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Amboy Ranked Third in 1A Girls Basketball

AMBOY – The Amboy girls basketball team had a win over Ashton-Franklin Center last night 52-31 in a dominate performance that has them with a record of 7-0 and ranked third in class 1A IHSA state rankings, trailing Lanark Eastland and Lewistown. Saturday they’ll be taking on

Chicago cop who had officers babysit his son is demoted

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s interim police superintendent has demoted a commander whom the city’s inspector general accused of directing on-duty officers under him to babysit his son with special needs. Interim Superintendent Charlie Beck’s demotion of Commander Anthony Escamilla

Former Democratic campaign worker settles harassment suit

CHICAGO (AP) — A former campaign consultant for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has reached a $275,000 settlement to a federal lawsuit she filed against several of his political committees. Attorneys for Alaina Hampton told the Chicago Tribune that she will receive $75,000 of the