Police: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun in fatal shooting of Daunte Wright

POLICE: MINNESOTA OFFICER MEANT TO DRAW TASER, NOT HANDGUN IN FATAL SHOOTING OF DAUNTE WRIGHT

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - Police in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop say the officer who...

Major training: Biden dog gets professional help adjusting to White House life

MAJOR TRAINING: BIDEN DOG GETS PROFESSIONAL HELP ADJUSTING TO WHITE HOUSE LIFE

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden's dog Major will get professional help adjusting to the White House...

 
 
 
William, Harry remember Prince Philip's wit, service to UK in statements honoring his life

WILLIAM, HARRY REMEMBER PRINCE PHILIP'S WIT, SERVICE TO UK IN STATEMENTS HONORING HIS LIFE

LONDON - Princes William and Harry paid tribute Monday to their grandfather, Prince Philip, remembering his wit, sense of duty and...

Va. police officer fired after Black Army officer pepper-sprayed during stop

VA. POLICE OFFICER FIRED AFTER BLACK ARMY OFFICER PEPPER-SPRAYED DURING STOP

ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. - One of two Virginia police officers accused of being involved in a traffic stop incident involving a Black U.S....

 
 
 
Illinois health officials report 2,433 cases of COVID-19, 18 deaths

ILLINOIS HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT 2,433 CASES OF COVID-19, 18 DEATHS

Health officials reported 2,433 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Illinois Monday, including 18 additional deaths. Currently,...

Suburban Cook County expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 and over

SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY EXPANDS COVID-19 VACCINE ELIGIBILITY TO ANYONE 16 AND OVER

CHICAGO - Eligibility for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment opened up to all individuals ages 16 and up on Monday in suburban Cook County,...

 
 
 
'Huge' explosion rocks St. Vincent as volcano keeps erupting

'HUGE' EXPLOSION ROCKS ST. VINCENT AS VOLCANO KEEPS ERUPTING

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - La Soufriere volcano fired an enormous amount of ash and hot gas early Monday in the biggest explosive eruption...

New Mexico governor set to sign bill that would legalize recreational cannabis

NEW MEXICO GOVERNOR SET TO SIGN BILL THAT WOULD LEGALIZE RECREATIONAL CANNABIS

SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was set Monday to sign legislation that will legalize recreational cannabis...

 
 
 
CTU: Teachers work from home Wednesday if no new deal

CTU: TEACHERS WORK FROM HOME WEDNESDAY IF NO NEW DEAL

CHICAGO - Chicago Public high school teachers will work from home Wednesday if no new deal is reached. CPS staff return to the classroom...

Person struck by CTA Brown Line train

PERSON STRUCK BY CTA BROWN LINE TRAIN

CHICAGO -A person was struck by a CTA Brown Line train Monday morning. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. at the Armitage Avenue...

 
 
 
Prosecution's case against ex-cop in Floyd death nears end

PROSECUTION'S CASE AGAINST EX-COP IN FLOYD DEATH NEARS END

MINNEAPOLIS - The trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death enters its third week Monday, with the...

FEMA begins accepting applications for COVID-19 funeral assistance

FEMA BEGINS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COVID-19 FUNERAL ASSISTANCE

WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is now accepting applications for its funeral assistance program, which will reimburse...

 
 
 
Monday Forecast: Windy with decreasing clouds, temperatures in low 60s

MONDAY FORECAST: WINDY WITH DECREASING CLOUDS, TEMPERATURES IN LOW 60S

For the latest weather updates, visit wgntv.com/weather .

Unusual treatment shows promise for kids with brain tumors

UNUSUAL TREATMENT SHOWS PROMISE FOR KIDS WITH BRAIN TUMORS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - For decades, a deadly type of childhood cancer has eluded science's best tools. Now doctors have made progress with...

 
 
 
First supermoon of 2021: See the Pink Moon light up the night sky this month

FIRST SUPERMOON OF 2021: SEE THE PINK MOON LIGHT UP THE NIGHT SKY THIS MONTH

You can see the “Pink Moon” light up the night sky this month. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, the Pink Moon rises on the night...

Protests erupt after Black man killed in Minnesota when police officer fires into his vehicle

PROTESTS ERUPT AFTER BLACK MAN KILLED IN MINNESOTA WHEN POLICE OFFICER FIRES INTO HIS VEHICLE

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minnesota - Crowds of mourners and protesters gathered in a Minnesota city where the family of a 20-year-old man say...

 
 
 
Illinois hotel revenue dropped 80% during 'devastating' pandemic closures, industry lobbyist says

ILLINOIS HOTEL REVENUE DROPPED 80% DURING 'DEVASTATING' PANDEMIC CLOSURES, INDUSTRY LOBBYIST SAYS

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Hotels in Illinois suffered 80% revenue losses during "devastating" pandemic closures, and occupancy rates and...

One person in custody in connection to overnight Nordstrom burglary

ONE PERSON IN CUSTODY IN CONNECTION TO OVERNIGHT NORDSTROM BURGLARY

CHICAGO - One person is in custody after an overnight burglary of the Nordstrom store in Chicago's River North neighborhood, according...

 
 
 
One arrested after overnight burglary on South Side

ONE ARRESTED AFTER OVERNIGHT BURGLARY ON SOUTH SIDE

CHICAGO - One person has been arrested after several people broke into a retail sporting store in Chicago's New City neighborhood early...

Overnight Eisenhower Expressway shooting leaves 4 people injured, 2 in critical condition

OVERNIGHT EISENHOWER EXPRESSWAY SHOOTING LEAVES 4 PEOPLE INJURED, 2 IN CRITICAL CONDITION

CHICAGO - Four people were shot and one person was injured in an overnight shooting and crash on the Eisenhower Expressway near Ashland...

 
 
 



Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

LOS ANGELES - Max Pacioretty scored his 300th career goal, Mark Stone had a goal and an assis, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Monday night. Read more ...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shohei Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, and Mike Trout hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Read more ...

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

MILWAUKEE - Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on... Read more ...

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain for the most points in Warriors franchise history Monday night in Golden State's game against the Denver Nuggets. Read more ...

‘He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With...

‘He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With Hundreds For Vigil

MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds attended a vigil Monday night at the place where 20-year-old Daunte Wright died. A replica of the statue that held space at George Floyd Square now sits... Read more ...

Tkachuk scores 2 as Senators beat Jets 4-2

Tkachuk scores 2 as Senators beat Jets 4-2

OTTAWA, Ontario - Brady Tkachuk scored twice, Connor Brown extended his franchise-record goal-scoring streak to eight games and the Ottawa Senators beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2... Read more ...

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Hagel scored 1:25 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 4-3 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive win over the Blue Jackets. Read more ...

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

Tom Porto says 5-year-old cannot walk or talk Read more ...

Kyle Higashioka's monster two-homer night lifts Yankees over Blue Jays

Kyle Higashioka's monster two-homer night lifts Yankees over Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Kyle Higashioka was behind the plate on Monday primarily because of how well he works with Gerrit Cole. And while the battery was excellent again against the... Read more ...

Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Police are calling it a tragic mistake, as they say the officer who fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man meant to use her Taser. Read more ...