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    Two charged in death of Cook County investigator

    by  • December 23, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Two men are facing murder and robbery charges for the shooting death of an off-duty Illinois sheriff’s investigator who was trying to break up an armed robbery outside a family Christmas party. Twenty-two-year-olds Gage Thorton and Brandon Jackson were both charged early Monday. They’re each facing three counts of First-degree murder and one count...

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    Injured Bears DT Melton arrested at Texas bar

    by  • December 23, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton has been charged with assault and public intoxication after refusing to leave a bar and fighting with employees in a Dallas suburb. Grapevine police Sgt. Robert Eberling says Melton was arrested early yesterday at Chill Sports Bar after becoming belligerent. The nearly 300-pound Melton,...

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    Pacers pound Celtics…Thunder lose at home

    by  • December 23, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers improved to 13-1 at home while stretching their lead in the NBA’s Eastern Conference to 1 1/2 games over Miami. - Paul George scored 24 points and Lance Stephenson recorded his third triple-double of the season as the Pacers hammered Boston 106-79. Stephenson had 12 points, 10 rebounds...

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    Ranked teams 5 for 5

    by  • December 23, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    UNDATED (AP) — There were five ranked teams on Sunday’s men’s basketball schedule, and all five were victorious. Shabazz Napier scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and grabbed six rebounds to lead No. 10 Connecticut to an 82-70 victory over Washington. Fellow guard Ryan Boatwright had 16 points and five...

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    Rangers, Canucks win

    by  • December 23, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    UNDATED (AP) — The New York Rangers had been 1-4-2 on their team-record, nine-game homestand before Sunday’s 4-1 triumph over the Minnesota Wild. The game was tied 1-1 until Carl Hagelin and Mats Zuccarello scored second-period goals. Backup netminder Cam Talbot made 24 saves and blanked the Wild after Jason Pominville beat him 4:08...

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