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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...