New American homes were bigger than ever last year, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. After a few years of shrinkage in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the median square footage of newly built homes last year tipped the scales at over 2,400 square feet. That's nearly 1,000...
Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysian Airlines mystery
Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.
Kyle Collinsworth scored 20 points as BYU beat No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 on Saturday night, ending the Bulldogs' school-record 22-game winning streak and likely costing them a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
First, the Blackhawks acquire a veteran, potential all-star defenseman in Kimmo Timonen on Friday. Then roughly 24 hours later, Stan Bowman acquires the trade deadline?s top prize: Arizona center Antoine Vermette.
Illinois Ends Losing Streak With 86-60 Win Over Northwestern
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Rayvonte Rice scored 19 points in his first start since early January and Illinois buried Northwestern with 3-pointers Saturday, 86-60. The win ended a three-game losing streak for the Illini (18-11, […]
Third Suspect Charged In Armed Robbery, Shooting Of Pizza Driver
Frederick Taylor, 23, is believed to be the last offender to be rounded up in the Oct. 25 shooting of a pizza-delivery driver, near 141st and Indiana. The trio allegedly ambushed the victim and robbed him before one of them shot the driver three times as he tried to flee.
Lawyers wary of claim about Chicago police 'black site,' say abuse citywide
Allegations that the Chicago Police Department abuses the rights of people that police detain for questioning have been a central element of the notorious police misconduct issues in this city for decades.