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"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

02:16 min | 10 months ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"While 79% of Chicago city workers have complied with mayor lightfoot's vaccine mandate only 65% of Chicago police officers have complied That's the lowest rate among any department FOP president John kattan Zara and Lakota have publicly clashed over the mandate but the mayor says she's not feuding with the fraternal order of police So I don't view this as lightfoot against the FOP I think that's the wrong frame What this is is lightfoot and all of these city commissioners and leaders saying we're going to stand up for public health and public safety and we're going to make sure that our workforce is fully vaccinated as we possibly can be The city workers including officers who failed to comply with the mandate will be given the opportunity to comply one less time If not the American firm will be placed on no pay status and face additional discipline 30th word alderman Nicholas boisot tells WG and John Williams he doesn't see a deal coming soon Just think the courts are going to decide you know I was going to be a who blinks first and I don't see the one of a budget There's a mayor or certainly the police union He says the union members he's spoken with aren't against the vaccine but they don't think it's the city's business to know their vaccination status Local police departments from surrounding suburbs could be called into Chicago if needed for emergency situations WGN's Kevin wells has more Illinois state police and the Illinois emergency management agency are now making plans to send additional law enforcement personnel to Chicago in the event of a shortage of city police officers WGN investigates has learned a coordinator from the Illinois law enforcement alarm system send an email to dozens of officials from Kankakee to Barrington asking them to ask members of their specialized units whether they would be willing to respond to critical situations in the city and how quickly they could arrive Kevin wells WGN news A Chicago police officer left the hospital last night after he was shot in the cheek yesterday afternoon at a busy Lincoln park shopping center Police say officers on patrol were flagged down at the ultra store the Ulta store that is at 1000 west north avenue for someone behaving strangely A struggle in suit and spread into a parking lot where the suspect fired three shots for the officer striking him once Neighbors who heard the gunshots say the neighborhood has always felt safe until recently The last let's.

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"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

01:33 min | 1 year ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"One WGN NEWS winners of this year's Billboard Music awards, They're celebrating spoiler alert for anyone who missed last night show. Here's a quick recap. Weekend took home 10 awards, including top artists, pop smoke, 15 BTS and bad money each year and four Taylor Swift also nabbed her 24th and 25th award. Pink was honored as the icon. And performed with her nine year old daughter. Now. With WGN SPORTS. Here's Mark Harmon Sport sponsored by Schomburg Boomers Baseball. The Cubs could do nothing with Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright last night who had him off balance, but they got to relieve her. Alex Reyes. Javi by Is it in the tent, a two run homer and the Cubs hold on for 21 win over the cards as they take two out of three in the series, moved to games back of ST Louis. Sitting in second place the White Sox still in first, but they did lose their third in a row for the first time this season. Yankees when it 5 to 4 as they sweep the weekend, said Aaron Judge Walk off Homer in the ninth Socks did come back to tie it on an Andrew Von home run in that ninth off of our oldest Chapman. What a weekend for Phil Mickelson. No one had ever won a golf major at 50 years old until now, as Mickelson filled thrilled friends all around the world Golf fans going crazy yesterday. As he wins the PGA Championship by two shots. Mickelson needed a special exemption to be in the tournament in the first place since he had not one determined for over two years, but he gets it done A memorable night Tiger Woods tweeting out how he was inspired by Phil getting the victory of our.

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Woman Carjacked By Three Men In Chicago's South Loop

Dean Richards' Sunday Morning

00:23 sec | 1 year ago

Woman Carjacked By Three Men In Chicago's South Loop

"Police say the 55 year old woman was on South Clark Street over by the South Loop target at about eight o'clock when she was approached from behind by three men who snatched her keys from her hands. The woman tried to fight back, but police say she was pushed to the ground as one man drove off in her black Audi Q five. The other two fled in the white Kia soul. They arrived in James Series WGN news and an endangered animal is getting more

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Man reported missing from Near North Side Chicago

John Williams

00:27 sec | 1 year ago

Man reported missing from Near North Side Chicago

"WGN News, a 27 year old man reported missing from the near North Side neighborhood. Omar Abdel Hamid was last seen last Sunday is missing from the 1100 block of North Orleans Street that was from a missing persons alert from Chicago police. He's known to frequent the area of the Harold Washington Library, Police said. He was last seen wearing a white coat with brown fur and black pants. He's believed to not have identification might need medical attention. Area Three Detectives are investigating anyone

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Chicago Public Health official on current and previous surges of Covid cases

John Williams

00:33 sec | 1 year ago

Chicago Public Health official on current and previous surges of Covid cases

"WGN News, Chicago's Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr Allison are Woody points at a difference between the current surge in new cases of the Corona virus and previous searches which have happened during this pandemic. We're not being big surges in the older folks, we are starting to see hospitalization. Was just creep up there, and we know even younger people are not immune right to serious covet. But when I look at Easter this weekend, for example, my worries are all of those young people going to gather with older relatives or people at risk. And might we see that spread further. Doctor already joined W Chance. Steve Bertrand on

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Year-to-year shootings, murders soar in Chicago

Chicago's Afternoon News

00:32 sec | 1 year ago

Year-to-year shootings, murders soar in Chicago

"From the first three months showing an increase in shootings and murders. Year to year. There were 233 shootings in March compared to 146 in March of last year. Up 70% 42 people were murdered last month up 50% the number of shootings, shooting victims and murders all up in the first three months of the year compared to 2020. However, CPD says Chicago saw a 27% drop year to date in criminal activity compared to the same three month period in 2020, Ryan Burrow, WGN news. The White House is condemning the

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House passes bill to renew Violence Against Women Act

John Landecker

00:35 sec | 1 year ago

House passes bill to renew Violence Against Women Act

"Gender salvo, WGN News. With a nod to women's History Month, the Democratic led house in Washington has passed two measures. One designed to protect women from domestic violence, the other to remove the deadline for states to ratify the equal Rights Minute Amendment. Rather, the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act passed 244 to 1 72 today, with 29 Republicans joining Democrats and supporting the bill. The resolution to repeal the ER raise ratification deadline passed 222 2204. Both measures are expected to face the more difficult

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13-Year-Old Chicago Boy, 2 Men Shot In South Shore

NewsNation

00:23 sec | 1 year ago

13-Year-Old Chicago Boy, 2 Men Shot In South Shore

"Block of East 77th when someone fired shots hitting both of them. The team was shot in the knee and is that Coomer Children's Hospital in good condition. The man was hit in the arm and was taken to University of Chicago. Hospital. His condition is unknown Area Two detectives are investigating. No one's in custody. Don Clevant WGN NEWS NAPERVILLE police, adding extra patrols to the city's Washington Street area. Authorities received a report of a man

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Murder charge filed in Chicago arson fire that killed mother, 10-year-old daughter

Anna Davlantes

00:37 sec | 1 year ago

Murder charge filed in Chicago arson fire that killed mother, 10-year-old daughter

"Murder charges from a House fire and the Gresham neighborhood last month that left a mother and her daughter dead. Here's WGN's Jo brand. Chicago Police arrested 63 year old Reginald Brown Tuesday morning on suspicion of aggravated arson and first degree murder. Police say they obtained a surveillance video and identified Brown is the person who intentionally started a fire at a house in the 8600 block of South Hermitage Avenue 34 year old I'II she afford, and her 10 year old daughter, Portia died in the fire. Police say Brown knew that there were people inside the home. The video footage police obtained showed a man starting a fire after spreading gasoline throughout the back porch. Jo brand WGN news. The

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Lyft driver shot during carjacking in Chicago's West Garfield Park

Bob Sirott

00:21 sec | 1 year ago

Lyft driver shot during carjacking in Chicago's West Garfield Park

"Say. A 48 year old lift driver dropped off a writer than the writer, pulled a gun and tried to take the lift driver's black Dodge Charger. The driver was shot in the chest. Sam Jones. WGN News. Marijuana Sales hit another record high last month. The Sun Times reports that dispensary sold nearly $2.9 million worth of pot every day in February.

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U. of Chicago Lab School parents demand school return to in-person learning

John Williams

00:32 sec | 1 year ago

U. of Chicago Lab School parents demand school return to in-person learning

"You have sea lab school parents were upset that the private school keeps changing plans for the return of students to in class Learning School's administration faces a teacher's union grievance over its plans to return As of now, third through fifth grade, so are scheduled to return to full time in person learning on March 29th middle and high schoolers are set for hybrid plan, six through eighth grade students would rotate for a week of full time school, while each high school grade would rotate on campus for two consecutive days. Roger Banished WGN news. Illinois health officials report more than

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Chicago aquarium pushes restaurants to reduce plastic use

WGN Programming

00:27 sec | 1 year ago

Chicago aquarium pushes restaurants to reduce plastic use

"Launched program encouraging restaurants to reduce the use of plastic to take part. Restaurants have to commit to steady their plastic use and seek alternatives when possible, For example, they could offer to go plastic cutlery. By request, the aquarium will provide training and tips, experts say. An estimated £22 million of plastic enters a great lakes each Year, half of which enters Lake Michigan. Steve Roxton, WGN news of

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Shooting Shuts Down Inbound Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago

Dave Plier

00:32 sec | 1 year ago

Shooting Shuts Down Inbound Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago

"And as many days have been at least five victims so far this weekend, three expressway shootings, two were shot last night on the ice and Howard near Pulaski. Both were driving their own vehicles. The first victim was taken to a hospital from the scene. The second took herself to a hospital told staff she was shot while driving on the bike in the same area. Illinois State police say they believe it was the same shooting. Three others were shot on the Dan Ryan and separate shootings. When stand Thursday. Vic von WGN news on this vote, the ace or 219, the naysayer to

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Indiana opens COVID-19 vaccines to Hoosiers 60 and older

John Williams

00:36 sec | 1 year ago

Indiana opens COVID-19 vaccines to Hoosiers 60 and older

"Now opening up covert 19 vaccines to anyone 60 or older. WGN's Ryan Burrow reports supply is still limited. But the Indiana State Department of Health is expanding covert 19 vaccine eligibility to anyone. 60 and older appointments are being added as vaccine supplies permit. Those 60 and older make up more than 22% of Indiana's population, but account for 64% of covert 19 hospitalizations and 93% of deaths. As of Monday about 900,000 Hoosiers have received a first dose of the vaccine 440,000 have been fully vaccinated. Ryan Pro WGN News All

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Finance Committee Backs $575,000 In Settlements For Two Lawsuits Accusing Police Of Misconduct in Chicago

Chicago's Afternoon News

00:32 sec | 1 year ago

Finance Committee Backs $575,000 In Settlements For Two Lawsuits Accusing Police Of Misconduct in Chicago

"In lawsuits claiming police misconduct today. WGN's done, clipping explains. The Finance Committee approved a $175,000 payment to a family after officers wrongfully broke down their door in 2017 while searching for a man in another unit that past 21 to 7. A full City council vote comes Wednesday. The committee also voted 14 to 13 to give $400,000 to the mother of a man fatally shot by police and 2015. The victim was holding box cutters and was shot after a Taser failed to bring him down, his mother says. He was mentally ill. Don clipping. WGN news Governor Pritzker is signed into

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Center Receives Grant Of Nearly $700,000 For Work Preserving Legacy Of Chicago's Emmett Till

WGN Programming

00:30 sec | 1 year ago

Center Receives Grant Of Nearly $700,000 For Work Preserving Legacy Of Chicago's Emmett Till

"A grant to help tell the story of Chicago's Emmett Till $700,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation goes to the Emmett Till Interpretive center in Sumner, Mississippi, till an African American teenager was murdered by a white group in money Mississippi and 1955 photos of his mutilated body helped spark the civil rights movement. The center will use the money to preserve tills legacy and that of his mother in Mississippi and Chicago. Dave's one WGN News today was

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In-Person Learning at Chicago Public Schools Canceled for Tuesday Amid Winter Storm

Bob Sirott

00:29 sec | 1 year ago

In-Person Learning at Chicago Public Schools Canceled for Tuesday Amid Winter Storm

"Weather. WGN's David Jennings has that today's a remote learning day for all CPS students because of the Snowstorm The district will have grab and go meal distribution. Hundreds of school districts across Chicago Land of Ghana Motor decided to close all together today you can see a list of them on our website Trouble. W dot WGN radio dot com So like news, then click Emergency closing center. David Jennings, WGN news. Some of those other schools that are closed

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Chicago Fraternal Order Of Police President Served With Administrative Misconduct Charges

Bob Sirott

00:31 sec | 1 year ago

Chicago Fraternal Order Of Police President Served With Administrative Misconduct Charges

"With administrative misconduct charges. WGN Steve Ruxton. His charges mean Captain Zara won't be paid for at least the next 30 days as a Chicago police board decides his fate. Last month, CPD Superintendent David Brown recommended Captain Zara be fired for multiple rules violations. Those violations allegedly include filing a false police report in posting violent and racist content on social media sites. Steve Broxton, WGN NEWS Police in New Haven, Connecticut, may have a break in a murder of a Yale student

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Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,747 New Cases And 35 Additional Deaths

John Landecker

00:31 sec | 1 year ago

Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,747 New Cases And 35 Additional Deaths

"Today. WGN's Lauren lap ago reports the Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 1747 new coronavirus cases in the past, 24 hours and 35 additional deaths, including a man in his thirties. Statewide positivity rate is 3.3%. The date 1,358,967 vaccines have been administered in Illinois, the states averaging roughly 51,000 shots. Daily. More lap Good. WGN NEWS, Indiana health officials now pointing at potentially

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Democrats unveil plan to erase $50,000 of student loan debt

Bob Sirott

00:45 sec | 1 year ago

Democrats unveil plan to erase $50,000 of student loan debt

"Biden to forgive up to $50,000 in federally held student loan debt per borrower. WGN news station correspondent Basil John in Washington. With that take a huge burden off so many people in America Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Democrats are calling on President Joe Biden Toe Act to cancel $50,000 in student debt. Democrats say the president should use Executive authority. Cancel federal student loan debt without any tax liability. Other presidents have done it. There is legal authority canceling student loan debt is the single most effective executive action that President Biden can take. The White House is considering the move. Also today in Wisconsin and

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"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

03:55 min | 1 year ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"That per the direction of Operation Warp speeds. General Purna. That estimate was tightened significantly down to 4.3 million doses shipped nationally next week, Prospero says, I means the initial estimate of vaccines coming. The Illinois will also likely be cut in half. However, it doesn't impact the shipment's already received in state on Wednesday, the state of Illinois reporting just over 7000 new coronavirus cases. Illinois Department of Public Health director doctor and Gaza Zika. Sadly, we also received reports over the last 24 hours of 146 individuals who lost their life. Covert 19 for a total of 14,655 deaths and Illinois. The state is now officially surpassed 12 million Corona virus test since the start of the pandemic. Back to school battle. CPS CEO Janice Jackson wants some students to be back in the classrooms early next year. However, the district says it's working with top experts and scientists to make learning Seif serving a large swath of our families who believe that this is the best choice for their students, and we believe we have a moral obligation to do so. The Chicago's Teachers Union says it's just too soon pointing to hike over 19 cases. Staking legal action to stop the rollout. See to you. President Jesse Sharkey is concerned about air circulation and filtration systems. Sharkey says it's most Schaffert offer a beefed of remote learning plan until the vaccine could do its work. This is not the most difficult time transmissions the highest stark and cold people are endorsed. And you know the holidays are coming. A union is requesting an injunction from the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board hearing is set for later today. Congress members and Illinois are now demanding accountability for the mistreatment of a woman. Katnik Adan, camera. After Chicago police officers wrongly barged into her home. 10, Black State senators and representatives are demanding officers be held accountable for the traumatic events that happened to Anjanette Young two years ago in a statement, the officials call it an act of racism and gendered violence, citing that, young told police 43 times and body cam footage. That they were in the wrong house. The leaders, including Illinois, Senate Majority Leader Kim Light forward and Senate Black Caucus chair Robert Peters, among others, promised that they will quote not let Miss young stand alone without answers from the city. Gender salvo, WGN NEWS The Illinois House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing Wednesday over the response to the deadly covert 19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans Home. State representative Stephanie Kivowitz, highly decorated veterans who entrusted their lives to our care need to know and their families need to know that we're going to do everything in our power. To ensure their safety. This is why in the middle of a global pandemic, we are meeting in person as a committee to conduct this hearing. Since the November outbreak, 33 veterans at the home have lost their lives to the virus. More than 200 residents and staff contracted covert 18. Lawmakers are questioning why the state's public Health Department was not notified about the deadly outbreak until 12 days after it began. More hearings on the matter are expected. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, becoming the latest administration official to test positive for the coronavirus. Terrier spokesperson Nicholas Goodwin says Bernhardt received the test results on Wednesday. Goodwin says Bernard is currently without symptoms and plants to keep working during quarantine. The estimated mega millions jackpot just keeps on getting bigger..

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WGN Radio

02:08 min | 1 year ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"WGN NEWS, WGN SPORTS Jordan Burn FIELD Turkey Day Football today has the lion's taking on the Texans in the morning slot, then Dallas will host Washington yesterday. Cowboys STRENGTH Coach Marcus Pull passed away at the age of 54 Paul used to play defensive back for the Bears. Speaking of the Bears don't take on the Packers on Sunday night. Football. It may be a return for Mitch Travis Key. Backup quarterback practiced with the first team yesterday, Nick Foles remained out with that ailing hip bears will visit Green Bay for the first time this season. Sunday night College basketball started with the bank for Illinois, the eighth rank fighting a line I over North Carolina and T by 60 to 1 22 to 60. You I see beat and I used 65 to 61 in Luke Ya Klages coaching debut. Seventh ranked Wisconsin win over eastern Illinois and Ohio State thrashed Illinois State. Finally Chicago State head coach Lance Irvin will not coach the Cougars this year due to covert 19 concerns. He is a cancer survivor. I'm Jordan Burnt Field, WGN Sport. The forecast from the WGN Chicago. Other seven My camera dicks working today, Rain and storm system from the past couple of days is moving on out. And it's way plenty of clouds today and cool temperatures. Ah patch or two a drizzle still possible early this morning. Otherwise a few sunny breaks of possible by late this afternoon I've only 46 Southwest Winds of 60 16. Partly cloudy, colder tonight Low 33. For tomorrow. Partly sunny I 47 Saturday mostly sunny, high 48 Sunday mainly sunny and mild, High 50 and on Monday windy and colder as a strong system developed east of Chicago. There's a chance for snow here. And a high of 37 from the WGN Weather Center on my camera. Nick American Markets are closed today taking a look around the area right now. In rural 43. Degrees Midway 43 O'Hare 43 42 degrees along Chicago's lakefront I'm Ryan Burrow on Chicago's very own 7 20, WGN. For the one standing guard. For the eagle eyed.

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"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

02:03 min | 2 years ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"This is Chicago's very own WGN news to well everyone's looking forward to getting out but we're going to have to wait governor Pritzker is extending the stay at home order through may that announcement comes as Illinois health officials reported more than eighteen hundred new cases and an additional one hundred twenty three deaths from COPD at nineteen there are now total thirty six thousand nine hundred thirty four patients who tested positive for the virus and nearly seventeen hundred deaths and it's because of those numbers the governor said he had no option but to extend the stay at home more but he is making some modifications that would allow for some flexibility diligence Patrick Elwood live the Thompson center with that story Patrick Mike and Joe Wright you are with the extension of the order until may thirtieth now the governor says he feels your pain but we must stay the course if we lifted the stay at home order tomorrow we would see our deaths per day shoot into the thousands by the end of may and that would last well into the summer our hospitals would be full and very sick people would have nowhere to go people who otherwise might have won their fight against cove it would die this stay at home order will now be extended until may thirtieth the governor said the way he sees it he had no choice but state parks will begin a phased reopening with social distancing requirements fishing and recreational boating will be allowed to but no more than two people in the vessel New essential businesses will include greenhouses garden centers and nurseries animal grooming as well but not here salons or barbershops but not here salons or barbershops lyric Uzi owns and operates the lira Guzzi salon she has seven employees and she's hopeful the next MLS package going to small businesses will be coming her way as for your half.

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"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

02:07 min | 2 years ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"This is Chicago's very own WGN news the call the nineteen crisis continues to take its toll on the state of Illinois health officials announcing one hundred nineteen additional deaths from the virus at a total of fifteen hundred people have died today state officials announced more than fifteen hundred new cases pushing the state passed thirty three thousand positive cases overall other states are talking about lifting their stay at home orders Illinois though is not among them and we learned today the number of called nineteen cases is expected to peak in mid may WGN's Patrick Elwood life in the loop with that story Patrick thank you Joe good evening to you a couple of weeks ago the thought was April thirty at the state home order could be lifted with the governor now says that's not gonna happen we're looking at mid may likely longer and we're working hard to try to make you know changes to the state home order the governor today hinting at what may soon become an extension of the stay at home ordered set to expire April thirtieth mid may that's one models predict covert nineteen cases could peak that message today from governor JB Pritzker that is a date later than originally predicted but why that earlier date was set based upon adherence to social distancing measures and the stay at home order that algorithm but while most Illinoisans are following the rules new data suggests the governor says eight length your time frame but they may tweak that stay home order left if in fact the peak comes in mid may or you know whatever that may come you know we need to have fourteen days after that as you know what the you know according to many of the experts so where the numbers are going down so we're we're looking at all of those things are working on it now so definitive word likely will come for planning purposes everybody's for that matter in the next several days a lot outside the Thompson center Patrick Elwood WGN news back to you guys in the studio.

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WGN Radio

01:44 min | 2 years ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"This is Chicago's very own WGN news Matt was seriously injured and a toddler also hurt after a shooting tonight in Auburn Gresham police say the twenty eight year old male was inside a car on west eighty fourth and south Damen when another car pulled up and someone inside started firing at them the man was hit the back of the head and taken to the hospital in critical condition a two year old boy was also in the car shot in the foot he's in stable condition police do not have anyone in custody a twenty three year old woman also shot tonight while driving in a car on the city's far south side she was near east one fifteenth street and south king drive when someone in another car started shooting she accelerated and hit six other cars she was taken to hospital in stable condition police are still looking for the shooter twenty six year old man is in custody in Indiana tonight charged in the death of a five year old boy Michael Tunstall is charged with murder and aggravated battery in the death of his girlfriend son and her share of L. home Lake County coroner says that child died of blunt force trauma to the head and his body he had multiple injuries bite marks in a ruptured long police say he died while in council's care and that his mother was at work at the time and in battle psychiatric hospital in Chicago's uptown neighborhood has closed Chicago lake shore hospital discharges last patient this week and notified employees the hospital says cover nineteen is the reason for the closing but lakeshore's faced controversy and accusations for several years the hospital faced multiple allegations of abuse and neglect of its patients last December it lost federal Medicare and Medicaid funding hospital spokesperson says the closure was temporary.

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WGN Radio

03:27 min | 2 years ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Year Ryan borough WGN news the university of Chicago is started transferring some of its sickest babies and children to other hospitals as a nurses strike loons nurses may be walking off the job for the second time by next week hospital plans to move about fifty babies and twenty children and it's neonatal and pediatric intensive care units to other hospitals ten a high risk pregnant women will also be moved Schering keep the president of the hospital says if the nurses do strike it's also likely the hospital stops performing organ transplants the younger of two women charged with strangling marlin chill a Lopez to death and cutting a baby from her woman gave birth to a child of her own this month Desiree Figueroa has been in custody since may sixteenth on murder and other charges related to chill Lopez's death the cook county sheriff's office says Figueroa gave birth to a child back on November first buffalo Grove police believe a married couple that was shot to death in a condominium parking lot on Sunday were targeted by the wrist Salant police say they're looking for the killer caught on surveillance cameras and I've identified sixty four year old on a totally mac in the case he is believed to be the ex husband of the female victim just as the two workers on duty the night that financier accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in his cell were arrested on federal charges in August federal federal bureau of prisons director doctor Kathleen hawks Sawyer testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham pressed Sawyer to explain how this happened under her watch how could this have happened unfortunately Sir that something is this side the death in the whole situation is still under the investigation of the FBI and the inspector general's office and I'm really not at liberty to discuss the specifics of this case I can discuss issues around I is to shop rations well today's arrests were the first charges stemming from the apps teen suicide the guards were reportedly asleep when asked Steen took his life making matters worse the video which is now in the hands of the FBI is limited Sawyer says her department only recently received funding for system wide security camera upgrade that's expected to be completed by this time next year and the house impeachment inquiry continues this morning as the intelligence committee can share a Adam Schiff asked lieutenant colonel Alexander vin men who listen to that July twenty fifth call in question about the alleged quid pro quo was there any ambiguity about the presence you use of the word Biden there was not I was pretty clear the president wanted to so let's get to commit to investigating the bidens was it not that is correct that is one of the favors that you thought should be properly characterized as a demand that is correct and there's no ambiguity about that in my mind there was not the hearings continue this afternoon president trump alleged to have withheld foreign aid from Ukraine and less presidents Lansky agreed to announce an investigation to former vice president Joe Biden and his son hunter WGN sports now here's David Blackhawks try to add to their legal leading goal total this month thirty six goals in November twenty one in their last four games all wins hawks host the Carolina hurricanes tonight seven o'clock here on WGN the hawks also announced today defenseman Brian Campbell will be.

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WGN Radio

01:32 min | 3 years ago

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"Thousand employees for ratification vote we get more from ABC's little OpenGL was reached relatively quickly and without the conflict that led to the forty day strike by United auto workers members against GM union workers at Ford will start voting Monday on their proposed contract that includes weight increases no reduction in health care benefits and workers' will pay more for their coverage and ratification bonuses of nine thousand dollars though that slightly less than eleven thousand dollar bonuses workers at General Motors one last month the union said the Ford agreement also includes the promise of investments that will create or save more than eighty five hundred jobs Lynda Lopez ABC news Chicago is the greenest place to work in the U. S. T. bird tranice market is the third year in a row for Chicago the designation comes from the C. B. R. ET group in Maastricht university the percentage of certified office green space was set at seventy one point one percentage Chicago of from nearly seventy percent last year San Francisco Atlanta Minneapolis in LA followed Stever trend WGN news now this from our WGN radio news desk at cranes here's Danny occur the proposed five year deal between the city in the Chicago teachers union ending the teacher strike could cost one and a half billion dollars over the next five years that's the number Chicago public schools estimated for all the new costs including salary hikes and staff additions as well as new services to aid the homeless among other items CBS officials say they'll be able to offset about a third of it by shifting around certain other budgeted money they also expect to save sixty million dollars by not repaying teachers for six of the eleven days they were on.

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01:55 min | 3 years ago

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"Speaker users just say play WGN radio on tune in this WGN news is brought to you by cars for kids here's Mister Davis wanting we have cloudy skies seventy one or two here also a flash flood watch in effect until early tomorrow morning we'll have the full forecast in just a moment a man wanted in the shooting of a Chicago police officer and a woman in the downtown area was taken into custody yesterday after a gun fight with police on the south side Chicago police deputy chief Brandon Teena hand there is definitely a discharge at sixty four the point he flees westbound and goes over the tracks which are behind us at which point when he comes out on the other side of the tracks there's another gun battle that is it sued between him Chicago officers and was shot several times there forty five year old Michael black man the suspect was shot during the arrest and taken to the hospital the officer was shot several times but is expected to recover a man and his father died yesterday after a stabbing and intentional fire at a home in Indian Head park one stabbing victim a woman was outside her house and told police her son had stabbed her in his father the sun also set fire to the house residents in southeast Texas are starting to assess the damage caused by floods from tropical storm Imelda last week almost Hodge said she was caught by surprise when eighteen inches of water poured into her home I didn't pull up a hearty three people didn't help pull up a hobby and I was one of the three so why bother for tropical storm more than a thousand homes in the Gulf city coast of Beaumont and fourteen hundred people were evacuated of from the flood waters in that area five people remain in critical condition after the bus crash that killed four Chinese tourists near Bryce canyon national park in Utah authorities say the bus originated in southern California and the Taurus. it's on board were natives of mainland China ritually up to fifteen people suffered injuries.

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02:56 min | 3 years ago

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"WGN news tell you about a couple of other important things like you know and a top five at five and then Kevin to go back into the pre game for my wife says duties are done for the day our enemies are standing by they brought in the eighteen Meg team situation very well done I thought you did a very nice job based on very sincere rawhide believe me I don't I didn't I actually don't think he did such a great job of gas because even pronounce your name right yeah do we have that right come on in to hit that's your name right that no that was the president's for that was the president's lawyer at one time very common citizen cone that no relation we have we have this because I am I have proof positive that you mispronounced my name the post game show okay just saying although it is true that farmer did once mispronounce mining what it what early on in the white Sox release you before we had met each other it is a really comes gonna run after their phone calls your call did you take because I do not think also on purpose and said he did they work on the but I think but it was good as quickly corrected yeah but is that he's a strange guy thank you is very interested in this he's like sister so I think it is a funny there's a touch of his neighbor Michael turns out it wasn't no all right hold on here's here's can tell you just tell me did there was this print out mispronounce are mispronounced more baseball coming up later on this afternoon at five thirty five think it across the floors days less Lasky Curtis coach a cast and for their work all afternoon on the Sox game in in the post game show as well roe Conn and if I want to stand by on WGN that sounds weird and we are kind of like on it yeah come on right Kanya con I think it sounds fine I okay okay fine I just want to say my whole family's offended so it's very confident Lasky out perfectly yeah when you get this right thank you did your first class so you can learn more about what you did first class both ways the contracts are your account I only but I almost did create a certain amount of rain damage and the trip as well so that's something you said Rick hi Rick maybe that's what I was there and what combo of recon and real kind yep yeah a record one record I like it though yeah no I am to answer and really like it winter is going to take your call all right here we go stand by Kim Gordon's got WGN is I got her name right coming your way into minutes swim plea is doing an Airbnb over like service which property owners ran out their pools by the hour people want to take a dip doing a lot more research they also include bench seats.

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01:40 min | 3 years ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"WGN news time is three o'clock. It's getting to the newsroom and Vic Vaughn. Thank you morning. It's mostly cloudy, sixty five at O'Hare judge in Saint Louis has sentenced to mother of four of Chicago's west suburb of Schiller, park to six years in federal prison. She's already served four Medina. Medi successor was convicted of supporting ISIS fighters in Syria. Prosecutors say she operated as part of a small group of Bosnian nationals in Illinois, Missouri, New York police in Phoenix held a community meeting last night over recent cellphone video that went viral nationwide shows an encounter between two Phoenix officers and a couple and their toddler cheap. Jerry Williams says meeting focused on use of force change doesn't start with the police department real change starts with our community. She got boost for that comment that crowd size. At that meeting was numbered around thousand people today is June teeth day. The now recognize the emancipation of former slaves ABC's Brian Clark has details on a congressional panel. That's holding a hearing today on reparations one hundred fifty four years after the slaves in Texas were emancipated, a House Judiciary subcommittee on constitution civil rights and civil liberties. Hold of hearing today on proposals for paying reparations to the descendants of slaves. It's an idea that the senate's top Republican majority leader. Mitch McConnell says is not a good one. I don't think reparations for something that happened hundred and fifty years ago for home. None of us currently living responsible is a good idea writer, Tana, hoc-, coats, and actor, Danny Glover among those expected to testify Brian Clark, ABC news about an hour and a half, strive north of Chicago, mayor of Racine, Wisconsin, Cory Mason, ordering flags lowered their mourning the loss of twenty four year veteran police officer John.

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02:17 min | 3 years ago

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"WGN? News time is two o'clock. Let's get to the newsroom and Vic Vaughn. Thank you. Good morning. It's partly cloudy at O'Hare, thirty three degrees. The Cook County medical examiner has scheduled an autopsy on the body found in Lake Michigan Sunday, it was found around four o'clock in the afternoon near Buckingham fountain and grand park, Chicago police say it's a decomposed male areas. Central? Detectives are investigating audio recordings from ET. OPN airlines flight three oh two were recovered by French authorities over the weekend, the Boeing seven thirty-seven max eight crashed last week ABC's. David curly has more on the international rules that govern investigating jetliner crashes. The country where the accident happened does run the investigation Ethiopia's never had a major crash. They are running the investigation. And then you have parties to the investigation that would be the manufacturer Boeing in this case the engine maker. Well, NTSB is a part of the investigation. And normally when you play out a cockpit voice recorder everybody listens to it in a room. And then the transcript takes several weeks to come to what everybody agrees. What was said in the cockpit. The National Transportation Safety board says the opium investigators. Are cooperating with their US counterparts at the scene democrat presidential candidate and south bend mayor Pete Buddha. Judges responding to fellow candidate better aerobics pre-campaign comment Vanity Fair aerobic head said he was born to be in the race for president. I was born to make myself useful. And I'm not competitive, combating anybody they're going to be competitors more than opponents. I think along the Democrats, and that's a good thing Buddha. Judge picking on Fox News Sunday. Governor Pritzker is push to legalize recreational marijuana. Now state treasurer Michael Fredericks wants banking laws change to help move that process forward WGN. Roger badesch has more. Federal government says marijuana is illegal and that has banks afraid to open accounts for cannabis operations in states that have already legalized medicinal or recreational marijuana. National Bank officials asked congress last week to change federal laws to guarantee freedom from prosecution treasurer, Eric says holding press conference to ask the state legislature for the same guarantees. Roger badesch, WGN news and US rep. Presentative his tweet Garcia endorsed Chicago mayoral candidate. Lori Lightfoot Sunday at the city's south side Irish parade should face his fellow candidate Toni preckwinkle in an April second runoff.

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03:06 min | 3 years ago

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"Ryan burrow, WGN news. The five victims of the mass shooting in Aurora were remembered today at the water street mall a moment of silence. Was held at one twenty four the time. The first shots were fired. At Henry Pratt company. Congressman Sean casted attended today's vigil girl going to be people who say don't politicize this moment. Please do politicize it because we're not going to change anything unless we politicize this and talk about it because we're not doing enough right now. The parent company of Henry Pratt pledged today to cover the funeral costs for the five victims along with medical expenses and assistance to their families. Durose time is up. A massive show of support for Venezuela's opposition movement in Miami today that was governor Rick Scott expressing his solidarity, President Trump condemning the Madero regime rippling shortages of food and medicine plague the country socialism has so completely ravaged this great country that even the world's largest reserves of oil are no longer enough to keep the lights on. He told the crowd. Socialism is dying and liberty prosperity and democracy are being reborn. Numerous rallies held across the country today to protest President Trump's emergency declaration to build a border wall, including here in Chicago. The declaration is already facing numerous lawsuits more than sixty people two thirds of those children have died in recent weeks after making their way out of the last area controlled by ISIS in eastern, Syria. The International Rescue Committee says exhaustion and mount nutrition are the principal causes of those deaths. Cubs chairman. Ricketts talked about the racist. Emails sent by his father Joe today at spring training in Arizona Ricketts saying he's never heard his father saying anything that was remotely racist. I mean, he acknowledged. Kick knowledge that they were inappropriate emails. He expressed regret apologized. Those are the values that my family was raised with the cubs announced today. They're teaming up with the council on American Islamic relations to take meaningful invisible. Steps to our combating Slama phobia, bigotry and racism, including public service announcements and programs at Wrigley field. Wisconsin's moving toward easing restrictions on marijuana. Governor Tony Uber says his budget will include proposals to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. And we'll move toward creating a medical marijuana program. Either said, it's time Wisconsin joined the more than thirty other states and the district of Columbia in legalizing medical marijuana. But it's not clear how far he'll get Iverson is a new democratic governor dealing with a long held Republican legislature. Steve Bertrand WGN news and now WGN sports in Arizona. Here's Kevin Powell. Thank you Cam give you the latest from spring training, but will start with the Blackhawks Patrick Kane's been red hot telling a point at seventeenth straight games. Helping. Hawks get back in the playoff picture. They host the last place senators tonight, but Cain says they can't overlook their opponent, especially with every game being crucial. At this point of the season.

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02:32 min | 3 years ago

"wgn news" Discussed on WGN Radio

"WGN? News time is two o'clock. Let's get to the newsroom at Vic. Thank you. Good morning. It's overcast in forty eight degrees at O'Hare officials still keeping the rise on that area around. I could define the kankakee river. That's where a big ice jam has been breaking apart. In melting. We've seen a seventy degree warm up since Wednesday it's causing risk of flash flooding in that area. President Trump's state of the union address will be delivered before the house chamber on Tuesday. It's expected to paint an inspiring vision of American greatness. That's according to one of the president's aides ABC's Andy Field has details. White House advisers say expect the president to ask a divided congress to unite and do what's best for the country on immigration and other divisive issues. Elsa plans to ask congress to finally approved money for road. Bridges, airports and rail lines that elusive infrastructure jobs Bill, the president Republicans been unable to pass that Bill over the past two years. The president's also expected to explain how he plans to lower the cost of healthcare and prescription drugs democratic Virginia. Governor Ralph Northam called an urgent meeting with top level staff late last night that meeting included his cabinet members. And the Lieutenant governor more than a dozen key. Democrats are calling for northern to step down. He's facing criticism over a racist photo that appears in his nineteen Eighty-four medical school yearbook. Two men are pictured in the photo. One in black face one in the KKK, Robin Hood on Saturday north said, he's not in that photo. Just today before he issued an apology a federal jury in Brooklyn could begin deliberations as early as this afternoon in the drug conspiracy trial of Joaquin El Chapo Guzman. The US attorney at the time, I didn't mince words when Gu's man was brought to New York for trial comes MAs destructive and murderous rise. As international narcotics trafficker is akin to that of a small cancerous tumor that metastasized since then more than fifty witnesses have taken the stand and testified for the prosecution. The judge is expected to give the jury instructions later this morning and back locally mayor emanuel's backing legislation to further restrict the purchase of tobacco products. WGN's? Roger badesch while the minimum age to buy tobacco products and Chicago's already at twenty one and the city has imposed higher taxes on those products. The state has not there is pending legislation. That's received backing from governor Pritzker Emmanuel says city efforts to reduce smoking among those under twenty one is reduced team smoking to six percent reduction of more than half over the past six years. Roger badesch, WGN news, sports, traffic and weather next.

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02:37 min | 3 years ago

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"WGN radio on tune in. This WGN news is brought to all of us by Brent Wilkes real estate, and here is Mr. Dave Schwanke. We have cloudy skies twenty nine at O'Hare. Illinois state police have lost one of their own WGN's, David Jennings reports Thirty-four-year-old trooper Chris Lambert died Saturday night, he was hit by a car while investigating a crash on northbound to ninety four state police director, Leo Schmitz says Lambert was on his way home. He sees a three yard three-car crash. He positions his vehicle left hand late. So to save the lives of those people in the crash Lambert had been on the force for five years. He leaves behind a wife one year old daughter and his parents, David Jennings. WGN news winter storms that hit millions across the midwest, including us now landing on the east coast, creating treacherous travel conditions this morning. One hundred seventy one thousand people are without power from Kansas Virginia, here's ABC's. Stephanie Ramos, Ohio valley a place getting off the tarmac this morning at Cincinnati northern Kentucky international airport. Officials saying, thankfully, no one was injured in the mid west St Louis receiving its biggest snowfall in five years. Older parts of Missouri accumulating more than twenty inches of snow in just over thirty hours. President Trump has President Trump is pushing back against the idea that he doesn't have a strategy to end the partial government shutdown at the same time. He is not saying what a strategy is Trump tells Fox News. He has no idea if he can get a deal with house speaker Nancy Pelosi who oppose his spending money on what she calls an ineffective wasteful wall along the US Mexico border. The aunt of Wisconsin teenager who was found alive this week almost three months after vanishing from her home had a pretty good night's sleep on her first night back with the family thirteen year old Jamie clause was found Thursday afternoon. A twenty one year old man is suspected of killing her parents in October at their home in Barron, Wisconsin, and then kidnapping the teenager, Illinois state troopers have responded to close to three hundred traffic crashes, one of which fatal as merely eight hundred calls for assistance from drivers during the winter snows. Storm that his hit through the midwest state police say seventy three year old Allen reineck or of Troy was killed Friday night in Madison County when he lost.

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02:48 min | 3 years ago

"wgn news" Discussed on SuperTalk WTN 99.7

"WGN news center. I'm Pamela furr. With your top stories at Fort Campbell soldier is in custody after the death of a woman on post as villian it happened during some sort of incident on December eighteenth, although Fort Campbell is not releasing much. Detail spokesperson tells the leaf chronicle charges are pending Marsha Blackburn is now a United States Senator and the first female elected to that office from the state of Tennessee. The former Republican congresswoman was sworn in today by supreme court Justice Brett cavenaugh with senators Lamar Alexander and Bob corker in attendance. Like, burn tweeted. She has been appointed along with Iowa Senator Joni Ernst his serve on the Senate Judiciary committee, by the way, the two are the first Republican women to serve on that committee on the first day of the one hundred sixteenth congress. Democrat Nancy Pelosi has been elected as the new house speaker, even as the partial government shutdown continued Pelosi. The expressed hope that members of both parties would be able to work together. We'll debate in advanced good ideas. No matter where they come from. And in that spirit. Democrats will be offering the Senate Republican appropriations legislation to reopen government later today. Abby Philip reports. Top lawmakers have also been invited back to talk to the president about ending the shutdown husband, a formal invitation sent over to congressional leaders, which includes Democrats and Republicans on both sides both chambers on Capitol Hill, but it's not clear whether that has been accepted, particularly by the Democrats because there isn't really anything new on the table. Stay with super talk ninety nine seven WTN for the latest on the government shutdown now, the Wall Street docks tumble on fears of the global slowdown. This after Apple's morning about disappointing earnings and slower iphone sales in China on the floor of the new York Stock Exchange. Alison casick reports that Apple's announcement stunned Wall Street traders companies know in advance that they're going to have a huge myth. Instead of surprising investors. They wanna kinda give a heads up early. So it kind of make sort of a soft landing. This is anything, but a soft landing because this really shocked a lot of investors. The Dow Jones industrial. Average fell six hundred sixty points. The NASDAQ plunged two hundred two and the s&p five hundred lost sixty two points. At is the latest news, traffic and weather next. A crash at Franklin road in Harding place has got things backed up and it will be a well. A very slow pace all the way to cool springs, and then also at the four forty Parkway. So watching that accident four forty west at nolansville pike and then right near Broadway. West End avenue that injury crash still has delays there. Traffic every ten minutes. Everybody Jane's and cool springs. It's wicked awesome.

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