PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a game that took 5 hours, 55 minutes, pinch-hitter Tony Sanchez singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning to give the Pirates a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night — the longest game in terms of time in Pittsburgh history.
The group’s fundraising committee met yesterday to discuss strategy when improving the organization’s revenue structure. Yesterday’s meeting covered topics such as a broader donor base, corporate donors, and legacy gifts made to the venue.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Portions of southern Illinois are being told to brace for a second round of potentially volatile storms after a possible tornado hit neighboring Missouri.
LEROY, Ill. (AP) — A group of doctors in central Illinois is opening a cadaver lab where high school students interested in careers in medicine can take part in dissections.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two media groups are backing legislation requiring hearings into the operations of the Illinois High School Association.
CORDOVA, Ill. (AP) — An alert imposed after smoke was spotted at the Quad Cities Generating Station in western Illinois was lifted after eight hours.
CHICAGO (AP) — Northwestern Medicine in Chicago is launching a new program it hopes will address a shortage of lung transplant surgeries in Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has nixed a proposal by the City Council to show solidary with Ukraine over Russia’s occupation of Crimea.