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  • Pizza delivery man shot in South Side robbery

    CHICAGO — A pizza delivery man was shot at an apartment on the city’s South Side. The man was delivering food just before 11 p.m. Thursday near 54th Street and Indiana Avenue. Several men approached him and tried to rob him. After a brief scuffle, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the ankle. He was taken to the hospital, where his condition has stabilized. The robbers got away with cash and the pizza. Detectives […]

  • Highlights from WGN Morning News St. Patrick’s Day celebration

    WGN Morning News held their annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration Friday at 115 Bourbon Street on the South Side. The entire gang came out this year — and of course — so did a cast of characters to help us kick it off. Check out some highlights below:

  • 2 shot, 1 stabbed in Richton Park

    RICHTON PARK, Ill. — Two people were shot and one person was stabbed in Richton Park. The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday in the area of Saratoga and Latonia. When officers arrived to the scene, they found a shooting and stabbing victim. The gunman fled on foot, but was found by officers a short time later — along with an additional shooting victim. All three victims were transported to area hospitals. The suspects are in police custody. Police say […]

  • Emanuel, American Airlines reach deal on $8.5B O’Hare expansion plan

    CHICAGO — American Airlines has dropped its opposition to a proposed expansion at O’Hare Airport after striking a deal with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. American Airlines had threatened to sue the mayor. They claimed the $8.5 billion plan favored United Airlines by giving them five additional gates. Under the deal, the mayor agreed to speed construction of three new gates American can use in the future. The city council will begin considering the O’Hare expansion plans today.

  • Clinical counselor Matt Glowiak on National School Walkout Day

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  • Gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds performs LIVE

    Grammy-nominated, Dove Award winner Jonathan McReynolds performed LIVE on WGN Morning News. Check out his performances in the videos below: 

  • Fifth Third Bank defends use of ‘jail-like’ entrances at special hearing

    CHICAGO —  Fifth Third Bank is defending its use of doors that you have to be buzzed in and out of at several branches. Some call them discriminatory. State Senator Jacqueline Collins led a special hearing that included State Representative Mary Flowers. Father Michael Pfleger testified against the bank, claiming the entrances create a jail-like atmosphere, and are only used at branches in minority neighborhoods. Fifth Third Bank officials responded by saying the entrances are used at banks that have […]

  • Gospel singer Jonathan McReynolds gets special message from Skilling, sings WGN weather forecast

    Grammy-nominated, Dove Award winner Jonathan McReynolds joined WGN Morning News on Tuesday to perform a song from his new album, “Make Room,” that’s already the No.1 album in the iTunes gospel chart. During his visit at WGN, McReynolds, who is a huge fan of Tom Skilling, was surprised with a video message from the chief meteorologist himself! He also had some fun with Weatherman Paul Konrad and sang Chicago’s weather forecast. Watch the video in the player above. Check out his […]

  • Steve Greenberg with the latest home tech gadgets

    Steve Greenberg, the author of ‘Gadget Nation,’ joins WGN Morning News to show us the hottest home tech gadgets. For a full list of the products, go to:  

  • Officer fatally shoots woman armed with knife inside burning vehicle, Elgin police say

    ELGIN, Ill. — A woman armed with a knife was fatally shot by Elgin police Monday morning on the Jane Addams Tollway, Elgin police said. In a news conference, Elgin police said the incident started around 12:30 a.m. Monday after officers made contact with a suspicious vehicle at Cedar Avenue in Elgin. During the encounter, police said 34-year-old Decynthia Clements fled. Officers chased her initially, but then gave up. Clements’ vehicle was then spotted on westbound I-90 near Route 25. […]