DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois fired coach Mark Montgomery on Sunday after a 1-7 start.
Montgomery had just two winning seasons since he took over in 2011 and led the Huskies to a...
COZAD, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man who was sitting in a swing in his sister's backyard with his empty hands visible when a police officer shocked him with a Taser has filed an excessive force...
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Dante Thorpe scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3 that sparked a game-deciding 15-4 run, and Northern Illinois beat Ohio 71-60 on Tuesday night for coach Mark Montgomery's 100th career win.
Eugene German scored 15 and dished six assists and Levi Bradley added 14 points with six rebounds for the Huskies (12-9, 5-3 Mid-American Conference), who scored 12 points on 13 forced turnovers and held an 18-3 advantage on fast-break points.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois caught Buffalo flat-footed just before the buzzer.
Reserve Noah McCarty got open in the paint, caught a pass and hit a layup with 2 seconds to play, and the Huskies upset the 14th-ranked Bulls 77-75 on Tuesday night. It was Northern Illinois' first home victory over a ranked team in 47 years.
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MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California mudslide disaster (all times local):
A surgeon has been identified as one of the 17 people killed when flash floods and mudslides tore through a Southern California neighborhood.
Dr. Mark Montgomery was a member of the Santa Barbara College Hospital medical staff.
Hospital spokeswoman Maria Zarte says Montgomery was an orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty in hand surgery.
DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers have agreed to a one-year contract with left-hander Blaine Hardy, a deal that would pay the 30-year-old reliever $795,000 while in the major leagues and $192,009 while in the minors.
Hardy would have become eligible for salary arbitration if offered a contract by the Dec. 1 deadline. He has 2 years, 131 days of major league service — and the cutoff for arbitration eligibility this offseason was 2 years, 119 days.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Startups are shining bright in Knoxville.
Seven growing businesses were in the spotlight during Knoxville Entrepreneur Center's The Works Demo Day, as the founders gave a presentation about their businesses.
Demo Day was the finale to The Works 12-week accelerator program, during which companies received educational programming, access to industry networks, mentoring and marketing and branding resources, Jonathan Sexton, COO at the KEC, said.
BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — A firearms instructor who pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a southwest Ohio gun store owner during a concealed carry class last year was sentenced to serve five days in jail.
Forty-eight-year-old Mark Montgomery was also sentenced on Monday to five years' probation and 120 hours of community service for the June 2016 death of 64-year-old James Baker.
AMELIA, Ohio (AP) — A firearms instructor and his daughter have been charged in the accidental shooting of a southwest Ohio gun shop owner during a concealed carry class in June.
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2bhoBj2 ) 47-year-old Mark Montgomery, of Amelia, was indicted Wednesday on a felony reckless homicide charge in Clermont County. Katie Dunham, of Mariemont, was indicted on a misdemeanor negligent homicide...