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"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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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"Roger banished WGN news and now with WGN sports. Here's Dave, innit. Good morning, The Blackhawks ended up with three of a possible six points in their three game series with Tampa Bay. The two games. They dropped painful in very different ways. The first one on overtime loss had a goal with 1/10 of a second left as Sunday at three. Nothing second Period League on a bit of four gold barrage. Three of those goals on power plays and the Lightning would tack on two more late goals in the third toe. Win it 6 to 3 and the question now what further discipline will defenseman counter Murphy face after he drew a match penalty for an illegal hit to the head? Ah, hawks open a six game road trip tomorrow in Dallas Tonight. Blackhawks Live here. A W g. N at seven. A week from now we'll know who's going where in the NC double a tournament selection Sunday, six days away among the teams who will hear their names called on Sunday. Loyola, which wrapped up the Missouri valleys automatic berth with a win over Drake in the conference final, Northwestern closed the regular season with a third straight win 79 78 over Nebraska, the Wildcats the 12 seed in the Big 10 tournament and face Minnesota in the first game Wednesday. In Indy 5 15 pregame on WGN, Illinois. The second C doesn't play No. Friday when the Lanai face Indiana or Rutgers Team LeBron B Team Durant, 1 72 1 15, the NBA All Star Game Janos onto the Campo the M V P The Bull Zach Lavine 13 points for Team Durant. He was ousted in the first round of the three point contest. Before the main event, David it w.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"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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"Are meadowland REM WGN news time, ten o'clock. Currently it's twenty five degrees under partly cloudy skies. The continuing crisis at the southern border is drawing more attention as President Trump considers closing the border altogether. Sarah Westwood reports that vast numbers of immigrants seeking to come into the United States. Meanwhile, CB P says it's on track to apprehend more people at the border this month than any month since two thousand eight so clearly the situation on the border getting worse with Trump making that threat and the State Department severing aid to that those northern triangle countries, it's clear the administration is moving closer toward a more dramatic response. Michigan health officials have reported twenty two cases of measles in metro-detroit since March thirteenth the state's biggest outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, the outbreak originated from in Oakland County visited from Israel since then twenty one people in Oakland County. And one in Wayne County have been infected of the twenty two patients three header record of being vaccinated Beaumont. Dr Karl louder says shame that this has to happen. But this is a direct consequence of that maintaining a high level of protective immunity in the Munich in the community and the population about fourteen hundred people have gotten vaccinated in Oakland County since the outbreak started two weeks ago, Dr louder appeared on the warrant peers shell police in Chicago are planning to protest against general Guston for the north. Jesse small. It's dropped charges outside the office of Kim FOX the state's attorney. Correspondent Nick wad reports that the protesters want to see a federal investigation into how the jussie smollet case was handled. Protests going to be outside Kim FOX's office more organized by the fraternal order police going to be interesting to see how many cops show up to that event. Now, they are demanding a federal investigation into how Kim FOX and her office handled the Jesse similar situation. Remember, those sixteen charges against him were dropped according to the eastern Michigan university. Police power was lost on campus Saturday night, due to a transformer malfunction power was restored around midnight that according to EMU there is but a few days left in a fundraising effort to restore the historic Hamtramck stadium WDR's. Gene Fogel explains. It is one of the few remaining negro league baseball parks in the country. The money raised in the campaign would be used to update the stadium for baseball. Shocker. Cricket and community..
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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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"And the WGN news center, I'm Pamela furr. A member of the Republican National Committee is proposing to change the committee's rules. So that no one in the party can run against President Trump in twenty twenty committeeman for the Virgin Islands. Javan? Williamson emailed RNC members today pushing for an unprecedented rule change. This comes after incoming Utah Senator Mitt Romney wrote an op Ed piece published by the Washington Post. Bashing President Trump Williams also called for a resolution to declare Trump is the presumptive nominee in two thousand twenty. Meanwhile, President Trump says the partial shutdown of the federal government could run for a long time. This isn't just a border. This is national security. This is health and wellness. This is everything Trump says it's up to Democrats who have rejected Trump's demand about one quarter of the federal government has been shut down since December twenty second. Most of the government has been funded through September in budget. Bills that were passed last year. In other news in American is being held in a Moscow prison on charges of espionage. Matthew chance explains how forty eight year old Paul Whalen got on the radar of Russian officials. It may have been Wieland's long standing contact with Russia, including social connections to format active members of the Russian military that flag tip to the country's security services. The security consultant regularly posted photos and messages sometimes in Russian language on Russian social media platform called vk similar to Facebook rations. Foreign ministry says the US consular officials are being allowed to visit that American businessman detained on spying charges and New Yorkers are.
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"Good morning. Twenty nine degrees right now under cloudy skies at O'Hare. Chicago police officers in the fifth district remembering their friend and fellow officer Conrad Gerry after his funeral yesterday. Officer Mark mayor worked with Gary for five years. Unbelievable guy a plus plus his parents should be proud of the person. He became Gary an officer Edward oh marmolejo were killed by a metro train Monday night while chasing, a suspect marmolejo roll will be held later this morning. There'll be one topic not on the agenda of a religious leaders conference in January more from WGN's. Roger badesch traffic archdiocese of Chicago says when you're spaceships gathered in Illinois next month, they won't talk about a state investigation that found Illinois diocese failed to disclose the names of at least five hundred clergy accused of sexually abusing children cardinal blaze. Pitch says the retreat of mundelein seminary will strictly be for a time before prayer, fasting, and spiritual lectures. Roger badesch WGN news. A nineteen year old man's been charged with arson after a fire destroyed the home of the mayor of the southern Illinois community of Allerton. On the Belleville news. Democrat says the charge was filed Thursday against dairy say Crawford a warrant says Crawford knowingly damage the single family home on December third aware mayor JoAnne. Read was inside. It wasn't clear whether read and Crawford know each other Crawford was being held on a two hundred fifty thousand dollar bond the number of yellow vest. Protesters demonstrating on Peres shops Lisa today is down sharply. After versus recent weeks. Several yellow vest groups had called for a sixth straight Saturday of protests across France over the past five hundreds of people have been arrested protesting rising fuel costs and taxes imposed by French president. Emmanuel Macron it's the last.
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"Steve Bertrand, WGN news and Illinois Senate hearing today on the hundreds of DNA samples that have yet to be processed from crimes committed over the last couple of years, Illinois state police say part of the problem is not enough staff or funding committee members said they want to learn more like how cases are prioritized when it comes to DNA testing. Chicago police have arrested a suspect in his mid twenties in the stabbing deaths of three people on Chicago's west side last month. Superintendent Eddie Johnson says the suspect who has yet to be charged lived in the area left, but returned just a few months ago and I'll WGN community corners. Here's Ryan burrow. It's ice rink week. And we started Valparaiso, Indiana, the William e or show pavilion ice rink in central park plaza opening three years ago, the twelve thousand square foot pavilion rank is covered last year. More than forty thousand people turned out to skate at the rate, even though it was closed due to weather on some of the busier days last year escaped season runs through March. Admission five dollars skate rental four dollars Ryan burrow with community corners that WGN radio. And now WGN sports. Here's Kevin Powell. Thank you. Judy. The bulls are moving on from Fred Hoiberg after three plus seasons as head coach was fired today. Bulls off to a dismal five in nineteen start to the season. John Paxson decided to give associate head coach Jim Boylan, a crack attorney things around bowls face the Pacers tomorrow night Blackhawks in Anaheim tomorrow. Bad news for the bears is they lost to the giants. Thirty twenty seven in overtime. Good news is the entire NFC north lost on Sunday. Meaning no one cut into their game at half lead in the division bears. Now, turn their attention to the Rams owners are the best record in the NFL. And will we see a healthy Mitch Trubisky full go in practice this week Coachman negative? I I hope he is. But I feel like the last several days as I as I told you yesterday was is that he is he's getting better. And he's he's feeling he's feeling better. And so I think it's only fair for today tomorrow and the next couple of days ago by that we just we just keep saying them throw a see how feels still day to day with Trubisky. The packer. Is firing Mike McCarthy after they lost to the cardinals at home. Green Bay just four seven and one Monday night football and NFC east matchup a tight division race Redskins can take over first they win over the eagles. Just a game separate the two. Cowboys also in the mix and in baseball..
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"She's got the WGN news brought to you by mid western university multispecialty clinic five South Carolina, police officers have apparently been shot during an active shooter incident in Florence county. News outlets reporting the sheriff's deputy chief confirming the incident saying three Florence county sheriff's deputies and two city. Officers have been shot no word on their conditions. Major developments in a manhunt sparked by a hazardous chemical scarce spooking, Washington sources, tell ABC news. The FBI has identified as suspect in Utah tied to the letters triggering a rice in scare the FBI has made contact with the suspect and his questioning him. The Pentagon's Tom spokesperson says in analysis of the two envelopes sent to the Pentagon has determined the substance inside was not rice in but castor seeds Louis Martinez. ABC news. The Pentagon cubs. President THEO I've seen weighing in on shortstop Addison Russell suspension of forty games for violating major league. Baseball's domestic violence policy obligation as a club in my obligation to. See what we can do better going forward to see what we can do to prevent this from ever happening. Again, MLB had been investigating allegations by Russell's ex wife, Melissa detailed in her blog post last month. In a statement Russell says he wishes his ex wife, well and hopes they can live in peace for the benefit of their child. Let's get an update now on WGN sports. Here's Kevin Powell Judy Addison Russell's future with the cubs up in the air after you heard Judy say. He accepting a forty game suspension for major league baseball for violating domestic violence policy. Theo Epstein meeting with the media at Wrigley today. He says it does not know if Russell will play for the cubs. Again, Epstein did say Joe Madden will return for a fifth season as manager Yankees in athletics. Meet in the Bronx for the AL wildcard Yankees. Go with Luis Severino. The as Liam Hendriks he'll serve as an opener. So just one or two innings before. Oakland takes a utilizes their bullpen four games on the NHL opening night, including the Stanley Cup champion capitals. Hosting Boston Blackhawks visit Ottawa tomorrow night for their opener, and we'll have it right here on WGN at six bulls..
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"Judy's got the WGN news. Daley for mayor. That's right. Former commerce secretary Bill Daley will announce Monday he's going to run for a job once held by his brother and father daily succeeded. Rahm Emanuel has President Obama's White House chief of staff after Emmanuel left the job to run for mayor. He is not seeking reelection a licensed concealed carry gun holder who shot at a man suspected of wounding assist row. Police officer Thursday is being lauded as a hero by town. Officials suspect was hit by gunfire after he shot a weapon police it's not clear if it was police or the private citizen who shot the suspect at began when the police tried to stop a car police say the man was stuck in traffic when he witnessed the police activity decided to intervene got out of his car and fired at the man, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleading guilty today to count of conspiracy in federal court. Prosecutors wouldn't go into detail but reveal that Manafort met with them offered information, they consider valuable Florence has had a major impact on air travel nationwide. The website. Flight aware says over eight hundred flights were cancelled in the US today. Many because of the store board showing the highest numbers of canceled. Flights are Raleigh Durham and Charlotte. Both have technically been open, but many flights have been impacted. Charlotte is a hub for American Airlines and Southwest Airlines pre cancelled all flights to and from Charlotte. The airports are hoping to get back to normal over the weekend. Smaller airports in the region could be impacted longer Florence now a tropical storm, but forecasters say it will continue to threaten north and South Carolina with powerful winds and catastrophic freshwater flooding. Let's get an update now on WGN sports. Here's Kevin Powell. Thank you, Judy. The White Sox with an early to nothing lead on the Orioles out at Camden Yards to nothing in the second Wrigley. It's a Friday night game for the cubs. The game was pushed back to give them a few showers after their hectic schedule this week travelling to wash Washington for just one day tough news reliever. Pedro strope. He's done for the regular season with a strain hamstring. It'll be Cole hamels starting opposite. The reds. Matt Harvey tonight, the Indians can clinch their third consecutive AL central crown tonight with a victory at home over Detroit and a Minnesota loss at last place. Kansas City Corey Crawford. Clarifying the injury and shut down his season in December last year was.
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"Got the wgn news brought to you by midwestlaundries a forty two year old chicago man is dead after an apparent work related accident in niles police say he became stuck between dryer and a conveyor system at a laundry business video shows him trying to remove a towel which was hanging from a dryer in front of that conveyor system when the incident occurred a rogers park man charged in that amazing scheme that temporarily changed the address for the global headquarters of shipping giant ups to his garden department that resulted in thousands of pieces of mail meant for ups executives and other employees being delivered to his doorstep twentyfouryearold do sean henderson spruce charged with theft of male and fraud and atf agent shot in the face last friday in chicago has left the hospital he was shot in the back of the arts neighborhood while working on an undercover operation a suspect is in custody and charged in that shooting and president trump pulling it all nighter so he can personally greet the three american prisoners released by north korea as they arrive at joint base andrews says he appreciates kim jong own for releasing those detainees held in prison nearly thousand days president trump will be at the airport steps to greet the man when they arrived before dawn on thursday and i'll wgn sports here's kevin powell thank you judy the white sox dropped their fifth straight falling to the pirates six five here guaranteed rate field socks took a three run lead into the ninth but the bullpen couldn't close things out nate jones gave up four runs reynaldo lopez bright spot on the day he pitched into the eighth gave up just two runs both on solo homers will be for the game rough news on last year's top draft pick jacob berger he's retorted his achilles tendon roughly ten weeks after initially injuring it in spring training at twelve months recovery is expected cubs swept the marlins at wrigley thanks to six strong innings of one run ball from jose cantata and a strong the play cubs winning thirteen to four kris bryant becoming the fastest cub to one hundred homers with a first inning the blast cubs and sox meet on the north side friday afternoon for the crosstown classic opener tyler chat would carson former the pitching matchup in the nba.