Bradley University recognized for use of highway research

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Federal Highway Administration has recognized Bradley University for its work in integrating new technologies and innovations into the classroom.

North Central College acquiring Shimer College

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Officials at North Central College say they are in the process of acquiring Shimer College.

Rauner vetoes plan to reduce Chicago pension payments

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed a plan to reduce Chicago’s payments to its police and fire pension funds for each of the next five years. He says it’s the kind of “irresponsible” practice

Rauner reverses course on medical marijuana, backs expansion

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has reversed course on broadening Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot program and is now supporting a plan to extend it roughly two years and add more qualifying health conditions.

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.

Cards take Nationals, 6-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Piscotty hit a grand slam off Max Scherzer during a five-run third inning and Jaime Garcia quieted the Washington Nationals lineup as the St. Louis Cardinals won 6-2 Friday night.

Cubs beat Phillies, 6-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Soler, David Ross and Kris Bryant hit long home runs to back Jon Lester and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on a rainy Friday afternoon.

Sox fall to Royals, 7-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs as the Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 Friday night.

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...