Advocacy group says Illinois fantasy sports bill needs work

CHICAGO (AP) — A law enforcement advocacy group in Chicago says safeguards in proposed Illinois legislation on fantasy sports betting aren’t good enough and could open the door to organized crime.

U of Illinois students now must take minority culture class

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A change has been made to the general education requirements at the University of Illinois that will require Urbana-Champaign students to take a course in U.S. minority culture.

Roadwork for high-speed rail starts this month in Normal

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A busy intersection on the edge of the Illinois State University campus in Normal will close this month for improvements related to the high-speed rail project between Chicago and St. Louis.

March to mark Lincoln funeral anniversary in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A march to the Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site with a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s hearse will mark the anniversary of Lincoln’s funeral.

Man exonerated of 1999 murder sues Lake County, Waukegan

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man freed last year after his conviction for a 1999 murder was thrown out because of invalid evidence has sued Lake County and the city of Waukegan.

Belleville votes to dissolve overlapping township

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Belleville elected leaders have voted unanimously to dissolve a township serving the same area as the city.

Chicago social club reports breach of guests’ personal data

CHICAGO (AP) — The Union League Club of Chicago says a worker stole guests’ payment card information and is urging patrons to watch personal financial activity.

Arrieta improves to 6-0 as Cubs top Pirates 7-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Arrieta dominated the Pittsburgh Pirates yet again, scattering two hits in seven shutout innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Tuesday night.

Steen, Backes score twice, Blues rout Stars 6-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alexander Steen and David Backes had two goals apiece and the St. Louis Blues’ defense put the clamps on the Dallas Stars in a 6-1 victory that put them up 2-1 in the

Monday GHS cancellations
A note from the Galesburg High School athletic office states that...
Sandburg title hopes crushed
The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s hopes of winning its first...
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...