News Shorts, Weather and Sports for Tuesday, December 5, 2017


Weather Update for Chicago, Tuesday- December 5, 2017 – Wind Advisory Wind Gust up to 45 mph

President Donald Trump gave embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore a vigorous formal endorsement Monday, looking past allegations of sexual misconduct with Alabama teenagers as Republican leaders in Washington, once appalled by Moore’s candidacy, began to come to grips with the ever-clearer possibility of his victory.British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a diplomatic blitz to Brussels on Monday to meet top European Union officials and try to reach a much-needed breakthrough in the negotiations on Britain’s exit.

Turkey and the Palestinians warned on Tuesday of dire diplomatic repercussions if President Donald Trump goes ahead with a possible recognition of the hotly contested city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

A woman who says she worked for U.S. Rep. John Conyers for more than a decade says he slid his hand up her skirt and rubbed her thighs while she was sitting next to him in the front row of a church.

A senior United Nations official arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday for a rare, four-day visit at the invitation of the North Korean government.

Arthur Lee Smith Jr., age 60, of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced before Hammond Senior District Court Judge James T. Moody for filing false tax returns.

The video “Heroin: Not a Problem, An Epidemic Part 2” was released last week by the Porter County Sheriff’s Department as a followup to an original video on the topic from two years earlier.

The Valparaiso Police Department will host a second Church Security and Safety Training class from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at the police station, 355 Washington St.

“Public corruption undermines the fabric of American society and is among the FBI’s highest priorities, said W. Jay Abbott, the FBI’s special agent in charge for Indiana.”


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