Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

SENATE AIMS TO PUT BARRETT CLOSER TO A FINAL VOTE ON MONDAY

WASHINGTON - Senators were poised on Sunday to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as Republicans...

Bridgeview man arrested after allegedly soliciting undercover officer posing as 15-year-old boy

BRIDGEVIEW MAN ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY SOLICITING UNDERCOVER OFFICER POSING AS 15-YEAR-OLD BOY

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - A Bridgeview man was arrested on multiple felonies after allegedly soliciting an undercover officer, who was posing...

 
 
 
Police looking for missing 91-year-old woman with dementia last seen in Hyde Park

POLICE LOOKING FOR MISSING 91-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH DEMENTIA LAST SEEN IN HYDE PARK

CHICAGO - Police are asking the public's help with locating a missing 91-year-old woman with dementia. Ruth Tatum was last seen Saturday...

Chilly Sunday with slight chance of rain

CHILLY SUNDAY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN

For the latest updates, visit wgntv.com/weather

 
 
 
VP Pence's chief of staff tests positive for coronavirus

VP PENCE'S CHIEF OF STAFF TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

A spokesman says Vice President Mike Pence will continue with his aggressive campaign schedule after his chief of staff, Marc Short,...

Two men convicted in 2017 Hinsdale jewelry store robbery

TWO MEN CONVICTED IN 2017 HINSDALE JEWELRY STORE ROBBERY

CHICAGO - Two Illinois men stole more than $200,000 in merchandise from a Hinsdale jewelry store in 2017, a federal jury decided this...

 
 
 
Days away: We're counting down to daylight saving and extra sleep

DAYS AWAY: WE'RE COUNTING DOWN TO DAYLIGHT SAVING AND EXTRA SLEEP

DALLAS - Go ahead and mark your calendars for daylight saving time and an extra hour of sleep - and it happens the day after Halloween! The...

Amber Alert issued for two girls abducted after two boys found dead in Kansas home

AMBER ALERT ISSUED FOR TWO GIRLS ABDUCTED AFTER TWO BOYS FOUND DEAD IN KANSAS HOME

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - An Amber Alert has been issued after two boys were found dead in a Leavenworth home and two young girls are missing,...

 
 
 
Chilly Sunday on the way

CHILLY SUNDAY ON THE WAY

For the latest updates, visit wgntv.com/weather

Nursing home employees rally in Loop to honor fallen co-workers, demand more from government

NURSING HOME EMPLOYEES RALLY IN LOOP TO HONOR FALLEN CO-WORKERS, DEMAND MORE FROM GOVERNMENT

CHICAGO - A rally in the Loop Saturday by nursing home workers had two messages. One was to honor their fellow co-workers who died...

 
 
 
Police: 3-year-old girl in good condition after shooting inside Calumet Heights home

POLICE: 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN GOOD CONDITION AFTER SHOOTING INSIDE CALUMET HEIGHTS HOME

CHICAGO - A 3-year-old girl was shot Saturday afternoon inside a Calumet Heights residence. Just after 3 p.m., officers were dispatched...

Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

SURGING CORONAVIRUS COLORS WHITE HOUSE RACE IN CLOSING DAYS

LUMBERTON, N.C. - President Donald Trump assured supporters packed shoulder to shoulder Saturday that “we're rounding the turn” and...

 
 
 
Want to play Pac-Man in the real world? You need a Caterpillar vehicle for this wild Illinois maze

WANT TO PLAY PAC-MAN IN THE REAL WORLD? YOU NEED A CATERPILLAR VEHICLE FOR THIS WILD ILLINOIS MAZE

EDWARDS, Ill - The hit 80s game Pac-Man has made the jump to the real world in Illinois, where Caterpillar skid steers are being used...

Boo Fest at Museum of Science and Industry has spooky fun for the whole family

BOO FEST AT MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY HAS SPOOKY FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

CHICAGO - Part scary, part family friendly. A limited Halloween exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry gives you both. Boo Fest...

 
 
 
Nashville mom, stepson charged in killing of 14-year-old boy with autism

NASHVILLE MOM, STEPSON CHARGED IN KILLING OF 14-YEAR-OLD BOY WITH AUTISM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A man beat his teenage stepbrother to death at a Tennessee home, while the boy's mother watched and did nothing...

Hummer EV and other vehicles to look out for in 2021

HUMMER EV AND OTHER VEHICLES TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2021

CHICAGO - This week, General Motors unveiled the Hummer as an electric vehicle with a price tag of around $112,00. GM said it has already...

 
 
 
Officials track down first-ever 'murder hornet' nest in Washington

OFFICIALS TRACK DOWN FIRST-EVER 'MURDER HORNET' NEST IN WASHINGTON

PORTLAND, Ore. - Officials in Washington state announced Friday that they've found an Asian giant hornet nest, the first of its kind...

Cold, cloudy weekend; rain possible

COLD, CLOUDY WEEKEND; RAIN POSSIBLE

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

 
 
 
Man fatally shot in Humboldt Park

MAN FATALLY SHOT IN HUMBOLDT PARK

CHICAGO - Chicago police said a man was shot in killed in Humboldt Park early Saturday morning. The shooting happened around 3 a.m....

Pregnant ESPN reporter fires back after 'troll' tries to body-shame her

PREGNANT ESPN REPORTER FIRES BACK AFTER 'TROLL' TRIES TO BODY-SHAME HER

ESPN's Molly McGrath opened up on Instagram earlier this month in response to a tweet about her body that she says got to her after...

 
 
 



Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

Barrett's ascent opens up a potential new era of rulings on abortion, gay marriage and the Affordable Care Act. Read more ...

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says 'we are not going to control...

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says 'we are not going to control the pandemic'

Summary List Placement White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Sunday said that the United States would not "control" the coronavirus, in the face of rising infections... Read more ...

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis elevated Gregory and 12 others in a surprise ceremony Sunday morning. Read more ...

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the... Read more ...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 7 NFL game

Here's everything you need to know to watch the Buccaneers vs. Raiders game on Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full Week 7 NFL schedule. Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

WASHINGTON - Senators were poised on Sunday to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as Republicans push for a final vote Monday, just... Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 8

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 8

College football's updated polls following the Week 8 slate of games - now including results from Big Ten games. Read more ...