Mary Elizabeth Smith, 89, of Galesburg, died at 1:32 p.m. Monday, September 15, 2014 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
The area volleyball schedule picks up again on this Thursday, with the Galesburg Silver Streaks going on the road to Peoria for a battle with the Richwoods Knights.
CHICAGO (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jon Jay left the team due to a personal matter and missed Wednesday’s series finale with the Chicago Cubs, according to Cardinals manager Mike Matheny.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois in August added a fifth consecutive month of across-the-board unemployment declines in its 12 metro areas.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — A recent addition at the Illinois Raptor Center, a snowy owl named Yeti, is settling into her new home.
CHICAGO (AP) — One Chicago alderman has become so upset with potholes in his neighborhood that he’s started filling them himself.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A former township supervisor in eastern Illinois has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $60,000 from the township and using the money to gamble.