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MANHATTAN, Kan. | Tex Winter, innovative basketball coach, dead at 96

MANHATTAN, Kan.  — Tex Winter, the innovative “Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Winter’s family said he died Wednesday in Manhattan, where he began his coaching career at Kansas State in 1947 and led the Wildcats to … Continue reading MANHATTAN, Kan. | Tex Winter, innovative basketball coach, dead at 96

CHICAGO | Chicago officer’s interview before trial sparks legal fight

CHICAGO — Attorneys prosecuting a white Chicago police officer in the 2014 shooting death of a black teenager asked a judge Thursday to revoke or increase his bail after the officer discussed one of the nation’s most infamous police shootings in a media interview. Jason Van Dyke’s interview with the Chicago Tribune took place with … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago officer’s interview before trial sparks legal fight

CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Murder charge in McDonald shooting is political

CHICAGO — The white Chicago police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald says he was doing what he was trained to do and that the case against him shows prosecutors are bowing to political pressure. In his first interview since he was arrested — and just days … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Murder charge in McDonald shooting is political

CHICAGO | Masseuse accuses Marvel’s Stan Lee of fondling himself

CHICAGO | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  A Chicago masseuse is suing Marvel Comic’s Stan Lee, accusing him of inappropriate behavior during two massages in 2017. Maria Carballo filed the lawsuit Monday seeking more than $50,000 in punitive damages and attorney fees from the 95-year-old comic book writer. The Chicago Tribune reports that Lee’s attorney, Jonathan … Continue reading CHICAGO | Masseuse accuses Marvel’s Stan Lee of fondling himself

NEW YORK | Former Tronc Chairman Ferro selling all of his company stock

NEW YORK | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   A former chairman of the Tronc company who stepped down amid sexual-misconduct allegations is selling all of his stock for about $228 million. Michael Ferro’s company Merrick Media listed the sale in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The company lists the buyer as … Continue reading NEW YORK | Former Tronc Chairman Ferro selling all of his company stock