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Chicago teachers to vote on deal that ended 11-day strike

Nov. 14, 2019 12:06 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers are voting on the tentative contract deal that suspended an 11-day strike. More than half of the Chicago Teachers Union’s elected delegates backed the agreement on Oct. 30, suspending the strike and letting classes resume. But the union’s 25,000 members still...

Teague scores 18, leads Ball St. over Illinois-Chicago 67-48

Nov. 13, 2019 10:37 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Tahjai Teague had 18 points and nine rebounds as Ball St. beat Illinois-Chicago 67-48 on Wednesday night. Ishmael El-Amin had 14 points and six assists for Ball St. (2-1). K.J. Walton added 12 points and nine rebounds. Deon Ejim had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Flames (1-2). Brian...

Man charged with murder in fatal shooting of his father

Nov. 13, 2019 6:27 PM EST

SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man is being held without bond for fatally shooting his father during an argument in their home. Martin Chavez-Lomeli Jr. appeared Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court on first-degree murder charges in the death Monday of 54-year-old Martin V. Chavez. According to...

Fire part with Paunović after 4 seasons

Nov. 13, 2019 4:41 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire have parted with coach Veljko Paunović after four seasons. The 42-year-old Serbian was 41-58-37 with Chicago along with one playoff appearance. He was let go after leading the Fire to a 10-12-12 mark this season. Paunović took over for the fired Frank Yallop...

Bears try to build momentum against Rams after beating Lions

Nov. 13, 2019 4:23 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears took a big step toward the NFC North championship and their first playoff appearance since 2010 when they shut down Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams last year at Soldier Field. This time, they’re simply trying to build some momentum. The Bears come into...

Hyatt will remove small bottles from hotel bathrooms by 2021

Nov. 13, 2019 4:15 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Hyatt Hotels Corp. is the latest hotel company to say it’s removing small bottles from its bathrooms in an effort to reduce waste. Hyatt says it is shifting to large, multi-use bottles for shampoo, conditioner, bath gel and lotion at its 875 hotels worldwide. The Chicago-based company...

Chicago records second cold-related death of season

Nov. 13, 2019 12:20 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say the death of an 80-year-old Chicago man whose body was found on the floor of the garage is the second cold-related death of the season. In a statement, a spokesman for Cook County says the county medical examiner’s office determined that the man died of heart disease but...

White shines as Bulls beat Knicks 120-102

Nov. 13, 2019 12:06 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White waited as Roy Williams walked up the court. Williams playfully bowed in front of his former guard and then gave him a hug before taking off. It was White's night, and a beaming Williams loved every moment. White made a franchise-record seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, and...

Clayton scores 21 to lift CSU past Loyola of Chicago 76-72

Nov. 12, 2019 11:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Dejuan Clayton had 21 points as Coppin State narrowly beat Loyola of Chicago 76-72 on Tuesday night. Clayton shot 12 for 14 from the line, 11 of 12 in the second half when the Eagles made 18 of 22, including their last 11 points in the last three minutes. They went 9 of 10 in the final 32...

Deang scores 21 to carry E. Illinois past Chicago St. 98-34

Nov. 12, 2019 11:02 PM EST

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Deang Deang had 21 points as Eastern Illinois easily defeated Chicago State 98-34 on Tuesday night. George Dixon had 15 points and nine rebounds for Eastern Illinois (1-2). Marvin Johnson added 14 points and seven rebounds. Mack Smith had 13 points for the hosts. Andrew Lewis had 14...