The son of former Governor George Ryan was cited for drunken driving early Thursday after falling asleep at wheel in a fast food restaurant parking lot.
The Kankakee County sheriff’s office says the death of a Cub scout who fell on a hike Saturday appears to be a tragic accident.
Ben Averkamp had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead Loyola of Chicago to a 56-44 win at Bradley Saturday night.
The Redbirds (15-9, 7-6 Missouri Valley) never trailed, raced to a 43-21 halftime lead and didn’t let up, beginning the second half with a 9-0 run.
Bradley, last in the Missouri Valley, went back and forth with the Bluejays the first 10 minutes. Creighton looked as if it might break open the game after that.
Doug McDermott scored a career-high 42 points Saturday night to lead Creighton to a 92-83 victory over Bradley.
Evan Smotrycz had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Tim Hardaway Jr. added a soaring dunk during a decisive run in the second half to lead No. 20 Michigan to a 77-66 win over Bradley on Thursday night.
Ryan Evans, Jordan Taylor and Josh Gasser had 15 points apiece and No. 11 Wisconsin scored 18 points off turnovers in a 66-43 victory over Bradley in the Chicago Invitational Challenge on Friday night.
We are now at the start of the March Madness. We gather around our computers and smartphones and hope our teams have a successful run so we can get the unfiltered thrill that only comes with the purity of college basketball.
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- Jail Inmate Charged With Previous Murder, Shooting In RobbinsA Cook County Jail inmate faces new charges in connection with a 2012 murder and a separate 2011 shooting in south suburban Robbins, the Cook County Sheriff’s office announced Saturday.60
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- Man Charged With Videotaping Women In Hospital WashroomA poorly secured cell phone in a west suburban hospital washroom that a man had allegedly set up to secretly videotape women in the toilet area was discovered by a woman when the phone fell to the washroom floor on Friday. She alerted police, who then arrested and charged a 49-year-old Franklin Park man with unlawful videotaping.156
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