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Recent articles by Christian:

Key Vote Expected Monday Night on Chicago Bears' Possible Relocation to Arlington Heights

A key vote could take place Monday on a proposal to build a new home for the Chicago Bears at the former site of Arlington Park. Trustees with the village of... → Read More

Federal Lawsuit Filed in May 2022 Shooting of 13-Year-Old by CPD Officer

Civil rights attorneys have re-filed a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a teen left paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot by a Chicago police officer earlier this year, with lawyers arguing that the officer shouldn’t have been on the streets in the first place. → Read More

Suspect Sought in Sexual Assault of 11-Year-Old Girl Walking Home From School

Several Chicago community groups joined forces Monday, pleading for the public's assistance in locating the person who attacked a young girl as she walked home from school last week. → Read More

ISP Files Emergency Rule Change to Clear and Present Danger Reports After Highland Park Shooting

Illinois State Police have filed an emergency rule change that aims to broaden the use of clear and present danger reports for those applying for a Firearm Owners Identification card or who currently have one. → Read More

How Effective Is a Municipal Assault Weapons Ban Like the One in Highland Park?

How effective is a municipal ban on assault weapons, like the one in place in north suburban Highland Park for nearly a decade before the deadly parade shooting on July 4? → Read More

Parents Remember Grayslake Storm Chaser Killed in Oklahoma Crash

A college student from suburban Grayslake and two fellow meteorology students at the University of Oklahoma were killed late Friday when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer while the students were returning from chasing a tornado in Kansas. → Read More

Protesters Call for Chicago to Reinstate Mask Mandate Due to Rising COVID Cases

A number of Chicago residents stood together in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday, pleading for the city to reinstate its COVID-19 mask mandate to prevent a possible surge following another uptick in cases. → Read More

Answers Sought After 2 Black Transgender Women Found Dead in Chicago Area

Concern has grown in the Chicago area after two Black transgender women were found dead in recent weeks. → Read More

Former First Lady of Ukraine, a Chicago Native, Urges Help for Country

Kateryna Yushchenko, the former first lady of Ukraine who was born in Chicago, says she’s confident the country she helped lead with her husband will stop the invasion of Russian President Vladimir Putin. → Read More

NBC 5 Investigates: What We Know About the Suspect in Deadly Christmas Parade Crash

The suspect behind a deadly crash at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, had been released on bail two days before allegedly plowing his SUV into a crowd at the annual holiday event and his bail is now under review by the Milwaukee District Attorney. → Read More

Driver of SUV That Plowed Into Christmas Parade Crowd May Have Been Fleeing Crime

The driver of an SUV that plowed into a crowd of people at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, over the weekend may have been fleeing a crime, sources tell NBC. → Read More

Wisconsin Christmas Parade: What We Know So Far About the Deadly Incident

A celebratory Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, turned deadly when an SUV plowed into the crowd, turning what was meant to be a joyous occasion into a deadly and heartbreaking scene that killed at least five people and wounded more than 40 others. → Read More

‘Person of Interest' in Custody After SUV Plows Through Wisconsin Christmas Parade Crowd

A “person of interest” was in custody, Waukesha Police Chief Daniel Thompson said Sunday, but gave no details about the person or any possible motive. → Read More

Young Father Killed in Shooting During Chicago's Puerto Rican Day Parade

A memorial in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood continued to grow Monday in remembrance of a man who was fatally shot during the city’s Puerto Rican People’s Day Parade. → Read More

Father Pfleger: Abuse Allegations Flipped Life ‘Upside Down in a Moment'

One day after presiding at his first Mass at Chicago’s Saint Sabina Church since being reinstated as senior pastor, Father Michael Pfleger on Monday opened up about the sexual abuse allegations that kept him away from the parish for five months. → Read More

Woman Leaving Church Killed in Mother's Day Hit-and-Run in Posen

Police in south suburban Posen were searching for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a beloved mother and grandmother as she left church on Mother’s Day. → Read More

Activists, Family Outraged by Fatal Shooting of Girl, 7, in McDonald's Drive-Thru

Community members and family members expressed grief and frustration Sunday after a 7-year-old girl was fatally shot while sitting inside a vehicle at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Chicago’s Homan Square neighborhood. → Read More

Family Remembers 5-Year-Old Boy Killed in Englewood Crash

Following a crash that killed a 5-year-old Friday night in Englewood, his family opened up to NBC 5 about the young boy they loved as they honored his memory with a balloon launch. → Read More

Chicago Drivers Can Be Fined for Going 6 MPH Over Speed Limit Starting Monday

Chicagoans could be fined for driving as little as 6 miles per hour over the speed limit starting Monday, as stricter speed camera enforcement rules are now in effect. → Read More

Stricter Chicago Speed Camera Rules Go Into Effect Monday

Chicagoans could face fines for driving as little as 6 miles per hour over the speed limit starting Monday, when stricter speed camera enforcement rules go into effect. → Read More