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  • Mayor Lightfoot, CPS launch summer safety program

    CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools launched a program aimed at helping students over summer break. The mayor and CPS CEO Janice Jackson announced the new program called “Summer For Change” at Percy L. Julian High School Wednesday morning, to help those who are most vulnerable to neighborhood gun violence. They are mustering up $1.4 million of public and private money to fund the six-week program, which will offer mentoring, mental health resources and a $200-per-week stipend […]

  • 2 men arrested in fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Kenosha

    KENOSHA, Wis. — Two men have been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a 5-year-old boy in Kenosha. Kenosha Police Department Detectives are referring the two men, both 24-years-old, to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office. They could face charges of homicide by negligent handling of a firearm and leaving a loaded firearm within reach or access of a child. WGN will not release the name of the men until they are officially charged. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s […]

  • WGN’s Pat Tomasulo is a low-key hopeless romantic — and here’s why

    WGN Sports Anchor Pat Tomasulo revealed during the Morning Show that he buys his wife flowers EVERY Sunday and leaves her notes EVERY morning. No one believed him. But then she confirmed. BREAKING NEWS: Pat is a low-key hopeless romantic. Watch the video in the player above

  • Heather Mack could be released from jail in 18 months: report

    BALI — The Chicago-area woman imprisoned in Bali for killing her mother says she does not want to return to the United States after her release. Heather Mack, 23, and her boyfriend Tommy Schaeffer were convicted of killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack in 2014. Mack was sentenced to 10 years in prison. She tells Daily Mail TV that she could be a free woman in 18 months for good behavior. Mack says if she gets deported back to the U.S., she’ll […]

  • Surveillance images released of man wanted in CTA bus shooting on South Side

    CHICAGO — Chicago police have released surveillance images of the man wanted in connection to a CTA bus shooting that injured three people. The shooting happened around 6 p.m. Monday in a CTA bus on the 7600 block of South State Street in the Chatham neighborhood. The images capture the man exiting the bus and then firing his handgun into the rear of the bus, injuring three people. Police describe the man as a black male between 18 and 25 […]

  • Security image released of suspect in shooting that killed off-duty officer at Racine bar

    RACINE, Wis. — Investigators in Racine have released a security image of the suspect in an armed robbery that left an off-duty officer dead. The photo captures the masked man suspected in the Monday night deadly shooting at Teezers Bar, located at 1936 Lathrop Avenue. Police said Officer John Hetland was off-duty and at Teezers around 9 p.m., when a gunman entered the bar and announced a robbery. When Hetland intervened and attempted to stop the man, he was fatally […]

  • Person in custody after man found dead in Schaumburg home

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — One person is in custody after a man was found dead inside a home in Schaumburg. Police responded to a home in the 1100 block of Stoughton Court around 9 p.m. Monday. When officers entered the residence, they discovered the body of a 57-year-old man. One person is in custody in connection to the man’s death. Officers said this incident is domestic-related. Schaumburg police are conducting a death investigation. This is a developing story. Check back for […]

  • Cook County sheriff’s deputy shoots teen who attempted to carjack him in Little Village

    CHICAGO — An on-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy shot a 16-year-old boy who attempted to carjack him in the Little Village neighborhood. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday at a car wash on Cermak and Rockwell. Police said the 50-year-old deputy was taking a lunch break and had just exited his white Corvette when the 16-year-old approached and entered the Corvette. The deputy pulled out his weapon and opened fire, hitting the teenager in the left shoulder. The teen […]

  • Man found fatally shot inside South Side apartment

    CHICAGO — Chicago police are searching for suspects in the shooting death of a man on the city’s South Side. The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday near 65th and King Drive in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood. Police said a 41-year-old man was talking on the phone while walking to his apartment building, when four people started following him.The man was able to get to his apartment, but was later found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest. No […]

  • $3.4M grand prize in Queen of Hearts raffle at McHenry VFW

    MCHENRY, Ill. — The Queen of Hearts raffle is back, and Tuesday is drawing day. The grand prize is $3.4 million. For several months last year, players flooded the McHenry Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4600 to buy tickets for their chance at the pot. When it was over, that pot grew to $7,080,528. Now, there are new rules. The top payout is capped at $3 million, and there is a July 30 deadline to end the game. Also, the […]

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