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  • In true rock star fashion, Slash's outrageous villa is over the top

    In true rock star fashion, Slash's outrageous villa is over the top
    Call it a closing act for Slash in Beverly Hills. The top hat-wearing rocker and his wife, Perla Hudson, have put their Tuscan-inspired villa on the market for $10.995 million. The one-of-a-kind residence in the guard-gated Mulholland Estates lives up...
  • Coroner: New Jersey man dead after swimming in quarry

    A 22-year-old Ridgefield, N.J., man died Sunday swimming in a quarry in Lower Mount Bethel Township, according to the Northampton County Coroner. Coroner Zachary Lysek said the swimmer pulled from an industrial quarry off Route 611 was Jeremias Guzman....
  • Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore

    Year in Review (part 2): Championships galore
    The 2014-15 school year is over, and so is a prep sports season that included several successes along the way. Below is Part 2 of the top team and individual performances reported in the Independent during the 2015 portion of the school year. —...
  • Disabled athletes can compete in swimming, track in Illinois

    Disabled prep student athletes will be given full opportunities to compete in certain sports under a settlement with the Illinois High School Association that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Wednesday. The settlement allows disabled...
  • Woycik: Grieving parishioners at Emanuel AME an example for us all

    What wonderful examples the beautiful people from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., are. After witnessing the hateful murders of their loved ones during a church service, their reaction speaks louder than any pastor, priest...
  • Shark bites 8-year-old boy in NC; no warning to swimmers

    An 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after being bitten by a shark Wednesday while swimming in knee-deep water in Surf City, N.C. Town Manager Larry Bergman says the town does not plan to warn visitors about the shark bite or tell swimmers to get...
  • IHSA settlement could mean more opportunities for athletes with disabilities

    IHSA settlement could mean more opportunities for athletes with disabilities
    Lake Forest High School swimmer Ana Kohout had a meet for the ages last November, when she won two events and finished second in two more at the state championships. Such results usually would yield a huge number of points for her team, but in her case,...
  • Summer swim season starts

    Summer swim season starts
    When the six Bowie summer pools kicked off action in the Prince-Mont Swim League on Saturday morning, local swimmers looked to make an immediate splash this season and then use the league slate as a springboard into bigger meets later this summer, in...
  • Winter Champions

    Winter Champions
    BOYS BASKETBALL Class LL: Fairfield Prep 51, Westhill-Stamford 50 Class L: Bunnell-Stratford 72, Naugatuck 61 Class M: Weaver-Hartford 73, Notre Dame-Fairfield 59 Class S: Sacred Heart-Waterbury 71, Valley Regional-Deep River 46 GIRLS BASKETBALL...
  • Taco Bell founder's estate for sale in Rancho Santa Fe for $7.5 million

    Taco Bell founder's estate for sale in Rancho Santa Fe for $7.5 million
    Here’s something you won’t find on the dollar menu: The home of late entrepreneur Glen Bell Jr., founder of Taco Bell, is on the market in Rancho Santa Fe for $7.495 million. Set behind gates near the Village of Rancho Santa Fe, the compound...
  • Shark bites 8-year-old boy in North Carolina, fourth attack in 2 weeks

    Shark bites 8-year-old boy in North Carolina, fourth attack in 2 weeks
    An 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after being bitten by a shark Wednesday while swimming in knee-deep water in Surf City, N.C. Town Manager Larry Bergman says the town does not plan to warn visitors about the shark bite or tell swimmers to get...