Chicago cop was shot when fleeing suspect tossed gun

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors say a man charged with shooting a Chicago police officer was attempting to toss away a gun when it discharged and wounded the officer.

Durbin seeks national park status for Cahokia Mounds

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An ongoing effort to get an ancient southwestern Illinois historical site designated as a national park is getting a boost from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.

6 men charged with dismembering Champaign woman

CHAMPAIGN. Ill. (AP) — Six people have been charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman whose remains were found in a central Illinois lake.

U of Illinois union to start 5-day strike Thursday morning

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A faculty union at the University of Illinois’ Champaign-Urbana campus plans a five-day strike after contract talks with the school Wednesday ended without a settlement.

Man accused of trying to entice children into sexual liasons

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man who advocated sex between children and adults in online posts has been charged with attempting to solicit children into having sex with adults.

White Sox recall RHP Webb, option RHP Gonzalez

TORONTO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox recalled right-hander Daniel Webb from Triple-A Charlotte and optioned right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to Triple-A.

White Sox win 6th straight, blank Blue Jays 4-0

TORONTO (AP) — Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.

Cardinals bash past Diamondbacks 11-4

PHOENIX (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched into the sixth inning for his first win and hit a three-run triple in St. Louis’ fifth straight offensive outburst, lifting the Cardinals to an 11-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks

College choices continue at GHS
More senior athletes at Galesburg High School are making their college...
GHS events rained out
Following a week-long run of great spring weather, the rains arrived...
Galesburg Youth Baseball Begins
The Galesburg Youth Baseball League is gearing up for another season,...