| May 19, 2013
| 8:48 AM
UPDATE: Chicago police say that an unidentified toddler who had been found on the West Side this morning has been reunited with his family. Police had no other details.
Police are asking for the public's help...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 2:36 PM
A 35-year-old woman was found dead in Douglas Park this afternoon, authorities said.
Police said the body was found about 1:30 p.m. in the West Side park.
The Cook County medical examiner's office said it was called to the 1400 block of South...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:31 AM
An off-duty Chicago Police detective shot a man and woman after he stopped to check out a "disturbance" in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side early this morning.
Police said the man approached the detective's car with a handgun around 1 a.m....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:30 PM
One of two people shot by an off-duty police detective on the West Side has died, while the other person has been charged with assault, officials said.
Rekia Boyd, 22, of the 3400 block of West 79th Street, was pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Free Summer Family Fun in Chicago
Summer is all about getting out of the house and enjoying the beautiful weather. Parents in this economy, though, really need to pay attention to their budgets. Jean Lemke, co-founder of kidwinks.com, shares some free...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Tonight's Cover Story is about the will to live through the story of a paralyzed pit bull. 3 years ago, Red the pit bull was shot in a home invasion and left for dead. But, as WGN's Sean Lewis reports, he's teaching us all a thing or two about never...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Taking a leaf from the early days of Joseph Papp in New York and endeavoring to increase its own accessibility, Chicago Shakespeare Theater says it plans to tour its "Short Shakespeare" production of an abbreviated version of William Shakespeare's "The...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Michael Pena wanted to sit closer to the floor-to-ceiling windows at NoMI during a recent lunch — and who wouldn't? The trendy restaurant on the seventh floor of the Park Hyatt hotel offers customers a scenic view of Michigan Avenue and the Water...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Authorities are questioning a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a correctional officer as she was about to begin her overnight shift at Cook County Jail.
Police found a vehicle that matched the description to the one they were looking for, a...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:48 AM
At least 22 people were shot, three fatally, across the city Friday night and Saturday morning.
The latest slaying was gang-related and occurred about 6 a.m. when a man identified as Gerry Woods, 37, of the 4500 block of South Wood Street, was shot in...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:48 AM
VICTORIA, British Columbia - Victoria retains its compact, easygoing nature, with major sights clustered around downtown's Inner Harbour. But I decided to explore the edges of the city - or at least as far as I could leisurely go on foot, bike and a...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
On a quiet, cool Saturday afternoon in Douglas Park, about a dozen bird watchers stood under a large, bushy tree, peering through binoculars to search its leafy branches for an ornithological version of treasure dropping from the sky.
There, in North...