• By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    SUBURBAN FAMILY CREATING COLORFUL BRACELETS TO HELP KEEP PEOPLE SAFE, AWARE DURING COVID CRISIS AND BEYOND

    GLEN ELLYN, Ill. - When quarantine kept them inside and their thoughts were consumed with protecting their grandparents, a family business...

    COVID-19 Pandemic, Medical Watch
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING RELATIONSHIPS

    While some are predicting a baby boom nine months from now as so many couples spend time together at home, there are also some grim...

    Health, COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    JEN'S GUESTHOUSE STILL SERVING UP KINDNESS AMID PANDEMIC

    The tables are set, the china and crystal is on the table, but no one is allowed in. When fine dining is not allowed in public, Jen's...

    COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    HOW THE DEADLY 1995 CHICAGO HEAT WAVE COMPARES TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    CHICAGO - Twenty-five years ago this July, Chicago survived its worst natural disaster in history. Over 700 people died when a heat...

    COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    NEW VACCINE SHOWING PROMISE, PATIENTS GOT THE FIRST SHOT AT BEATING COVID-19 THURSDAY

    Since this crisis began, health experts have explained the reason the COVID-19 virus is so dangerous and deadly is because there is...

    Technology, Health, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    THERAPIST OFFERS ADVICE FOR THOSE STRUGGLING IN RELATIONSHIPS DURING PANDEMIC

    For those struggling in their relationships right now during the COVID-19 pandemic, WGN spoke with a family therapist who offered some...

    COVID-19 Pandemic, Medical Watch
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    SEX OFFENDER BECOMES SECOND COOK COUNTY JAIL DETAINEE TO DIE OF COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS

    CHICAGO - A sex offender has become the second Cook County Jail detainee to die of COVID-19. Leslie Pieroni, 51, was pronounced dead...

    COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    U.S. STATES SHARE, GET CREATIVE IN HUNT FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

    With the federal stockpile drained of protective gear, states are turning to each other, private industries and anyone who can donate...

    U.S., Donald Trump, Health, Industry, Republicans, COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    SEE THE UNITED CENTER FLOOR FILL UP WITH NON-PERISHABLE FOOD FOR THE COVID-19 RESPONSE

    CHICAGO - On Saturday, it will be a month since the United Center hosted its last sporting event - a Blackhawks' victory over the Sharks...

    World, Sport, Food, COVID-19 Pandemic, Sports
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    POLICE: 20-YEAR-OLD SHOT, KILLED INSIDE SOUTH LOOP RESIDENCE

    CHICAGO - Police are investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot and killed inside a South Loop residence. At around 5:30 p.m.,...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    OVER 50 CASES OF COVID, 2 DEATHS REPORTED AT STATE FACILITY

    PARK FOREST, Ill. - Over 50 cases of COVID-19 and two deaths related to the virus were reported at a south suburban facility Thursday. The...

    Running, COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 10, 2020

    FAMILY OF 911 CALL CENTER EMPLOYEE MOURNING AFTER HE DIED FROM COVID-19

    CHICAGO - The family of a 911 call center operator is mourning after their loved one died from COVID-19. They are worried there are...

    Food, COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    WOMAN ACCUSED OF LICKING $1,800 WORTH OF ITEMS AT CALIFORNIA GROCERY STORE ARRESTED

    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - A Northern California woman has been arrested for felony vandalism after she allegedly licked and handled...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    DISNEY SHARES DOLE WHIP, OTHER RECIPES WHILE PARKS CLOSED

    TAMPA, Fla. - Disney Parks are encouraging guests to “cook up some magic at home” while parks worldwide remain closed due to coronavirus. On...

    Food, Bowling, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    FIGHT CONTINUES FOR RELEASE OF COOK COUNTY DETAINEES AS COVID-19 SPREADS

    CHICAGO - With over 275 cases of COVID-19 in the Cook County Jail population, the fight wages on to get more detainees released. Thursday,...

    COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    NEARLY A THIRD OF AMERICANS DIDN'T PAY RENT THIS MONTH, NEW DATA SHOWS

    With nearly 10 million Americans filing for unemployment in March , April 1 was always going to be a difficult day for US renters. Now...

    Market, Industry, Health, COVID-19 Pandemic, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    INDIANAPOLIS OFFICER SHOT, KILLED THURSDAY IN LINE OF DUTY

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - An officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was killed while responding to a domestic disturbance...

    News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    U.S. POSTAL SERVICE OFFERS $25K REWARD AFTER ARMED ROBBERY OF CARRIER IN NORTH CHICAGO

    NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. - The United States Postal Service is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest after a mail...

    U.S., News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    LOCKDOWNS MEAN MILLIONS OF WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD CAN'T REACH BIRTH CONTROL

    JOHANNESBURG - The callers were in tears. One by one, women in homes across rural Zimbabwe had a pleading question: When would family...

    World, Health, Food, News
  • By WGN TV   -   Apr 9, 2020

    US ECONOMY UNLIKELY TO RECOVER AS RAPIDLY AS IT COLLAPSED

    BALTIMORE - President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life “like a rocket,” stronger than...

    World, U.S., Donald Trump, Economy, Election, Finance, COVID-19 Pandemic, News