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  Images of Friday at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Highlights include a semifinal loss for Team USA men's hockey, alpine skiing, short track speedskating, and much more.

Images: Winter Olympics, Friday, February 21st

Updated: 2/21/2014 03:52 PM

  It’s not that NIU’s undersized-but-athletic Jordan Lynch refuses to play another position in the NFL. He just thinks he’s better off playing at quarterback, the position where he compiled a 24-4 career record and finished third...

NIU’s Lynch ready to prove doubters wrong

Updated: 2/21/2014 03:06 PM

  Leave it to figure skating and judging, where winning can be obscured by whining. Any sport without a finish line or clock or some definitive standard is subject to skepticism about the results. It has happened at the Olympics before, and now...

Judging talk overshadows figure skating again

Updated: 2/21/2014 08:32 AM

  Smash Mouth, a legendary rock band from San Jose, Calif., will headline the Northwest Fourth Fest this summer at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates. The festival will be held from July 3-6.

Smash Mouth to headline Northwest Fourth Fest

Updated: 2/21/2014 02:15 PM

  Susan Sliwoski has brought the excitement, the drama and the spirit of the Sochi Olympic Games to her physical education students in Community Unit District 300. As part of Sliwoski’s Olympics unit at Meadowdale Elementary School in...

D300 students learning life lessons from Olympics

Updated: 2/21/2014 06:57 PM

  A 35-year-old Elgin man faces six to 30 years in prison after a jury Wednesday convicted him of coordinating three cocaine sales in October 2012 near an Elgin park. Ladell Walker, who was arrested in a 2013 Elgin drug sweep, will be sentenced April...

Elgin cocaine dealer convicted, faces prison

Updated: 2/21/2014 05:06 PM

  A limousine driver facing drunken driving charges is in more trouble after failing to appear to a recent court date. A $50,000 arrest warrant was issued for Richard L. Madison, 55, after he skipped a Tuesday morning hearing during which time he was...

Warrant issued for limo driver who missed court date

Updated: 2/21/2014 04:57 PM

  A federal jury Friday found Steven Mandell of Buffalo Grove guilty of a grisly plot to kidnap, torture and kill a suburban businessman, but acquited him on other charges involving another murder plan. Mandell, 63, could face life in prison.

Ex-cop Mandell found guilty of one kidnapping-murder plot

Updated: 2/21/2014 08:24 PM

  The latest addition to the Elgin Police Department already has proved to be a valuable asset, even as he continues intensive training to sharpen his skills. Colt, a 21-month-old German shepherd, has helped detect narcotics several times since he was...

German shepherd is newest police dog in Elgin

Updated: 2/21/2014 02:27 PM

  A Zimbabwean magistrate on Friday dismissed charges against former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds of possessing pornography, and he was ordered to pay a fine or face jail time after pleading guilty to charges of violating the country’s immigration...

Judge dismisses porn charges against Mel Reynolds

Updated: 2/21/2014 10:28 AM

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