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New-look Logano leads NASCAR back to the L.A. Coliseum

Feb. 04, 2023 19:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Logano arrived at the first event of the season with a jet black shock of thick hair and a banner in the grandstands advertising the company that treated NASCAR's reigning champion for alopecia and early baldness. “Ask Joey!” the company Hairclub urged...

Cardet has 13 in Chicago State's 62-49 win against Hartford

Feb. 04, 2023 17:49 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Wesley Cardet Jr.'s 13 points helped Chicago State defeat Hartford 62-49 on Saturday. Cardet also contributed three steals for the Cougars (8-17). Bryce Johnson added 12 points and six rebounds. Jahsean Corbett scored 11 points, while adding 11 rebounds....

Chicago announces best monikers in snowplow naming contest

Feb. 03, 2023 17:44 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — City officials in Chicago have announced the winning monikers in their “You Name a Snowplow” contest — and they’re so Chicago. The contest began in December 2022. In the first contest of its kind, Chicago city staff chose 50 finalists, and residents had...

White Sox acquire reliever German in trade with Red Sox

Feb. 03, 2023 14:59 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox acquired reliever Franklin German in a trade with the Boston Red Sox on Friday. The White Sox sent minor league right-hander Theo Denlinger to Boston for German, who made his major league debut in September. Right-hander Jason Bilous was...

US Open champ Ogilvy back from Down Under and back to golf

Feb. 03, 2023 11:21 AM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — No matter what golf course design Geoff Ogilvy had in his head or on paper, he spent the better part of three years staring into a computer screen for video calls on those projects until he realized what he had been missing. “Golf is still the best job...

Streaking Stanford smacks Utah 78-72 for 5th straight win

Feb. 02, 2023 22:53 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Spencer Jones scored 22 points, shooting 8 for 12, and reserve Michael Jones scored 15 as Stanford beat Utah 78-72 on Thursday night for its fifth straight victory. Michael O’Connell and Brandon Angel both scored 11 for Stanford. O'Connell added seven...

Daughter charged after mom's body found in Chicago freezer

Feb. 02, 2023 20:12 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has been accused of keeping her mother's dead body in a freezer for nearly two years while living in a nearby apartment. Eva Bratcher, 69, appeared in court Thursday on charges of concealing her 96-year-old mother’s death and possessing a fraudulent...

3 charged with clashing with cops in separate Jan. 6 cases

Feb. 02, 2023 17:16 PM EST

Three men have been arrested on accusations that they clashed with police officers during separate incidents at the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against men from Vermont, Illinois and...

Chicago suburb settles lawsuit over boy's shooting for $12M

Feb. 02, 2023 14:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a suburban Chicago boy who was 12 when an officer shot him in the knee during a 2019 police raid will receive $12 million under a settlement of the family’s lawsuit. The settlement, which will be paid by the village of Richton Park’s insurance...

Disbarred, bankrupt lawyer Girardi charged with client theft

Feb. 01, 2023 20:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disgraced ex-lawyer Tom Girardi, once celebrated for winning massive settlements, has been indicted by federal grand juries in Los Angeles and Chicago on charges he stole more than $18 million from clients, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The charges are the...