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Chicago math teacher says it's truly his students that should be Teacher of the Month

Chicago math teacher says it's truly his students that should be Teacher of the Month

16 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Our January Teacher of the Month uses his own life story to relate to his students. Mr. Carl Stalla is a carpenter-turned-math teacher who helps students build their...
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Chicagoans brave below-freezing temps to protest police brutality in wake of Tyre Nichols' death

17 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Speakers call on people to vote, especially in the police district council elections, which will be on the Chicago ballot for the first time.
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DuPage sheriff won't be censured over assault weapons ban

DuPage sheriff won't be censured over assault weapons ban

17 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

DUPAGE COUNTY, Ill. - The DuPage County Board will not seek to censure county sheriff James Mendrick over comments that he would not enforce the state's new assault weapons...
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Officer Exodus: 1,000+ Chicago cops left the job last year

Officer Exodus: 1,000+ Chicago cops left the job last year

17 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Evelyn O'Connor was on her lunchbreak in early January walking just west of the Magnificent Mile when a stranger punched her in the face without explanation...
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Cold snap lasts through Friday - then weekend warm-up begins

Cold snap lasts through Friday - then weekend warm-up begins

17 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WARMING TREND TO ARRIVE AS POLAR AIR SHIFTS EAST Forecast low-level temps and sea level pressure valid Friday night The center of a large, sprawling area of polar-source high...
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8 cases of Thin Mints stole from Chicago Girl Scout troop on NW Side

18 hours ago   |   ABC

A Chicago Girls Scouts troop was robbed of eight cases of Thin Mints over the weekend.
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Chicago crime: 3 injured, 1 critically in hit-and-run crash in Park Manor, police say

18 hours ago   |   ABC

Three people were injured in a hit-and-run crash on Chicago's South Side, police said.
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$1.5M worth of food, mostly wings, stolen by Illinois school official: prosecutors

$1.5M worth of food, mostly wings, stolen by Illinois school official: prosecutors

19 hours ago   |   WGN TV

HARVEY, Ill. - The food service director for an impoverished south suburban school district near Chicago is accused of stealing $1.5 million worth of food - mainly chicken...
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Accused Sinaloa cartel top operative Felipe Cabrera Sarabia trying to avoid more jail time

19 hours ago   |   ABC

An accused top operative for the Sinaloa drug cartel, that still controls a majority of cocaine and heroin sold in Chicago, is drawing up legal plans to get out of prison.
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Some choose to skip Tyre Nichols bodycam video to protect mental health

20 hours ago   |   ABC

Although Something Good In Englewood Operations Director Justin Morgan agrees with the decision to release the footage of Tyre Nichols' deadly encounter with Memphis police, he...
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Vice President Kamala Harris to attend Tyre Nichols' funeral

Vice President Kamala Harris to attend Tyre Nichols' funeral

Harris spoke over the phone on Tuesday morning with Nichols' mother and stepfather, RowVaughn Wells and Rodney Wells, the official said. Read more ...

Judge releases New Hampshire affidavit in Logan Clegg case

Judge releases New Hampshire affidavit in Logan Clegg case

A New Hampshire judge on Monday ordered the release of an affidavit in the case involving the man accused of shooting and killing a Concord couple while they were out for a walk. Read more ...

Latest NYC Casino Bid Includes a Ferris Wheel Near the UN

Soloviev Group would partner with Mohegan, the casino and resort operator, to develop a long-empty site. Read more ...

18-wheeler crash closes busy Durham intersection

18-wheeler crash closes busy Durham intersection

An 18-wheeler is stalled after a crash at a busy Durham intersection on Tuesday afternoon. Read more ...

Dave Bautista wonders if he's too ‘unattractive' for rom-coms

Dave Bautista wonders if he's too ‘unattractive' for rom-coms

"I know I'm not your typical rom-com lead. I'm a little rough around the edges," the former WWE wrestler-turned-actor told Page Six. Read more ...

My husband spells and says our baby's name wrong and I can't stand it

My husband spells and says our baby's name wrong and I can't stand it

Most parents care very much what their baby's name is, putting in consideration and effort into the selection, spelling and pronunciation. Read more ...

Doing their doo-doo diligence: What happened when 6 doctors swallowed Lego heads

Doing their doo-doo diligence: What happened when 6 doctors swallowed Lego heads

They really got to the bottom of the situation. Read more ...

King Charles to respond to Harry's ‘Spare' in tell-all interview: report

King Charles to respond to Harry's ‘Spare' in tell-all interview: report

In response to Prince Harry's bombshell memoir, King Charles III is said to be preparing his response in an upcoming BBC interview ahead of his coronation ceremony. Read more ...

Sam Smith fans defend music video looks amid backlash: ‘Support fat queer...

Sam Smith fans defend music video looks amid backlash: ‘Support fat queer people'

"If Sam Smith were thin, cis, and straight, they wouldn't be ridiculed for how they present and dress," one tweeted. Read more ...

2 wanted after they're seen on video using paintball gun to knock out camera...

Authorities want to find the two people seen on surveillance video using a paintball gun to knock out a camera that monitors illegal dumping in northwest Harris County. Read more ...