IN A ROUGH MONTH, LAURI MARKKANEN HAS A GREAT NIGHT IN THE BULLS' WIN OVER THE PISTONS

CHICAGO - Over the last few years, fans have come to expect the unusual when it comes to the Bulls, and that was the case about an...

DOG CHEWED OFF OWN LEG AFTER BEING LEFT IN COLD WITH NO FOOD, FROZEN WATER

EXETER, Mich. - An upstate New York man faces several charges after his dog appeared to have chewed off one of its own limbs, state...

 
 
 

DOCTORS OFFER FREE FLU SHOTS FOR MIGRANTS. CBP ALL BUT CERTAIN TO SAY ‘NO'

A group of physicians has volunteered to vaccinate migrants against the flu for free, but US Customs and Border Protection is all but...

GORDON WITTENMYER TALKS ABOUT THE CUBS' OFFSEASON ON SPORTS FEED

CHICAGO - It's the start and the continuation of a new era for the north siders as they prepare to enter a new decade. Joe Maddon is...

 
 
 

POLICE: 55-YEAR-OLD MAN FOUND DEAD INSIDE LAKEVIEW BUSINESS

CHICAGO - A 55-year-old man was found dead inside a Lakeview business Wednesday night. Chicago police were called to the 3500 block...

AN INMATE RAN AN ONLINE SCAM FROM PRISON AND MADE $1 MILLION, AUTHORITIES SAY

LAGOS, Nigeria - A man serving 24 years in a Nigerian maximum security prison used a network of accomplices to conduct an international...

 
 
 

CASE OF BOY SEEKING ASYLUM FROM GANG VIOLENCE IN HONDURAS DELAYED UNTIL 2020

CHICAGO - The fate of a boy brought to the U.S. as a toddler when his family fled Honduras remains undecided Wednesday, after a judge...

RAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT, MILD THURSDAY TEMPERATURES COOL INTO THE WEEKEND

For the latest forecast and more visit wgntv.com/weather .

 
 
 

PRITZKER ORDERS RESTRICTIONS ON SCHOOLS' ‘TIMEOUT' ROOMS

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered severe restrictions on public schools' use of isolation rooms for troubled children. The...

ORIGINAL GERBER BABY, ANN TURNER COOK, CELEBRATES 93RD BIRTHDAY

CHICAGO - The Original Gerber Baby, Ann Turner Cook celebrated her 93rd birthday on Wednesday. Cook was about 4 months old in 1927...

 
 
 

FINAL VOTE ON LIGHTFOOT BUDGET ON HORIZON, SOME ALDERMEN WANT TO SLAM BRAKES

CHICAGO - A final vote on Chicago's $11.6 billion budget is expected next week, but some aldermen want to slam the breaks. After getting...

CTA BOARD APPROVES 2020 BUDGET TO CONTINUE MODERNIZATION

CHICAGO - The Chicago Transit Board approved a $1.57 billion operating budget Wednesday to continue the modernization of the city's...

 
 
 
Safety group lists '10 Worst Toys' for 2019 holidays

SAFETY GROUP LISTS '10 WORST TOYS' FOR 2019 HOLIDAYS

A consumer safety group has released a list of what it believes is the worst choice of gifts to give to children this holiday season. The...

14-YEAR-OLD LOUISIANA BOY ARRESTED FOR STABBING FATHER TO DEATH WITH SPEAR

TERRYTOWN, La. - A 14-year-old Louisiana boy is behind bars after he stabbed his father to death with a spear Wednesday, according...

 
 
 
‘I want these guys to go home': Man searching for families of WWI Navy sailors in photos he found

‘I WANT THESE GUYS TO GO HOME': MAN SEARCHING FOR FAMILIES OF WWI NAVY SAILORS IN PHOTOS HE FOUND

LIBERTY, Mo. - A Missouri man is trying to find the families of two Navy sailors so he can reunite them with pictures he found of the...

MOTHER, CHILD FOUND DEAD IN CAR IN POND NEAR ST. LOUIS

ROXANA, Ill. - Police in suburban St. Louis are investigating after a woman and her young son were found dead inside a vehicle that...

 
 
 

OTTO PORTER JR. WILL BE OUT OF THE BULLS' LINEUP LONGER WITH BONE BRUISE ON HIS LEFT FOOT

CHICAGO - One of the keys to making the third year of the Bulls' rebuild a success was to have the contributions of their biggest trade...

50,000 COOK COUNTY FOOD STAMP RECIPIENTS NEED TO FIND JOBS TO CONTINUE GETTING BENEFITS IN 2020

CHICAGO - The strong economy and the low jobless rate have prompted Cook County officials to impose new restrictions on food stamps. About...

 
 
 

DONALD TRUMP AND MELANIA TRUMP OFFICIALLY REGISTER TO VOTE IN FLORIDA

President Donald Trump is officially a Florida man . Trump and his first lady Melania Trump registered to vote in Florida, making Mar-a-Lago...

GRAMMY NOMINATIONS 2020: SEE THE LIST OF NOMINEES

The nominations for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday. Lizzo led among nominees with eight nods. It was a good...

 
 
 



AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, and David Hale, a State Department official are testifying Wednesday evening. Read more ...

Sondland hearing takeaways: 'Everyone was in the loop'

Sondland hearing takeaways: 'Everyone was in the loop'

Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump's ambassador to the European Union, bolstered Democrats' impeachment narrative Wednesday as he repeatedly talked of a “quid pro quo”... Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he'll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather for their fifth 2020 primary debate. Read more ...

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

With Leonard and George playing, Clippers edge Celtics in OT

LOS ANGELES - Lou Williams scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 42 points in their first game together for the Clippers, and Los Angeles rallied to edge... Read more ...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs across US-Mexico border

The 16-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Sunday after border agents spotted him carrying two large duffel bags and ducking in and out of an agent's view. Read more ...

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

The screenwriter of the film said that when someone suggested Julia Roberts could not play the role, the executive responded, "It was so long ago. No one is going to know the... Read more ...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted 'nothing' from Ukraine

President Donald Trump is insisting that he wanted "nothing'' from Ukraine and declared that impeachment hearings should be brought to an end. Read more ...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about Jeffrey Epstein ties

He said he regrets his association with Jeffrey Epstein and that he "deeply sympathizes" with Epstein's victims. Read more ...

Candidates Kick Off Fifth Democratic Debate By Addressing Impeachment Hearings

Candidates Kick Off Fifth Democratic Debate By Addressing Impeachment Hearings

The historic House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump got top billing at Wednesday night's presidential debate. Read more ...