PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Rollins singled in the fifth to pass Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt to become the Phillies’ hits leader and Domonic Brown capped the inning with a three-run homer, leading Philadelphi to a 7-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. raced to his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck victory Saturday night, holding off German Quiroga at Gateway Motorsports Park.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in East Peoria say three people are dead after a gunman shot two people at an East Peoria sports bar before he was shot and killed by an off-duty law-enforcement officer.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois woman was hurt after being run over by a pickup truck while she was sunbathing.
VALMEYER, Ill. (AP) — A pilot parachuted to safety from a damaged airplane before it crashed in a southern Illinois cornfield.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Rockford are investigating the death of a 26-year-old man in a shooting that also injured a 25-year-old woman.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois prisons will be closed to visitors for one day next week to allow officials to upgrade an outdated and cumbersome computer system.
DWIGHT, Ill. (AP) — Police say that two people are dead and another is injured after a shooting in a central Illinois home Saturday morning.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The police chief in Springfield has promoted two lieutenants to the rank of deputy chief and two lieutenants to the rank of commander as part of a restructuring plan.