October baseball in May? Plus a look back at an epic Cubs-Phillies slugfest from 1979. Paul Sullivan’s 5 thoughts on this week’s series.

Five thoughts on the Cubs-Phillies series: 1. They don’t make slugfests like they used to. Forty years ago, on May 17, 1979, the Cubs spotted … Continue reading

Eloy Jimenez homers twice, Charlie Tilson hits a grand slam and the White Sox turn a triple play in a 9-4 win over the Astros

Eloy Jimenez hit two home runs, and the White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over … Continue reading

Nearing deadline, Pritzker`s wishlist includes taxes, gambling, marijuana and infrastructure

In Springfield, legislators have until next Friday to pass Governor J.B. Pritzker`s legislative wishlist including an income tax, expansion of gambling, recreational marijuana and infrastructure. … Continue reading

St. Louis spared after dangerous storms in Midwest produce dozens of tornadoes for 2nd consecutive day

Dangerous storms in the Midwest produced dozens of tornadoes for the second consecutive day Tuesday, demolishing a racetrack grandstand and damaging buildings in a wild … Continue reading