- Man found dead in Little Village fire that displaced 4 othersby Charles J. Johnson on April 23, 2021 at 8:33 am
A 53-year-old man died after emergency crews found in him in a burning Little Village apartment early Friday, according to officials.
- Stray bullets from gunfight hit unmarked Chicago police squad car, CTA bus shelter in West Englewoodby Liam Ford on April 23, 2021 at 7:56 am
One person was in custody and at least one other was being sought after stray bullets from a gunfight between people in two cars hit an unmarked Chicago police squad car and a CTA bus shelter Thursday night in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said.
- 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting outside Niles-area apartment building, police sayby Jennifer Johnson on April 23, 2021 at 7:47 am
An 18-year-old man was killed and another teenager seriously injured in a shooting outside an apartment building near Niles, police said.
- Six Flags Great America Reopening On Saturdayby CBS Chicago on April 23, 2021 at 9:01 am
When Six Flags Great America reopens on Saturday, it will operate with reduced attendance levels, and guests will be required to make reservations online, in order to allow for staggered arrival times and social distancing.
- Gisele Bundchen Joining DraftKings As ‘Special Advisor’by CBS Chicago on April 23, 2021 at 9:00 am
Gisele Bundchen is joining DraftKings as a special advisor.
- As Chicagoans Complain Of ‘Astronomically Stupid’ Mail Problems, Logistics Expert Says City Hit ‘Particularly Hard’ By Postal Service Issuesby CBS Chicago on April 23, 2021 at 8:30 am
Logistics expert Kevin Kosar said mail delivery in Chicago was already challenging due to the harsh winters. Add to that a pandemic that has forced 120,000 postal workers to quarantine nationwide.
- Jill Biden to visit tribal school still teaching remotelyon April 23, 2021 at 6:58 am
Jill Biden is set to visit a small grade school on the outskirts of the Navajo Nation capital Friday
- EU agency to issue more guidance on AstraZeneca's COVID shoton April 23, 2021 at 6:56 am
The European Medicines Agency is expected to provide updated guidance on how countries across Europe should use the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca
- Maplewood man charged with murder in Spanish Lake killingon April 23, 2021 at 6:56 am
St. Louis County prosecutors have charged a Maplewood man with murder and other counts in a fatal shooting in Spanish Lake earlier this week
- Dean's Reviews: 'Mortal Kombat' plus gives his Oscar predictionsby Dean Richards on April 23, 2021 at 7:55 am
WGN Entertainment Critic Dean Richards shares his weekend reviews and recommendations.
- Virginia teacher charged with drug possession, cocaine found in deskby D'Andre Henderson on April 23, 2021 at 7:22 am
A Virginia kindergarten teacher is facing a felony drug possession charge after authorities say she had drugs stashed in her desk.
- Friday Forecast: Temps in low 60s with partly sunny conditionsby Paul Konrad on April 23, 2021 at 7:19 am
For the latest weather updates, go to wgnv.com/weather.
- ‘Nomadland’ wins big at Spirit Awards; possible preview of Oscarsby Jake Coyle | AP Film Writer on April 23, 2021 at 8:20 am
Director Chloe Zhao (left) appears with actress Frances McDormand on the set of “Nomadland.” | AP The Spirits have sometimes been a laid-back dress rehearsal for the Academy Awards. Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” won best feature at the 36th Independent Spirit Awards in a ceremony that […]
- Vocabulary questions and lightning round tie-breaker added to National Spelling Beeby Ben Nuckols | Associated Press on April 23, 2021 at 8:05 am
The eight co-champions of the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee hold the trophy at the end of the competition in Oxon Hill, Maryland. | AP The 96-year-old bee has in the past included vocabulary on written tests but never in the high-stakes oral competition rounds, where one mistake […]
- Ask the Doctors: Jaw trouble needs doctor’s attention whether it’s from TMJ or trismusby Dr. Eve Glazier on April 23, 2021 at 8:00 am
With persistent jaw pain, whether it’s from TMD or trismus, it’s important to see a doctor for diagnosis. | stock.adobe.com Treatment of both conditions can include resting the jaw with a soft food diet, medications for pain, muscle-relaxers, exercises and devices to prevent nighttime […]
- Norwegian noise-rockers Årabrot delve into dark pop on Norwegian Gothicby Monica Kendrick on April 23, 2021 at 6:00 am
Norwegian noise-rock band Årabrot have undergone many personnel changes over their two-decade career, and front man, composer, and sole constant member Kjetil Nernes has brought forth a different phase in the group’s sound with every one. In recent years, his main collaborator has been […]
- Has Laura Jacqmin broken up with theater?by Kerry Reid on April 22, 2021 at 9:00 am
The cowriter of We Broke Up talks about why she misses Chicago theater—and why it's hard to come home again. Laura Jacqmin spent "a solid ten years" (2006 to 2016) in Chicago as a playwright. During that time she developed an admirably eclectic body of work ranging […]
- Saxophonist Gene Barge helped shape the sound of Chicago R&Bby Steve Krakow on April 22, 2021 at 6:00 am
Gene Barge has done his most influential work as a sideman or producer, but he’s just as important as any of R&B’s marquee stars. Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of Chicago Music to shine a light on worthy artists […]