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    See Blackhawks’ Scott Darling’s new Stanley Cup tattoo (PHOTOS)

    SYCAMORE, Ill. — Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling got a new tattoo to celebrate the team’s Stanley Cup win. Tattoo artist Michael Figueroa with Spider Tattooz in Sycamore sent WGN these photos. Figueroa said it took four hours to complete the first session of Darling’s tat that features the Stanley Cup, the Chicago flag and skyline. If you look close you can see a “CR” on the cup, that is to honor Clint Reif, the Blackhawks’ assistant equipment manager who passed away during […]

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    3 stabbed, 1 fatally, in Ravenswood

    CHICAGO — At least one person was killed in a stabbing incident at Sunnyside and Leavitt. Three people were stabbed at around 4 p.m. in the afternoon. One woman, 20, was taken to Advocate Masonic Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Officials said the incident was targeted, and not random. Police said they have one man in custody. No charges have been filed. Two other men were taken to other hospitals and are being treated.

  • Pizza in a cone is real and it’s coming to the U.S.

    CHICAGO — American pizza makers, be warned: An Italian company announced U.S. expansion plans for their pizza product. The Kono Pizza chain says their “Pizza in a Cone” takes the mess out of eating pizza. They say ingredients and toppings are piled into the cone and baked in just three minutes. The company has been selling pizza cones in Italy for more than 10 years and now wants to expand its U.S. market with up to 10 new stores. The […]

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    Chicago drone video shows captivating look at summer in the city

    CHICAGO — Those folks who have provided us incredible drone footage of Chicago in the past? They’re at it again. Soaring Badger Productions has released its newest installment of “Chicago: A Bird’s-Eye View.” This time, it’s summer in the city. The video uploaded to Vimeo Sunday runs for roughly 4 minutes and delivers a captivating look at some of the city’s top landmarks, including Navy Pier, Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park, the United Center, North Avenue Beach and much more. Most of the […]

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    First trailer released for ‘I Am Chris Farley’ documentary

    NEW YORK — The first look at an upcoming documentary on the life of “Saturday Night Live” star Chris Farley has been released. The roughly two-minute exclusive preview was released by BuzzFeed Monday. (Click here to see it.) Farley, who made a name for himself as an alumnus of Chicago’s Second City mainstage, died of a drug overdose in 1997 after spending almost a decade in the national spotlight as a cast member of SNL and star of popular comedies such as “Black […]

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    Trump threatens to sue NBC after network severs ties

    NEW YORK — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. NBC said it would no longer air the annual “Miss USA” and “Miss Universe” pageants, which had been a joint venture between the company and Trump. Trump has said he is no longer appearing in the television show “The Apprentice.” NBC said “Celebrity Apprentice” will continue […]

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    Lady Gaga confuses Chicago festivals in Pride Parade Instagram post

    CHICAGO — She meant well, but Lady Gaga got her Chicago festivals confused over the weekend. She posted a photo of herself on Instagram standing on the balcony of her Chicago apartment wearing a bra and pants with “Gay Pride” written on her body. “Watching over Chicago Pride from my apartment and smiling so big. So many happy people. Happy pride!!,” she captioned the photo. Watching over Chicago Pride from my apartment and smiling so big. So many happy people. Happy pride!! […]

  • Katy Tiz performs ‘Whistle (While You Work It)’ on WGN Morning News

    Her mood-lifting anthem “Whistle (While You Work It)” is gaining ground on pop radio and climbing the charts. British pop star Katy Tiz was LIVE in the WGN studios Monday morning.

  • CNN reporter mistakes sex toy flag for ISIS flag at London Pride Parade

    LONDON — A CNN reporter covered what she thought was an ISIS flag at London’s Pride Parade. But it wasn’t. The flag turned out to be a joke about sex toys. “I mean, If you look at the flag closely, it’s clearly not Arabic, in fact it looks like it could be gobbledygook, but it’s very distinctive – the ISIS flag,” reporter Lucy Pawle said in a live report on Sunday. Viewers were quick to tweet the journalist. @lucypawle the ISIS flag at the […]


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