Car stolen with infant, 12-year-old girl inside in Lake View

CAR STOLEN WITH INFANT, 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL INSIDE IN LAKE VIEW

CHICAGO - Two kids are safe after police say a vehicle was stolen in Chicago's Lake View neighborhood with an 11-month-old and a 12-year-old...

Fred Hampton: Fact vs. Fiction

FRED HAMPTON: FACT VS. FICTION

With Hollywood's Super Bowl on Sunday night, Judas and The Black Messiah is up for five Oscars. The film centers around Illinois Black...

 
 
 
Indiana bill approved to ban government vaccine passports

INDIANA BILL APPROVED TO BAN GOVERNMENT VACCINE PASSPORTS

INDIANAPOLIS - State or local governments in Indiana will be prohibited from issuing or requiring COVID-19 vaccine passports under...

CDC investigating Oregon woman's death after J&J vaccine

CDC INVESTIGATING OREGON WOMAN'S DEATH AFTER J&J VACCINE

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon health officials said Thursday that federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who...

 
 
 
What prom, graduations might look like for Illinois high schoolers this year

WHAT PROM, GRADUATIONS MIGHT LOOK LIKE FOR ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOLERS THIS YEAR

SKOKIE, Ill - With the threat of the coronavirus still looming, a senior attending Niles West High School tells WGN she feels her class...

Gender reveal party explosion rattles several New Hampshire towns

GENDER REVEAL PARTY EXPLOSION RATTLES SEVERAL NEW HAMPSHIRE TOWNS

KINGSTON, N.H. - One New Hampshire family's gender reveal party was such a blast that it rattled towns, set off reports of an earthquake,...

 
 
 
Chicago program provides mentorship, workforce prep for students

CHICAGO PROGRAM PROVIDES MENTORSHIP, WORKFORCE PREP FOR STUDENTS

As graduation approaches for millions of college students across the country, some will likely face a tough job market. Upkey , dubbed...

Police: 18-year-old man dead, woman seriously injured in Maine Township shooting

POLICE: 18-YEAR-OLD MAN DEAD, WOMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN MAINE TOWNSHIP SHOOTING

MAINE TOWNSHIP, Ill. - Police are investigating after an 18-year-old man was killed and a woman was seriously injured in a shooting...

 
 
 
Inside Mayor Lightfoot's INVEST South/West Program

INSIDE MAYOR LIGHTFOOT'S INVEST SOUTH/WEST PROGRAM

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's INVEST South/West is a program aimed at reviving some of Chicago's neighborhoods that have struggled for decades. Lightfoot...

Guthrie's Tavern reopening after closing last summer due to COVID-19

GUTHRIE'S TAVERN REOPENING AFTER CLOSING LAST SUMMER DUE TO COVID-19

CHICAGO - Former Wrigleyville staple Guthrie's Tavern is getting ready to make its big return. Open since 1986, the Wrigleyville tavern...

 
 
 
Loyola University Chicago requiring COVID-19 vaccines by start of fall semester

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO REQUIRING COVID-19 VACCINES BY START OF FALL SEMESTER

CHICAGO - Loyola University Chicago is requiring its students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester. In a letter...

Police looking for van after man working struck, killed in West Roseland

POLICE LOOKING FOR VAN AFTER MAN WORKING STRUCK, KILLED IN WEST ROSELAND

CHICAGO - Police are looking for a green van after a man working was struck and killed in a hit and run last week. On Thursday, April...

 
 
 
Chicago seeks developer to open city's first casino by 2025

CHICAGO SEEKS DEVELOPER TO OPEN CITY'S FIRST CASINO BY 2025

CHICAGO - Chicago is laying its cards on the table and officially seeking bids to build the first casino in the nation's third-largest...

COVID-19 poses added risks to pregnant women, study says

COVID-19 POSES ADDED RISKS TO PREGNANT WOMEN, STUDY SAYS

People who contract COVID-19 during pregnancy have an increased chance of prenatal complications, according to a new study. The study,...

 
 
 
Vaccine demand slowing as milestones reached

VACCINE DEMAND SLOWING AS MILESTONES REACHED

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration announced a big milestone was reached - 200 million COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. However,...

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport loses title of 'busiest' in the world after 22 years

ATLANTA'S HARTSFIELD-JACKSON AIRPORT LOSES TITLE OF 'BUSIEST' IN THE WORLD AFTER 22 YEARS

Atlanta's air hub is no longer flying high as the world's “busiest” airport, according to a global airport trade association. Airports...

 
 
 
DC statehood approved by House in party line vote; faces long odds in Senate

DC STATEHOOD APPROVED BY HOUSE IN PARTY LINE VOTE; FACES LONG ODDS IN SENATE

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly voted to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, sending it to...

MedWatch Daily Digest: Post-partum stress and the pandemic, neck pain, more

MEDWATCH DAILY DIGEST: POST-PARTUM STRESS AND THE PANDEMIC, NECK PAIN, MORE

For Thursday, April 22, WGN's Medical Reporter Dina Bair has the latest on new information including: A red flag for pregnant women...

 
 
 
Shots fired at 28-year-old man arrested near 606 Trail after being suspected in several nearby crimes

SHOTS FIRED AT 28-YEAR-OLD MAN ARRESTED NEAR 606 TRAIL AFTER BEING SUSPECTED IN SEVERAL NEARBY CRIMES

CHICAGO - A 28-year-old man who was suspected of several crimes involving a weapon on Chicago's Northwest Side Thursday morning was...

Woman pleads guilty to hate crimes for running down children

WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO HATE CRIMES FOR RUNNING DOWN CHILDREN

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Des Moines woman has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes for intentionally driving her SUV into two children...

 
 
 



Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies in LA car crash

Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies in LA car crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky freshman guard Terrence Clarke died Thursday following a car accident in Los Angeles. He was 19. Read more ...

Mariners rally in extra innings to beat Red Sox

Mariners rally in extra innings to beat Red Sox

The Mariners rallied past the Red Sox Thursday night despite getting just three hits on a cold, blustery night. Read more ...

Burakovsky scores 2, Avs beat Blues to clinch playoff berth

Burakovsky scores 2, Avs beat Blues to clinch playoff berth

ST. LOUIS - Andre Burakovsky scored twice and Brandon Saad and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare added goals as the Colorado Avalanche clinched a playoff berth with a 4-2 victory over... Read more ...

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Driver injured after crossing center lane, hitting school bus in Hudson

Driver injured after crossing center lane, hitting school bus in Hudson

A 54-year-old woman is expected to recover from serious injuries after police say she crossed the center lane and drove into a school bus. Read more ...

Walker ties season high with 32 points, Celtics beat Suns

Walker ties season high with 32 points, Celtics beat Suns

BOSTON - Kemba Walker matched his season high with 32 points and the Boston Celtics rolled to a 99-86 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. Read more ...

Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Former President Donald Trump slammed NBA star LeBron James on Thursday for an inflammatory tweet about the Ohio cop who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant. “LeBron... Read more ...

Lakers star Davis ends 30-game injury absence against Mavs

Lakers star Davis ends 30-game injury absence against Mavs

DALLAS - Anthony Davis ended the longest absence of the eight-time All-Star's NBA career as the Los Angeles Lakers opened a four-game road trip with the first of two in Dallas. Read more ...

Relatives share concerns after 77 Iowa inmates given too many COVID-19...

Relatives share concerns after 77 Iowa inmates given too many COVID-19 vaccine doses

The mother of one inmate, who spoke to KCCI on the condition of anonymity, said her son reported concerning symptoms after a staff member told him he received six doses of the... Read more ...

CDC investigating Oregon woman's death after J&J vaccine

CDC investigating Oregon woman's death after J&J vaccine

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon health officials said Thursday that federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a rare blood clot and low... Read more ...