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Wednesday Sports
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    wlds.com
    Routt needed three sets to top Greenfield last night at the Routt Dome. Routt dropped the first set 25-19, but won the next two 25-18, 25-11. Decatur MacArthur dropped JHS Read…
    Illinois (IL)

Routt needed three sets to top Greenfield last night at the Routt Dome.

Routt dropped the first set 25-19, but won the next two 25-18, 25-11.

Decatur MacArthur dropped JHS in two straight sets, 25-21, 25-21.

Elsewhere, South County held off Mount Olive in two, Brown County beat Pittsfield, Triopia defeated Calhoun, and Williamsville stopped Porta/AC.

In soccer, JHS stopped Decatur MacArthur 3-0. Beardstown…

  1. FBI warns to watch those social media posts — or face the consequences

    Eeditionmobile.chicagotribune.com - Chicago
    It only took a few seconds for Jabari Dean to realize he had made a mistake. In a moment of anger in late 2015, the then-21-year-old threatened a mass shooting at the University of Chicago in the comments section of a popular website. Dean quickly deleted the comment, but not before a New…
  2. Mother found guilty in beating death of 4-year-old son

    Eeditionmobile.chicagotribune.com - Chicago
    Sitting ramrod straight on the witness stand, Katrine Valdez kept her composure as she recalled how she and her husband had gone to check on their young nephew, Christopher, after a neighbor of the boy's family had called worried about his welfare. The two pushed their way into the tiny coach…
  3. Sack Hunger: Eldorado Choisser Soup Kitchen

    Wsiltv.com - Illinois (IL)
    09.22 / 03:10 wsiltv.com
    ELDORADO -- You have another chance to Sack Hunger with News 3 Friday night in Mcleansboro. There, the Hamilton County Foxes will take on the Eldorado Eagles and you can help us collect food for both…
  4. Local VFW post focusing on future

    Wsiltv.com - Illinois (IL)
    09.22 / 03:10 wsiltv.com
    FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Veterans of Foreign Wars organizations across the country have seen a decline in membership as veterans from WWII,  Vietnam and Korea grow…
  5. Cubs player’s wives are pitching in to raise money for Puerto Rico after devastating storms

    Cltv.com - Chicago
    09.22 / 02:42 cltv.com
    CHICAGO – Those with ties to Puerto Rico and the Cubs franchise are doing their part of help the island after a pair of destructive hurricanes over the past month. This week Mariel Perez, the wife of catcher Rene Rivera, has set up a Go Fund Me account to raise money for victims of Hurricane Irma and Maria. “The puertorrican Cubs have united forces to help! Puerto Rico needs us more than ever, that is why we have joined forces…
  6. In Pilsen, Monarch Butterflies a Source of Joy and Education

    Chicagotonight.wttw.com - Chicago
    09.22 / 02:41 chicagotonight.wttw.com
    On this steamy last day of summer, the temperature may be unseasonable but the annual migration of one colorful species through the Chicago area is right on track. The distinctive monarch butterfly heads south for the winter, making a long trek to Mexico, and in Chicago’s Mexican community, the monarch is not only revered as a cultural symbol but has become an increasing focus of conservation. Tonight: How the Pilsen community organization El Valor cultivates the scientific and cultural a…
  7. Anne-Sophie Mutter, Grammy-Winning Violinist, Returns to Chicago

    Chicagotonight.wttw.com - Chicago
    09.22 / 02:41 chicagotonight.wttw.com
    She is one of the world’s great violinists. Anne-Sophie Mutter has been performing on stages around the globe since her first public appearance as a teenager 41 years ago. The native German is in town to perform a pair of season concerts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Muti, on Saturday and Tuesday. She will also play at the CSO annual gala, the Symphony Ball, on Friday night. Mutter was born in 1963 in Rheinfelden in southwestern Germany near the borders of S…
  8. Better Batteries Hold Promise for a Sustainable Future

    Chicagotonight.wttw.com - Chicago
    09.22 / 02:41 chicagotonight.wttw.com
    A key component of a sustainable energy future is better battery technology. Better batteries for electric cars and cellphones and better batteries for industrial use that can store excess power generated by wind and solar farms and then supply it to the grid at times of peak demand. The ability to efficiently store energy generated from renewable sources would quite literally be a game changer in the quest to build a clean energy future and reduce the impact of climate change. Many…
  9. Use-of-Force Training Begins for Chicago Police Officers

    Chicagotonight.wttw.com - Chicago
    09.22 / 02:41 chicagotonight.wttw.com
    Mental health awareness, cultural competency and human rights are just a handful of the new training requirements for Chicago police officers as part of the city’s efforts at police reform. The training schedule comes as the department begins to implement its new use-of-force policy which governs when and which types of force officers should be using on the job. The Chicago Police Department says its first round of department-wide training for the new policy started Thursday, and should b…
  10. Dennis Hastert Victim Scott Cross Speaks Out

    Chicagotonight.wttw.com - Chicago
    09.22 / 02:41 chicagotonight.wttw.com
    A new law in Illinois eliminates the statute of limitations for criminal sexual assault against children. Fighting for that change was personal for Scott Cross, a banker from Wheaton, who last year came forward to publicly confront U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert with having molested him as a teenager. At the time, Hastert was Cross’s wrestling coach at Yorkville High School. Cross is the brother of former Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross, a political protégé of Hastert’s. Cross…
  11. Week 5 picks from the so-called experts

    Paxtonrecord.net - Illinois
    09.22 / 02:36 paxtonrecord.net
    Sept. 22Bloomington Central Catholic (4-0) at Monticello (4-0), 7 p.m.Illinois Valley Central (1-3) at Prairie Central (1-3), 7:30 p.m.Pontiac (2-2) at St. Joseph-Ogden (2-2), 7 p.m.Rantoul (1-3) at St. Thomas More (1-3), 7 p.m.Unity (4-0) at Olympia (0-4), 7 p.m.PBL (1-3) at Momence (2-2), 7 p.m.Fisher (2-2) vs. Deer Creek-Mackinaw (4-0), 7 p.m. read…
  12. PBL freshman football defeats Monticello 34-18

    Paxtonrecord.net - Illinois
    09.22 / 02:36 paxtonrecord.net
    PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda freshman football team gained its first win of the season via 34-18 score over Monticello on Thursday. The Panthers (1-2) led 21-12 at halftime before Zac Jayne ran for a 6-yard touchdown to extend the lead to 28-12 with 4:16 remaining in the third quarter. read m…
  13. Chicago street gang indicted on federal racketeering charges

    Pantagraph.com - Illinois
    09.22 / 02:36 pantagraph.com
    CHICAGO (AP) — Federal racketeering charges have been filed against nine members of a Chicago street gang, alleging they participated in a criminal organization that killed six p…
  14. Lincoln Manor closes with only 48 hours notice

    Wandtv.com - Illinois
    09.22 / 02:36 wandtv.com
    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A nursing home in Decatur is closing its doors for the final time…
  15. Cubs player’s wives are pitching in to raise money for Puerto Rico after devastating storms

    Wgntv.com - Illinois
    09.22 / 02:36 wgntv.com
    CHICAGO – Those with ties to Puerto Rico and the Cubs franchise are doing their part of help the island after a pair of destructive hurricanes over the past month. This week Mariel Perez, the wife of catcher Rene Rivera, has set up a Go Fund Me account to raise money for victims of Hurricane Irma and Maria. “The puertorrican Cubs have united forces to help! Puerto Rico needs us more than ever, that is why we have joined forces…
  16. Wife told judge husband would be murdered if deported — and he was

    Wgntv.com - Illinois
    09.22 / 02:36 wgntv.com
    AUSTIN, Texas — Juan Coronilla-Guerrero’s wife told a federal judge that her husband would be murdered if he was forced to return to Mexico, the birthplace he’d fled because of gang violence. And he was—perhaps by the very people he’d hoped to evade. Deported three months ago after federal agents took him into custody for entering the country illegally, Coronilla-Guerrero was found dead of gunshot wounds on the side of a road in San Luis de la Paz in Mexico’s […
  17. 1 dead, 5 wounded in West, Far South Side shootings

    Riverforest.chicagotribune.com - Chicago
    One person was killed and at least five others were wounded during shootings Thursday on the West and Far South sides. The fatal attack happened about 12:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of North Monitor Avenue in the city's Austin neighborhood. The victim, a male of an unknown age, was shot in the …
  18. Callie On The Job: Krispy Kreme

    Wsiltv.com - Illinois (IL)
    09.22 / 02:12 wsiltv.com
    MARION -- A locally owned doughnut shop is providing more than just sweets to the community. Callie heads to Krispy Kreme in Marion for this week's Callie on the Job.…
  19. EXCLUSIVE: Former Illinois congressman Glenn Poshard endorses J.B. Pritzker for governor

    Wsiltv.com - Illinois (IL)
    09.22 / 02:12 wsiltv.com
    WSIL -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker has picked up a major endorsement in Southern Illinois, former U.S. Congressman Glenn…
  20. Drought taking hold in parts of southern Illinois

    Wsiltv.com - Illinois (IL)
    09.22 / 02:12 wsiltv.com
    WSIL -- Storms early in the week brought heavy rain to parts of southern Illinois, but others in desperate need for rain, missed…