IS THUNDERSNOW NEW?

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Chicago police warning public after several armed robberies

CHICAGO POLICE WARNING PUBLIC AFTER SEVERAL ARMED ROBBERIES

CHICAGO - There have been seven armed robbers in Chicago in past week, and police are issuing a warning to the public in hopes of curbing...

 
 
 
WGN-TV to cover ‘The Big Game' with daily reports and specials -‘Legends of the Big Game' with Jarrett Payton

WGN-TV TO COVER ‘THE BIG GAME' WITH DAILY REPORTS AND SPECIALS -‘LEGENDS OF THE BIG GAME' WITH JARRETT PAYTON

CHICAGO, January 24, 2020 - Chicago's Very Own WGN-TV will be covering ‘The Big Game” starting Monday, with updates from Miami in WGN...

BULLS FORWARD LAURI MARKKANEN OUT 4-TO-6 WEEKS WITH STRESS REACTION IN RIGHT PELVIS

CHICAGO - It's been a season of struggle for one of the Bulls' youngest stars, and some news on Friday might reveal why Lauri Markkanen...

 
 
 

THAT ‘LINKEDIN, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, TINDER' MEME WAS STARTED BY NONE OTHER THAN DOLLY PARTON

Dolly Parton didn't need to add “social media prowess” to her laundry list of talents. She's been gifting the public timeless zingers...

ALABAMA TEEN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS MOTHER, TWIN 13-YEAR-OLD BROTHERS BEFORE GOING TO SCHOOL

MUNFORD, Ala. - An Alabama teenager has been arrested for allegedly killing his mother and twin 13-year-old brothers. The victims -...

 
 
 

‘UNKNOWN OBJECT' STOLEN FROM MIDWAY AIRPORT'S CANNABIS AMNESTY BOX

CHICAGO - Chicago police said someone stole “an unknown object” from inside a Cannabis Amnesty Box at a Chicago airport. Police spokesperson...

FRIDAY TRIVIA SPECIAL 1/24: PAST CONTEST RULES

WGN-TV'S FRIDAY TRIVIA SPECIAL Official Rules Sponsors. This sweepstakes is sponsored by WGN-TV, 2501 W Bradley Pl., Chicago, IL 60618...

 
 
 

MISSING TEEN AND 7-MONTH-OLD SON FROM CROWN POINT FOUND SAFE; SILVER ALERT CANCELED

CROWN POINT, Ind. - A Silver Alert has been canceled for a missing 16-year-old girl and her 7-month-old baby. Crown Point police announced...

34 U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS DIAGNOSED WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES AFTER IRANIAN MISSILE STRIKE

Thirty-four U.S. service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following the Iranian missile attack on US forces...

 
 
 

CELEBRATE AUSTRALIA DAY IN CHICAGO!

The Chicago Swans are excited to host the biggest Australia Day party in the US! Come hang with 400 of your closest mates as they celebrate...

TEXAS STUDENT TOLD TO CUT DREADLOCKS OR HE WON'T GET TO WALK AT GRADUATION

DeAndre Arnold has been growing his dreadlocks for years. But for the past few days, Arnold - a senior at Barbers Hill High School...

 
 
 

BUFFALO WILD WINGS TO GIVE AWAY FREE FOOD IF SUPER BOWL GOES INTO OT

DALLAS, Texas - Buffalo Wild Wings is making a side bet with football fans ahead of the biggest game of the year. The chicken wings...

MIDDAY FIX: LIVE PERFORMANCE FROM IRON HORSE

Aaron DaCorte: Guitar & Vocals Carl DaCorte: Upright Bass Richard Klootwyk: Drums Event: Cash for Kids - Chicago's Johnny Cash Festival...

 
 
 
Dense Fog Advisory until Friday evening for a portion of the Illinois Chicago area along and south of Interstate-80

DENSE FOG ADVISORY UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING FOR A PORTION OF THE ILLINOIS CHICAGO AREA ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE-80

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until this Friday evening for portions of the Chicago area in Illinois south of Interstate-80. Actually...

WIN 4 TICKETS TO DISNEY ON ICE!

 
 
 

RICK HAHN IS HAPPY WITH THE WHITE SOX OFFSEASON, BUT HE'S NOT CELEBRATING YET

CHICAGO - When October began, the playoffs started for ten teams in Major League Baseball and one general manager in the Windy City. After...

CTA TO BEGIN WEEKEND-LONG RED LINE CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND

CHICAGO-The CTA will begin the first of a series of weekend-long station closures on the Red Line. CTA Red Line riders will not have...

 
 
 

1ST CASE OF CORONAVIRUS CONFIRMED IN CHICAGO, CDC SAYS

CHICAGO - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in Chicago. The...

DEMOCRATS ARGUE ‘RIGHT MATTERS' IN TRUMP IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

WASHINGTON - Democratic House prosecutors made an expansive case at Donald Trump's impeachment trial that he abused power like no other...

 
 
 



President Trump becomes first president to attend anti-abortion rally

President Trump becomes first president to attend anti-abortion rally

This year's March for Life comes just weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court hears its first major abortion case since the addition of two justices appointed by President Trump. Read more ...

Iran's retaliatory attack causes 34 traumatic brain injuries to US troops...

Iran's retaliatory attack causes 34 traumatic brain injuries to US troops, Department of Defense says

The number of soldiers injured during attacks against the U.S. in Iraq this month has increased. Read more ...

Man deposits $980,000 check from IRS, lands prison sentence

Man deposits $980,000 check from IRS, lands prison sentence

His annual reported income was around $18,000 when he received the nearly $1 million check through his tax return. Read more ...

CDC confirms second U.S. Wuhan coronavirus case

CDC confirms second U.S. Wuhan coronavirus case

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Senate impeachment trial: Live highlights and updates

Senate impeachment trial: Live highlights and updates

House Democrats will use their final day of opening arguments to outline President Donald Trump's alleged obstruction of Congress, and why it merits his ouster under the... Read more ...

Disney closes Shanghai park as deadly coronavirus spreads

Disney closes Shanghai park as deadly coronavirus spreads

Disney is closing down its mega theme park in China over the Lunar New Year holiday as fears grow over the deadly Wuhan virus. Read more ...

A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

CBS Chicago reported that a woman in her 60s has been diagnosed with Wuhan coronavirus. It's the second confirmed case in the US. The first case was reported in Washington... Read more ...

'Take her out': New recording appears to feature an angry Trump telling...

'Take her out': New recording appears to feature an angry Trump telling Giuliani's associates to 'get rid of' US ambassador to Ukraine for bad-mouthing him

President Donald Trump appeared to order associates of his personal lawyer to "get rid" of then-US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during a dinner in April 2018... Read more ...

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Mandate That Insurers Cover...

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Mandate That Insurers Cover Abortion

Health officials said the state has 30 days to repeal the requirement or some of its federal funds might be in jeopardy. The threat comes as Trump is set to address an... Read more ...

Coronavirus in China: Officials rush to build hospital in 10 days

Coronavirus in China: Officials rush to build hospital in 10 days

China is rushing to build a 1,000-bed hospital in just 10 days to treat patients at the epicenter of the new coronavirus, which has killed at least 26 people and infected about... Read more ...