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8/24/2016 10:33:25 AM
 A search continues to find a vehicle stolen from the Sycamore house where a mother and son were found dead earlier this month. Police say it appears someone broke into Patricia and Robert Wilson's home and killed them with a blunt object. Investigators believe the killer fled the scene in the mother's white Chevy Impala. An eleven-thousand-dollar reward is being offered in the case....read more

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United States goalkeeper Hope Solo fails to stop a penalty during a penalty shoot-out in the quarter-final match of the women's Olympic football tournament between the United States and Sweden in Brasilia Friday Aug. 12, 2016. The United States was eliminated by Sweden after a penalty shoot-out.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):


PGA: PGA Championship - Second Round(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has set his sights on finishing a so-so season on a strong note as he prepares this week for The Barclays, the first of four FedExCup events that conclude the 2015-16 U.S. PGA Tour. "I'm trying to judge my year on wins," McIlroy told reporters on Wednesday at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York. Obviously the two missed cuts at the majors were very disappointing, especially the way I missed the cuts." The Northern Irishman missed the cut by two strokes at the U.S. Open in June and by just one shot at the PGA Championship last month.


PGA: PGA Championship - Sunday Round(Reuters) - World number one Jason Day and second-ranked Dustin Johnson launch their title bids at The Barclays on Thursday amid longer-term hopes of securing the PGA Tour's season-ending FedExCup and Player of the Year honors. The Barclays, won last year by Australian Day, is the first of four lucrative FedExCup events that conclude the 2015-16 schedule with a playoff bonus of $10 million going to the overall champion. Once the season is over, the PGA Tour rank and file will vote for their Player of the Year where Day, a three-times winner in 2016, and American Johnson, a double champion this year, are the top two contenders.


World number one Jason Day and second-ranked Dustin Johnson launch their title bids at The Barclays on Thursday amid longer-term hopes of securing the PGA Tour's season-ending FedExCup and Player of the Year honours. The Barclays, won last year by Australian Day, is the first of four lucrative FedExCup events that conclude the 2015-16 schedule with a playoff bonus of $10 million going to the overall champion. Once the season is over, the PGA Tour rank and file will vote for their Player of the Year where Day, a three-times winner in 2016, and American Johnson, a double champion this year, are the top two contenders.

US golfer Jason Dufner watches his drive from the 6th tee during his third round on day three of the 2016 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland on July 16, 2016World number one Jason Day headlines the marquee trio at this week's The Barclays tournament which kicks off the first round of the PGA Tour playoffs. Defending champion Day is joined by Dustin Johnson and Adam Scott at the event which will cut the FedEx Cup playoff field to 100 and give others a chance to bid for spots in the Ryder Cup. Also in the field of 121 is Justin Rose who is fresh off winning the gold medal in the Rio Olympics.


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The New York State Department of Health unveiled a Zika Prevention Kit for pregnant women during the rollout of a Zika Information hotline and website, in New YorkFlorida Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he has requested as the state battles the spread of the virus. The complaint comes as Zika cases mount in some of the most popular tourist destinations in the state. On Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health reported a second non-travel related case of Zika in Palm Beach County, bringing the state's total to 43 cases.


By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - Thunderstorms and tornadoes plowed through central Indiana on Wednesday, leveling a Starbucks shop in the city of Kokomo and knocking out electricity to thousands of Indianapolis-area homes, but no injuries were immediately reported, authorities said. The National Weather Service issued a bulletin saying a "confirmed large and extremely dangerous" tornado had struck near Indianapolis, the state's capital and largest city, and was headed east. The Weather Service also reported that a Starbucks coffee shop was demolished in Kokomo, a city of 45,000 people about 60 miles (97 km) north of Indianapolis, but said there were no immediate reports of injuries.

President Barack Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to WashingtonBy Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday designated 87,500 acres in Maine's North Woods as a national monument, as the administration prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The White House said the designation was completed in honor of the centennial anniversary of the Park Service, which will be officially observed on Thursday. "The President is quite proud that this piece of beautiful land in the United States will be protected for generations to come," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said at a press briefing.


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