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Injured bald eagle gets care after eluding capture for days

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — An injured bald eagle that eluded capture for days is getting veterinary care after being cornered in a northwestern Indiana neighborhood. The male adolescent eagle was captured Wednesday morning by a Hammond resident who corralled it with a cat carrier. The raptor was

Billionaire Mansueto buys full ownership of Chicago Fire

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Billionaire Joe Mansueto has purchased full ownership of the Chicago Fire. The team announced Friday that Mansueto — the founder and executive chairman of Chicago-based financial services firm Morningstar Inc. — bought the remaining shares of the team from Andrew

Illinois man convicted in 2018 booby trap shotgun slaying

JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man who rigged a shotgun to a rope attached to the door of a shed on his property in 2018 has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of another man who tried to enter. A Union County jury convicted William Wasmund, 48, Thursday of both first-degree

PADS Shelter in Ottawa in need of lunch supplies

OTTAWA – Illinois Valley PADS in Ottawa is running short on lunch items. According to the 辽宁体彩网less shelter, they are packing 62 lunches a day and are running scarce of items to pack. You can make a donation at the shelter located on 1120 Canal Street, before 9 a.m. Saturday or at Lily Pads