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  • Hospital cleared of wrongdoing in death of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez’s baby

    CHICAGO — The hospital that cared for the baby of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez has been cleared of wrongdoing by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). “After an investigation, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) determined that Advocate Christ Hospital was found to be in substantial compliance,” IDPH said in a statement Tuesday. Read IDPH’s full report here. Yovanny Jadiel Lopez died Friday after living with brain damage for 53 days in the intensive care unit at Advocate Christ […]

  • Your Spring Weather Photos

    Spring 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.

  • PHOTOS: Feds seize 300K containers of dietary supplements from suburban company

    WILLOWBROOK, Ill. — U.S. Marshals and the Food and Drug Administration are cracking down on a suburban diet supplement company. Agents seized more than 300,000 containers from the Life Rising Corporation in Willowbrook. The seized goods consisted of more than 500 products, valued at approximately $3.5 million. Investigators found the company had cut corners and not followed FDA rules for manufacturing and packing its products. The FDA said they found similar violations in 2016 and 2017 as well. Life Rising sells […]

  • Ex-Chicago alderman Proco ‘Joe’ Moreno pleads not guilty

    CHICAGO — An ex-Chicago alderman pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges he lent his vehicle to a former girlfriend and then reported it stolen. Proco “Joe” Moreno is facing one count of insurance fraud, disorderly conduct, obstructing justice, and filing a false report of a stolen vehicle. Prosecutors claim Moreno loaned his Audi A-6 to the woman in January. He allegedly later called 911 to report the car was taken, and contacted his insurance carrier. The woman has since […]

  • Boy from Mexico travels to Chicago for help with brain tumor

    CHICAGO — A boy from Mexico is now in Chicago, so doctors can try to save his life. Alan was a healthy 5-year-old boy until his energy level disappeared a few months ago. That’s when a doctor diagnosed him with a rare tumor on the stem of his brain. The family said the hospital would not help him because they’re poor. Alan and his mother traveled through rural Mexico to the U.S. border for Humanitarian Parole. On Monday night, they […]

  • Cubs’ Javy Baez hosts hundreds of young athletes at baseball camp

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez worked with hundreds of children on their baseball skills at a ProCamp in the northwest suburbs Monday. The camp was held at Elk Grove High School for about 450 boys and girls in first through eighth grade, including WGN sports anchor/reporter Jarrett Payton’s son Jaden. Hey @javy23baez, my wife just texted me and told me my son @paytonson just got a hit off of you at your @ProCamps. Thanks for […]

  • Man killed in ‘domestic incident’ in Channanhon

    CHANNAHON, Ill. —   A man was killed in a domestic incident today in south suburban Channahon Monday. Authorities said James Darden, 73, forced his way into a house in the 25000 block of Fryer Street and pistol-whipped a 53- year- old woman. Somehow the gun went off and Darden was struck and killed.. The woman who was assaulted was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police said initial social media reports of a mass shooting were unfounded.  

  • 1 lane is closed on inbound Ike, from Ogden to Halsted, until 2020

    CHICAGO — Drivers may have noticed the new lane configuration on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway (Interstate 290) Monday. Lanes are reduced to three lanes for the rest of the year as part of the Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction. One lane is now closed from Ogden Avenue to Halsted Street, but drivers can still access the Kennedy, the Dan Ryan, and Ida B. Wells Drive. IDOT said drivers should expect delays and allow for extra time for trips through this area. Crews […]

  • Dads surprise WGN anchors live on set ahead of Father’s Day weekend

    WGN Morning News co-anchors Dan Ponce and Lauren Jiggetts got quite the surprise on live TV ahead of Father’s Day weekend. WGN’s producer told Dan and Lauren to wait outside the studio and ask three questions of the two mystery guests inside the studio. The guests disguised their voices pretty well, so Dan and Lauren had no idea who the guests were. When they walked into the studio, they were shocked to discover their dads sitting at the anchor desk! […]

  • Mr. Fix It talks tips on fixing up your deck

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