Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

DEMOCRATS TO UNVEIL BILL TO EXPAND US SUPREME COURT BY FOUR JUSTICES

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a...

Lawmakers worried removing troops from Afghanistan will create space for terror groups

LAWMAKERS WORRIED REMOVING TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN WILL CREATE SPACE FOR TERROR GROUPS

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden says he will pull all remaining United States troops out of Afghanistan later this year , but his...

 
 
 
Cases climbing again: Checking in with the Glenbrook Covid ICU

CASES CLIMBING AGAIN: CHECKING IN WITH THE GLENBROOK COVID ICU

GLENBROOK, Ill. - It's a new season in the Covid ICU. More than four months ago, the WGN Medical Watch team went inside the Covid ICU...

Illinois sheriffs say IDOC remains slow to accept prison inmates

ILLINOIS SHERIFFS SAY IDOC REMAINS SLOW TO ACCEPT PRISON INMATES

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc on the criminal justice system in Illinois. For months, criminal trials were halted, but police...

 
 
 
Carlos Rodon throws 20th no-hitter in White Sox history; blanks Indians 8-0

CARLOS RODON THROWS 20TH NO-HITTER IN WHITE SOX HISTORY; BLANKS INDIANS 8-0

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has thrown the 20th no-hitter in White Sox franchise history after losing a perfect...

OEMC honoring 911 dispatchers who went above and beyond

OEMC HONORING 911 DISPATCHERS WHO WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND

Lives are saved everyday thanks to 911 operators around the city. This week, the Office of Emergency Management and Communication is...

 
 
 
Police: South suburbs girl, 10, known to converse with strangers online missing

POLICE: SOUTH SUBURBS GIRL, 10, KNOWN TO CONVERSE WITH STRANGERS ONLINE MISSING

MATTESON, Ill. - A 10-year-old girl, who police say has a history of conversing with strangers online, is missing. Matteson authorities...

Body found in Mississippi River is missing LSU Student

BODY FOUND IN MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS MISSING LSU STUDENT

BATON ROUGE, La. - Authorities have confirmed that the body recovered in the Mississippi River on Tuesday, April 13, in St. John the...

 
 
 
Weinstein accuser breaks silence to push for consent law as former producer seeks new trial

WEINSTEIN ACCUSER BREAKS SILENCE TO PUSH FOR CONSENT LAW AS FORMER PRODUCER SEEKS NEW TRIAL

NEW YORK - One of the women who helped bring down Harvey Weinstein will be speaking out for the first time since his 2020 conviction...

Officer won't be charged in Capitol riot shooting, prosecutors say

OFFICER WON'T BE CHARGED IN CAPITOL RIOT SHOOTING, PROSECUTORS SAY

WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part...

 
 
 
50s, mild weather continues on

50S, MILD WEATHER CONTINUES ON

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Mass vaccination site for veterans set to open at Northern suburbs high school

MASS VACCINATION SITE FOR VETERANS SET TO OPEN AT NORTHERN SUBURBS HIGH SCHOOL

WAUKEGAN, Ill. - A hospital for those who served the country is working with a high school striving to serve its community. Lovell...

 
 
 
Sushi Station employee arrested after allegedly filming women in bathroom with hidden phone

SUSHI STATION EMPLOYEE ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY FILMING WOMEN IN BATHROOM WITH HIDDEN PHONE

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - A sushi restaurant employee was arrested after a hidden cell phone used to photograph women was located in...

COPA to release Adam Toledo deadly shooting video on Thursday

COPA TO RELEASE ADAM TOLEDO DEADLY SHOOTING VIDEO ON THURSDAY

CHICAGO - The Civilian Office of Police Accountability will on Thursday release video footage of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting...

 
 
 
Illinois health officials report 3,536 cases of COVID-19, 31 deaths

ILLINOIS HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT 3,536 CASES OF COVID-19, 31 DEATHS

Health officials reported 3,536 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus in Illinois Wednesday including 31 additional deaths. Illinois...

Minnesota cop to be charged with second-degree manslaughter in fatal shooting of Daunte Wright

MINNESOTA COP TO BE CHARGED WITH SECOND-DEGREE MANSLAUGHTER IN FATAL SHOOTING OF DAUNTE WRIGHT

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - A Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a former suburban Minneapolis police officer who...

 
 
 
With 100 days to go, Tokyo scrambles to stage pandemic Olympics

WITH 100 DAYS TO GO, TOKYO SCRAMBLES TO STAGE PANDEMIC OLYMPICS

TOKYO - When Japan won the bid to host the Olympic Games eight years ago, it billed Tokyo as a reliable and secure location, contrasting...

Masks off for 'low risk' sport participants in Illinois High School Association

MASKS OFF FOR 'LOW RISK' SPORT PARTICIPANTS IN ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois High School Association has decided to allow athletes who participate in "low risk" sports to not...

 
 
 
Biden on Afghanistan: 'Time to end America's longest war'

BIDEN ON AFGHANISTAN: 'TIME TO END AMERICA'S LONGEST WAR'

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden says the Sept. 11 attacks “cannot explain” why U.S. troops should remain in Afghanistan 20 years later...

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison: AP

PONZI SCHEMER BERNIE MADOFF DIES IN PRISON: AP

NEW YORK - Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died early Wednesday...

 
 
 



Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in 9th to HBP

Carlos Rodon is all the way back after elbow and shoulder issues the past two years. Read more ...

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has lost his bid for a perfect game when he hit Cleveland's Roberto Pérez in the foot with a pitch with one out in the... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing the 2020 election, SolarWinds hack

Summary List Placement The US government is set to impose sanctions on around a dozen Russian government and intelligence officials, as well as 20 entities linked to Russian... Read more ...

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hit a solo shot into the right-field stands in the second inning. That ended a 32-inning scoreless streak by Musgrove that dated to last season when he was still with... Read more ...