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CHICAGO — Check out this morning’s 6 @ 6 for a special holiday edition with unique stories. Love the WGN Morning News? We love you, too. And you can have all the hijinks delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. Sign up and subscribe to our WGN Morning News newsletter.
CHICAGO — For the third year in a row, runners revved up their running shoes in a friendly neighborhood competition to help support small businesses in Chicago. Participants in the Wicker Park – Bucktown Small Business Fun Run picked between two routes and in doing so, showed their support for either Team Bucktown or Team […]
BROOKFIELD, Ill. – Chicago’s longest running lights festival is back with millions of twinkling lights to brighten up the holiday season. “Holiday Magic” features over two million twinkling LED lights with the “Sea of Lights” returning with a new design of two miles of colorful lights synchronized to music on the zoo’s entire West mall. […]
When WGN News Now put out the call asking for the location of your favorite Italian beef sandwich, hundreds of our readers answered. Now it’s time to narrow it down to the area’s top five sandwiches — which means we need your help once more!. Cast your...
CHICAGO — After taking months off the air amid his cancer battle, Chicago radio legend Lin Brehmer is returning to the WXRT airwaves. Back in July, Brehmer announced a medical sabbatical from his midday show to fight prostate cancer. WXRT said Tuesday that Brehmer is returning next Monday at...
Sprinkles in area by noon Thursday; next precipitation system—the holiday weekend’s rainiest— is not expected to arrive until Saturday night. A second RAIN GENERATING SYSTEM heads into the area Saturday night and Sunday. Our models have slowed its arrival which NOW means daytime Saturday is to remain rain-free. Wet weather arrives by late Saturday night through a good chunk of Sunday as rain and strengthening winds ride into the area.
Tallboy Taco is located at 676 N. St. Clair St., Chicago. Tallboy Taco’s build-your-own taco bars feature hand-pressed tortillas, choice of two proteins (carne asada, chicken chimichurri, grilled baja shrimp and pork al pastor), assorted toppings, fresh guacamole, corn fundido and housemade chips. The kit also includes one of Tallboy Taco’s signature sweets, Cinnamon Toast Crunch Treats. Order the taco kit for two people for $59.95, plus tax or four people for $99.95, plus tax.
CHICAGO — A Navy Pier watch party was held for U.S. soccer fans excited for their match against England Friday in the World Cup. More than 1,700 fans of soccer showed up on Black Friday to view the game in the ballroom at Navy Pier. Team USA has two...
CHICAGO — It’s long been said that ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ and that’s apparently very true in Chicago!. The Windy City is ranked No. 3 on “2023’s Best Cities for Breakfast Lovers” by Lawn Love. Researchers looked...
CHICAGO — Two teens were shot by an unknown person Saturday evening while they were sitting in a parked car in Morgan Park, according to Chicago police. The shooting happened around 5:50 p.m. in the 11300 block of South May Street. A 16-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy were both taken to Christ Hospital in […]
CHICAGO — A man was wounded in a shooting early Saturday morning inside a hotel in the Loop, according to the Chicago Police Department. The shooting happened around 3:45 a.m. at the La Quinta Inn near West Madison Street and South Franklin Street. According to police, two men were arguing when one man pulled out […]
CHICAGO – Ah, Thanksgiving!. It’s a time to give thanks while gathering with friends and family for the highly anticipated feast. Many people will be spending more time with family members than they have all year long, while others dine with people they’ve never met before. This could cause a little tension with your turkey at the dinner table.
CHICAGO — Two men were killed in a shooting that erupted at a gathering in the city’s West Pullman neighborhood early Saturday morning. Police said the men were at a gathering of approximately 30 people at the 12700 block of South Halsted Street around 12:15 a.m. when an unknown individual began firing shots. One man, […]
NEW CHICAGO, Ind. — A woman was killed in a house explosion in New Chicago, Indiana Wednesday afternoon. The woman was found dead in the home just before noon and has not yet been identified by police. Police are still investigating as to what caused the fire but reports say it could have been a […]
–Chicagoans enjoyed 100% of Tuesday’s possible sun which helped produced the city’s warmest temps in 11 days Tuesday with a high of 53 at O’Hare—a reading 8-deg above normal. Midway and the Lakefront each logged highs of 51-deg. Only a week ago, the official Chicago O’Hare high was just 42-deg.
“The Sound of Music” is one of the most beloved movies of all-time, but before it became a big screen legend, it was a five-time Tony Award winning Broadway smash. Now it’s back on-stage at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora now through Jan. 15. For more information, go...
CHICAGO — This year marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX, an act that expanded athletic opportunities to millions of girls and young women across the country. Studies have found girls who play sports are more likely to get better grades, graduate and have higher self-esteem. But a recent study on the West Side of […]
CHICAGO — Two teens were shot Thanksgiving night while driving on the West Side. At around 9:15 p.m., police said a 17-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy were traveling in a vehicle when they heard shots fired. The boy suffered gunshot wounds to the back and leg and was transported to Stroger in fair condition. […]
CHICAGO — A man was stabbed several times in a physical altercation after an unknown individual broke into his West Ridge home Thursday night. An unknown individual broke into the man’s home at the 6300 block of North Oakley Avenue around 10:40 p.m. The man sustained several lacerations to the head and was transported to […]
CHICAGO — A 14-year-old boy was shot in a drive-by shooting in the city’s Near West Side neighborhood Wednesday night. The boy was standing outside at the 200 block of South Western Avenue at around 10:03 p.m. when an unknown individual in a black sedan drove by and shot him. The boy suffered a gunshot […]