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Aces rout Sky 103-70, clinch second seed

Sep. 17, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 22 points, Kelsey Plum added 20 and the Las Vegas Aces used a big run to close the first half to rout the Chicago Sky 103-70 on Friday night and clinch the second seed for the WNBA playoffs. Dearica Hamby added 17 for Las Vegas...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Aurora (West Aurora) def. Joliet West, forfeit Champaign Central def. Urbana, forfeit Chicago (Goode) 52, Chicago Ag Science 6 Decatur St. Teresa 68, Macon Meridian 8 ...

Boeing to build Navy aircraft at MidAmerica, invest $200M

Sep. 17, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project that could add at least 150 jobs on the company's southwest Illinois campus, officials said...

Kane says he didn't know in 2010 about assault allegations

Sep. 17, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks star Patrick Kane said Friday he has participated in the investigation into allegations that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted two players in 2010, adding that he did not know anything happened at the time. “Obviously very serious...

Chicago woman charged with fraud in death certificate scheme

Sep. 17, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has been charged with obtaining dozens of young homicide victims' death certificates and using them to defraud the government out of thousands of dollars in tax refunds and coronavirus stimulus payments. Katrina Pierce faces federal...

Chicago woman sues park district over son's lake drowning

Sep. 17, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a Chicago teenager who drowned in Lake Michigan last month is suing the Chicago Park District, alleging that his death could have been prevented if flotation devices had been available along the city's lakefront. Maria Diaz's wrongful death...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Chicago ( SSICP) 14, Corliss 6 Chicago (Noble Street Charter/Rowe-Clark) 30, Clemente 28 Senn 42, Chicago Academy 6 Simeon 55, Hubbard 8 ___ Some high...

Blackhawks agree to entry-level deal with D Nolan Allan

Sep. 16, 2021 22:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to an entry-level contract with defenseman Nolan Allan, their first-round pick in this year's NHL draft. The team announced the deal on Thursday. The three-year contract runs through the 2023-24 season and carries an...

Chicago-area priest back under scrutiny for possible abuse

Sep. 16, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago priest cleared last week of of allegations he sexually abused children 25 years ago is back under scrutiny because new information has become available, Cardinal Blase Cupich said Thursday. Cupich wrote a letter to parishioners of St....

Cobb’s 5 scoreless IP in return lead Angels over White Sox

Sep. 16, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Cobb pitched five scoreless innings, Luis Rengifo and Jose Rojas hit home runs, and the Los Angeles Angels coasted to a 9-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Cobb was activated from the 10-day injured list after suffering right wrist...