ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have put second baseman Mark Ellis on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, retroactive to Aug. 15.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game in the Little League World Series on Tuesday night.
TOULON, Ill. (AP) — A Stark County judge has sentenced a Kewanee man to 24 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in Belvidere have returned to their classrooms without a contract.
CHICAGO (AP) — A published report says a suburban Chicago woman killed on the Indonesian resort island of Bali collected more than $800,000 through a 2011 settlement.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is getting a hand from someone with a familiar name to raise money for Lou Gehrig’s disease.