'If someone received J&J shot, can they get Pfizer booster?' Dr. Murphy answers viewer COVID-19 questions 4/16

'IF SOMEONE RECEIVED J&J SHOT, CAN THEY GET PFIZER BOOSTER?' DR. MURPHY ANSWERS VIEWER COVID-19 QUESTIONS 4/16

Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and is the executive...

Man 'freaked out' after finding snake in lettuce bought at supermarket

MAN 'FREAKED OUT' AFTER FINDING SNAKE IN LETTUCE BOUGHT AT SUPERMARKET

CANBERRA, Australia - Alex White thought he was watching a huge worm writhing in plastic-wrapped lettuce he'd just brought home from...

 
 
 
Dean's Reviews: 'Vanquish', 'Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me', 'Big Shot' and other shows, movies to stream

DEAN'S REVIEWS: 'VANQUISH', 'DAD, STOP EMBARRASSING ME', 'BIG SHOT' AND OTHER SHOWS, MOVIES TO STREAM

WGN Entertainment Critic Dean Richards shares his weekend reviews and recommendations.

US has been wracked with several mass shootings in 2021

US HAS BEEN WRACKED WITH SEVERAL MASS SHOOTINGS IN 2021

ATLANTA - After a significant drop in mass shootings in the United States during a pandemic-hit 2020, this year has already seen several...

 
 
 
Daunte Wright's family demands more severe charges for Minnesota ex-cop

DAUNTE WRIGHT'S FAMILY DEMANDS MORE SEVERE CHARGES FOR MINNESOTA EX-COP

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - Daunte Wright's family joined community leaders in demanding more severe charges against the white former...

California woman says she drowned children to protect them

CALIFORNIA WOMAN SAYS SHE DROWNED CHILDREN TO PROTECT THEM

This undated image released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows Liliana Carrillo. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A woman suspected of...

 
 
 
1 dead, 3 injured after West Town crash

1 DEAD, 3 INJURED AFTER WEST TOWN CRASH

CHICAGO - One person was killed and three others were injured after a crash in West Town. Chicago police said a woman, 58, was driving...

8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis: police

8 DEAD IN SHOOTING AT FEDEX FACILITY IN INDIANAPOLIS: POLICE

INDIANAPOLIS - Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter killed...

 
 
 
CDC: Just 5,800 people have gotten COVID after being vaccinated

CDC: JUST 5,800 PEOPLE HAVE GOTTEN COVID AFTER BEING VACCINATED

Only 5,800 Americans have contracted COVID-19 after receiving the vaccine, a small percentage of the more than 75 million people who've...

The future of the flu: Has Covid changed the virus forever?

THE FUTURE OF THE FLU: HAS COVID CHANGED THE VIRUS FOREVER?

It's the end of the influenza season that never began. Typically, by April or May, flu cases start to plummet. But this past year,...

 
 
 
Man charged with murder after body found in trunk with multiple stab wounds on Northwest Side

MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER AFTER BODY FOUND IN TRUNK WITH MULTIPLE STAB WOUNDS ON NORTHWEST SIDE

CHICAGO - A man has been charged with first-degree murder after a body was found in a trunk Wednesday. Martin Molina, 21, was arrested...

Smaller protests held Thursday night following release of Adam Toledo video

SMALLER PROTESTS HELD THURSDAY NIGHT FOLLOWING RELEASE OF ADAM TOLEDO VIDEO

CHICAGO - Despite the city bracing for potential civil unrest ahead of the Adam Toledo video release, smaller protests were held Thursday...

 
 
 
More 'plus-up' stimulus payments on the way to taxpayers this week, IRS says

MORE 'PLUS-UP' STIMULUS PAYMENTS ON THE WAY TO TAXPAYERS THIS WEEK, IRS SAYS

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service announced that nearly 2 million "plus-up" stimulus payments went out this week as part of...

Cook County Health releasing 10,000 vaccine appointments Friday

COOK COUNTY HEALTH RELEASING 10,000 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS FRIDAY

CHICAGO - Cook County Health will release 10,000 first-dose appointments on noon Friday. Vaccine appointments are for Moderna and Pfizer....

 
 
 
Videos show Adam Toledo, 13, may have dropped gun as he raised his hands when CPD officer fatally shot him

VIDEOS SHOW ADAM TOLEDO, 13, MAY HAVE DROPPED GUN AS HE RAISED HIS HANDS WHEN CPD OFFICER FATALLY SHOT HIM

NOTE: WGN has edited the video in this story to stop at the moment just before 13-year-old Adam Toledo is shot. VIEWER DISCRETION IS...

The problem within: Biden targets lead pipes, pushes equity

THE PROBLEM WITHIN: BIDEN TARGETS LEAD PIPES, PUSHES EQUITY

CHICAGO - In the modest bungalows and two-flats of Chicago's Little Village neighborhood, there's never a shortage of needed home repairs...

 
 
 
Bulls guard Zach LaVine expected to miss several games as he enters the NBA's health and safety protocol: Report

BULLS GUARD ZACH LAVINE EXPECTED TO MISS SEVERAL GAMES AS HE ENTERS THE NBA'S HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOL: REPORT

CHICAGO - Its been a rough few weeks for the Bulls as they've been acclimating five new players into the lineup following the trade...

Prosecutor who said Adam Toledo had gun in his hand ‘not fully informed'

PROSECUTOR WHO SAID ADAM TOLEDO HAD GUN IN HIS HAND ‘NOT FULLY INFORMED'

CHICAGO - A key detail raised in court about the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo may have been wrong. During a bond...

 
 
 
Former Bears kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson signs with the Falcons

FORMER BEARS KICK RETURNER CORDARRELLE PATTERSON SIGNS WITH THE FALCONS

ATLANTA - In what has been a time full of ups and downs which haven't lived up to expectations that were set after a great 2018 season. But...

Body of officer killed at US Capitol returns home to Massachusetts

BODY OF OFFICER KILLED AT US CAPITOL RETURNS HOME TO MASSACHUSETTS

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - The body of the Capitol police officer who was killed after a man rammed a car into a barrier at the U.S. Capitol...

 
 
 



Indianapolis FedEx shooting: Authorities give update after mass shooting

Indianapolis FedEx shooting: Authorities give update after mass shooting

Authorities are holding a press conference on the deadly shooting at an Indiana FedEx facility that left at least eight people dead, as well as the gunman. Gunfire erupted at... Read more ...

Biden to host Japanese prime minister for first in-person visit

Biden to host Japanese prime minister for first in-person visit

President Biden will host Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the White House Friday for his first in-person summit with a world leader since taking office, as the two... Read more ...

Chicago releases video of fatal shooting of teen

Chicago releases video of fatal shooting of teen

Chicago's police review board released body camera video on Thursday of a police officer's fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy late last month. Read more ...

Scientists created a hybrid human-monkey embryo in a lab, sparking concerns...

Scientists created a hybrid human-monkey embryo in a lab, sparking concerns others could take the experiment too far

Summary List Placement Monkey embryos containing human cells were kept alive for 20 days in an experiment carried out by a US-Chinese team. The embryos were made by injecting... Read more ...

The Pentagon confirmed that a video showing a triangular UFO is real and...

The Pentagon confirmed that a video showing a triangular UFO is real and taken by the US Navy, report says

Summary List Placement The Department of Defense has confirmed that images and video of triangle-shaped unidentified aerial phenomena are real and were taken by Navy personnel... Read more ...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to...

Biden meets with his first foreign leader. Japan's prime minister heads to the White House

The two leaders are looking to counter messaging from Chinese President Xi Jinping that America and democracies in general are on the decline. Read more ...

Morgan Stanley reports $911 million loss related to Archegos implosion

Morgan Stanley reports $911 million loss related to Archegos implosion

Summary List Placement Morgan Stanley's exposure to Archegos Capital led to a loss of $911 million in the first quarter. The implosion of Archegos Capital last month sparked... Read more ...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death

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FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx is reportedly examining a policy barring workers from carrying their cellphones on the job after a deadly mass shooting at one of the company's Indianapolis facilities... Read more ...

Iran begins enriching uranium at 60 percent purity near end of nuclear talks

Iran begins enriching uranium at 60 percent purity near end of nuclear talks

The move, initially revealed by Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf on Twitter and later confirmed by state television, comes on the final day of talks in Vienna... Read more ...