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>> trotter released on bond to authorities after he brought a gun to o'hare and is talking publicly tonight for the first time. our top story seen around the country tonight we are at trotters outside his home on the south side. >> the house is pretty quiet right now but we did hear from him not to long ago let me give you a short recap he was on his way to washington wednesday to meet with people about running for higher office and he landed in jail instead and while he won't talk about why he had a
gun in his badback yesterday he says to fight the felony charges he is still in the race. i am going to continue to campaign for the people in the second congressional district. donnie trotter unable to talk about the fact that he is in custody tonight but he wanted to talk about running for congress with his constituents. the csa discovered an unloaded caliber gun in his back with six bullets nearby, he was arrested and he spent one night in this cell he said he forgot he was in his back as he traveled to the airport because he was working his security job late the previous evening. all around
1:00 p.m. today downey trotter paid 10 percent of the $25,000 bond into left court in a hurry surrounded by cameras he had nothing to say about the felony charge against him. he said the job really is a part-time job she was one of the only few full-timer's and she is also running against him to fill the congressional seat vacated by jesse jackson jr. this is probably a distraction he doesn't need right now and i'm sure he's thinking what a bonehead move. it would affect whether i voted for him or not. >> this class for felony charge could put trotter behind bars
for one-three years that of course will be up to a judge. we are live in the second district. scars trembling and afraid forced to fight each other to the death. we have that story. good evening the details and pictures of this story are sickening but seven tipples were rescued and are currently being cared for here at the humane society. they have visible scars on their leg, their ears are partly bitten off, they have deep wounds were their collars were digging into their next last night a total of seven pit bulls were rescued from this
nasty on used building sheriff deputies arrived on the scene as the fights were going on. we arrested two people who tried running who were then alerted there were six people hiding inside that we were able to get into the rafters of the building one of which had an attempted murder warrant for him. at that point when we entered we found three dogs inside one was chained to the wall most of his ear had been bitten off and another dog was wandering around loose but he had his eye somewhat plucked out it was hanging out then there was a third dog in there as well was badly beaten up. a cook county sheriff describes a horrific scene inside his office provided the media with these pictures taken shortly after the busted up the ring. it was of the nature where you would expect this has happened before here. the taxstaff took in seven
dogs and immediately started treating them for wounds. they are so loving and you look into their eyes and you think how could somebody possibly be the scroll and evil. it will be able to find good homes and for all of them the staff is confident. >> costs are the pitcher of forgiveness there is no reason they should be this friendly and a suite with us after they have been treated this way so it's a lesson for all of us in the spirit of the dock. tonight eight people are in police custody awaiting charges anyone who would like to learn more information and should contact the south suburban humane society we have a link on our web site. sis had a high and
store in chicago's exclusive gold coast three men pried open the front door just before 2:00 this morning they took handbag's worth between 1000-$3,000 each and shoes that cost as much as $3,000 a pair no arrests yet investigators found the car stolen in a slashing attack and a train station in northwest indiana but they're still looking for the suspect. accused of slashing a man's throat last week at the east chicago tradition in the bathroom police did find the car in indianapolis the also believe that woods was spotted there as well.
you see the good and bad and people you see somebody that made a bad choice in she's now been charged with battery for the physical altercation yet in the video you do see another student step in and insulated the victim from further blows and stopped the fight high school officials say the girls had a verbal argument before back in september the school district says this could be an incident of bullying and is being investigated to see if further action can be taken stiller had tried to eliminate the code of silence. it rolling in the case of a former police officer who be a bartender on video and why the city once that code of silence judgment erased. and those cheerleaders' tons may be crowd pleasers but tonight new concerns as the number of injuries increase also back on
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>> is a group of robbers keeping the jury's ruling in a speeding casey found the police department engage in a code of silence to protect former officer anthony abate caught on camera savagely beating care lena in a bar. the guarantee that she cannot lose the money on the appeal he was left arguing that plaintiffs in brutality cases can use the findings in future cases in northwestern professor at university chicago says the verdict will help justice for all residents in the future.
he went on to say that the code of silence allows for the torture of suspects or under former commander john burns. the city's motion to erase the verdict fell before judge tomorrow morning the move would amend the current disorderly ordinance to address a situation that threatens public health safety and welfare this clause would apparently allowed to trade a police funeral like a gang ofgang funeral like a police event. near kankakee at
limestone on route 113 at the warner bridge the westbound chevy rear ended a high school bus several students went to hospitals for non-life threatening injuries officials say the boss lights were flashing investigators are trying to figure out what caused the crash items that once belonged to illinois embezzled $53 million from that community with that money she bought high and furniture, a ranch, hundreds of courses in the luxury motor home. she could get 20 years in prison. mayor emanuel office announced in the plan today to reorganize by the end of 2013 its now in another building for several agencies. to save more
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and gives you a sense of the cost involved in very personal terms. if they don't have confidence in law makers that will pull back into that would hurt the economy. a tea party hero is leaving capitol hill republicans stepping down next month to become director of the heritage foundation he was elected to the senate in 2004 and clashed on occasion with republican leaders of the legislation into the overall direction of the party. illinois republican u.s. senator mark kirk is preparing to return to capitol hill he will go back to january 3rd he suffered a stroke almost one year ago and he has had multiple surgeries including operations to reduce swelling around his brain. illinois lawmakers for planning a big
party and a celebration when he heads back. the storm took a devastating toll on the east coast now damage estimates are taking a toll on federal emergency funds right now there is just not enough to help everybody who needs it so they will ask congress for an extra 60 billion on capitol hill lawmakers talk about what the money is being spent on. hundreds of thousands of families have been forced from their homes. >> one subway station will cost over $500 million the white house says that fema is already dealing with more than 230,000 claims that were filed right after the tragedy more are
expected especially from seniors who need help filling out their forms. gov chris christy went to capitol hill and the white house to personally asked for emergency funds from his state some republicans say he is grandstanding christy has gone on the record saying that sandy's victims are its first concern, not politics kate middleton has been released from the hospital in london apparently feeling much better the duchess spend three days in that hospital for treatment over to morning sickness she is expected to stay at kensington palace for some rest. the due date hasn't been announced but she is not yet 12 weeks pregnant the first day in the nation to legalize marijuana for
recreational use washington state. under the state law now anyone over 21 years of age is allowed to carry up to 1 oz, pot use and possession under anyone 21 is still a violation. the justice department is reviewing the law because federal law still prohibits death. the federal government can come in just end this but i hope obama if you are listening right now if you have compassion for everybody out here. coming up in the medical watch tackling a growing problem increasing injuries how to make sure your charitable donation is going to a worthy cause.
cheerleaders injuries are skyrocketing cheerleading is drawn the attention of a different force, medicine experts who are crying foul. when she made the squad at depaul university. >> i am shorter so they can get you higher in the air we were tested movements on the mats, they throw you up in the air spaniel and bring you back down. caitlin slipped through. >> i landed with my toes pointed so i tore it 3-4
ligaments in my foot. a painful injury but not as serious as some of the others. then of course the big concern is really catastrophic injuries like concussions and skull into neck fractures the national average among cheerleaders is five catastrophic injuries a year. a lot of gymnastics stiles tons, a lot of tumbling pyramid buildings and basket tosses that's when his colleagues spoke up and wrote guidelines aimed at improving safety they're helping more coaches and school officials answer the call to action. we would like some uniformity in terms of the surface there performing these downs on a harder surface is
much more likely to cause an injury 96% of concussions occur during complex astounds the new recommendation is to take them down a notch. we don't want pyramids downs more than two people died. sometimes the spotters is just an extra person that is there they have no idea how to actually correctly spot. better training may have made it different for caitlin. a lot of my experiences was me trusting a girl and not having any experience as a sell flyer. it is here in illinois and in 28 other states. if you would like
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sunrises pictures beautiful colors this morning across the area 6% of the country is under a snowpack at this point last year were up 36.8%. quite amazing and here's the plot of this note. mainly the mound was here we may get something to start changing that. by early next week will be turning a lot cooler after a couple of days. 277 days without measurable snow to find us the 10th of an inch or more. 75 percent of our big snows fall in december january
or february. we are in prime time now for snow and looking for at here is our model forecast. the big numbers will be over the weekend to the north of us you can see the northwest suburbs up towards woodstock. the 24 hour temperature change map shows that the cool air is dumping into that area. 24 was the high today. we have not
these little disturbances embedded within the flow pattern more as you can see streaming off of the west coast and we're going to be busy the forecast is tracking these things one thing for sure is we have some rain on the way tonight not all that has reached the ground the locale of the in house model has rain around here by 3 in the morning continues into the morning rush-hour. we will see these little spells of precipitation a load swings up from the southwest. light rain
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it's the time of year when you think about giving. here are a couple of organizations that could really use your help. this alert says that the season of giving has beenbegun. we know there are people living on the street day and night. i think holidays are even more difficult more difficult than most of us will ever know ministry travels the
city helping thousands of homeless people year round it relies on donations and volunteers often times we have an envelope with two or $3. and you can make the act of giving more meaningful to you by choosing a charity that does work that you believe in. finding an organization whose mission is married with your mission is the most fundamental. she helps them with their philanthropy she says there's no excuse not to help others because there are so many ways to give. did it want to give time? money? people who live in and around the chicago area into
want to donate to are lucky because there are so many organizations. the salvation army is very visible this time of year simply because it's our largest fund-raising opportunity 70 percent of the funds that we raise our secured right now during the christmas season. here's an idea, make a promise to yourself every time you pass by a cattle you will put in at least a dollar i will be coming back in january with a report on how well we did and whether or not we were able to make a big difference this year we want to make sure that we are highly accountable but for the funds that are entrusted to us as well as in the level and the quality of the service which we
provide to the entire area without discrimination. those are dollars well invested he heads up the 19 year-old chicago truck about $1.8 billion that provides grant funding to literally thousands of organizations major donors turned to the chicago community truck to make sure they're given to a deserving charity that is helping people into not mostly the administrators. you don't really have to look far to find an agency meeting chicago is blessed with a really outstanding nonprofits that are delivering food security,
housing, shelter emergency funds. the chicago food deposits are a great way to feed those in need into the agency can always use your help. the greater chicago food depository in the northern illinois food back are too great resources to learn more about the dos and don'ts of charitable giving you can go to the website charity navigator your guide to an intelligent giving. still ahead tonight he has been relegated as being a coach urlaquer, can help the team even though he will be on the sidelines. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me...
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reputation for secret gift giving, tom skilling in the holiday mood. not going to fire us. we would be lost without micah here. we have regular weekend barbeques. we have some interesting weather going on here a whole series of little weather disturbances will get this one that will rain on us tonight off and on tomorrow it even puts a los no nearby tomorrow night up to the north and west of the city then a second one comes and which will put us right near the rain and snow line here is a look at tomorrow evening look how close the line is even kenosha county may get in on some of this note.
and a little pico son then the next one develops. fortunately they are moving fairly quickly but there are snow advisory's in the places marked in white. the pattern is changing we're getting a trough to develop which is a buckle in the jet stream southward contrasting air masses doing battle we all have that going. 42 on saturday but look at the coal dumping into the dakotas by sunday morning and how we while we are in the 40's get pretty chilly after that. there is the next storm out to the west of us right there that comes in over the weekend debitors take a nosedive 31 and falling monday and we could fall into the 20s.
31 for a high tuesday and a bit of a rebound these cold surges will come and go, the strongest parts of them but each one will get a little bit cooler especially later next week and into the following week. some active weather in the next few weeks. coming up lanced briggs explains why he is well-equipped to fill in for brian urlaquer. are the owners any closer to a deal? tegchg ppmwñyzhñs?úxu@w÷[@?2g@
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the bear is trying to regroup and get healthy. for the third week in a row it's been more about who's not playing for the bears then who is. last week of the loss of two starting guards in this week you name it tim jennings among others but not everybody is heard to the rookie receiver was sick the last seven games practicing again and the
nfl interception it has been ruled out but he did not practice. all eyes are on nick roach was going to do it again moving over from a strong side backer to fill in for brian in the middle. he has matured getting the communication is not going to be a problem. i tried to make a conscious effort to get communication clear it's not like i'm out there by myself. they have played with other guys before so it should be good. the guys watching and helping he can get a horse collar tackles
sunday, the second week in a row that's happened. almost like another coach. >> coach urlacquer had a good ring. no one can give nick that type of perspective on what is going on. that's what you'll be doing. hopefully before long we will get him back out there. talk about being the coach in reserve how about wisconsin athletic director barry alvarez he thought he coached his final game seven years ago but now he is back alvarez or rehired himself as head coach just for the rose bowl with stanford new year's day. the captains and leaders of the team had
discussed the fact that they would like me to coach them in the rose bowl i told him i would be honored to coach them and i wanted them to understand if i was going to coach we were not going to score or round, were going to go out there to win i called my wife and she was thrilled. just when hockey fans were getting excited about the possibility of saving the season their hopes were shattered tonight when the nhl rejected the players' latest proposal the got a voice mail from the league's saying no deal this latest deal to try to end the lockout is over. we moved very substantially in the owner's direction on things like variability and term of agreement we hope and believe and expect that this would put us on the road to a quick end of
a dispute. the cubs have re- signed him for ian stewart tomorrow that will introduce the japanese pitcher at the wrigley field news conference he continues to win bushels of the words including the maxwell and tempo of words tonight at player of the year in college football. from all of us, have a good night. [ female announcer ]
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