Chicago cop was shot when fleeing suspect tossed gun

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors say a man charged with shooting a Chicago police officer was attempting to toss away a gun when it discharged and wounded the officer.

Durbin seeks national park status for Cahokia Mounds

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An ongoing effort to get an ancient southwestern Illinois historical site designated as a national park is getting a boost from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.

6 men charged with dismembering Champaign woman

CHAMPAIGN. Ill. (AP) — Six people have been charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman whose remains were found in a central Illinois lake.

U of Illinois union to start 5-day strike Thursday morning

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A faculty union at the University of Illinois’ Champaign-Urbana campus plans a five-day strike after contract talks with the school Wednesday ended without a settlement.

Man accused of trying to entice children into sexual liasons

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man who advocated sex between children and adults in online posts has been charged with attempting to solicit children into having sex with adults.

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White Sox recall RHP Webb, option RHP Gonzalez

TORONTO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox recalled right-hander Daniel Webb from Triple-A Charlotte and optioned right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to Triple-A.

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White Sox win 6th straight, blank Blue Jays 4-0

TORONTO (AP) — Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.

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Cardinals bash past Diamondbacks 11-4

PHOENIX (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched into the sixth inning for his first win and hit a three-run triple in St. Louis’ fifth straight offensive outburst, lifting the Cardinals to an 11-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks

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...
Galesburg Youth Baseball Begins
The Galesburg Youth Baseball League is gearing up for another season,...