VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Strasburg ran into a little trouble in his first spring start for Washington, allowing five straight batters to reach base Saturday in the Nationals’ 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a three-run home run and doubled to help the Colorado Rockies to a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Carlino scored 20 points and Luke Fischer added 17 as Marquette, despite poor shooting, clamped down on DePaul 58-48 in the Big East season finale between two struggling teams on Saturday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Senior Aaron White scored 25 points and Iowa beat Northwestern 69-52 on Saturday for its first six-game Big Ten winning streak in 28 years.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois has joined a group of states filing arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court that the Constitution requires approval of same-sex marriage nationwide.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois officials say they will oppose a plan in the Legislature to abolish the 50 percent tuition waivers offered to children of school employees.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Bloomington officials have proposed charging a fee to pick up residents’ discarded sofas and tree branches.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) –A suburban Chicago lawmaker says drivers who cause fatal crashes while illegally using cellphones should face a penalty similar to that given to drunk drivers who kill.
CHICAGO (AP) — More lawsuits have been filed by Megabus passengers injured when a double-decker bus rolled onto its side in southern Indiana in December.