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  • Chicago Police Officer Indicted for Deadly Dan Ryan Crash

    (WGN-AM) - A Chicago police detective accused of driving drunk in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway last month that killed two people was indicted on several felony charges. Joseph Frugoli, who has been free after posting $50,000 bail, appeared in the...
  • Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 1' star Nikki Reed

    Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 1' star Nikki Reed
    Can you believe “Twilight” star Nikki Reed got married a month ago (to “American Idol” contestant Paul McDonald), totally stealing the thunder from the wedding of Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) in “...
  • Interview: NFL Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long

    Interview: NFL Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long
  • BILL CUNNINGHAM SHOW

    To contact this show: By Mail: The CW Television Network, 3300 W. Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505 By Email: feedback@CWTV.com By Phone: 818-977-2500 Viewer Comments: 818-977-6878 Website: www.cwtv.com This show airs in High Definition. 2011/12 -...
  • Cook County ethics chairman resigns

    Cook County ethics chairman resigns
    The news came as a surprise.  After 19 years on the Cook County Board of Ethics, the Chairman John Pikarski resigned just one day after WGN-TV, Chicago Magazine, and the Better Government Association raised questions about his own ethics. For nearly...
  • Some of Chicago area's most famous prisoner escapes

    Some of Chicago area's most famous prisoner escapes
    Here’s a look back at a few of the Chicago area’s most famous prisoner escapes: Multiple escapes from Camp Douglas during Civil War era Chicago’s Camp Douglas was built as a training spot for Union soldiers in the Civil War but was...
  • Reynolds wants to return to Congress

    Reynolds wants to return to Congress
    Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Congressional predecessor wants his old job back.  Mel Reynolds was 2nd district Congressman until 1995 when he had to resign in disgrace over a bank fraud scandal and an affair with a minor. Reynolds says he has learned from his...
  • Quinn pension campaign uses website and mascot

    Quinn pension campaign uses website and mascot
    Governor Pat Quinn hoped to spark a grass roots initiative for state pension reform during a news conference Sunday. Instead, he's been widely criticized for what he said, the incomplete website he introduced and a video featuring Squeezy the Pension...
  • Legislator seeks truancy task force for Chicago schools

    Legislator seeks truancy task force for Chicago schools
    State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia today introduced legislation to create a task force to "address the truancy and excessive absences epidemic" in Chicago's public elementary schools. The resolution creating the panel would have to be approved by the state...
  • Chicago Tribune's Indiana basketball preview

    Chicago Tribune's Indiana basketball preview
    2011-12 record: 27-9, 11-7 Big Ten (5th). Big Ten tournament: Lost to Wisconsin in the quarterfinals. NCAA tournament: Lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16. On the offensive: Cody Zeller is one of the country's most dominant players. He averaged 15.6...
  • Fighting truancy in Chicago schools: A score card on strategies

    Fighting truancy in Chicago schools: A score card on strategies
    Chicago school officials have tried but largely abandoned various strategies for combating truancy in grades K-8 during the past two decades, while collecting little if any data on whether the programs were effective or why some failed. A few programs...
  • Chicago 911 center upgrade causing concern

    Chicago 911 center upgrade causing concern
    Chicago's 911 center is getting a $31 million upgrade. Operators say the money is being wasted on a system that drops calls and slows down communications. The upgrade had been stalled by contract irregularities, but those delays were threatening...