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Sri Lanka's crisis rings alarm for other troubled economies

Sri Lanka's crisis rings alarm for other troubled economies

2 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

BANGKOK - Sri Lanka is desperate for help with weathering its worst crisis in recent memory. Its schools are closed for lack of fuel to get kids and teachers to classrooms. Its...
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Judges keeping Capitol riot trials in DC amid bias claims

Judges keeping Capitol riot trials in DC amid bias claims

16 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - For some of the Washington, D.C., residents who reported for jury duty last month, a pro-Trump mob's assault on the U.S. Capitol felt like a personal attack. Ahead...
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Baltimore County Council postpones vote on proposal for waste transfer station in Dundalk

2 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Last month Baltimore County's inspector general opened an investigation into a complaint that a political fundraising event for County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. influenced...
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Boone Scenic Valley Railroad to offer 'rail bikes' this month

Boone Scenic Valley Railroad to offer 'rail bikes' this month

3 hours ago   |   KCCI

Boone, Iowa is steeped in railroad history. The Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad is a popular spot for locals and tourists and it is now making room for rail explorers.
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West Coast dockworkers still talking after contract expires

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

LOS ANGELES - A contract between shipping companies and 22,000 West Coast dockworkers expired over the weekend. But both sides continued to talk and said they want to avoid a...
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Brittney Griner pleads with President Biden to bring her home in handwritten letter

3 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   3 articles

WNBA star Brittney Griner sent an emotional message to President Biden, asking him to bring her home from Russia. In a letter to the White House, Griner writes from a Russian...
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Harris calls for renewing the assault weapons ban after Highland Park mass shooting

Harris calls for renewing the assault weapons ban after Highland Park mass shooting

4 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

"Congress needs to have the courage to act and renew the assault weapons ban," Harris told a teachers convention in Chicago the day after a mass shooting in nearby Highland...
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Fugitive yoga teacher Kaitlin Armstrong charged with first-degree murder

Fugitive yoga teacher Kaitlin Armstrong charged with first-degree murder

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Texas yoga instructor who allegedly gunned down a romantic rival in a jealous rage was finally returned to Austin and slapped with a first-degree murder charge on Tuesday.
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Mets' Dominic Smith ‘back comfortable' at plate after stance change

Mets' Dominic Smith ‘back comfortable' at plate after stance change

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Dominic Smith's stint at Triple-A Syracuse last month may have recharged him mentally, but a byproduct was an examination of his stance.
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Chicago leaders tout new law amid public safety concerns

Chicago leaders tout new law amid public safety concerns

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - With gun violence on the front page, local officials on Tuesday traveled to Hegewisch on the Far Southeast Side to remind residents Washington is trying to help. One...
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Cubs' Hendricks leaves after 3 innings due to sore shoulder

Cubs' Hendricks leaves after 3 innings due to sore shoulder

MILWAUKEE - Chicago Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks left Tuesday's game with the Milwaukee Brewers after only three innings due to a sore throwing shoulder. This was the... Read more ...

'Such a beautiful person': Remembering woman killed in crash near 132nd and...

'Such a beautiful person': Remembering woman killed in crash near 132nd and Center

Friends have started a GoFundMe to help with funeral expenses Read more ...

Sports complex damaged

Sports complex damaged

Fire crews are on scene of the OAW Indoor Sports Complex in New Berlin where pieces of the building can be seen on the pavement. Read more ...

How abortion laws impact people trying to become pregnant

How abortion laws impact people trying to become pregnant

The Supreme Court decision puts the legality of abortive procedures into the hands of the states which, for both those looking to avoid having a child and those working toward... Read more ...

First NATO member ratifies bloc's expansion

First NATO member ratifies bloc's expansion

Canada is the first of the alliance's 30 members to formally approve membership for Sweden and Finland Canadian lawmakers have voted to ratify NATO membership for Stockholm and... Read more ...

Wisconsin court to rule on immunity in sex trafficking case

Wisconsin court to rule on immunity in sex trafficking case

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's Supreme Court is set to decide Wednesday whether a sex trafficking victim accused of homicide can argue at trial that she was justified in killing... Read more ...

Rep. Val Demings expresses support for Venezuelan refugees at campaign tour...

Rep. Val Demings expresses support for Venezuelan refugees at campaign tour kickoff

The local congresswoman spoke at the event on Tuesday night with Casa de Venezuela Orlando. Read more ...

FEMA continues to offer disaster relief for New Mexicans

FEMA continues to offer disaster relief for New Mexicans

"Many times, we're not getting responses. We're just trying to reach out to people so that there's an understanding of the assistance provided," said Holmes. Read more ...

'It's a critical position': Henderson Co. officials discuss national 911...

'It's a critical position': Henderson Co. officials discuss national 911 dispatcher shortage

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How to help kids cope with Highland Park parade shooting

How to help kids cope with Highland Park parade shooting

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. - Fourth of July celebrations were shattered in an instant in Highland Park, as families ran from the parade and others soon watched what played... Read more ...