• Girl Shot During Dispute at Birmingham Rec Center

    by Andy Berg April 2018

    A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a Birmingham rec center.

  • HS Coach Alleges He Was Fired for Whistleblowing

    by Andy Berg April 2018

    A former high school basketball coach from South Carolina says he was fired for reporting serious infractions on his employer’s part.

  • Park Upgrade Could Provide Benefits to Neighborhood

    by Mick Zawislak April 2018

    A big project at Heartland Park is expected to bring more than new playground equipment to the Clublands of Antioch, Ill., neighborhood. True, the small merry-go-round, tall slides and new swings will raise the entertainment bar from tot lot status and provide options for older kids. Baggo courts will be nice for adults and an overhaul of the park's centerpiece landscaping feature is considered a must-have to improve the appearance of the signature park and community gathering place. But an estimated $200,000 investment by homeowners in the long, linear park between Club Lake Drive and Neuway Lane also is considered another step in the slow revival of Clublands, which was left adrift and inactive with the bankruptcy of Neumann Homes in 2007. During the bankruptcy and the period before the arrival of Elmhurst developer Troy Mertz, the homeowners association managed and maintained the property south of Route 173 at Savage Road on the village's east side.

  • Karolyi Dodges Responsibility for Nassar Victims

    by Spokesman Review April 2018

    Former USA Gymnastics national team coordinator Martha Karolyi says she feels for the sexual abuse victims of a former national team doctor but added she doesn't feel she should be held responsible for his actions.

  • Ex-Soccer Player Seeks $5M for Personal Injuries

    by Keshia Clukey April 2018

    A former U.S. Merchant Marine Academy soccer player has notified the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Maritime Administration that he intends to pursue a legal claim to $5 million for personal injuries.

  • Three Fired at LA Fitness on Race Profiling Accusations

    by Andy Berg April 2018

    Three employees at an LA Fitness location in New Jersey have been fired after having been accused of racial profiling.

  • N.C. State Releases Timeline of FBI Investigation

    by Jane Stancill April 2018

    N.C. State Chancellor Randy Woodson said the university has worked to "responsibly and proactively search for, and when identified, report relevant information" related to the federal investigation into college basketball.

  • WSU: Associate AD Made Inappropriate Comments

    by Rebecca White April 2018

    An internal investigation by Washington State University has found that over a three-year period, a former athletics administrator violated the school's Title IX policies by making inappropriate comments in the workplace and demeaning employees because of their gender.

  • Michigan Player Threatens Harbaugh on Twitter

    by Andy Berg April 2018

    A Michigan football player used Twitter over the weekend to threaten head coach Jim Harbaugh.

  • Olympian Alleges USA Gymnastics Destroyed Records

    by Scott Reid April 2018

    Olympic and World champion gymnast Jordyn Wieber alleges in a new lawsuit that USA Gymnastics destroyed medical records to cover up sexual abuse by U.S. Olympic and USA Gymnastics national team physician Larry Nassar.