Lewis and Clark site to mark anniversary of expedition

HARTFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Southern Illinois historic site is celebrating the anniversary of the start of Lewis and Clark’s legendary expedition of the West.

Brutality lawsuit filed by former Cook County Jail inmate

CHICAGO (AP) — An excessive force lawsuit has been filed in federal court against the Cook County sheriff’s office by a former inmate who claims he was beaten by a corrections officer.

Illinois’ GOP governor won’t endorse Trump

CHICAGO (AP) — A member of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration says the Republican governor will not endorse Donald Trump as the GOP standard-bearer in the November election.

Du Quoin State Fair officials create vendor payment program

DU QUOIN, Ill. (AP) — Du Quoin State Fair officials are directing vendors to a program designed to pay those who weren’t compensated for their 2015 expenses.

Illinois Senate OKs lawyers for juvenile murder suspects

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A measure guaranteeing that juveniles under the age of 15 have a lawyer during interrogations in murder investigations is heading to the Illinois House.

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Holliday gives Cardinals 5-4 win over Phillies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday’s RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday night.

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David Ortiz hits 509th homer to power Red Sox past White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — David Ortiz hit his 509th home run to put the Boston Red Sox ahead to stay in a 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night.

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Zobrist, Rizzo homer as Cubs top Pirates 6-2 for sweep

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Zobrist hit a three-run home run, Anthony Rizzo also connected and Jon Lester worked out of a pair of jams to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Wednesday for a

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