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Bar, Brown lift Bradley over Norfolk St 69-57

Nov. 19, 2019 10:27 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Koch Bar had 15 points to lead five Bradley players in double figures as the Braves beat Norfolk State 69-57 on Tuesday night. Darrell Brown added 13 points for the Braves. Elijah Childs chipped in 11, Nate Kennell scored 11 and Ja'Shon Henry had 10. Brown also had eight assists and...

Henry, Childs lead Bradley over UIC 65-56

Nov. 16, 2019 10:59 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ja'Shon Henry had 14 points off the bench to lift Bradley to a 65-56 win over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday night. Elijah Childs had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Braves (2-1). Darrell Brown added 11 points, six assists and four steals. Koch Bar had 12 rebounds for the home team....

Childs scores 22 to lead Bradley over IUPUI 90-56

Nov. 9, 2019 10:41 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Elijah Childs had 22 points and 15 rebounds as Bradley easily beat IUPUI 90-56 on Saturday night. Darrell Brown had 14 points and 10 assists for Bradley (1-1). Danya Kingsby added 13 points. Nate Kennell had 12 points and six rebounds and Koch Bar added another 12 points and seven...

9-year-old charged with murder in 5 Illinois fire deaths

Oct. 9, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A 9-year-old child accused of causing a mobile home fire that killed three children and two adults in central Illinois has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. The juvenile also was charged with two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, the (Peoria) Journal Star...