Illinois lawmakers near session’s end without state budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have one day left to end an 11-month budget stalemate and pass a spending plan for next year before their spring session ends and it becomes more difficult.

Authorities say boy, 12, missing in Kankakee River

WILMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy is missing and his 13-year-old sister was taken to a hospital after authorities say the children became trapped in water near a dam on the Kankakee River.

Senate OKs bill to give unpaid leave to sexual abuse victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Victims of sexual abuse would get up to four weeks of unpaid leave from work following the incident under a bill approved by the Illinois Senate.

Bodies of man, son found in car in rural Winnebago County

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois police are investigating the deaths of a man and his son after their bodies were found inside a car parked in rural Winnebago County.

Dozens of miners due in Illinois for skills competition

HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — A college in southern Illinois will host more than 100 coal miners from around the region for a rescue skills competition next month.

With Austin Jackson hurt, White Sox bring up JB Shuck

NEW YORK (AP) — With Austin Jackson bothered by turf toe, the Chicago White Sox recalled outfielder J.B. Shuck from Charlotte and optioned right-hander Tommy Kahnle to the Triple-A farm team.

Harvey rediscovers form, leads Mets over White Sox 1-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey rediscovered his form with seven dominant innings of two-hit ball, Neil Walker homered off Jose Quintana, and the New York Mets beat Chicago 1-0 Monday to send the reeling White Sox

Martinez, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Brewers 6-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Carpenter had four hits and scored three times, Carlos Martinez pitched eight innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 on Monday.

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...