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Artist blends Polish paper cutting with Cajun culture

May. 29, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

ELTON, La. (AP) — Sam Wróbel has gone from a kid in Chicago cutting paper to an adult in southwest Louisiana cutting paper — professionally. Wróbel, whose last name is Polish for sparrow, studied art in college and worked for years as a sign artist, making mostly...

Thompson outpitches Cueto as Cubs beat White Sox 5-1

May. 28, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson insisted he was more lucky than good. Either way, the Chicago Cubs will take what he gave them. Thompson outpitched Johnny Cueto over five solid innings in a spot start, Frank Schwindel drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the crosstown White...

White Sox designate LHP Dallas Keuchel for assignment

May. 28, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel gave the Chicago White Sox a boost two years ago, helping a team with an exciting young core reach the playoffs. That ended up being Keuchel's most successful season in Chicago. The veteran left-hander was designated for assignment on Saturday. ...

Wilson has 22 points, 16 boards as Aces beat Sky 83-76

May. 28, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A'ja Wilson had 22 points and 16 rebounds, Dearica Hamby added 14 and 12, and the Las Vegas beat the defending-champion Chicago Sky 83-76 on Saturday for the Aces' sixth consecutive win. Kelsey Plum had 19 points, Chelsea Gray added 18 points and Jackie Young...

Deaths of 3 women in early heat wave raise questions, fears

May. 28, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Temperatures barely climbed into the 90s and only for a couple of days. But the discovery of the bodies of three women inside a Chicago senior housing facility this month left the city looking for answers to questions that were supposed to be addressed after a longer and hotter...

Jury convicts Whiting man of killing woman, 2 teens in 1998

May. 28, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Lake County man in the killings of a woman and two teenage boys found bludgeoned to death in 1998 in a house in northwest Indiana. James H. Higgason III, 52, of Whiting, found guilty Friday of murder and murder during the commission...

Police: 3 wounded in shooting in Chicago neighborhood

May. 28, 2022 06:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Three people were shot and wounded on Friday in a neighborhood west of Chicago, authorities said. The Chicago Police Department said a man was sitting in a parked car with a woman standing by his driver side window when both were struck with gunfire at about 10:15...

Prosecutors: Chicago woman admitted smothering daughter, 8

May. 27, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman smothered her daughter with a plastic bag on her eighth birthday while the girl screamed “Momma, stop,” because she believed her daughter didn’t love her anymore, prosecutors say. Andreal Hagler, 38, has been charged with first-degree murder in...

Police: Suburban Chicago man charged in machete attack

May. 27, 2022 11:40 AM EDT

LANSING, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man was ordered held on a $1 million bond for allegedly slashing another man repeatedly with a machete after they argued over parking outside an apartment, police said. Rashad Crosby, 25, of Calumet City, was charged with attempted...

Story's 7th HR in 7 games helps Red Sox top White Sox 16-7

May. 27, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trevor Story kept up his hot hitting with a three-run homer and four RBIs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the White Sox 16-7 Thursday night to take two of three from Chicago. Story has seven homers and 21 RBIs in his last seven games, raising his season totals to nine...