WGN Entertainment Critic Dean Richards shares his reviews for this weekend’s theatrical and streaming releases.
All month long on WGN Morning News, we are traveling around the Chicagoland area and looking for the best Halloween Houses! Over the years, people have stepped up their games to create quite the displays in their yards, in their garages, on their roofs – you name it! Today we are at the Greenbriar Cemetery… Continue reading Chicagoland’s Halloween Houses: Greenbriar Cemetery in Gilberts
Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group. The shots could begin early next month — with the first children in line fully protected by Christmas —… Continue reading Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office says Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed the photography director and wounded the director while filming near Santa Fe Thursday afternoon. Halyna Hutchins, 42-year-old photography director, was airlifted to the University of New Mexico hospital Thursday where she died due to her injuries. Deputies… Continue reading Sheriff: Alec Baldwin discharged prop gun on movie set that killed 1, injured another
EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) A woman was allegedly raped multiple times, and a man was beaten and strangled to death, all within less than 24 hours. Jason Harvey lived at the home where these atrocities took place. He tells Eyewitness News he was unaware of what was happening under his own roof. I invited Heidi into… Continue reading Man who lived in house where alleged murder and rape occurred says he had no idea it was happening
Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who’s eligible and when can be confusing — and adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can get a different type of vaccine for that extra dose. A number of factors, including the vaccine you started with and when your… Continue reading Is it time for me to get a COVID-19 booster? And which one should I get?
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Rain is pouring down on parts of the Bay Area on Friday morning to levels that the region rarely sees. Southern Marin county including parts of Sonoma county rain rates currently upwards to 0.30″ to locally over 1/2″ per hour. Rain is extending to Napa county and a stronger band of… Continue reading Heavy rain pours over Bay Area: video
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities on Friday searched for dozens of people missing in this week’s heavy rains, floods and landslides, as survivors complained they were yet to receive any government help. The death toll has crossed 100 in the country’s eastern and western parts, said police spokesperson Basanta Bahadur Kunwar. At least 40… Continue reading Dozens missing in Nepal as floods, mudslides kill over 100
The City of Toronto says more than 83 per cent of eligible Toronto residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 Mayor John Tory says more than 87 per cent of Torontonians 12 years of age and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine. More than 4.8 million doses have now been administered… Continue reading Toronto moves closer to 90 per cent goal of 12+ residents who are fully vaccinated
BRUSSELS (AP) — Angela Merkel is still German Chancellor and might be still when EU leaders meet again, yet they gave her a farewell party at Friday’s EU summit. Attending her 107th summit, she was feted by friend and foe alike in an informal ceremony behind closed doors early Friday, where they called her anything… Continue reading EU summit gives Merkel big sendoff even if she might return