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  • What’s next in Iraq?

    WGN Terrorism analyst and DePaul University History Professor, Tom Mockaitis, talks about what’s next as violence escalates in Iraq.

  • Friday, June 13 – Assistant Store Manager, Goodwill

  • Thursday, June 12 – Project Engineer, Airgas

  • Chicagoans pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

    Chicagoans are paying tribute to Nelson Mandela by sharing memories of his visit to Chicago. Mandela died yesterday at the age of 95. The South African consulate has created two books for Chicagoans to send their condolences to the Mandela family and people of South Africa. “At this sad time, of the departure of former President Nelson Mandela, a book of condolence will be open at at two locations: 1.  The Consulate General of the Republic of South Africa, 200 South […]

  • Two suspected bank robbers arrested in Missouri

    The FBI says two alleged bank robbers have been arrested in Missouri. Ashley Patterson and Jeremiah Ellis are suspected of robbing the First Merchants Bank in East Chicago last Saturday. Authorities say both of them had handguns and that Ellis fired at responding police officers. Patterson and Ellis are being held at the Mississippi County Jail. Officials say two children were with the couple.  They weren’t harmed.

  • Celebrating 100 years of baseball at Wrigley Field

    Cubs create a season of celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field. For more information:

  • Gunshot victim scores game winning shot

    A high school basketball star pushes his team to victory despite suffering a gunshot wound less than two weeks ago. Tyquone Greer tells WGN he wants to do whatever he can to help his team win.

  • Judge sentences cop killers to 100 years behind bars

    A pair of convicted cop killers received the maximum sentence Wednesday, more than 100-years behind bars. Kevin Walker and Christopher Harris were convicted in separate trials of killing Officer Alejandro Valadez.  Valadez was caught in gang retaliation crossfire during a 2009 drive-by shooting. Harris was one of the shooters.  He declined to make any comments in court.  Walker drove the car and apologized to the Valadez family at the sentencing. A third man, Shawn Gaston, was also convicted in the […]

  • Fried chicken with a cause

    Chicago is know for its pizza and hot dogs, but fried chicken tops the list of many foodie favorites.  The new kid on Chicago’s block?  Leghorn Chicken. The restaurant focuses on the chicken sandwich and an all handmade menu. “Basically there`s a couple of options within those, first one being Nashville hot or pickle brined.  You choose your style – then it`s breast or thigh and it’s bun or biscuit, we make the biscuits in house, we butcher chickens everyday […]

  • CPD seizes 1,000 illegal guns, says shootings are down

    The Chicago Police Department says its proud of taking 1,000 illegal guns are off the streets and the top cop doesn’t want that number to go unnoticed. In a news conference today with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Superintendent Garry McCarthy also touted the newest crime numbers saying shooting are down.  He says it’s not a fluke or the weather, it comes down to strategy. According to CPD, there were 30% fewer shootings this year compared to the same time last year.  […]

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