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    Woman, 58, beats alleged rapist with crowbar, knocks him unconscious

    CHICAGO — A 58-year-old woman being sexually assaulted was able to defend herself by beating her attacker with a crowbar and knocking him unconscious. 30-year-old Dorval Grice, the woman’s longtime neighbor, has been charged with home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual assault According to DNAinfo, prosecutors say the woman was sleeping in her home Monday in the 1300 block of South Throop Street in the city’s University Village neighborhood, when Grice broke in through an unlatched living room window. The woman woke […]

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    ‘Lucky pennies’ worth $1,000 hidden in major cities, including Chicago

    CHICAGO — If you find a penny around town, it could be worth $1,000. 100 ‘lucky pennies’ are hiding in 10 major cities across the country. Those who find them will receive a cash prize of $1,000. According to the, 10 of the coins were placed in each of the following cities: Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Austin, Chicago, Charlotte, Detroit, Miami, New York and Washington, DC. The coins are slightly larger than regular pennies with an Ally Financial logo on one side and […]

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    IPRA releases dashcam video of high-speed police crash

    CHICAGO — Dramatic Chicago police dashcam video recorded a high-speed crash that injured four officers. The video was released by the Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA). The crash happened July 1 at 124th and Union in the city’s West Pullman neighborhood. It all started with a robbery in Tinley Park. Two of the fleeing suspects were killed in the crash, two others were arrested. On Tuesday, they pled guilty to misdemeanor theft.

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    Protests outside Trump Tower in response to his alleged treatment of women

    CHICAGO — A demonstration was held in front of Trump Tower Tuesday morning, in response to some lewd comments about women that Donald Trump was caught making on a hot mic. The protests were part of a larger, national feminist protest against Donald Trump and the GOP. A couple hundred women gathered across the street from Trump Tower in Chicago, carrying hand-made signs and chanting. Many of the signs used by the protesters were very graphic, and not shown in WGN’s broadcast. […]

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    Watch 92-year-old man recite new original Cubs poem on WGN Morning News

    CHICAGO — “Uncle Joe” Gagliardi has been a fan of the Chicago Cubs since 1931. Last year at 91-years-old, he joined WGN Morning News to recite how a championship win for the Cubs was way overdue. “Uncle Joe” is now 92, and joined us again to recite a new poem for his beloved Cubbies. Donning all Cubs attire, he read his original poem: “Last year at 91, the Cubs didn’t get it done. However, this year at 92, our Cubs are going to […]

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    Steve Greenberg with the coolest problem solving gadgets

    Steve Greenberg, the author of ‘Gadget Nation,’ joins WGN Morning News to show us the newest problem solving gadgets. For more info, go to:

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    White Sox fan Frank Kaminsky trolls Cubs with Bartman jersey in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Charlotte Hornets center Frank Kaminsky has done his best to bring some bad luck to the Chicago Cubs as they look to continue their playoff run. Kaminsky showed up for Monday night’s NBA preseason matchup with the Bulls at the United Center in Chicago, wearing a Steve Bartman Cubs jersey. The Cubs had a 3-0 lead over the Marlins and were five outs from making their first World Series since 1945 in the 2003 National League Championship Series when Bartman deflected […]

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    Highlights from WGN Morning News` annual trip to Fantasy Costumes

    Missed our annual trip to Fantasy Costumes? No worries. We’ve put together our favorite moments for you. Watch the video in the player above

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    Man charged after beating CTA driver, passenger with bag of frozen chicken

    CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 27-year-old man attacked a CTA bus driver and a passenger with a bag of frozen chicken. Caleb Russell  boarded the bus last Wednesday afternoon and tried to flirt with a woman. When she refused his advances, he hit her with the frozen chicken. When the CTA driver came to her rescue, he was kicked and beaten with the chicken. His face was damaged so badly, he needed gum surgery. Russell is charged with battery and aggravated […]

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    Cubs-Dodgers face off in Game 3 of NLCS tonight

    LOS ANGELES  —The Chicago Cubs push for the pennant continues tonight with Game 3 of the NLCS. The series is now tied after the Cubs lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field Sunday night. Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw defused the Cubs’ bats, pitching the Dodgers to a 1-0 win in Game 2. The next three games of the NLCS will be at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Tonight’s pitchers are Jake Arrieta and former Cub Rich Hill. Game time is 7:08 […]