ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Adams had three hits, including a tiebreaking, two-run homer, and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a short outing by Tim Cooney in his major league debut to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-3 Thursday for their third straight win.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would require students who suffer a concussion to get a doctor or trainer’s permission to return to sports or class.
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in northern Illinois have convicted a Holiday Hills military veteran of shooting two McHenry County sheriff’s deputies at his home last year, among other charges.
FAIRDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Missouri veteran who survived Hurricane Katrina has donated part of his vacation money to the victims of tornados that struck northern Illinois.
FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — The spirit of the “Pretzel City” is alive with a downtown makeover Freeport that officials say will complement a new park which will be an intersection of several trails opening in June.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois will honor its first American Indian graduate by naming a dormitory after him.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — The Kankakee County sheriff wants fingerprint scanning technology added to his jail’s security systems following an April 1 inmate escape.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ auditor general contends the state’s prison guards have been abusing overtime rules.