1 teen dead, 1 wounded in Englewood shooting

CHICAGO — Two teens were shot, one fatally, in Englewood, according to Chicago police.

Two boys, 15-year-old and 17-year-old, were in the backyard of a home on the 6800 block of South Peoria Street around 1 a.m. Saturday when shots …

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Elevated metal levels found in water near Rockton’s Chemtool

ROCKTON, Ill. — Officials have found elevated levels of harmful metals in groundwater monitoring wells at a Rockton Superfund toxic waste site.

But the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency noted that the substances were not found in the municipal water system …

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Integrating new additions is top camp priority for Patriots

COVID-19 and injuries threw several kinks into the Patriots’ 2020 season. Their first campaign without Tom Brady ended with a 7-9 finish and a seat at home for the playoffs for the first time since 2008. New England opened its …

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NFL faces playbook full of questions as training camps open

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open.

At least in 2021 there is the knowledge — and lessons learned — from …

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Biles and Ledecky headline Day 2 of Olympic competition

TOKYO (AP) — Two of America’s star Olympians headline Sunday’s events at the Tokyo Games as Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky both begin their quests to rewrite the record books.

The U.S. men’s basketball team begins play, while surfing makes …

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