Recent Articles
  • Photos: Celebrating the Cubs NL Central Championship in St. Louis and Chicago

    The Chicago Cubs have clinched the 2017 National League Central Championship, marking the first time they’ve reached the post-season three years in a row since 1906-1908.

  • Video: Violeta Podrumedic visits the Well of Mercy

    WGN’s Violeta Podrumedic checks out the Well of Mercy and how this organization is empowering woman in Chicago. The Well of Mercy is a chance for change for women who have been caught up in the cycle of domestic violence and poverty. To see first hand what they are all about, go to or attend their upcoming fundraiser, Keeping the Dream Alive, September 30th.

  • Video: Weekend Warning – A summer weekend in the fall

    Although it is now officially fall, it still feels like summer. There's also a summer-like schedule of events. Keep it tuned to 720 WGN and download the Traffix Chicago app to help you get everywhere you want to go.

  • Video and photos: Kevin and Violeta go to jail

    Kevin Powell and Violeta Podrumedic visit Cook County Jail where they talk with Sheriff Tom Dart about the Urban Farming Initiative and Chef Bruno Abate about Recipe for Change, the program in the jail where inmates are trained to cook pizzas that are then available for sale within the jail.

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Expo Chicago, Riot Fest, & Interchange Construction

    WGN’s Violeta Podrumedic says Chicago is in store for a busy weekend. With all the events and the ramp from Eastbound 290 to the Northbound Kennedy being closed 10pm Friday to 4am Monday for work on the interchange, you need some extra help. Get traffic on demand on the Traffix Chicago app. Download it today!

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Baseball, Run Mag Mile, and Oktoberfest

    WGN’s Violeta Podrumedic says the Cubs first Friday night home game, a run on the Magnificent Mile, and Oktoberfest will have you wishing you downloaded the Traffix Chicago app this weekend!  

  • Video: Weekend Warning – Labor Day Weekend

    WGN’s Violeta Podrumedic says timing is everything this weekend. Either the roads will be clear or they will be packed with people headed out of or back in to Chicago. Traffix Chicago can help you plan your route and pick when to travel. Download it today!

  • Weekend Warning: Concerts, Greektown, and Boxing

    WGN’s Violeta Podrumedic says all the fun this weekend will cause traffic in Wrigleyville, Greektown, and downtown. Traffix Chicago gives you traffic on demand and can help you avoid the problem areas. Download it today!

  • Video: Violeta visits the BMW Championship Interactive Golf Experience

    WGN’s Violeta Podrumedic visits the BMW Championship Interactive Golf Experience that gives golf fans the opportunity to win free tickets to the BMW Championship returning to Lake Forest’s Conway Farms Golf Course and the chance to meet PGA Tour defending champ Dustin Johnson. The free interactive experience will be at 2 N. Riverside Plaza until August 25th. Stop by and sign up for your chance to win!

  • Video: Weekend Warning – The 59th Annual Air and Water Show

    WGN’s Violeta Podrumedic hits the beach for the Air and Water Show this weekend. Expect heavy delays as over a million people head to the show. Traffix Chicago can help you avoid traffic trouble spots. Download it today!