COVID-19 PANDEMIC: MARCH 29 UPDATES

Information in the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving rapidly, so to help keep WGN viewers informed with the latest updates, follow our...

US APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS DISH NETWORK ROBOCALL VIOLATIONS

CHICAGO - A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court judgment and injunction against Dish Network for illegal phone calls to...

 
 
 

GRANDPARENTS OF BULLS C LUKE KORNET STUCK ON CRUISE SHIP AMID DEATHS

The grandparents of Chicago Bulls Center Luke Kornet are stuck on a cruise ship with several suspected cases of COVID-19 aboard. Jim...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

TORNADO WATCH ISSUED FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ILLINOIS

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties...

 
 
 

HYDE PARK HOTEL OPENS DOORS FOR U OF C MEDICAL CENTER EMPLOYEES

CHICAGO - While many hotels are during down during the COVID-19 pandemic, one in Hyde Park is opening the door to its medical partner. Just...

DOG IN COLORADO DELIVERS GROCERIES TO NEIGHBOR AT RISK OF COVID-19

During these trying times - communities are coming together to help out. In one Colorado neighborhood, a pup is doing his part and...

 
 
 

VIDEO SHOWS TORNADO MOVING THROUGH CITY IN ARKANSAS

JONESBORO, Ark. - People living in Jonesboro are being put under a curfew after a tornado tore through the area on Saturday afternoon. In...

TV PROGRAM TO SPOTLIGHT UNSOLVED KILLINGS OF 2 INDIANA TEENS

DELPHI, Ind. - A television program that examines true-crime cases is putting its spotlight on the unsolved 2017 killings of two teenage...

 
 
 

‘SAW THE LOVE OF GOD': COVID-19 PATIENT WHO LEFT HEARTWARMING MESSAGE ON CLINIC WINDOW SHARES STORY

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Clinic is sharing more about a COVID-19 patient who left a heartwarming message behind on the window for...

TRUMP SAYS HE'S CONSIDERING SHORT-TERM QUARANTINE OF NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, PARTS OF CONNECTICUT

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut,...

 
 
 

KRISPY KREME IS GIVING OUT A FREE DOZEN DOUGHNUTS TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Mondays may have just gotten a little sweeter, particularly for healthcare workers battling the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. Starting...

NEW YORK MAY BE WEEKS FROM A PEAK IN CORONAVIRUS CASES. NOW OTHER STATES ARE PREPARING FOR SURGES

Several states are reporting spikes in coronavirus cases , raising fears more hot spots will emerge in the US beyond New York as soon...

 
 
 
Streaming freebies to take advantage of while you're stuck at home

STREAMING FREEBIES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WHILE YOU'RE STUCK AT HOME

Streaming subscriptions feeling a little stale? Here are some free ways to spruce them up! Many streaming services are offering free...

AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT ATTENDANT DIES WHILE AWAITING CORONAVIRUS RESULTS

PHILADELPHIA - Flight attendants are mourning the death of a beloved colleague this week as they keep working in conditions that they...

 
 
 

HARVARD PROFESSOR SHARES TIPS FOR WORKING FROM HOME

CHICAGO - Harvard business professor, Tsedal Neeley, has tips for people trying to work from home. These are some tips for employees: Develop...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC MARCH 28 UPDATES

Information in the COVID-19 pandemic is evolving rapidly, so to help keep WGN viewers informed with the latest updates, follow our...

 
 
 

JOSEPH LOWERY, CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER AND MLK AIDE, DIES AT 98

ATLANTA - The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country's first black president and...

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING PETS

CHICAGO - Pets and people - we're leaning on one another more than ever, but are our constant companions at risk for COVID-19? And...

 
 
 

SUBURBAN CRASH SURVIVOR DEDICATES HERSELF TO PROMOTING SAFE DRIVING TO TEENS

CHICAGO - After a near death experience, Julie Papievis is now sharing her story with teens to promote safe driving and raise awareness...

12 UIC NURSES TEST POSITIVE FOR VIRUS, BLAME LACK OF PROPER EQUIPMENT

CHICAGO - Twelve nurses with the University of Illinois at Chicago hospital have tested positive for COVID-19. The staff is blaming...

 
 
 



Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all ‘non-essential' travel for 14 days - advisory

Citing “extensive community transmission” of the coronavirus in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, a newly-issued domestic travel advisory has called on the residents to... Read more ...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and...

Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

President Trump on Saturday told reporters at a press gaggle he was considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and "certain parts of Connecticut." The state of... Read more ...

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

It looked like Sanders was about to drop out of the Democratic primary, until the coronovairus crisis gave his agenda a boost and turned his campaign into a relief drive. But... Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... Read more ...

Pyongyang fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan - South...

Pyongyang fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan - South Korea military

North Korea has reportedly conducted a new missile test, launching two projectiles off its eastern coast that fell into the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military reports. The... Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...