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  • Brittany Diehl

    Brittany Diehl
    Brittany Diehl is excited to call a sports city like Indianapolis home!  From the NFL to the NBA and all things racing, a job at FOX59 is a dream come true. She joined the team in July of 2010 as a sports reporter after spending two and a half years in...
  • Woman hurt in Boston bombing ready to come home

    You could say Beth Roche's marathon began on April 15, when she had her first leg surgery. A bomb exploded near her earlier that Monday just after she watched her daughter cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon. It shredded Roche's left leg and...
  • Chicago police honor officers for bravery

    Chicago police honor officers for bravery
    As Chicago cops, Officer David Hickey and his brother-in-law, Sgt. Christopher Kapa, are no strangers to facing critical split-second decisions. Hickey was shot in the leg last year as he and three other officers from his gang investigation team...
  • Chill, people. Time for a fall refresher

    Chill, people. Time for a fall refresher
    In with the cold, out with the dew. Commuters are used to the October swap of flip-flops for tall boots and light cardigans for puffy coats, but this year's annual switch comes with a twist. On the rail side, the controversial rail cars with the aisle...
  • How much water should marathoners drink?

    How much water should marathoners drink?
    Heading into this Sunday's Chicago Marathon, debate continues over how much water runners should drink before and during the race. Discussion was sparked by the death of a North Narolina runner during last year's race. An autopsy shows William...
  • Chicago marathon, big game highlight busy traffic weekend

    Chicago marathon, big game highlight busy traffic weekend
    Chicago will face plenty of traffic concerns due to a busy long weekend: a big college game at Soldier Field Saturday, the marathon Sunday and the Columbus Day parade on Monday. A sold-out Notre Dame versus Miami game at Soldier Field means additional...
  • Chicago Marathon donation in honor of fallen Navy SEAL

    Chicago Marathon donation in honor of fallen Navy SEAL
    Cool weather is the headline, in contrast to last year’s Chicago Marathon, when record warmth surprised everyone.  This year's event expected to start with temperatures in the upper 30's.  And race organizers say they're ready for it.      "We&...
  • Cousins Honor Fallen Navy SEAL; $1500 Needed to Meet Goal

    Cousins Honor Fallen Navy SEAL; $1500 Needed to Meet Goal
    He died fighting for our country. "Dave was one of those people, he took life by storm,” Stephanie Warsen, his cousin said. Days later, Navy SEAL David Warsen's body returned home to West Michigan. The community lined the streets to honor him...
  • Prosecutors: Man charged with slitting landlord's throat over unpaid rent

    Prosecutors: Man charged with slitting landlord's throat over unpaid rent
    A Pilsen man with no apparent criminal record allegedly slit his landlord’s throat Friday in what prosecutors described as a dispute about unpaid rent. Oscar Hernandez, 22, of the 1800 block of South Allport Street, appeared in Cook County Bond...
  • Daughter of Glendale woman who finished Boston Marathon: 'I am really happy she's safe'

    With the public absorbing images of chaos and blood-soaked sidewalks after a pair of explosions ripped through the end of the Boston Marathon on Monday, there was one very relieved 17-year-old in Glendale. Alexa Dragojlovic said she was able to...
  • Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions

    Clarksville Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins Boston Marathon marred by explosions
    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division of the Boston Marathon on Monday, hours before the race was marred by deadly explosions near the finish line. Though McFadden added to her resume as one of the elite Paralympic...