St. Louis Blues center David Backes lies on the ice after taking a hit from Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in the third period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL playoff series on Saturday.
STEGER | Since a 2-1 loss to Beecher on April 7th, Illinois Lutheran has run off six straight wins. And a big part of that winning streak is what is taking place on the Chargers' mound.
GARY | One word summarized Ethan Hancock’s day before his final at-bat: frustrating.
The Blues' Kevin Shattenkirk collides with the Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell during the third period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL playoff series, on Saturday.
BEIJING (AP) — Global and Chinese automakers are looking to the Beijing auto show to help boost sales in a slowing, intensely competitive market.
The Blues' Alex Pietrangelo and Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews battle for the puck during the first period in Game 2 of a first-round NHL playoff series, on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man who allegedly made threatening statements, forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building, is being held for a mental health evaluation.
St. Louis Blues left wing Chris Porter reacts after teammate Barret Jackman scored the game-winning goal in overtime past Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford during Game 2 of a first-round NHL playoff series on Saturday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital.
FLOSSMOOR | In a meet featuring the likes of track and field powerhouses Thornwood and Homewood-Flossmoor, along with several other strong out-of-area schools, Crete-Monee came into Saturday’s Dick Beebe Track Classic at Homewood-Flossmoor flying under the radar.
GARY | University professors and presidents danced with neighborhood children and residents Saturday afternoon at what organizers hope will be an annual block party at Indiana University Northwest.
STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — Heavy race favorite Midnight Hawk was run down in the stretch by Dynamic Impact, which won the $500,000 Illinois Derby by a neck in a photo finish Saturday. Maiden horse Irish You Well finished third at Hawthorne Race course in Stickney.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono's penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire, who matched a Major League Soccer record with their sixth straight tie.
VALPARAISO | Visitors to Saturday's Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration at the Porter County Expo Center filled their free reusable bags to the brim with tree saplings, seeds, free samples and information.
Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick, second from right, celebrates after making the game-winning hit off Houston Astros' Chad Qualls in the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. The A's won 4-3. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick, left, celebrates with Alberto Callaspo after making the game-winning hit off Houston Astros' Chad Qualls in the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland won 4-3. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir winds up in the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Houston Astros' Brett Oberholtzer works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Reddick hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 4-3 on Saturday.
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