KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — The sheriff overseeing a manhunt for an escaped convict from Kankakee says a 15-year-old girl reported missing around the same time was not with the man, as was initially feared.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer off Kyle Lohse, and Jason Hammel allowed one run in five innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Efforts are underway to create a center named for late film critic Roger Ebert in the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Weekend horse races are expected to resume at Fairmount Park after the southern Illinois track canceled its race card Tuesday because of a labor dispute.
CHICAGO (AP) — A West Chicago man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for taking a minor across state lines to abuse sexually.