ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and John Lackey lived up to his big-game reputation as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series.
No action was taken and Abingdon aldermen decided it was best to go over the 2014-2015 tax levy in better detail.
CHICAGO (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is set to attend a Chicago fundraiser and rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s re-election bid.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago attorney and anti-corruption campaigner is stressing that a court-appointed monitor is needed to ensure the state’s Department of Transportation is in compliance with political hiring bans.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A judge has denied lawyers’ requests that he step aside in the trial of an Illinois teenager who prosecutors say fatally shot another teen during a game of Russian roulette.
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago man accused of mailing threats of beheadings, bombings and other violence to Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale campus soon will learn if he can be released on bond.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has launched a task force he says will tackle surging incidents of heroin abuse in suburban Chicago.