Clyde W. “Rusty” Simpson, 70, of Oquawka, passed away at 1:51 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth.
James R. Banks Sr., age 74, of East Galesburg, Illinois died at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Abingdon Care Center in Abingdon, Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — Bulls reserve forward Taj Gibson is active against the Toronto Raptors after missing the previous 10 games with a sprained left ankle.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — David Ross, Arismendy Alcantara and Anthony Giansanti each hit a two-run homer as the Cubs rallied to beat the Chicago rival White Sox 10-7 Friday.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man who served more than 19 years in prison for the 1992 rape and murder of an 11-year-old Waukegan girl has settled a federal lawsuit against prosecutors and police for $20 million.