THE CHURCH LIVE FROM STUDIO 1

The Church performed their hit song, "Under the Milky Way" live in studio 1. They will be performing for their Starfish 30th Anniversary...

MIDDAY FIX: AUTHORS OF THE NEW BOOK BITTEN BY THE BLUES CHAT WITH STEVE SANDERS

Bruce Iglauer & Patrick A. Roberts Bitten by the Blues: The Alligator Records Story Events: October 20, 3 p.m.: Talk and signing at...

 
 
 

NIK MILES IN THE CIRCLE DRIVE SHOWING US HIS FAVORITE CARS FOR FALL!

Nik Miles is a genius when it comes to the automotive industry, one of the Top 50 Auto Journalists in the world. Showing off some of...

MIND SHIVERS' SIDNEY FRIEDMAN, THE MUSICAL MENTALIST

The longest-running Halloween show in Chicago returns for its momentous 20th consecutive year this October, each and every year at...

 
 
 

VIDEO SHOWS NORTH CAROLINA POLICE OFFICERS TRYING TO CATCH INJURED SQUIRREL; HILARITY ENSUES

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - Hillsborough police officers had some "serious police business" to attend to, the department said in a video posted...

VIDEO SHOWS CONTRABAND SMUGGLED THROUGH CHILD'S DIAPER AT RIKERS ISLAND, JAIL SOURCES SAY

NEW YORK - Video surveillance captured an alleged contraband exchange involving a child at Rikers Island, jail sources say. Surveillance...

 
 
 

‘MECHANICAL ISSUE' FORCES FIRST LADY'S PLANE TO RETURN TO WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON - First Lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews Wednesday after a “mechanical issue” that...

NETFLIX GROWS TO 137 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS, GETS RAVE REVIEWS ON WALL ST

SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix regained its stride with surprisingly strong subscriber growth in the third quarter, after an unexpected springtime...

 
 
 

HIGH-RANKING SAUDI OFFICER WITH TIES TO CROWN PRINCE OVERSAW JOURNALIST'S DEADLY INTERROGATION, SOURCES SAY

A Saudi mission that resulted in the apparent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul was organized by a high-ranking officer...

FINAL EMANUEL BUDGET: NO TAX HIKES

Mayor Rahm Emanuel spells out his final Chicago city budget today. He is expected to hold the line on taxes, fines and fees after years...

 
 
 

‘THERE IS NO GOD,' SAYS STEPHEN HAWKING IN FINAL BOOK

There is no God - that's the conclusion of the celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking, whose final book is published Tuesday. The book,...

2 WILL COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES SHOT IN JOLIET

JOLIET, Ill. - Two Will County Sheriff's deputies were shot while helping police in Joliet with a search warrant. The shooting happened...

 
 
 

HOW ‘THE CONNERS' DEALT WITH ROSEANNE'S DEPARTURE

Warning: This story contains spoilers about the series premiere of “The Conners.” So, Roseanne was right. Nearly five months since...

10 PRITZKER STAFFERS FILE SUIT ALLEGING RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT

CHICAGO - In the race for Illinois governor, 10 staff members are suing J.B. Pritzker's campaign for racial discrimination and harassment. In...

 
 
 

NO WINNING MEGA MILLIONS TICKET; JACKPOT CLIMBS TO $868M

DES MOINES, Iowa - No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million. Mega...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, COACH Q: CELEBRATING TEN YEARS OF JOEL QUENNEVILLE WITH THE BLACKHAWKS

CHICAGO - At that point, it was the start of something big, but they certainly weren't there yet. Younger players combined with a few...

 
 
 

CHICAGO ORGANIZATIONS PLANT SEEDS OF OPPORTUNITY IN VACANT LOTS

CHICAGO - Transforming vacant lots into spaces of opportunity. Urban agriculture is blooming in communities in need in Chicago. In...

IS THERE A TIME OF THE YEAR WITH ZERO CHANCE OF A TORNADO?

Dear Tom, Is there ever a time of the year when there is a zero chance of a tornado in the United States? - Margaret Robertson, Chicago Dear...

 
 
 
YouTube down: Major outage prompts outcry on social media

YOUTUBE DOWN: MAJOR OUTAGE PROMPTS OUTCRY ON SOCIAL MEDIA

YouTube has reported widespread outages on several of their sites Tuesday evening. According to Down Detector , the outage is affecting...

HUNTER WHO DIED OF RARE DISORDER MAY HAVE EATEN SQUIRREL BRAINS, DOCTORS SAY

NEW YORK - A 61-year-old who experienced a severe cognitive decline before his death may have had squirrel brains to blame. A new report...

 
 
 



Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab Ansari

Zainab's death triggered rioting in Pakistan and was reported throughout the world. Her murderer, Mohammad Imran, was reportedly hanged in the presence of Zainab's father. Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

LONDON - The English Football Association has dropped its plans to sell Wembley Stadium after American sports magnate Shad Khan withdrew his offer amid opposition. Read more ...

20 lottery winners who lost every penny

20 lottery winners who lost every penny

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record high $868 million after nobody won on Tuesday. While it may be tempting, buying a lottery ticket is almost certainly not worth... Read more ...

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Read more ...

Musk to buy $20 million worth of Tesla stock

Musk to buy $20 million worth of Tesla stock

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk will purchase company stock worth $20 million in the next open trading session, the electric carmaker said in a filing on Wednesday. The... Read more ...