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  • See police sketch of "bee" killer

    See police sketch of "bee" killer
    A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
  • Fatal DUI at Balmoral Park: 'It's too early for her to die like this'

    Fatal DUI at Balmoral Park: 'It's too early for her to die like this'
    A woman riding a horse bareback with a friend at Balmoral Park after a night of drinking was killed when her intoxicated fiance jumped in a truck to find her and sideswiped the horse, officials and relatives said today. Angus Lake, 41, stood with his...
  • Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on

    Snow cripples commute, cancels flights and moves on
    With last winter's blizzard still fresh in their minds, Chicago officials detoured all CTA buses off Lake Shore Drive as a snowstorm hunkered down over the area, crippling the evening commute and grounding more than 800 flights. The storm began...
  • Newt Gingrich launching petition drive for Illinois Republican primary ballot

    Newt Gingrich launching petition drive for Illinois Republican primary ballot
    Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s presidential effort has launched its signature drive to put him and a slate of convention nominating delegates on Illinois’ primary ballot, but the state campaign shows no prominent Republican...
  • Another Indiana child dies in apparent accidental shooting

    Another Indiana child dies in apparent accidental shooting
    Another Indiana child has died after accidentally shooting himself. Ash Wimbley of Cedar Lake was found with a gunshot wound inside a liquor store in Beecher, Illinois Thursday, according to the Chicago Tribune. The four-year-old apparently found a...
  • Girls volleyball roundup: No. 10 St. Francis takes down St. Edward

    Led by Meg Vonderhaar's nine kills, No. 10 St. Francis beat St. Edward 25-9, 20-25, 25-17 in a Suburban Catholic contest. Kelsey Robinson had 15 service points and nine aces to lead the Spartans (22-6, 11-1). No. 1 Benet d. Providence 25-6, 25-18:...
  • 2003 Class A girls state softball results

    State finals At EastSide Centre, East Peoria Fri., June 6 Braidwood Reed-Custer 8, Dakota 1 Stanford Olympia 1, Casey-Westfield 0 Piasa Southwestern 2, Norris City-Omaha-Enfield 1 Beardstown 2, Rock Island Alleman 1 Sat., June 7 Stanford Olympia 12,...
  • 2004 Class A girls state softball results

    State finals At EastSide Centre, East Peoria Fri., June 4 Rock Falls 4, Casey-Westfield 0 Warrensburg-Latham 1, Taylor Ridge Rockridge 0 Nashville 10, St. Francis de Sales 0 Beecher 4, Pinckneyville 2 Sat., June 5 Warrensburg-Latham 2, Rock Falls 0, 20...
  • 2003 Class A girls state volleyball results

    Seedings in parentheses STATE FINALS At Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal Fri., Nov. 14 quarterfinals Lanark Eastland d. Fulton 12-25, 25-18, 25-13 Wheaton St. Francis d. Breese Central 25-21, 25-20 Mt. Pulaski d. Benton 25-14, 25-14...
  • 2001 Class A girls state volleyball results

    State finals At Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal Fri., Nov. 9 Augusta Southeastern d. St. Joseph-Ogden 15-4, 15-6 Breese Mater Dei d. Huntley 15-5, 17-15 Quincy Notre Dame d. Byron 15-13, 15-9 Mt. Pulaski d. Benton 15-8, 15-6 Sat., Nov. 10...