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Young Girl Struggling to Recover After Horrific Crash

Young Girl Struggling to Recover After Horrific Crash

Nearly two weeks after a terrible crash on Chicago’s South Side critically injured 11-year-old Keeshuna Patterson, she and her family are struggling to piece their lives back together again. NBC5’s Regina Waldroup reports.

Showers Possible Sunday

Showers Possible Sunday

unable to retrieve full-text content A clear, dry Saturday isn’t likely to continue through the rest of the weekend, as showers may move into the Chicago area by Sunday afternoon. NBC5 meteorologist Alicia Roman has your full forecast.

Man Critically Wounded in Shooting in Chicago’s Loop

Man Critically Wounded in Shooting in Chicago’s Loop

One person was wounded in a shooting near Millennium Park in Chicago’s Loop on Saturday evening, according to police and fire officials. Around 7:35 p.m., a 54-year-old man was walking with two women near the intersection of East Monroe Street and South Michigan Avenue when he got into a verbal altercation with another man, according to the Chicago Police Department.  The altercation turned physical and the offender pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the head before fleeing on a bicycle, police said.

Watch Stephen Colbert’s Stint as a Wrigley Hot Dog Vendor

Watch Stephen Colbert’s Stint as a Wrigley Hot Dog Vendor

When Stephen Colbert threw out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs game earlier this month, he was hardly recognizable – but he still turned quite a few heads.  The “Late Show” host disguised himself as long-haired Wrigley Field hot dog vendor “Donny Franks” for a segment that aired Thursday night and featured a few familiar faces. “Since I’m from South Carolina, I’m rooting for my home team, the Chicago Cubs.

INDOT Manager Suspended Over Email Sent to Columnist

INDOT Manager Suspended Over Email Sent to Columnist

A manager with the Indiana Department of Transportation has been suspended without pay over an email he sent to a columnist from his work account, according to INDOT.  New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow posted a screenshot of the email from David Brewer to his Facebook page Thursday.

Bears’ Carey, Goldman Out for Sunday’s Game Against Cowboys

Bears’ Carey, Goldman Out for Sunday’s Game Against Cowboys

On Saturday afternoon the Chicago Bears made their way down to Dallas for their Sunday showdown with the Cowboys, but two players did not make the trip to Texas as Eddie Goldman and Ka’Deem Carey stayed home. Goldman, who suffered an ankle injury during the Bears’ Monday loss to the Philadelphia Eagles , is expected to miss a month or so with the injury, and while there’s no definitive timetable on Carey’s return, he will definitely miss this week’s game with a hamstring injury.

Cubs Bring Retiring Catcher David Ross to Tears With Tribute

Cubs Bring Retiring Catcher David Ross to Tears With Tribute

David Ross #3 of the Chicago Cubs, who is retiring after the season, wipes a tear from his eye as he watches a video tribute of his career before a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2016 in Chicago.

Mike Ditka Weighs in on Colin Kaepernick’s Protest

Mike Ditka Weighs in on Colin Kaepernick’s Protest

Former Bears coach Mike Ditka has weighed in on the protests sparked by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and he certainly did not hold back.  “I think it’s a problem, anybody who disrespects this country and the flag,” Ditka said in a radio interview Friday. “If they don’t like the country, they don’t like our flag, get the hell out, that’s what I think.” “I have no respect for Colin Kaepernick, he probably has no respect for me,” the Hall of Fame coach continued.

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