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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas regents have approved a five-year contract worth at least $25 million for new football coach Tom Herman. The contract calls for annual salary of $5.25 million the first year and up to $6.25 million in the final year. Herman was hired away...
DALLAS (AP) — Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and some of the lightbulbs that he perfected sold for more than $60,000 at auction on Saturday. The keys sold for $10,625 at an auction run by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. A bulb created by a...
GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — The lawyer for a convicted killer is arguing that his 105-year sentence is excessive. The (Aurora) Beacon-News reports that lawyer Bruce Lewin says Kane County Judge D.J. Tegeler should have given more consideration to the age of the defendant. Dimitri Green-...
MIAMI (AP) — Sophomore Leron Black tied a career-high with 18 points and Illinois held Virginia Commonwealth to 30-percent shooting to win 64-46 Saturday in the HoopHall Miami Invitational. Malcolm Hill added 16 points, five assists and two steals, and Jalen Coleman-Lands had 12...
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Fred Sims, Jr. scored a career-best 30 points and Clemmye Owens converted a three-point play in the final 15 seconds of overtime as Chicago State defeated Western Illinois 83-76 Saturday. It was the first road win for Chicago State (3-4), which is embarked on...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Democratic Party has elected Stephen Webber as the party's new chair. Webber, of Columbia, was elected Saturday at the state party elections Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. He replaces Roy Temple, who was elected chair in...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Frankie Hughes had 18 points and four rebounds as Missouri narrowly escaped Western Kentucky in a 59-56 victory Saturday. Kevin Puryear had 12 points and five rebounds, including 8 points in the second half, and Russell Woods scored 10 points and grabbed...
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow on Sunday. The advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for northern and northeastern Illinois. It includes an area stretching from Cook to Winnebago counties and Will to...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Dave Kinzer's music class is jamming to the Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Matishyahu — on ukulele. The 15-year veteran teacher told the (Springfield) State Journal-Register that his students at Springfield's Ball Charter School stay focused...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas regents have approved a five-year contract worth at least $25 million for...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas regents have approved a five-year contract worth at least $25 million for...
DALLAS (AP) — Keys to the New Jersey lab where Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and some of the lightbulbs...
GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — The lawyer for a convicted killer is arguing that his 105-year sentence is excessive. The (...
MIAMI (AP) — Sophomore Leron Black tied a career-high with 18 points and Illinois held Virginia Commonwealth to 30...
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Fred Sims, Jr. scored a career-best 30 points and Clemmye Owens converted a three-point play...