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Survey: Wisconsin farmland worth 10% more than in 2020

Nov. 27, 2021 11:59 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A survey of Midwest farm bankers found Wisconsin farmland values are up 10% from the same period in 2020. Wisconsin Public Radio reports the rise in land values is driven by strong commodity prices, and demand from non-farm buyers ...

Chicago police warn businesses of smash-and-grab thefts

Nov. 27, 2021 09:50 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Police are alerting businesses in Chicago to recent thefts of purses at retail shops. Five thefts have been reported between Oct. 22 and Nov. 19 along North Michigan Avenue and North Rush Street involving up to 10 teens or young adults who enter and leave...

Earlington leads San Diego past Illinois-Chicago 64-52

Nov. 26, 2021 19:52 PM EST

PARADISE, Nev. (AP) — Marcellus Earlington had 14 points as San Diego defeated Illinois-Chicago 64-52 in the Las Vegas Classic on Friday. Joey Calcaterra pitched in with 13 points and eight rebounds for the Toreros (4-3). Damaria Franklin had 12...

Alex DeBrincat scores in OT, Blackhawks beat Blues 3-2

Nov. 26, 2021 19:25 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat scored 1:27 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks overcame an early two-goal deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Friday. DeBrincat beat Jordan Binnington for his 12th goal with a one-timer from the left side of the crease after...

Judge: No bail for man charged in 2 Chicago teens' slayings

Nov. 26, 2021 11:02 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has rejected bail for an 18-year-old man who allegedly opened fire on a group of Chicago teenagers last summer, killing two of them. A Cook County judge denied bail for Detrevion Williams during a Thursday court hearing. He faces two counts of...

Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for corruption

Nov. 26, 2021 10:51 AM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics. The ruling by Judge Marcelo Bretas became public...

Parents of 3-year-old girl with new heart celebrate simply

Nov. 25, 2021 21:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Delilah Edwards' parents didn't plan an elaborate Thanksgiving celebration. Just spending the day together is a big deal when your 3-year-old daughter has a new heart. “Before her color was really off. She was very pale...,"...

Colina scores 23 to carry Hawaii over Illinois-Chicago 88-80

Nov. 25, 2021 19:05 PM EST

PARADISE, Nev. (AP) — Mate Colina scored 23 points as Hawaii beat Illinois-Chicago 88-80 in the Las Vegas Classic on Thursday. Colina hit 9 of 12 shots. Kamaka Hepa had 19 points for Hawaii (3-1). Jerome Desrosiers added 16 points and Junior Madut...

Ezra Hendrickson hired as coach of Chicago Fire.

Nov. 24, 2021 22:31 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Ezra Hendrickson was hired Wednesday as coach of Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire. Hendrickson had spent three seasons with the Columbus Crew, which won last year's MLS title. He succeeds Frank Klopas, who became interim coach in...

Chicago mother fatally shot days after teen son's slaying

Nov. 24, 2021 19:37 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman was shot to death on Wednesday, just steps away from a memorial to her 14-year-old son who was fatally shot over the weekend on the same sidewalk where his mother was found. Delisa Tucker was shot in the chest on the same street where...