ST. LOUIS (AP) –No. 8 Wichita State is back as the top seed in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched two perfect innings, Alexei Ramirez drove in three runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 on Wednesday in the exhibition opener for each team.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a badly needed win over Nebraska Wednesday, 69-57.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cornell Johnston seemed to be in the right place to spot up and knock down a 3-pointer every time Eastern Illinois’ lead began to shrink Wednesday night at the Ohio Valley Conference tournament as the sixth-seeded Panthers fended off No. 7 seed SIU-Edwardsville 78-66 to win their first post-season game since 2010.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) –A winter storm that moved across southern Illinois has brought as much as 8 to 10 inches of snow.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The sound of a musical instrument most often associated with Hawaii is being heard a lot more in Rockford these days.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is welcoming a new rescue dog.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A Rockford man who has helped distribute thousands of Memorial Day flags for decades will have some young assistants this year.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) –Illinois officials are reminding hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts to renew their state licenses.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors say an Alton man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling heroin to a man that later resulted in his death.