NTSB says part of plane scattered nearly a mile

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report says a plane that crashed southwest of Chicago killing the pilot and setting a house on fire, left nearly a mile-long trail of debris before crashing.

White Sox place Lawrie on DL

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox placed second baseman Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 22, and recalled infielder Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Chrlotte on Wednesday before their game against the Cubs