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  • WGN-TV BECOMES “CHICAGO’S MERRY OWN” FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH NEW SPECIALS AND OLD FAVORITES!

    CHICAGO, November 21, 2019 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will be celebrating the 2019 holiday season as “Chicago’s Merry Own” with special programing, events and promotions. It all starts with live coverage of the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade on November 28. New presentations of WGN’s Family Classics kick off with “Holiday Inn” starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire on December 13, and a New Year’s Eve double-feature of the Marx Brothers “Monkey Business” and “Animal Crackers.” Also, on New Year’s Eve, […]

  • State representative from Chicago charged with weapons violation

    CHICAGO — A state lawmaker has been charged with violating handgun laws. Chicago police pulled over Rep. Curtis Tarver (D-25th) in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood Monday for a broken headlight. During the stop, officers learned Tarver had a handgun on him while his concealed-carry license was revoked. The Chicago Democrat was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of failure to surrender a concealed carry license. Tarver is due in court Dec. 27.  

  • WGN-TV & OAK BROOK PRODUCTIONS BRING HOME 8 EMMY® AWARDS

    JENNIFER LYONS, JACKIE BANGE TO BE INDUCTED IN THE SILVER CIRCLE AWARD CHICAGO, November 19, 2019 – At Saturday’s 2019 Chicago/Midwest Emmy® Awards, WGN-TV and Oak Brook Productions (OBP) won 8 Emmy® Awards. WGN-TV/OBP Emmy® Award winners include: Outstanding Achievement for News Gathering – Light News Feature/Series Meet the Crane Operator: Julie Unruh, Vince Tagle Outstanding Achievement for News and Specialty Report/Series – Human Interest Ida B. Wells: Marsha Bartel, Mike D’Angelo, Joe Donlon Outstanding Achievement for News Specialty Report/Series […]

  • WGN-TV PRESENTS “SATURDAY NIGHT WITH FRIENDS: THE ONES MORGAN LOVES” ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16

    CHICAGO, October 31, 2019 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV is airing a special “Saturday Night with Friends” mini-marathon – “The Ones Morgan Loves,” featuring WGN Morning News meteorologist Morgan Kolkmeyer’s six favorite episodes of “Friends.” The three-hour presentation filled with Morgan’s favorite moments starts at 6pm on Saturday, November 16. Morgan will watch the episodes along with fans at home and offer her own commentary before and after each episode on the air. “I grew up watching Friends as a […]

  • WGN-TV PRESENTS ALL-NEW “STORIES OF HOPE: FACING BREAST CANCER” IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    CHICAGO, October 7, 2019 – In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will present an all-new “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer” on Friday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. CT. The half-hour special will also be streamed live at WGNTV.com/Live. An encore will be seen Sunday, October 20 at 12:00 p.m. CT on CLTV. WGN’s Dina Bair and Dean Richards will host the special featuring inspiring survivor stories. Dean will be at Gilda’s Club Chicago to […]

  • WGN-TV TO AIR SEASON 4 OF “BACKSTORY WITH LARRY POTASH” SATURDAY NIGHTS BEGINNING OCTOBER 5

    CHICAGO, September 30, 2019– Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will premiere the fourth season of Backstory with Larry Potash on Saturday, October 5 at 10pm CT. All-new episodes will air Saturday nights throughout October. Potash explores the backstory behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science from Chicago and beyond. Each WGN-TV airing will also stream live at WGNTV.com/Live. Encores will air late Sundays at 11pm CT on WGN-TV and Wednesdays at 7pm CT on CLTV. […]

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  • WATCH ON-DEMAND: ‘Savoring Sweetness: The Life & Times of Walter Payton’

    Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV premiered “Savoring Sweetness: The Life & Times of Walter Payton” on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019. On this 20th anniversary of his passing, WGN-TV looked back at one of the greatest running backs, Chicago Bears and men of all time through the eyes of his teammates, family and friends. To honor Payton’s legacy, his son Jarrett sat down with Jim McMahon, Dan Hampton, Steve McMichael, Gary Fencik, Barry Sanders and others to put his prowess and passion […]

  • 32 more lawsuits filed against Sterigenics

    CHICAGO —Nearly three dozen people have sued the operator of a suburban Chicago medical equipment cleaning plant they claim emits fumes that have adversely affected their health, lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Tuesday. The 32 lawsuits filed against Sterigenics LLC this week in Cook County seek damages from the company, which operates a plant in Willowbrook. Jeanne Hochhalter is one of those suing Oak Brook-based Sterigenics. She said Tuesday that the cancer she developed is directly related to the long-term […]

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