two women drowned in a sheriff's van during Hurricane Florence flooding. The women were in the process of being transported between mental health facilities. At the time, they... Read more ...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes from game machine

A teacher is on leave after he surrendered to police for using his toddler to steal prizes from a game inside a mall. Read more ...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office building near Madison

Police were called to a commercial building after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. ET. Read more ...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Recycled wizarding world in Gambrills backyard raises funds for Florence victims

Recycled wizarding world in Gambrills backyard raises funds for Florence victims

In a unique way of turning trash into treasure, Harry Potter superfans in Anne Arundel County have recreated part of the movies' set for their children to enjoy, and it's quite... Read more ...

Mark Cuban's $10 million finally ends NBA's Mavericks probe

Mark Cuban's $10 million finally ends NBA's Mavericks probe

DALLAS - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness as part of the NBA's investigation into... Read more ...

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a set of agreements Wednesday that included a promise to permanently dismantle the North's main... Read more ...

Cristiano Ronaldo left stunned and furious after receiving an absurd red...

Cristiano Ronaldo left stunned and furious after receiving an absurd red card in first Champions League match with new club Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in the 29th minute of his first Champions League match with Juventus on an absurdly soft call. It was Ronaldo's first red card in 154 career... Read more ...

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

VALENCIA, Spain - Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus, leaving the Portugal star in tears as he walked off the pitch. Read more ...