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  • Off-duty officer fatally shot in River North

    Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks after an off-duty officer was shot and killed in River North CHICAGO — An off-duty Chicago police officer was killed in a shooting early Saturday morning on the Near North Side. Police say 23-year-old John P. Rivera was sitting in a vehicle on the 700 block of N. Clark Street around 3:30 a.m. Saturday when two men approached and one fired shots into the car, striking Rivera in the chest,  arm and mouth. Rivera […]

  • National Puppy Day with Fetching Tails Foundation

    For more information on how to adopt or foster a pet, go to

  • A sunny Saturday, followed by rain and a cooldown early in the week

  • National Pizza Day with Labriola Cafe

    Rich Labriola, owner of Labriola Cafe joined the WGN Weekend Morning News for National Pizza Day. Labriola Chicago 535 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL (312) 955-3100

  • Valentine’s Day Ideas with Frank Andonoplas

    Frank Andonoplas of Frank Event Design joined the WGN Weekend Morning News with some Valentine’s Day ideas for different stages of a relationship. Frank Event Design 5555 North Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60640 773-275-6804 Instagram and Facebook: Frank Event Design

  • National Heart Month: Star Jones on her struggles with heart disease

    Star Jones joined the WGN Weekend Morning News to talk about National Heart Month and her work with the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women campaign. Jones has had her own struggles with heart health; and in 2010, she underwent open heart surgery. Since then, she has become a spokeswoman and a national volunteer for the American Heart Association. For more information on heart healthy tips or the Go Red For Women Campaign, go to

  • Sweets and Spirits with Ethereal Confections

    Mary Ervin and Sara Miller from Ethereal Confections joined the WGN Weekend Morning News with some suggested pairings for their chocolate treats.

  • Bears fans ‘partying like it’s 1985’ after win over Packers clinches division

    CHICAGO — Gleeful Bears fans are celebrating the team’s first division championship in nearly a decade after their 24-17 victory over the arch-rival Green Bay Packers Sunday. Fans streaming out of Soldier Field were euphoric over winning a division title after a long 8-year wait, let alone watching a fun team play at a high level for so many weeks. They Bears have now won 10 games in a season for the first time since Lovie Smith’s last year, and are […]

  • These high-tech gifts will wow your pets this holiday season

    Dr. Tony Kremer joined the WGN Weekend Morning News with some high-tech gifts to wow your pets this holiday season.

  • Holiday Cocktails with Tap House Grill

    Scott Ward and Nate Pauley from Tap House Grill joined the WGN Weekend Morning News with some holiday-themed cocktails. Candy Cane-tini vanilla vodka, white creme de cocoa, rumpleminze, half n half, candy cane Gingerbread-tini vanilla vodka, Bailey’s Irish Creme , Kahlua, gingerbread syrup Mistletoe Mule cherry vodka, muddled limes, cherries, honey, mint leaves & ginger beer For more information on their events, go to

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