WASHINGTON (AP) — Kolten Wong homered and drove in the tiebreaking run with a double in the eighth inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois prosecutor says a motorist was texting when he struck and killed a pedestrian and then drove off.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A bill has been introduced in the Illinois Legislature that would ensure the city of Chicago has legal authority to build on park land President Barack Obama’s library and George Lucas’ proposed museum.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 33-year-old Chicago man is accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in front of their children and then driving off with them.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Catholics are getting ready to say their final goodbyes to the late Cardinal Francis George.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The northern Illinois city of Rockford wants to plant 1,000 trees this year to help replace those lost to tree-killing beetles.
CHICAGO (AP) — International travelers arriving at Chicago’s O’Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app.