News archive from 17 February 2012, page 12

City explains use of arrest bonds for Occupy protesters

City explains use of arrest bonds for Occupy protesters

City lawyers satisfied a judge's questions Thursday about what gave them the legal authority to issue bonds to people arrested last fall at an Occupy Chicago demonstration, but the defendants maintain that police did not have authority to kick them...

 
Geneva man, onetime Addison planner gets jail for child porn

Geneva man, onetime Addison planner gets jail for child porn

A former planner for the village of Addison was sentenced Thursday to 120 days in the Kane County Jail after his guilty plea for possession of child pornography. Gary J. Reschke, 57, of Geneva, was charged in June with 12 counts of aggravated child...

 
Federal appeals court criticizes prison officials

Federal appeals court criticizes prison officials

A federal appeals court in Chicago on Thursday said it was "outright disturbing" that federal prison officials sent a convicted former U.S. deputy marshal to the Texas prison where his father, a convicted former Chicago police officer, died...

 

Sabres-Flyers Sums

First Period_1, Buffalo, Pominville 22 (Myers, Roy), 5:15. 2, Buffalo, Vanek 21 (Ennis, Gerbe), 9:30. Penalties_Talbot, Phi (tripping), 10:35; Briere, Phi (slashing), 13:30; Vanek, Buf (interference), 17:50. Second Period_3, Philadelphia, Talbot 15...

 

Varsity Sports Report: Oviedo advances behind balanced attack

Sophomore center R.J. June had 17 points, six rebounds and two blocks before leaving with a sprained left ankle as host Oviedo (18-10) beat New Smyrna Beach (13-14) 74-52 in a 7A region quarterfinal. June left midway through the third quarter, and...

 
Wayne Simmonds, Max Talbot each score twice in Flyers' 7-2 victory over Sabres

Wayne Simmonds, Max Talbot each score twice in Flyers' 7-2 victory over Sabres

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Wayne Simmonds scored two goals after he was hit in the face in warmups and Max Talbot also scored two twices, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Erik Gustafsson scored his...

 
No more playing games for Cooley

No more playing games for Cooley

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Hours upon hours of pixel fixation trained Jack Cooley in strategic retreat. And that rapture with all-consuming video games like "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" and "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" had basketball...

 
Back to business for Fire's Pause

Back to business for Fire's Pause

Logan Pause might be a step or two behind his usual training pace this spring, but there's a tiny reason. The 30-year-old Fire midfielder became a first-time dad this month and spent two weeks away from camp at home with wife Vaneesha and their new...

 
Santorum reports millions in income as Washington consultant

Santorum reports millions in income as Washington consultant

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, whose humble coal-country biography is central to his political message, made more than $3.6 million in recent years as a Washington consultant and claimed a German luxury sedan as a business expense,...

 
McCarthy ordered to testify as part of lawsuit

McCarthy ordered to testify as part of lawsuit

A federal judge Thursday ordered that Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy answer questions as part of a federal lawsuit over a fatal shooting last summer by a police officer. Last October the Tribune wrote about the officer, Gildardo Sierra,...

 
Surfer gets community service for catching Oak Street Beach waves

Surfer gets community service for catching Oak Street Beach waves

Despite growing up nowhere near an ocean, Rex Flodstrom fell in love with surfing at an early age on trips to the West Coast. It's a spiritual experience, pushing the Chicagoan to brave even the punishing snow and ice on Lake Michigan for the thrill...

 
Housing slump freezes homeowners in place

Housing slump freezes homeowners in place

When Tracey and Todd Fine were engaged, they purchased a two-bedroom condo in East Ukrainian Village in 2006. The price was high, but given the white-hot market in adjacent Wicker Park, they thought it was a strategic investment. Today, their newlywed...

 

Friday's TV/Radio

Event  Time  TV  NBA   Mavericks at Philadelphia  7:00  ESPN/   FSSW  Phoenix at LA Lakers  9:30  ESPN   Men’s NCAA basketball   Northern Iowa at VCU  6:00  ESPN2   Columbia at Princeton  6:00  ESPNU   Valparaiso at Loyola Marymount  8:00  ESPNU   NBA...

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Jasmine Robinson leads Alabama to 77-75 upset of No. 7 Kentucky

Jasmine Robinson leads Alabama to 77-75 upset of No. 7 Kentucky

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Jasmine Robinson scored 17 points and Alabama held off a big rally for a 77-75 victory over No. 7 Kentucky on Thursday night, the Crimson Tide's first win against a ranked team in more than nine years. The Tide (12-15, 2-11...

 

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