FDA WARNS TEETHING MEDICINES UNSAFE, WANTS THEM OFF SHELVES

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Wednesday to stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain...

TRUMP SAYS NFL PLAYERS WHO DON'T STAND DURING ANTHEM MAYBE ‘SHOULDN'T BE IN THE COUNTRY'

Watch Video WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump praised NFL team owners for doing the “right thing” in requiring NFL players to stand...

 
 
 

CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER TO DEFEND MAN CHARGED IN MURDER OF CHICAGO CMDR. PAUL BAUER

CHICAGO - A civil rights attorney has agreed to defend the suspect in the shooting death of a Chicago police commander. The Chicago...

MOTHER CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING AFTER 3-MONTH-OLD MISSING FOR A WEEK

CHICAGO - The mother of a 3-month-old girl who had been missing for more than a week has been charged. Police filed charges against...

 
 
 
Ex-marine found guilty of murdering 5 California women

EX-MARINE FOUND GUILTY OF MURDERING 5 CALIFORNIA WOMEN

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. - A 53-year-old serial killer was found guilty Wednesday of murdering five women across Southern California in...

2 WOMEN ROBBED WITHIN 20 MINUTES OF EACH OTHER IN OLD TOWN

CHICAGO - Two women were robbed within 20 minutes of each other in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood. The robberies happened in day light...

 
 
 

UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT SHOT, KILLED BY BORDER PATROL OFFICER IN TEXAS

Watch Video An undocumented immigrant was shot and killed Wednesday by a US Customs and Border Protection officer in Rio Bravo, Texas,...

FEEDONTHIS: THE NATIONAL ANTHEM BACK IN THE NFL SPOTLIGHT

CHICAGO - It's been one of the devisive issues not only in the NFL the last two years, but it's created a lot of talk across the entire...

 
 
 

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST GERMS AT AIRPORTS, ON PLANES

CHICAGO - A closer look at germs at an airport and on airplanes might make you think twice about contamination when you travel. One...

CHICAGO-AREA RESIDENTS SHARE EXPERIENCES OF EVERYDAY RACISM

It seems almost daily there's a new video of people being questioned for shopping, sitting, or napping while black. These incidents...

 
 
 

WHITE SOX CATCHER WELINGTON CASTILLO TO BE SUSPENDED 80 GAMES FOR PED USE: REPORT

CHICAGO - In the second year of their rebuild, the White Sox are about to lose one of their veterans for a majority of the 2018 season. Per...

WHITING RESIDENTS CONCERNED ABOUT LEAD LEVELS

WHITING, Ind. - Concerned residents in Whiting, Ind., packed a public meeting Wednesday evening, to discuss lead levels near the former...

 
 
 

IOWA MOM PULLED SON INTO PATH OF TRAIN, POLICE SAY

BELLE PLANE, Iowa - Authorities say a woman and boy whose bodies were found at a railroad crossing in eastern Iowa died in a murder-suicide,...

EXAVIER POPE DISCUSSES THE NEW NFL NATIONAL ANTHEM GUIDELINES ON SPORTS FEED

CHICAGO - The reports started coming out on Tuesday than new guidelines were coming to the NFL when it concerns the National Anthem. When...

 
 
 

CHICAGO NOW HOME TO ONE OF THE LARGEST ROHINGYA REFUGEE POPULATIONS IN THE U.S

CHICAGO - A mass exodus of Rohingya people from the northern province of Myanmar is now the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis,...

MILWAUKEE POLICE SORRY FOR NBA'S STERLING BROWN ARREST; VIDEO RELEASED

Milwaukee's police chief apologized on Wednesday for the actions of officers involved in the January tasing and arrest of Milwaukee...

 
 
 

2 FIREFIGHTERS HOSPITALIZED AFTER EXTRA-ALARM FIRE IN WEST RIDGE

CHICAGO - Two firefighters were hospitalized after an extra-alarm fire at a West Ridge apartment building Wednesday evening. A mayday...

WEEKEND MAY BE DOWN RIGHT HOT

Updates at wgntv.com/weather

 
 
 

OFFICIALS: MOVE OVER, SLOW DOWN NEAR VEHICLES ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD - IT'S THE LAW

CHICAGO - The long holiday weekend means increased traffic, and government and transportation leaders are reminding drivers they're...

MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ON SEGMENTS OF THE DES PLAINES AND FOX RIVERS

Rivers are swollen by early week rains with minor flooding continuing on segments of the Des Plaines and Fox Rivers. Most rivers are...

 
 
 



Amazon device accused of recording private conversation, sending it out

Amazon device accused of recording private conversation, sending it out

A family in Portland used Amazon's Alexa to help out around the house and didn't give it a second thought until they received a phone call warning them to shut the device off. Read more ...

Defense Secretary Mattis explains what war with North Korea would look like

Defense Secretary Mattis explains what war with North Korea would look like

President Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The decision put North Korea and the US back to more warlike footing, and... Read more ...

Photo hints at the mood in the room as South Korean officials learned Trump...

Photo hints at the mood in the room as South Korean officials learned Trump canceled the US-North Korea summit

South Korea's Blue House released a photo showing President Moon Jae-in and government officials apparently reacting to news that President Donald Trump canceled his planned... Read more ...

Trump pardons late heavyweight champion boxer Jack Johnson

Trump pardons late heavyweight champion boxer Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump has pardoned boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of "immorality" for one... Read more ...

Bus driver charged in crash that killed New Jersey student, teacher

Bus driver charged in crash that killed New Jersey student, teacher

A school bus driver is facing charges stemming from a New Jersey crash that killed a student and a teacher earlier this month. Read more ...

Harvey Weinstein will reportedly turn himself in and face sexual assault...

Harvey Weinstein will reportedly turn himself in and face sexual assault charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities on Friday, according to The New York Daily News. It's related to a probe by the Manhattan District Attorney's office... Read more ...

North Korea said the US can get talks or a 'nuclear showdown' - and Trump...

North Korea said the US can get talks or a 'nuclear showdown' - and Trump picked the showdown

President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, one day after North Korea issued the US an ultimatum: "Meet us at a meeting room or encounter us... Read more ...

President Trump cancels summit with Kim Jong Un

President Trump cancels summit with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the planned Singapore summit between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not happen. Read more ...

Trump cancels meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Trump cancels meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

The White House on Thursday canceled the highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump said he'd been looking forward to the summit, but the... Read more ...

NOAA: 1-4 major hurricanes expected for 2018 season

NOAA: 1-4 major hurricanes expected for 2018 season

Hurricane season 2018 begins on June 1 and lasts until November 30. Read more ...