CHICAGO (AP) — Conor Gillaspie hit his first grand slam and Jordan Danks added a two-run shot to cap a six-run first inning, and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 on Sunday.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois officials say a centuries-old tree might not been infected with Dutch elm disease based on preliminary tests.
While a teacher’s strike in Galesburg enters a new week, several people are hoping to provide food to students who may need it.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois hospital has canceled a mission trip to Liberia due to the Ebola outbreak that’s killed more than 1,100 people in three West Africa countries.
The sale of up to $5-million in working cash bonds will be considered by the Galesburg school district tonight.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Attendance at this year’s Illinois State Fair is down about 9 percent from last year during a week of frequent rain.
ELDORADO, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois business has contained an oil tank fire started by a lightning strike.
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials canceled the Chicago Air and Water Show Sunday because of poor visibility.