Medical examiner rules bartender’s death a homicide

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner has ruled a homicide the death of a Chicago bartender who was left unconscious on the street after being punched and accidentally run over by taxi.

Woman pleads not-guilty in poisoning death of husband

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman has entered a not guilty plea to charges she fatally poisoned her husband after prosecutors said she failed in a previous attempt.

Employee charged with arson in furniture warehouse fire

CHICAGO (AP) — An employee of a suburban Chicago furniture warehouse is facing federal arson charges for allegedly seeing a fire that destroyed the building.

Veteran of presidential museums name to head Lincoln library

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has named the director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum to direct the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

5 baby bison born at Illinois grassland preserve

WILMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — For the first time, a national grassland preserve in northeastern Illinois has added to its bison herd through newborns, and not just one or two.

Board to review 15 conditions for Illinois medical marijuana

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois patients who want to use medical marijuana legally will try again to expand the program to include chronic pain, diabetes, migraine and other health conditions.

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Cards fall to Nationals, 5-4

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stephen Strasburg struck out nine including seven of eight in one stretch and the Washington Nationals got home runs from Michael Taylor and Danny Espinosa in a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals

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Cubs brave Atlanta, 6-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Szczur hit his first career grand slam during a five-run eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs broke away from the Atlanta Braves 6-1 Friday.

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Orioles take Sox, 6-3

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nolan Reimold hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-3 victory over Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

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,...