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5/1/2016 10:31:46 AM
1 person is dead following a single vehicle crash in DeKalb County late Friday night. 51-year old John Young of Lake Holiday was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident took place on Somonauk Road, north of Harter Road, in rural Cortland. Young was traveling southbound on Somonauk Road when his car left the pavement. The vehicle rolled over several time before coming to rest on its roof. DeK...read more

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Li Haotong kept the China Open title in local hands for the second year in a row by conjuring up his best round of the week, a bogey-free 64, to clinch his maiden European Tour title by three shots on Sunday. The 20-year-old Hunanese began the final round two shots behind overnight leaders Felipe Aguilar (69) and Lucas Bjerregaard (70) but carded a blemish-free round for a winning total of 22-under at the Topwin Golf and Country Club. Li became followed in the footsteps of Wu Ashun, who became the third Chinese winner of the country's oldest professional tournament last year.
May 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour China Open at the par-72 course on Sunday in Beijing -22 Li Haotong (China) 69 67 66 64 -19 Felipe Aguilar (Chile) 68 65 67 69 -18 Lucas Bjerregaard (Denmark) 68 67 65 70 Marcel Siem (Germany) 68 67 69 66 Richard Bland (Britain) 69 67 68 66 -17 Peter Hanson (Sweden) 66 71 67 67 Richie Ramsay (Britain) 68 70 67 66 Scott Hend (Australia) 71 68 68 64 -16 Fabrizio Zanotti (Paraguay) 66 71 67 68 David Lipsky (U.S. ...

Dion Waiters of the Oklahoma City Thunder has his shot blocked by Kyle Anderson of the San Antonio Spurs during game one of the Western Conference Semifinals for the 2016 NBA PlayoffsLaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 38 points in just three quarters as the San Antonio Spurs stormed to a 124-92 victory over Oklahoma City in game one of their NBA playoffs second-round series. The Spurs built a 23-point lead in the first quarter -- when they connected on 81.8 percent of their shots -- and the rout was on in game one of the Western Conference semi-finals in San Antonio. Kawhi Leonard added 25 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Spurs, who never trailed and led by as many as 43.


LPGA: ANA Inspiration - Second Round(Reuters) - American Gerina Piller produced another ball-striking clinic in the third round at the Texas Shootout on Saturday to earn a two-shot lead and put herself in position for her first LPGA title. The world number 20, in her sixth LPGA season, hit 18 greens in regulation for the second straight day, en route to a bogey-free four-under-par 67 at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. Piller, winless in 123 career LPGA starts, has top-six finishes in her past three starts, including a tie for third in San Francisco last Sunday.


American Gerina Piller produced another ball-striking clinic in the third round at the Texas Shootout on Saturday to earn a two-shot lead and put herself in position for her first LPGA title. The world number 20, in her sixth LPGA season, hit 18 greens in regulation for the second straight day, en route to a bogey-free four-under-par 67 at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. Piller, winless in 123 career LPGA starts, has top-six finishes in her past three starts, including a tie for third in San Francisco last Sunday.

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A woman holds a baby in a canoe as Texas Guardsmen arrive to assist after flooding in BrookshireBy Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person also died in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday. The woman and her grandchildren died in Palestine, Texas, 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Dallas, after escaping a house where flood waters had reached the roof line.


U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl leaves the courthouse after an arraignment hearing for his court-martial in Fort BraggLegal proceedings against Bergdahl, which had been halted while the classified material issue was being resolved, can now resume, according to a Thursday ruling by the United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals that was made public late on Saturday by Bergdahl's attorney, Eugene Fidell. Bergdahl, now 30, walked away from his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, who held him prisoner for five years and tortured him. Bergdahl returned to active duty, but after an investigation he was prosecuted by the U.S. military who said his disappearance from his post resulted in a 45-day search that put soldiers' lives at risk.


By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A CSX freight train derailed in northeastern Washington, D.C. on Sunday, spilling hazardous material near a city subway station, and emergency workers were cleaning up the site after plugging the leak, officials and the railroad company said. The substance that leaked was sodium hydroxide, used to produce household products including paper, soap and detergent. The fumes should not cause you any problems," District of Columbia Fire Department Deputy Chief John Donnelly said at a news conference.
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