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.

East Aurora schools investigating online grading errors

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Grades for thousands of students in East Aurora School District 131 could be incorrect because of the faulty setup of an online grading system.

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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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