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  • Facebook comes back online after outages reported nationwide

    CHICAGO — Facebook appears to be coming back online for users after an outage Monday afternoon. According to the website downdetector.com, which tracks complaints about services made on social media and posted to the website itself, reports of Facebook’s outage starting coming in around  11:52 a.m. CT Monday. The outage lasted about 30 minutes or so. A live outage map on the website at the time showed reports as far west as Portland, Ore., and as far east as Boston. Many WGN […]

  • YOUR PHOTOS: Veterans Day 2018

    CHICAGO —  Here are some of your photos of loved ones who have served in the armed forces in honor of Veterans Day. To see more of the submitted photos, click here to visit WGN TV’s Facebook page.    

  • Girl, 12, missing from Back of the Yards found safe

    CHICAGO —Police say that a 12-year-old girl who went missing in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood has been found safe. Angelica Villapando was last seen in the vicinity of the 4900 block of South Damen Avenue at 4 p.m. Sunday. Police say she was located safely Monday morning. No other details were provided.

  • Teaser trailer for ‘Toy Story 4’ released

    It’s been eight years since the last “Toy Story” movie, but now Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the gang are back in “Toy Story 4.” The teaser trailer dropped Monday. Take a look. Summer 2019. #ToyStory4 pic.twitter.com/twoWKWwBVO— Disney•Pixar (@DisneyPixar) November 12, 2018 In “Toy Story 4,” Woody and Buzz embark on a quest to find Woody’s romantic interest, Bo Peep, who was not with them in “Toy Story 3. “ The new “Toy Story” comes out in June.

  • Dog food recalled for too much Vitamin D; look out for excessive vomiting

    Too much vitamin D in some of their dry dog food has prompted Nutrisca and Natural Life Pet Products to issue voluntary recalls, according to WGNO. Nutrisca’s recall is nationwide, while Natural Life Pet Products’ recall is for eight states, according to news releases from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dogs with elevated levels of vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Nationwide, Nutrisca of St. […]

  • Your Fall Weather Photos

    Fall has arrived in the Chicago area!  How are you spending it?  What have you seen? Click here to share your photos and videos with us! Editor’s Note: Your photos will not automatically appear in the gallery. Each one needs to be approved by a producer first.

  • Video shows thieves smashing windows, robbing phone store in seconds

    SCHERERVILLE, Ind. — Police have released surveillance video in an effort to identify four suspects who stole several cell phones from a T-Mobile store in Schererville, Ind. At about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, police say four men entered the store and stole several phones off of a display counter. They were in and out of the store in 10 seconds, and fled the scene in what a witness described as a green Pontiac Aztek SUV. Police believe these suspects are connected to […]

  • WGN-TV to air WGN Morning News Primetime Special 7-9pm on Nov. 14

    CHICAGO, November 8, 2018 – Chicago’s Very Own top-rated WGN Morning News team will present a two-hour, live primetime special Wednesday night, November 14 from 7 to 9pm CT. Celebrating eight years as Chicago’s #1 rated morning program, WGN Morning News airs weekdays from 4am to 10am with Larry Potash and Robin Baumgarten as the main anchors. The ensemble also features Paul Konrad, Pat Tomasulo, Dan Ponce, Lauren Jiggetts, Dean Richards, Ana Belaval, Morgan Kolkmeyer, Sarah Jindra, Marcus Leshock, Mike […]

  • Cold weather could be to blame for depression

    Full list of 2018 Cook County warming centers

    CHICAGO — As temperatures plunge across the area, Cook County has opened its warming centers for residents. Here’s the full list: Berwyn (Library) 2701 S. Harlem Ave. Berwyn, IL 9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. M-THU 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. F-SAT 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. SUN Transport: No Berwyn (Freedom Park) 3701 S. Scoville Ave. Berwyn, IL 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. M-THU 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. F Transport: No Berwyn (Recreational Dept.) 6501 W. 31st St. Berwyn, IL 7:00 a.m. – […]

  • Niece of actress Tamera Mowry-Housley among those killed in California mass shooting

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. –“Sister Sister” actress Tamera Mowry-Housley and her husband say their 18-year-old niece was among those killed in the Southern California mass shooting. The actress and her husband Adam Housley confirmed Thursday that Alaina Housely was killed in the shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill in the city of Thousand Oaks. They say their “hearts are broken” and say they are “devastated that her life was cut short in this manner.” They called Alaina Housley “an incredible young […]