Chicago police to boost patrols over Memorial Day weekend

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson says additional officers will be on the city’s streets, in its parks and along its lakefront during the Memorial Day weekend.

Rauner, Illinois legislative leaders to meet Friday

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois state legislative leaders are continuing discussions about how to end an 11-month budget stalemate.

Appeals court returns 1972 infant death case to Belleville

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appeals court has overturned a lower court’s decision to dismiss a first-degree murder charge against an Indiana man in a 1-year-old boy’s death more than 40 years ago.

IDOT to halt road work in many areas during holiday weekend

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation says it is halting road construction in many areas of the state during the Memorial Day weekend.

Illinois Commerce Commission OKs Peoples Gas settlements

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Commerce Commission says consumers should get refunds within three months after it approved $18.5 million in settlements with a Chicago utility company.

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Harper, Espinosa HRs carry Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a slump-busting home run, Danny Espinosa also went deep and the Washington Nationals got seven strong innings from right-hander Joe Ross in a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on

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White Sox-Royals game postponed because of rain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox game at the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of rain on Thursday night.

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Cardinals acquire minor league outfielder from Royals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired outfielder Jose Martinez from the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations Wednesday.

Florine receives Western Big 6 Honor
Congratulations to Galesburg High School senior Shayli Florine, who on Wednesday...
GHS girls to state track meet
The IHSA girls state track and field meet begins tomorrow in...