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  • Man posing as Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting 2 women

    SKOKIE, Il. — Skokie police arrested a man accused of posing as a ride-share driver and sexually assaulting two women. 33-year-old Musaab Afandi was arrested Monday and charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and two counts of aggravated kidnapping. The charges stem from two separate incidents which occurred in February and March, according to police. During the investigation, each victim told detectives they were picked up outside a different Chicago bar/night club after ordering an Uber. “After […]

  • Jackson Jr reveals financial debt as he speaks out about divorce

    CHICAGO — Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr appeared in court for a brief hearing on his divorce Tuesday. Jackson revealed a plethora of financial debt he and his estranged wife face. The dueling divorce suits are playing out on a very public stage.  Jackson Jr dealt with both cases Tuesday; first in Washington by phone the other, in person, at the Daley Center in downtown Chicago. In both jurisdictions there will be joint custody and “joint parenting,” he said. The former congressman, […]

  • Girl, 15, found safe after disturbing video of her seen on Facebook Live

    CHICAGO – A Chicago police chief spokesman has confirmed a missing 15-year-old girl has been found safe after her family says she was sexually assaulted on Facebook Live. Anthony Guglielmi tweeted the update, saying the teen was brought to Area Central were detectives conducted interviews. Family members and friends who reported she was missing say they saw the 15-year-old on a video being sexually assaulted by several boys. “I just want her home,” her mother said Monday. “I just want to […]

  • WGN-TV chief meteorologist Tom Skilling to host the 37th annual tornado and severe weather seminar at Fermilab

    SEMINAR TO STREAM LIVE ON WGNTV.COM CHICAGO, March 21, 2017 – Tom Skilling, WGN-TV’s chief meteorologist, will host the 37th Annual Tornado and Severe Weather Seminar at the Ramsey Auditorium on the grounds of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, on Saturday, April 8, 2017 starting at noon. Admission to the seminar is free and people will be seated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Any overflow will be seated to view a closed circuit feed in the atrium area. […]

  • 2 suburban Meijer stores closing

    Two suburban Meijer grocery stores will close this summer because of poor sales. About 300 employees in Berwyn and Melrose Park were notified today. Some of the workers will get jobs at other area Meijers. The closing stores have a smaller layout.  The company says it’s had more success with supercenter locations.  

  • Promises made, promises kept: WGN Investigates looks at Pres. Trumps first 2 months in office

    As a candidate, Donald Trump was fond of holding Chicago up as an example of a city in disarray. “Look at Chicago! Look at what’s going on!” Trump said at a campaign stop last summer. When he accepted the republican nomination for president, Trump vowed to restore law and order to our country. As president, Trump implied there’s a quick fix: “They have a problem that’s very easily fixable but they have to get tougher, stronger and smarter – but […]

  • Wrigleyville prepares for upcoming Cubs season

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs are getting ready for the start of a new season as world champs.  It will be a new experience for all of Wrigleyville and residents met Monday night to talk about the upcoming season. The meeting started with the Cubs talking about their goals for the World Series Champion organization and brought the Commissioners Trophy along. They also discussed the Wrigley Field renovation as well as the new office and hotel that are coming to […]

  • Cubs David Ross makes his dancing debut; Teammates cheer him on

    By all accounts David Ross hit a home run on the dance floor tonight during his debut on “Dancing With The Stars.” Queen @lindsayarnold slayed the choreography again! WOW! So proud of them!!! @D_Ross3 #TeamLadyAndTheGramp #DWTS — Lexus (@lindsayarnold_) March 21, 2017 Ross and his professional partner Lindsay Arnold danced the quick step to “Go Cubs Go.” Play Ballroom! ⚾️ Our first @MLB player, @D_Ross3, Quicksteps with @lindsayarnold! #DWTS — Official DWTS (@DancingABC) March 21, 2017 The pair […]

  • Kristin Cavallari bids goodbye to Chicago with Instagram post

    Former reality star Kristin Cavallari insists she really will miss Chicago when she and her husband, former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler move away. Cavallari has had a complicated relationship with the city, complaining in an interview in 2015 that Chicago just wasn’t home. So we're moving from Chicago soon and I gotta say, I'm really gonna miss this place. Not only we're all 3 of my babies born here, it's where it all began with jay, it brought me […]

  • Temps bounce up and down all week

    Updates at Chicago Weather Center