Illinois voters to see road fund amendment on Nov 8 ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois voters will get a chance to consider a constitutional amendment aimed at preventing funds collected for transportation projects being used for other purposes.

Ex-prosecutor facing retrial in wife’s death back in court

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife’s 2006 Valentine’s Day death is expected to seek a lower bond in his return to court.

Peoria Holocaust Memorial relocating to museum campus

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A memorial to the victims of the Holocaust featuring millions of buttons will reopen in Peoria next year.

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.

Garcia goes 7, Moss hits long HR as Cardinals beat Phillies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia pitched seven sharp innings, Brandon Moss hit a long home run and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 on Thursday.

Cubs OF Heyward replaces Fowler after ejection

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward returned from a wrist injury after center fielder Dexter Fowler was ejected for arguing balls and strikes.

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