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Caught on video: Man carjacks 81-year-old woman who was feeding homeless

Caught on video: Man carjacks 81-year-old woman who was feeding homeless

49 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

A man suspected of carjacking an 81-year-old woman who was feeding homeless people in California has been arrested, police said Thursday. The incident was reported at about...
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Uvalde student says she covered herself in classmate's blood, played dead to survive

Uvalde student says she covered herself in classmate's blood, played dead to survive

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

An 11-year-old student who survived the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday says she covered herself in a classmate's blood and played dead to protect herself from being...
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These were the fastest-growing cities in 2021: Census data

These were the fastest-growing cities in 2021: Census data

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Americans on the move are largely heading to the South and West, especially to areas in Texas and Arizona, newly recently data from the Census Bureau has found. Yet while many...
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Company that made Uvalde shooter's AK-15-style rifle pulls out of NRA convention

Company that made Uvalde shooter's AK-15-style rifle pulls out of NRA convention

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Daniel Defense, the company that manufactured the AR-15-style rifle used by the shooter at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, has pulled out of this week's NRA convention...
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Federal agency asks 100-year-old Florida woman to prove she's alive after checks stop

Federal agency asks 100-year-old Florida woman to prove she's alive after checks stop

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Betty Ashley made headlines as a lively senior who walked the Gasparilla 5K during her 90s and served as Grand Marshal this year at the age of 100 . She...
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Parole recommended for Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel

Parole recommended for Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A California parole panel has recommended the release of Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel. The panel acted Thursday, more than five decades...
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Will the mail be delivered on Memorial Day?

Will the mail be delivered on Memorial Day?

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

Will the mail run on Memorial Day? The short answer is no. Just like all other federally-recognized holidays, regular mail from the United States Postal Service will notrun on...
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Biden zeroes in on plan to cancel $10,000 in student loans per borrower

Biden zeroes in on plan to cancel $10,000 in student loans per borrower

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

President Biden is nearing a decision on student loan debt forgiveness, with the president and his team zeroing in on canceling $10,000 per borrower, with some potential...
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Baby formula supply should return to normal by July, FDA commissioner says

Baby formula supply should return to normal by July, FDA commissioner says

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

The baby formula shortage has been building since an Abbott Industries plant was forced to close in February due to unsanitary conditions, but now there's an end in sight to...
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How the NRA evolved from backing a 1934 ban on machine guns to blocking nearly all firearm restrictions today

How the NRA evolved from backing a 1934 ban on machine guns to blocking nearly all firearm restrictions today

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

The mass shootings at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket and an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas , just 10 days apart, are stirring the now-familiar national debate over guns...
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Kids Ask 'Am I Next?' In Wrenching Protest Outside NRA Convention

Kids Ask 'Am I Next?' In Wrenching Protest Outside NRA Convention

Video shows children lined up across the street from the convention with pictures of Uvalde shooting victims hanging around their necks. Read more ...

329 years later, last 'witch' from Salem Witch Trials is pardoned

329 years later, last 'witch' from Salem Witch Trials is pardoned

Lawmakers agreed to reconsider her case last year after a curious eighth-grade civics class took up her cause and researched the legislative steps needed to clear her name. Read more ...

Queen's Jubilee is last hurrah before UK monarchy changes ‘dramatically'

Queen's Jubilee is last hurrah before UK monarchy changes ‘dramatically'

Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June have an urgency to them - honoring the 96-year-old before the British monarchy changes "dramatically," according to a... Read more ...

Johnny Depp coming out on top in court of public opinion, experts say

Johnny Depp coming out on top in court of public opinion, experts say

It was so important for Depp to clear his name on the domestic violence accusations that he was willing to air his other dirty laundry in the process. Read more ...

Red Sox vs. Orioles prediction: Expect Boston's offense to keep rolling

Red Sox vs. Orioles prediction: Expect Boston's offense to keep rolling

Trevor Story has the Boston offense humming, and there's plenty of reason to believe that the Red Sox will cash this bet. Read more ...

Feds probing if retired agent had advance notice about suspected Buffalo...

Feds probing if retired agent had advance notice about suspected Buffalo shooter's plans: report

Two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the probe told The Buffalo News that the feds believe the former agent was among at least six people who regularly communicated... Read more ...

Surveillance video captures dramatic rescue of 4-year-old drowning at...

Surveillance video captures dramatic rescue of 4-year-old drowning at apartment complex

"My friends were yelling at me to go get help," said a 12-year-old neighbor. He ran to get his dad who climbed the fence, pulled the boy out of the water and began CPR. Read more ...

Sisters who owned home health companies admit to Medicaid scheme

Sisters who owned home health companies admit to Medicaid scheme

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Boris Johnson mulls summer Cabinet reshuffle as he looks to regain control...

Boris Johnson at a partygate press conference in Downing Street on May 25, 2022. Leon Neal - WPA Pool /Getty Images Boris Johnson is said to be mulling a Cabinet reshuffle in... Read more ...

Alliant vs. Ally: Which institution offers a higher interest rate?

Ally and Alliant are online institutions with competitive rates on savings accounts and CDs. Alliant offers a more appealing checking account, but Ally narrowly beats Alliant... Read more ...