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Voth, bullpen combine on 1-hitter as Orioles beat White Sox

Jun. 24, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Austin Voth and four relievers combined on a one-hitter, Jorge Mateo had a heated exchange with White Sox starter Michael Kopech after getting nailed by a pitch and the Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago 4-1 on Friday night. Voth, normally a reliever, went three innings...

Pilot hospitalized after plane crash in suburban Will County

Jun. 24, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

PEOTONE, Ill. (AP) — A pilot was hospitalized Friday after his small plane crashed in rural south suburban Will County. The plane appeared to have gone down at a steep angle into a wooded area next to a creek, WBBM-TV reported. The engine had come loose from the firewall, and it...

Muti's legacy: respect composers, reject revisionists

Jun. 24, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — In the twilight of his music directorship of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti candidly outlined his legacy and implored musicians to remember his instruction on Giuseppe Verdi’s operas: use the 19th century scores without altered notes. He urged them...

Bears LB Adams arrested, charged with firearm possession

Jun. 24, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested and charged with misdemeanor firearm possession, Chicago police said Friday. Police said they recovered a weapon during a search of his vehicle in downtown Chicago on Thursday evening. He was also cited for possessing a...

Whiting man gets 180 years for killing woman, 2 teens in '98

Jun. 24, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Lake County man to 180 years in prison Friday for killing a woman and two teenage boys found bludgeoned to death in 1998 in a house in northwest Indiana. James H. Higgason III, 52, of Whiting, was sentenced to three terms of 60 years...

AP source: Chicago aims for Canadiens assistant Richardson

Jun. 24, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks are nearing a deal with Luke Richardson to become their next coach, turning to the former NHL defenseman to help lead their already painful rebuilding process. Richardson and the Blackhawks are working on a contract, according to a person...

Rookie Rutschman leads Orioles past hobbled White Sox 4-0

Jun. 24, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Touted rookie Adley Rutschman homered, doubled and drove in three runs to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the banged-up Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Thursday night. Ryan Mountcastle had two doubles among his three hits as the Orioles won their second in a row and third...

Chicago Bulls take Arizona guard Dalen Terry at No. 18

Jun. 24, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dalen Terry made no effort to hide his excitement. Then again, that was hardly a surprise. Terry is known for his infectious enthusiasm not to mention his ability to play multiple positions, and the Arizona guard is ready to bring all that to Chicago. ...

White Sox lose Mendick for season with ACL tear; Engel to IL

Jun. 23, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox utility man Danny Mendick will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, and outfielder Adam Engel is headed to the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring, the team said Thursday. Mendick was playing shortstop when...

Student charged after nooses found outside middle school

Jun. 23, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A student has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct after three nooses were found on the campus of a suburban Chicago middle school. The boy, whose name was not released, has not been charged with a hate crime. Evanston police said...