Warmest temperatures of the year expected this weekend with breezy conditions

WARMEST TEMPERATURES OF THE YEAR EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS

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Vehicle delivery driver attacked at Des Plaines dealership speaks out from hospital

VEHICLE DELIVERY DRIVER ATTACKED AT DES PLAINES DEALERSHIP SPEAKS OUT FROM HOSPITAL

DES PLAINES, Ill. - A vehicle delivery driver spoke out from the hospital after he was attacked at a suburban car dealership early...

 
 
 
CDC director: Now is not the time to relax COVID-19 restrictions

CDC DIRECTOR: NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO RELAX COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

WASHINGTON, DC - The White House COVID-19 Response Team is gearing up to send a third manufacturer's vaccine to the states as early...

Archdiocese investigation into Father Pfleger begins after DCFS indicates no current risk

ARCHDIOCESE INVESTIGATION INTO FATHER PFLEGER BEGINS AFTER DCFS INDICATES NO CURRENT RISK

CHICAGO - The Archdiocese of Chicago has started its investigation into Father Michael Pfleger after DCFS indicated there's no current...

 
 
 
Frontline workers and their families get free admission at WNDR Museum as it reopens this weekend

FRONTLINE WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES GET FREE ADMISSION AT WNDR MUSEUM AS IT REOPENS THIS WEEKEND

WNDR Museum , Chicago's ever-evolving, immersive art and technology experience, will reopen with brand-new interactive art, touchless...

Evanston restaurant, that donated 25,000 free meals, forced to shut down due to COVID-19 pandemic

EVANSTON RESTAURANT, THAT DONATED 25,000 FREE MEALS, FORCED TO SHUT DOWN DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

EVANSTON, Ill. - A small restaurant in Evanston, that donated 25,000 free meals despite economic struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 
 
MedWatch Daily Digest: Smartphones may save eyes, the impact of weight on puberty - and more

MEDWATCH DAILY DIGEST: SMARTPHONES MAY SAVE EYES, THE IMPACT OF WEIGHT ON PUBERTY - AND MORE

For Friday February 26, WGN's Medical Reporter Dina Bair has the latest on new information including: The beneficial antibodies of...

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Saudi crown prince approved operation to capture or kill journalist

JAMAL KHASHOGGI KILLING: SAUDI CROWN PRINCE APPROVED OPERATION TO CAPTURE OR KILL JOURNALIST

WASHINGTON - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved of an operation to capture or kill dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

 
 
 
'I hope I make it': 7-year-old Alabama girl sells lemonade to fund her own brain surgeries

'I HOPE I MAKE IT': 7-YEAR-OLD ALABAMA GIRL SELLS LEMONADE TO FUND HER OWN BRAIN SURGERIES

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Savage's Bakery in Alabama is now serving a new kind of lemonade, a special concoction customers won't find on their...

February's Full Moon is this weekend; three planets visible at sunrise

FEBRUARY'S FULL MOON IS THIS WEEKEND; THREE PLANETS VISIBLE AT SUNRISE

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The full moon is this weekend. February's full Snow Moon reaches its peak in the early morning hours of Saturday,...

 
 
 
City to issue $35 tickets for drivers going 6 miles over speed limit

CITY TO ISSUE $35 TICKETS FOR DRIVERS GOING 6 MILES OVER SPEED LIMIT

CHICAGO - Starting next week, the city will be giving out tickets for drivers going six miles above the speed limit. The City of Chicago...

Police say driver dies when car sails of St. Louis bridge

POLICE SAY DRIVER DIES WHEN CAR SAILS OF ST. LOUIS BRIDGE

ST. LOUIS - Police say a driver died after his car sailed over the side of a St. Louis bridge ramp and landed upside down on train...

 
 
 
Illinois Tollway permanently eliminates cash payments

ILLINOIS TOLLWAY PERMANENTLY ELIMINATES CASH PAYMENTS

CHICAGO - The days of paying cash on the Illinois Tollway are gone forever. The tollway announced Thursday it is permanently eliminating...

A look at Get Hired Illinois and how it helps job seekers

A LOOK AT GET HIRED ILLINOIS AND HOW IT HELPS JOB SEEKERS

Julio Rodriguez is the deputy director for the Office of Education & Training here at Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity. He...

 
 
 
NASA naming headquarters after 'Hidden Figures' engineer Mary Jackson

NASA NAMING HEADQUARTERS AFTER 'HIDDEN FIGURES' ENGINEER MARY JACKSON

WASHINGTON - NASA's headquarters is getting a new name, and it honors the agency's first Black female engineer Mary Jackson. Acting...

LIVE: House expected to approve $1.9T virus relief bill

LIVE: HOUSE EXPECTED TO APPROVE $1.9T VIRUS RELIEF BILL

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives will aim to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus...

 
 
 
Biden's Texas visit marks first trip to disaster site since taking office

BIDEN'S TEXAS VISIT MARKS FIRST TRIP TO DISASTER SITE SINCE TAKING OFFICE

HOUSTON - President Joe Biden is heading to Texas, where weather has warmed but more than 1 million residents still face water supply...

Cooper recalls 430K light truck tires due to sidewall bulges

COOPER RECALLS 430K LIGHT TRUCK TIRES DUE TO SIDEWALL BULGES

DETROIT - Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling more than 430,000 light truck tires in the U.S. due to sidewall bulges that could cause...

 
 
 
Dean's Reviews: 'The U.S. Versus Billie Holiday', 'Cherry', 'Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry' and other shows, movies to stream

DEAN'S REVIEWS: 'THE U.S. VERSUS BILLIE HOLIDAY', 'CHERRY', 'BILLIE EILISH: THE WORLD'S A LITTLE BLURRY' AND OTHER SHOWS, MOVIES TO STREAM

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

United Center to become mass COVID-19 vaccination site: report

UNITED CENTER TO BECOME MASS COVID-19 VACCINATION SITE: REPORT

CHICAGO - As more vaccine become available, the United Center is said to be the next vaccination site in the city. The official announcement...

 
 
 



Trump to call for GOP unity in CPAC speech: ‘We will not be dividing our power'

Trump to call for GOP unity in CPAC speech: ‘We will not be dividing our power'

Former President Donald Trump, in his first public address since departing the White House in January, will call on Republicans gathered at a conservative conference in Florida... Read more ...

2nd former aide accuses New York Gov. Cuomo of sexual harassment

2nd former aide accuses New York Gov. Cuomo of sexual harassment

A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read more ...

The 'most aggressive' areas of the stock market could be set for more gains...

The 'most aggressive' areas of the stock market could be set for more gains as spiking bond yields shuffle portfolios, a Wall Street chief strategist says

Summary List Placement The reversal of a multi-year trend could have been accelerated this month as interest rates spiked higher, according to a note from Leuthold Group's... Read more ...

Experts say green light for Johnson & Johnson's vaccine helps bring US a...

Experts say green light for Johnson & Johnson's vaccine helps bring US a step closer to normalcy

The Food and Drug Administration gave Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine the green light for emergency use on Saturday - another historic milestone experts say will help get... Read more ...

32-year-old man killed in South Side shooting

32-year-old man killed in South Side shooting

CHICAGO - A 32-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood Saturday night, according to police. Police said the man was inside his car at a gas... Read more ...

Epstein jokes touched a nerve? After Trump, Golden Globes host Tina Fey says...

Epstein jokes touched a nerve? After Trump, Golden Globes host Tina Fey says ‘don't expect much politics' in this year's ceremony

With Donald Trump out of office and after Ricky Gervais' take-no-prisoners performance last year, the Golden Globes won't get political this year, host Tina Fey said. “I wonder... Read more ...

'Unbelievable': Man wins $500,000 Powerball prize with fortune cookie numbers

'Unbelievable': Man wins $500,000 Powerball prize with fortune cookie numbers

"I'm just super happy that my dreams came true." Read more ...

Jairzinho Rozenstruik reflects on 'worst performance ever' in UFC Fight...

Jairzinho Rozenstruik reflects on 'worst performance ever' in UFC Fight Night 186 loss

Jairzinho Rozenstruik is not happy with the effort he put forth Saturday's loss to Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night 186 . Rozenstruik was outpointed to a unanimous decision by... Read more ...

At least two reported dead, multiple injured as Myanmar continues crackdown...

At least two reported dead, multiple injured as Myanmar continues crackdown on anti-coup protests

Myanmar riot police repeatedly opened fire and used stun grenades against anti-coup protesters on Sunday as part of a continuing crackdown. At least two people were reportedly... Read more ...

Karlsson scores twice, lifts Golden Knights past Ducks in OT

Karlsson scores twice, lifts Golden Knights past Ducks in OT

ANAHEIM, Calif. - William Karlsson scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, and the Vegas Golden Knights continued their mastery of the Anaheim Ducks with a 3-2... Read more ...