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.

Alton post office picks up and moves

ALTON, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is on the move in Alton, Illinois.

Suspect in deadly St. Louis carjacking killed by police

WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (AP) — A man sought in the fatal shooting of a woman during a carjacking in which the suspects threw an infant from the vehicle has been shot and killed by police in Illinois.

Former Pinckneyville bookkeeper sentenced in fraud case

BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A 53-year-old former bookkeeper for a small southern Illinois fire protection district has been sentenced to prison for defrauding taxpayers of more than $444,000.

Illinois road plan focuses on maintenance and repair

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration says it will spend the next six years trying to maintain and improve a deteriorating transit system.

Chicago Schools CEO to lead Springfield rally over funding

CHICAGO (AP) — The head of Chicago Public Schools say the district has “reached the point of no return” and faces severe cuts without “equal” funding from the state.

AP: 12 security fence breaches at Chicago’s 2 big airports

CHICAGO (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that people climbed over or crashed cars through security fencing around Chicago’s two main airports more than authorities have disclosed.

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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.

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Arrieta moves to 9-0 and Cubs edge Cardinals 9-8

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 Wednesday.

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After beating Sale, Indians top Quintana, White Sox 4-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Kluber allowed two runs over 7 1/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians roughed up a top White Sox pitcher for the second straight day in a 4-3 win over Chicago 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...