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  • Remembering Adam West: ‘There are wonderful memories’

    In 2014, WGN Radio’s Dave Plier talked with TV’s “Batman,” Adam West, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the character and the release of the series on DVD and BluRay. West died June 10, 2017 at 88.

  • Comey statement released – Read it here

    The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has released James Comey’s statement prior to his testimony scheduled for Thursday. Click here to read the statement.

  • Photos: 2017 Walk of Fame Ceremony

    Photos from the 2017 WGN Radio Walk of Fame Induction Ceremony. Gallery 1: Gallery 2: Bonus: Watch our Walk of Fame Countdown video, originally seen live on Facebook, featuring comments from new inductees Nick Digilio, Linc Hampton, Mike Mathis, Anne Maxfield, Judy Pielach and Jack Rosenberg.  

  • 19 killed, many injured, in explosion at concert in Manchester, England

    Police says there are 19 fatalities, around 50 injured, after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in northern England. Authorities are investigating the incident as a potential terrorist attack. The incident occurred at the end of the concert causing panic as anxious concert-goers scrambled to exit the venue, unsure of what was happening. Latest statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/BEpLOan3dY — G M Police (@gmpolice) May 23, 2017 EXPLOSION AT MANCHESTER ARENA AND […]

  • Hostage incident at Geneva hospital ends with suspect dead, hostage safe

    A hostage standoff has ended at a Geneva hospital with the suspect dead. The Kane County inmate was at Delnor Hospital receiving treatment when police say he took a correction officer’s gun and held an employee hostage. Kane County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Pat Gengler says police had been negotiating with 21-year-old Tywon Salters, but when negotiations broke down the SWAT team went in. “One of the SWAT team operators did discharge his firearm striking the inmate and killing him. He […]

  • CrownCam: Elif Gets The How-To On JW

    CrownCam Season 2 Episode 1: Elif Gets The How-To On JW: John Williams introduces his producer, Elif Geris, to former producers Matt Bubala and Beth Swierk, who offer their insights on what she needs to be aware of with her new major market radio host.

  • First look at plans for Obama Presidential Center

    The Obama Foundation today released the first images of plans for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago’s Jackson Park.

  • Video: Goodbuy Girl shops for formalwear

    Judy Pielach visits the Northbrook Goodwill Store with sewist Annette Eames to discuss how easy it is to add a personal touch to formalwear for the spring and summer party season.

  • Photos: Northwestern Coaches Fitzgerald and Collins sign long-term contract extensions

    Northwestern University today announced long-term contract extensions for the head coaches of two of its athletic programs. Football head coach Pat Fitzgerald’s contract keeps him with the 2016 Pinstripe Bowl champions through the 2026 season. Meanwhile, after taking the men’s basketball team to its first NCAA Tournament in school history, Chris Collins will remain head coach through the 2024-25 season. The extensions were formally announced Tuesday afternoon during an appearance at the Under Armour store on Michigan Avenue. Northwestern football […]

  • Video: John Williams samples some crickets on a Hometown Voices visit to Oak Brook

    During an Allstate Hometown Voices Tour visit to Pinstripes in Oak Brook, John Williams catches up with former WGN Radio producer Tracy Weiner, samples some crickets, and talks with Allstate Agent Maggie Barashka and Evelina Petrov and Jivka Petrova of the Little Bulgarian School.