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  • My Chicago’s Very Own: Dean shares Chicago dog memories with his siblings

    The WGN Morning News debuts new segment “My Chicagos Very Own” where the talent shares their favorite Chicago memory.

  • Report: Two holdout jurors in Cosby trial

    NORRISTOWN, PA — We’re learning more about what happened in the jury room for the Bill Cosby sexual assault case that ended in a mistrial last weekend. A juror has told ABC News there were two holdouts who refused to convict Cosby. The juror said they were deadlocked after 30 hours but continued deliberations for another 22 hours after the judge told them to keep trying for a verdict. The juror also said they did not talk about allegations of […]

  • Yearbook printed with racial slur on the cover

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Teachers at a middle school had to fix more than 1,000 yearbooks after a racial slur was accidentally printed on the cover. The yearbook staff used a historical map from the 1800’s which shows Northern San Diego County. But on that map was the reference to a place where a freed slave lived and used a racial slur. The district is apologizing, saying no one intended for it to happen. All the yearbooks have been corrected, […]

  • Obama Foundation taking song suggestions for Chicago Spotify playlist

    CHICAGO — While President Obama was in office, he was known for making some pretty extensive playlists that he shared on Spotify. His foundation is following in his shoes. They’ve compiled a playlist for Chicago. Its “Hometown” playlist features 18 tracks, including pieces from Kanye West, Tom Waits and Common. Listed below the playlist are song descriptions that detail its influence on the artist, the city, and the president. The foundation is also taking suggestions from the public about songs […]

  • Man dies after being rescued from house fire in Albany Park

    CHICAGO — A man was fatally injured in a fire at a home in the city’s Albany Park neighborhood. It happened just after 3 a.m. Monday in the 4700 block of North Harding. Chicago Firefighters arrived on the scene to find the home’s attic engulfed in flames. The man was pulled from the home with severe burns and taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital, where he later died. Family has identified the man as 26-year-old Francisco Sanchez. Neighbors tell WGN-TV Sanchez was from […]

  • Luxury cars stolen from another suburban car dealer

    VILLA PARK, Ill. – It’s happened again. Several high-end vehicles were stolen from a suburban dealership. Police are reviewing surveillance video with hopes that it leads them to identifying the thieves who broke into Lucky Motors in Villa Park. The manager says five men broke into the dealership shortly after 9 p.m. and took five vehicles, including a Bentley, Jaguar and a Mercedes-Benz. Police have recovered two of the vehicles stolen. There have been several break-ins at high-end dealerships in the […]

  • Northwestern frat, sorority social events canceled amid sex abuse investigation

    EVANSTON, Ill. — Virtually all fraternity and sorority social activities at Northwestern University are canceled as the school investigates sexual abuse allegations at a fraternity house. Four female students said they may have been given a date rape drug last month at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house. Two of them say they were sexually abused. Northwestern’s Intrafraternity Council Executive Board says, contracted events like formals and date nights will be allowed to go ahead as planned but no other Greek activities […]

  • Your ground beef may contain parts of cow’s heart

    You may want to revisit your love of ground beef, after reading this. Turns out there could be a little bit of a cow’s heart making up your favorite burger. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) permits beef producers to use certain parts of a cow’s hearts (and tongues) to be included in ground beef. Heart meat is high in iron and some producers say you can taste the iron in any ground beef product that’s […]

  • Zoos battle on Twitter to see whose animals are the cutest

    CHICAGO — Zoos across the country took to social media to for a friendly competition to see whose animals were the cutest this week, and although it’s unclear which animal came out on top, it was a big win for anyone looking for an uplifting way to end the week. It all started when the Smithsonian’s National Zoo tweeted a picture of a gray seal pup. We welcomed a gray seal pup Jan. 21. The pup appears to be nursing, […]

  • Rauner to sign Exelon energy bill today

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Governor Bruce Rauner will sign legislation today giving billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corporation and raise rates for ComEd customers. The measure gives $235 million per year to Exelon to keep unprofitable plants running in Clinton and the Quad Cities. The bill calls for more than four million customers of power-distribution subsidiaries ComEd and Ameren to pay more to finance the plan. Rauner previously criticized “special deals” for corporations but last week said closing the […]