City announces plans for Navy Pier hotel

CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popular tourist attraction Navy Pier will begin next year.

Races back on at Arlington Park after legal dispute resolved

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Opening day at Arlington International Racecourse is back on following an agreement to resolve a lawsuit that threatened the summer horse racing season at the suburban Chicago track.

Chicago Democrat’s law firm helps Trump hotel get tax breaks

CHICAGO (AP) — A law firm headed by one of Chicago’s most powerful Democrats has helped Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump and investors in his luxury downtown hotel receive nearly $12 million in property tax breaks.

Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accident

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The death of a 54-year-old man buried under the weight of a tipped-over garbage truck and its contents at a Rockford landfill is under investigation by a federal workplace safety agency.

U of Illinois reaches agreement with non-tenured faculty

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois and faculty members who are not on a tenure track say they have reached a new labor agreement.

Disbarred Naperville attorney gets 4-plus years for scheme

CHICAGO (AP) —  A disbarred Naperville attorney has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $240,000 in restitution for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme.

Naperville must spend $2.5M on handicap accessibility

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The city of Naperville says work needed to make nearly two dozen city-owned properties compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act will cost $2.5 million.

Sale stays unbeaten as White Sox beat Orioles 7-1 for split

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale took a shutout into the sixth inning, Brett Lawrie homered for the third straight day and the Chicago White Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 Sunday for a split of the four-game

Blues even series on Backes’ OT game-winner, beat Stars 4-3

DALLAS (AP) — Blues captain David Backes scored off a rebound during a power play 10:58 into overtime and St. Louis beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in Game 2 on Sunday to get even in the second-round

After ‘Mr. Irrelevant’, comes UDFA talent acquisition for the NFL

CHICAGO (AP) — Gary Shipman was at his desk at noon Saturday, thumbing through depth charts and occasionally looking across the room at the wall-mounted TV trumpeting the start of the NFL draft’s final day.

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...