CINCINNATI (AP) — Matt Adams delivered his first home run of the season and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Cincinnati Reds’ season-opening winning streak at four with a 4-1 win on Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has begun putting a finer point on his legislative agenda. He’s been telling voters, elected officials and newspaper editorial boards during a tour of Illinois last week that his business-friendly plan is vital to improving the state’s economy.
CHICAGO (AP) — A $3 million federal grant will help ease congestion that slows Metra commuter trains heading into Chicago’s Union Station from the south and southwest.
ZION, Ill. (AP) — Several hundred people have marched through the northern Illinois city of Zion to protest the fatal shooting of a teenager by a police officer.
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago is considering paying out $250,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing police and prosecutors of a cover-up in the death of a man who died after a 2004 fight with a nephew of then-Mayor Richard M. Daley.
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — One of Thursday’s tornadoes in northern Illinois struck the Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere, killing an emu and a black swan.