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  • Giving Thanks: The Gift of Organ Donation

    For thousands gathering at the Thanksgiving table this year, there will be something extra to be thankful for – their health, as a result of someone else’s decision. Last year more than 33,000 organ transplants were performed in the U.S. Some were the direct result of tragic situations. WGN’s Ryan Burrow speaks with a the Lenzinis, a Park Ridge family who lost a husband and father, but take stock in knowing his organ donation saved the lives of others. And […]

  • Video: WGN Radio goes ski jumping

    WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow, Dometi Pongo and Lisa Wolf visit Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove for a lesson in ski jumping.

  • 500th anniversary of the Reformation

    WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow looks at the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

  • Photos: Memorials in Las Vegas after shooting

    WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow is reporting from Las Vegas on the aftermath of the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

  • Photos: Harvey relief efforts at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church

    WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow is in Houston covering the unprecedented flooding caused by the storm that came ashore as Hurricane Harvey. Today he visited Lakewood Church, the megachurch of Pastor Joel Osteen that was formerly the sports arena known as The Summit, home of the Houston Rockets. After some controversy, Lakewood Church is now serving as a shelter and supply drop-off center. Click here for information on donating to the American Red Cross to help with hurricane relief.

  • Photos: Houston inundated by Harvey floodwaters

    WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow is in Houston covering the unprecedented flooding caused by the storm that came ashore as Hurricane Harvey. Click here for information on donating to the American Red Cross to help with hurricane relief.

  • ‘Love will never die’ – Photos from Charlottesville

    WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow is in Charlottesville, VA, covering the aftermath of the weekend violence and the memorials for Heather Heyer. Here are some of the photos he has taken.

  • Live blog: James Comey testifies before Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

    Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Click to listen online. Click to read the prepared text of Comey’s opening statement. Stay with 720 WGN for frequent updates and your reaction, and follow along with our live blog below.

  • 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 […]

  • Palatine Walmart shooting

    Ryan Burrow reports from the Walmart at the corner of Dundee and Rand in Palatine where there was a shooting outside the store.