WASHINGTON (AP)–Lance Lynn won his fourth straight start and the St. Louis Cardinals took advantage of another shaky fielding performance by Washington, scoring three unearned runs to beat Jordan Zimmermann and the Nationals 4-3 Saturday.
In a winter that’s been called the third worst in history, everyone and almost everything seemed to take a hit.
Cars were affected, schools had snow days and pipes busted all over the place, but travel on the Illinois River continued.
Unlike the Upper Mississippi River, the Illinois River stays open year round allowing barge travel to continue and this winter was no exception.
The streets of Galesburg could soon be filled with the undead.
Two Matts Productions has decided to film the sequel to their Zombie film “Earth Day” in Galesburg and at the Sandburg Mall.
CHICAGO (AP)–The Chicago Cubs are partnering with Ebony Magazine to present Jackie Robinson Day at Wrigley Field on Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–The Illinois Department of Transportation has suspended all non-emergency roadwork over the Easter holiday weekend to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow.
ELGIN, Ill. (AP)–A 30 year old Elgin man has been handed a 15-year prison sentence for selling cocaine near a public park.
Samuel Span was sentenced late Thursday by Kane County Circuit Judge John Barsanti. He was convicted in February of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.
CHICAGO (AP)–Five people have been killed and at least 16 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.
CHICAGO (AP)–Gov. Pat Quinn is throwing his support behind a proposal to spend $100 million in state funds to sweeten Chicago’s bid for the Obama presidential library and museum.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)–Six of the seven members of the Republican state central committee who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady over his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.
CHICAGO (AP)–Gov. Pat Quinn is promising tighter controls after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who were dead.