MIAMI, Fla. (WLFI) - The Chicago Bulls' season came to an end Wednesday night as a gritty effort by the Bulls came up just short against the Miami Heat, as the defending NBA champions eliminated the Bulls with a 94-91 victory in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at American Airlines Arena in Miami.
The Bulls trailed by as many as 18 in the first half before rallying to lead by as many as 11 points in the second half. The Heat rallied behind LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, as the two superstars combined for 41 points.
The Bulls had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds but a three-point attempt by Jimmy Butler was off the the mark.
Carlos Boozer led the Bulls with 26 points and 14 rebounds.
A Chicago man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill to murder in the New Year's Day beating death in northwestern Indiana of his former wife shortly after their divorce has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Crews from a northeastern Indiana fire department had to rush to put out a blaze at the home of their assistant chief.
A judge has sentenced a northern Indiana teenager to 65 years in prison for the fatal drive-by shooting of another teen.