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Bulls remain hopeful LaVine will choose to remain in Chicago

Jun. 27, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful All-Star guard Zach LaVine will choose to re-sign with them rather than join another team as an unrestricted free agent. Arturas Karnisovas, the Bulls' executive vice president of basketball operations, said Monday the team has been...

Blackhawks, Luke Richardson finalize coaching deal

Jun. 27, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luke Richardson is the new coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, stepping into a tricky rebuilding process for one of the NHL's marquee franchises. General manager Kyle Davidson announced the move on Monday. Richardson replaces Derek King, who finished the season as the...

Temp worker held on $5M bond in Illinois warehouse shooting

Jun. 27, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — A temporary worker has been charged in a shooting that killed a co-worker and wounded two others at an automotive interior products warehouse in suburban Chicago, authorities said. Charles McKnight Jr., 27, was arraigned Sunday on charges of first-degree...

Vandersloot's buzzer-beater gives Sky 88-85 win over Lynx

Jun. 26, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot scored 18 points, including a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, to help the Chicago Sky edge the Minnesota Lynx 88-85 on Sunday. Chicago inbounded in the frontcourt with 7.6 seconds to go. Vandersloot attempted to drive the right side, was stopped and...

Cease strikes out 13, White Sox hold off Orioles 4-3

Jun. 26, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Cease made it look easy as soon as he stepped on the mound. Cease struck out a career-high 13 over seven innings, Gavin Sheets homered and the Chicago White Sox avoided a four-game sweep, hanging on to beat Baltimore 4-3 Sunday after the Orioles scored twice in...

Illinois governor's race is also battle among billionaires

Jun. 26, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

WAUCONDA, Ill. (AP) — The race to be Illinois' next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won't appear on Tuesday's primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mask mandates, and...

Mateo slugs Orioles past White Sox for 4th straight win

Jun. 25, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Mateo homered and doubled to lead the Orioles over the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Saturday, giving Baltimore its first four-game winning streak this season. Lance Lynn (1-1) retired eight straight batters before Mateo lifted a solo homer just over the left-center...

Police: 5-month-old girl in car fatally shot in Chicago

Jun. 25, 2022 16:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 5-month-old girl was shot to death while in the rear of a car in a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. The infant, who was identified as Cecilia Thomas, was struck in the head Friday evening when shots were fired from another vehicle in the South Shore...

Bears sign second-round pick Gordon to 4-year contract

Jun. 25, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed second-round draft pick Kyler Gordon to a four-year contract on Saturday. The cornerback from Washington became the Bears' first selection when they took him with the No. 39 overall pick. The Bears got a potential starter opposite...

Police: 1 slain, 2 wounded in Illinois warehouse shooting

Jun. 25, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — One person has been killed and two others wounded in a shooting Saturday at an automotive interior products warehouse in suburban Chicago. Bolingbrook police responded about 6:25 a.m. to reports of the shooting at the WeatherTech facility, Capt. Anthony...