Super Bowl a toss-up at legal sports books

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Jimmy Garoppolo celebrates after the 49ers won the NFC Championship Game against the Packers on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. | Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Even the bookies are having a problem making a favorite in 49ers-Chiefs matchup. LAS VEGAS — Even the bookies are having a problem […]

Governor: 2 police officers die after Hawaii shooting

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Bystanders watch black smoke billowing from a house fire after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu. Witnesses say at least two Honolulu police officers were shot and two civilians were injured. Moments after the shooting, […]

Governor: 2 police officers die after Hawaii shooting

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Bystanders watch black smoke billowing from a house fire after a shooting and domestic incident at a residence on Hibiscus Road near Diamond Head on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Honolulu. Witnesses say at least two Honolulu police officers were shot and two civilians were injured. Moments after the shooting, […]

Woman, 66, missing from Carol Stream found

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Sylvia Curry-Watson | Carol Stream police Police cancelled the alert for Sylvia Curry-Watson Sunday, saying she had been located. Authorities have found a 66-year-old woman who was reported missing Saturday from west suburban Carol Stream. Sylvia Curry-Watson had last been seen about 6:45 p.m., according to a missing person advisory […]

Wolves squander chances in loss to IceHogs

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The Wolves’ Brandon Pirri hits the crossbar against IceHogs goalie Collin Delia during Sunday’s game. | Rockford IceHogs Collin Delia made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season, but the Wolves didn’t take advantage of their best chances. There are some games when a team shows positives but […]

Don Harmon selected as Illinois Senate president

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State Sen. Don Harmon on Sunday was unanimously selected to serve as the next Illinois Senate president. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times In the end, the Senate Democratic caucus came together to support Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, who had previously served as Assistant Majority Leader — with a deal to ensure that […]

1 killed in crash on I-55 near Plainfield

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One person was killed Jan. 19, 2020, in a crash on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Plainfield. | Sun-Times file photo The four-vehicle crash happened about 6 a.m. on southbound I-55 just north of U.S. Route 30, Illinois State Police said. One person was killed Sunday in a four-vehicle crash […]

Chicago dance team Freckled Sky, a viral hit in 2015, returns to ‘America’s Got Talent’ stage

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Freckled Sky performs on Monday’s episode of “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.â€� | NBC Dance, light and water were the ingredients Freckled Sky utilized to “create something without limitation.â€� Now the group is competing on the “Championsâ€� edition. The two beautiful dancers waited for their cue, cameras rolled and viewers […]

Adopt-A-Dog important to Don Levin, Chicago Wolves

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The dogs are mostly provided by Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter in Cicero, and the next Adopt-A-Dog Night is Saturday when the Wolves host the Milwaukee Admirals. | Ross Dettman/Chicago Wolves Through Adopt-A-Dog events that started during the 2001-02 season, the Wolves have gotten 1,484 dogs adopted and are expected to […]