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Body of boy, 9, recovered from Bangs Lake about noon Saturday Bangs Lake in Wauconda is closed today as Wauconda Fire District divers search for a missing 9-year-old boy who fell into the lake Friday evening.

Anti-govt protests resume against Serbia's populist leader Several thousand people have turned up at an anti-government protest in Belgrade a day after Serbia's populist President Aleksandar Vucic held a mass rally in an apparent bid to counter months of street demonstrations against him. Protesters marched through downtown Belgrade on Saturday demanding more democracy and media freedom in Serbia.

Oregon county pays $100K over Blue Lives Matter flag An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued after a co-worker pinned up a Blue Lives Matter flag in the office.

Fognini stuns Nadal 6-4, 6-2 to reach Monte Carlo final - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois MONACO - Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal's long winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters, stunning the defending champion 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final for the first time and hand Nadal his first defeat here since the 2015 semifinals. The 13th-seeded Italian had beaten Nadal twice before on clay, and also once at the U.S.

White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug. 6 - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois DETROIT - The game between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Aug. The teams will wrap up the series on Sunday with a different approach to pitching.

Lowry holds 1-stroke lead halfway through rainy RBC Heritage - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois - Shane Lowry parred his final two holes Saturday to hold on to a one-stroke lead through two rounds in the rain-delayed RBC Heritage. Lowry was among 56 players who didn't finish Friday because of a nearly four-hour weather delay. The Irishman made pars on the 17th and 18th holes at Harbour Town Golf Links to finish a 68 and remain at 9 under.

Canes' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Monday after suffering a concussion in a fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier. Svechnikov took part in his first full team practice on Saturday during the Hurricanes' morning skate before Game 5 of their first-round series.

Attempted Riverside home invasion captured by doorbell camera About 10:10 a.m., officers received a call about the break-in in progress in the 300 block of Robinson Court, according to a statement from Riverside police said. The homeowner, who had installed a doorbell camera, saw a man was trying to force open his door and called for help.

Topeka Zoo keeper injured in incident with tiger TOPEKA, KS - A zookeeper was injured in an incident with a tiger Saturday morning at the Topeka Zoo, according to local officials. The keeper and the tiger were in the "same place" when the keeper was injured, City of Topeka spokesperson Molly Hadfield told ABC News.

Canine officer tracks down hit-and-run driver in Lincolnshire A Lake County sheriff's canine officer is being lauded by Lincolnshire police for helping nab a hit-and-run driver early Saturday morning. Lincolnshire police were dispatched at 2:11 a.m.

North Aurora man arrested after foot chase Andre Norman, of the 100 block of Lincolnway Street, is charged with felony aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and two felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, according to a statement from Aurora police. Norman is also charged with a misdemeanor count of resisting a peace officer, police said.

Illinois walks off against Penn State - Leadoff hitter Ben Troike is up next in a tie game in the bottom of the 10th inning against Penn State. Andrew Van Dyke and Jason Campbell at the corners with two outs on a chilly 40-degree night. Penn State shifts its defense towards the shortstop to cover Troike's righty pull hitting.

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois MANCHESTER, England - Footballers in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign.

Eight @ 8 on April 20, 2019: Week In Review In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories of the week. Make sure to check back on a weekly basis as a new edition of 'Eight @ 8: Week In Review' will be posted every Saturday morning.

Escaped Wisconsin inmate found hiding in baby crib in Illinois A minimum-security inmate that escaped from a Milwaukee facility has been found in Illinois, police say. Steger Police located 27-year-old Trezelle Bishop at an acquaintance's home in the village of Steger after being advised by a Will County dispatch center about the ongoing contact.

Search Resumes In Wauconda After Boy, 9, Falls Into Water Off Paddleboat The search continued until midnight. Rescue crews are using a combination of divers and sonar equipment in the search. "We send sound signals under the water and it shows different images under the water," Wauconda Fire District Chief Mike DaValle said.

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. The players were called for double technicals early in the third quarter Thursday night at Staples Center as they jawed at each other.

Illinois Municipals loaded with risk Berko: I'm thinking of buying $50,000 of high-yield Illinois municipals where I can get 8 percent to 10 percent. How could Illinois' deficit become so large? I also want to buy 100 shares of Apple. What do you think? - B.V., Port Richey, Fla. Dear B.V.

1 killed – 6 wounded – in Friday shootings across Chicago A 45-year-old man died after being shot several times on a sidewalk in Altgeld Gardens on the South Side. He was in the 700 block of East 131st Street about 3:20 p.m. when someone stepped out of dark colored vehicle and opened fire, Chicago police said.

Trump's legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap But President Donald Trump's legal team, through a combination of bluster, legal precedent and shifting tactics, managed to protect their client from a potentially perilous in-person interview during special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

Neil Armstrong's spacesuit to go back on display at Smithsonian - The Smithsonian is dusting off a rarely seen piece of NASA history for public display. The spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the Apollo 11 mission will be on display this summer at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. The Smithsonian has built a state-of-the-art display case and mannequin to protect the artifact.

Lajovic stages comeback to reach Monte Carlo final Unseeded Serb Dusan Lajovic staged a remarkable comeback from 5-1 down to beat 10th-seeded Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Saturday. Lajovic won 10 straight games to open up a 4-0 lead in the second set before Medvedev finally held serve.

Create an Easter cocktail with Wild Tonic's Hard Jun Kombucha Joined ABC7 to talk about Hard Jun Kombucha and show how to make an Easter cocktail using the drink. CHICAGO - Kombucha is a fermented tea known for its health benefits. Wild Tonic has created its own version of the popular beverage, and it has a twist.

Man shot in arm in Garfield Park He was in "a verbal altercation" with people in the back of a building in the 3900 block of West Wilcox Street about 4:37 a.m., Chicago police said. One of the individuals pulled out a gun and fired shots, striking the man in the arm. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where his condition was stabilized, police said.

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