Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa stretchered off with head injury

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sustained neck and head injuries after being slammed to the ground Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, and was stretchered from the field.

LaSalle County reaches 5% unemployment rate

  SPRINGFIELD – 5% of LaSalle County residents are unemployed, according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. LaSalle County possesses one of the highest unemployment rates in Northern Illinois. Putnam County is not far behind at

Phillies lose 5th straight, Cubs sweep season series 6-0

By MATT CARLSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Struggling to end an 11-year playoff drought, the slumping Phillies lost their fifth straight game Thursday as the Chicago Cubs swept the season series from Philadelphia with a 2-0

Ramp closures coming to I-39

  MINONK – An extended ramp closure will be coming to I-39 in Woodford County. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that starting October 3rd the ramps to and from northbound I-39 at Minonk, exit 27 will

Nola gives up key homer as Phillies lose 3-1 to Cubs

By MARK GONZALES Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Nola surrendered Christopher Morel’s three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies lost 4-2 to the Chicago Cubs. Philadelphia dropped its fourth consecutive game. Trying for

Northwestern unveils plans for new football stadium

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern unveiled plans to build a new Ryan Field and replace the current 97-year-old football stadium with a state-of-the-art facility featuring a reduced seating capacity and greater emphasis on the fan experience. The

Stroman, Gomes power Cubs past struggling Phillies 2-1

By MARK GONZALES Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, and Yan Gomes hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the

Smoke causes retirement home evacuation in Dalzell

DALZELL – An assisted living retirement home was evacuated Tuesday morning after light smoke was discovered in the building.  The two staff, along with Dalzell Fire, Police, and community members helped evacuate the eight residents from the facility