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CHICAGO (AP) — Alessandro Lever and Joshua Braun combined to score 51 points and Grand Canyon kept Chicago State winless in Western Athletic Conference contests with an 86-58 victory on Thursday night. The Antelopes had two players score 20 points or more in the same game for...
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A Champaign man convicted of sexually assaulting a 90-year-old woman with dementia has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Dontrell Netter was found guilty in December of aggravated criminal sexual assault and other related charges. During the trial,...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Ottey set career highs with 29 points and four 3-pointers, Tai Odiase added 17 points and blocked five shots to set a Horizon League record, and UIC hit a season-high 14 3-pointers in beating Youngstown State 92-78 on Thursday night. Odiase...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors say an Illinois man has pleaded guilty in the 1985 death of a teenage girl who left her suburban Chicago home to go to the store and never returned. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin says 64-year-old Michael Jones of Champaign entered...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana State Police are teaming up with their counterparts in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio to boost awareness about human trafficking. Next week's effort will enlist state police in the four states and the group Truckers Against Trafficking. The multi-state...
CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge cited alleged torture by Chicago police for freeing a man who spent 21 years in prison for two 1997 murders. Police allegedly used an industrial-strength paper-cutter to slice off the toes of Jaime Hauad's shoes and threatened to cut off the...
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Champaign man has pleaded guilty in the 1985 death of a teenage girl who left her suburban Chicago home to go to the store and never returned. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin says 64-year-old Michael Jones entered the plea...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois education administrators are seeking to double the amount of money public schools get in the coming year. The State Board of Education has approved a request for $7.5 billion in additional state aid — a 91 percent increase. Board members argued...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unexpected tax break to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives instead of other buyers. The provision from Republican Sens. John Thune of South Dakota and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will take up a dispute over Louisiana timberland that the federal...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump on the president's disparaging...
SEATTLE (AP) — No cashiers, no lines, no registers — this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping. The...
SEATTLE (AP) — No cashiers, no lines, no registers — this is how Amazon sees the future of in-store shopping. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Megyn Kelly says Jane Fonda "has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that Cabinet members are delaying their departure for this year's...