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  • The 5 best quotes from Loyola’s Sister Jean’s NCAA news conference

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Loyola University’s chaplain Sister Jean held a news conference Friday ahead of the NCAA Final Four. The last time the Chicago university was in the Final Four was 1963, and that year, the team won the tournament championship. Throughout this tournament, Sister Jean has become a national sensation. She even has her own bobblehead, which has quickly become the No. 1 seller among Loyola fan gear. She’s also known for delivering zingers. Here are five of […]

  • Stanley’s Kitchen and Tap in Lincoln Park closing after 25 years

    CHICAGO — After 25 years of service in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, Stanley’s Kitchen and Tap is closing its doors. Stanley’s Kitchen announced the closure on Facebook, saying they could not meet terms with their landlord for extending their lease. The Facebook post says the restaurant’s owners are looking at alternate sites in Chicago for their “next home.” “Thank you again for allowing us to be a part of your community and by including us in so many moments in your […]

  • Justin Timberlake really, really loved dining at Alinea in Chicago

    CHICAGO — While in Chicago for his “Man Of The Woods Tour,” Justin Timberlake apparently enjoyed a delicious meal at the three-Michelin-starred restaurant Alinea in Lincoln Park. The superstar posted Instagram videos of himself at the restaurant, engaging with his food and the staff. The first video shows him sucking helium out of a sugar ballon. Speaking in a high-pitched voice, he says, “I’m just hanging out at Alinea, you know what I’m saying!” before breaking into laughter. The next two […]

  • Democratic AG candidate Sen. Kwame Raoul criticizes census citizenship question

    CHICAGO — Fresh off winning the Democratic primary for Attorney General, Illinois State Sen. Kwame Raoul joined WGN Morning News on set Thursday. Raoul remarked that Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s shoes are going to be “very big to fill.” He went on to speak on how he’ll build off of Madigan’s work. “I think continue and build upon it. I think there are areas particularly in intervention in neighborhoods of normalized violence where we can use victims resources to intervene,” […]

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  • Dr. Willie Wilson discusses his second Chicago mayoral run

    CHICAGO — Dr. Willie Wilson joined WGN Morning News Wednesday following his announcement to run for mayor of Chicago for a second time. Speaking on his first run for mayor and what he is changing this time around, Wilson stated that this is “Emanuel’s last year.” “Jobs, violence, property taxes — you are running people out of the city of Chicago. So he has to leave,” Dr. Wilson told WGN Morning News. He finished third in 2015 in a five-candidate […]

  • Mummy remains discovered in 2,500-year-old coffin

    AUSTRALIA — Scientists in Australia opened what they thought was an empty 2,500-year-old coffin and found a mummy. The University of Sydney acquired the coffin 150 years ago. Before the discovery, records classified the coffin as empty and it was left untouched. Initial studies show the remains found inside are of a single human, an adult probably around the age of 30. The discovery offers scientists a rare opportunity to test the corpse that could help unlock mysteries around ancient […]

  • Wisconsin man accused of dropping gravel from dump truck during police chase

    DODGE COUNTY, Wis. — A Wisconsin man is facing multiple charges after fleeing from police in a dump truck. The driver, 34-year-old Theodore Tamminga, was not able to get far, but he did have a trick up his sleeve. According to Fox6 News, the pursuit happened in Dodge County, Wisconsin on Wednesday, March 21 after police received a call from Tamminga’s father saying they had just gotten into a fight. Tamminga then took off in a dump truck. As the […]

  • Ex-White Sox player Albert Belle arrested for indecent exposure, DUI

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Former Major League Baseball All-Star Albert Belle was arrested on indecent exposure and driving under the influence on Sunday in Scottsdale, Arizona. According to Newsweek, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office booked Belle, 51, on two counts of indecent exposure, and one count each of driving under the influence and extreme driving under the influence. The details of Belle’s arrest are not yet clear. However, Belle was arrested during a spring training baseball game in Scottsdale. Over his 11-year career, […]

  • Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on mayoral run, Emanuel’s attack ad

    CHICAGO – Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy joined WGN Morning News Friday and discussed his run for mayor. Following McCarthy’s announcement for his run for mayor, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released an attack ad targeting McCarthy and his possible link with President Trump. “At first, I thought it was funny, but then I realized that it’s actually very troubling,” McCarthy said. “The arrogance of this administration is really overwhelming. Chicagoans are way smarter then he gives us credit for. He […]

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