Officials assisting investigation at zoo formerly owned by Joe Exotic

OFFICIALS ASSISTING INVESTIGATION AT ZOO FORMERLY OWNED BY JOE EXOTIC

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. - Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents are assisting an investigation at The Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal...

In post-prison life, man dedicates time to anti-violence efforts in Chicago

IN POST-PRISON LIFE, MAN DEDICATES TIME TO ANTI-VIOLENCE EFFORTS IN CHICAGO

Chris Patterson said a troubled childhood led him to a 10 year stint in prison. Determined never to go back, he has dedicated his life's...

 
 
 
Sheriff: Florida homeowner kills armed intruders; their accomplice now faces murder charges

SHERIFF: FLORIDA HOMEOWNER KILLS ARMED INTRUDERS; THEIR ACCOMPLICE NOW FACES MURDER CHARGES

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - A homeowner shot and killed two armed men who were allegedly trying to break into his Florida home Friday. Another...

New Lay's flavored after beloved dishes at iconic American restaurants

NEW LAY'S FLAVORED AFTER BELOVED DISHES AT ICONIC AMERICAN RESTAURANTS

Lay's is rolling out five new limited-batch flavors of chips that will draw on classic dishes served at beloved U.S. restaurants. The...

 
 
 
White Sox sellout of cardboard cutouts of fans for opening 2020 series vs Twins

WHITE SOX SELLOUT OF CARDBOARD CUTOUTS OF FANS FOR OPENING 2020 SERIES VS TWINS

CHICAGO - With the city not allowing teams to host fans, just like most other professional venues around sports, teams are having to...

15-year-old critically injured in shooting on South Side

15-YEAR-OLD CRITICALLY INJURED IN SHOOTING ON SOUTH SIDE

CHICAGO - A 15-year-old boy was shot Friday on Chicago's South Side. Police said the boy was in the 9800 block of South Hoxie Avenue...

 
 
 
Vanessa Guillen murder raises questions about how female service members are treated

VANESSA GUILLEN MURDER RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW FEMALE SERVICE MEMBERS ARE TREATED

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy says he is ordering a full independent investigation into the murder of 22-year-old...

Border Patrol agent ‘inadvertently' runs over migrant; feds reviewing incident

BORDER PATROL AGENT ‘INADVERTENTLY' RUNS OVER MIGRANT; FEDS REVIEWING INCIDENT

EL PASO, Texas - The federal government is reviewing a July 1 incident in El Paso where a U.S. Border Patrol agent “inadvertently”...

 
 
 
2 children, 2 teens dead in fiery Indiana crash; semi driver accused of drug use

2 CHILDREN, 2 TEENS DEAD IN FIERY INDIANA CRASH; SEMI DRIVER ACCUSED OF DRUG USE

WAYNE COUNTY, Ind. - Police said two children and two teenagers died in a fiery crash on I-70 in Wayne County, Indiana that resulted...

Chicago police hire first-ever language access coordinator

CHICAGO POLICE HIRE FIRST-EVER LANGUAGE ACCESS COORDINATOR

CHICAGO - Chicago police announced Friday that they've hired the department's first-ever language access coordinator. Roxana Cortes,...

 
 
 
Pathologist found blood clots in ‘almost every organ' during autopsies on COVID-19 patients

PATHOLOGIST FOUND BLOOD CLOTS IN ‘ALMOST EVERY ORGAN' DURING AUTOPSIES ON COVID-19 PATIENTS

Autopsies on people who died of the coronavirus are helping doctors understand how the disease affects the body - and one of the most...

Archdiocese of Chicago releases 2020-21 school reopening plan

ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO RELEASES 2020-21 SCHOOL REOPENING PLAN

CHICAGO - The Archdiocese of Chicago released its plan Friday for face-to-face classroom instruction in the fall. They said schools...

 
 
 
Bear attacks person inside Colorado home

BEAR ATTACKS PERSON INSIDE COLORADO HOME

ASPEN, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers said a person was attacked by a bear inside a home near Aspen on Friday morning. CPW...

Dean's Reviews: ‘The Old Guard,' ‘Greyhound,' ‘Palm Springs'

DEAN'S REVIEWS: ‘THE OLD GUARD,' ‘GREYHOUND,' ‘PALM SPRINGS'

WGN Entertainment Critic Dean Richards reviews new movies and other shows to watch from home.

 
 
 
Man killed in hit-and-run on West Side Friday morning

MAN KILLED IN HIT-AND-RUN ON WEST SIDE FRIDAY MORNING

CHICAGO - Police are investigating a hit-and-run Friday morning that killed a 45-year-old man on the West Side. Police said the man,...

Woman survives contracting the flu and COVID-19 at the same time

WOMAN SURVIVES CONTRACTING THE FLU AND COVID-19 AT THE SAME TIME

HOUSTON - A Texas woman is counting her blessings after contracting both COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Eleana Topp's husband...

 
 
 
Operation Clean: Summer mobile patrol units to mix in community service projects

OPERATION CLEAN: SUMMER MOBILE PATROL UNITS TO MIX IN COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

CHICAGO - Chicago officers in summer mobile patrol units will be mixing in community service projects with their police work. The units...

80s return after long stretch of heat in 90s

80S RETURN AFTER LONG STRETCH OF HEAT IN 90S

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Doctors note new COVID-19 symptoms in young adults

DOCTORS NOTE NEW COVID-19 SYMPTOMS IN YOUNG ADULTS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Statistics in multiple states show an increase in COVID-19 cases predominantly from people in their 20s and 30s,...

Pentagon officials: Investigation into removal of protesters near White House almost done

PENTAGON OFFICIALS: INVESTIGATION INTO REMOVAL OF PROTESTERS NEAR WHITE HOUSE ALMOST DONE

WASHINGTON - Top officials from the Pentagon faced questioning from Congress Thursday about what happened in front of the White House...

 
 
 



Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

“The health and safety of our student-athletes and all those connected to Pac-12 sports continues to be our No. 1 priority,” Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said. Read more ...

President Donald Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone

President Donald Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone

President Trump has commuted the sentence of Roger Stone, who was convicted on seven counts in November. Read more ...

Authorities searching for possible human remains at ‘Tiger King' zoo

Authorities searching for possible human remains at ‘Tiger King' zoo

Law enforcement responded to the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park Friday evening to search for possible human remains. Read more ...

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

A businesswoman raised nearly $100,000 in just a matter of days to help charities that work directly with people in need. Read more ...

Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone, sentenced to 6 years in...

Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone, sentenced to 6 years in ‘Russiagate' probe

US President Donald Trump has commuted the ‘Russiagate' sentence of Roger Stone, a political operative who briefly worked on his 2016 campaign, just as Stone was ordered to... Read more ...

Trump rally in Portsmouth postponed because of approaching tropical storm

Trump rally in Portsmouth postponed because of approaching tropical storm

President Donald Trump's planned rally in Portsmouth has been postponed because of the tropical storm moving up the East Coast. Read more ...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special Forces unit

A female soldier for the first time will join the Green Berets, one of the Army's most elite units, after graduating this week from U.S. Army Special Forces training. Read more ...

Valentina Sampaio is first transgender Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model

Valentina Sampaio is first transgender Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model

The 23-year-old Brazilian beauty has made history. Read more ...

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

Drop the puck. The NHL and NHL Players Association officially ratified a four-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement, which will run through the 2025-26 season... Read more ...

Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok by end of day

Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok by end of day

Amazon is banning employees from having the wildly popular TikTok app on their phones, citing “security risks” associated with the Chinese-owned company in a Friday memo. “If... Read more ...