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Illinois Governor Signs 2 Bills To Tighten Gun Restrictions

Illinois Governor Signs 2 Bills To Tighten Gun Restrictions

By JOHN O’CONNOR , AP Political Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner signed laws Monday authorizing judges to take weapons away from people suffering mental health and other problems and to extend the waiting period for delivery of newly purchased guns, but pledged to veto a third piece of legislation that would require…

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Major Case Squad Activated In Hazelwood Murder

Major Case Squad Activated In Hazelwood Murder

Hazelwood, MO  (KTRS)  The Major Case Squad is investigating a fatal shooting in Hazelwood. Investigators say the victim was shot outside of the Knollwood Apartment complex Saturday night. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died. The victim’s name hasn’t been released. There’s no word on a motive or of any arrests. Anyone…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Amazon’s Prime Day Runs Into Snags Swiftly

Amazon’s Prime Day Runs Into Snags Swiftly

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created. Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links got only an abashed-looking dog with the words, “Uh-oh. Something went wrong on our end.” Many took to social…

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Chicago Activist Demands All Footage From Police Shooting

Chicago Activist Demands All Footage From Police Shooting

By DON BABWIN , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A community activist who has pushed for more police transparency said Monday that he’s asked Chicago police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where one of them fatally shot a black man over the weekend. William Calloway said a brief…

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SPORTS NEWS

Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals 4-0

Rodon tosses gem, White Sox blank Cardinals 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon pitched three-hit, shutout ball into the eighth inning to outduel Luke Weaver and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Tim Anderson tripled and had two RBIs. Charlie Tilson singled in a run off reliever Mike Mayers in Chicago’s two-run seventh…

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Sandoval’s 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8

Sandoval’s 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval homered and had five RBIs to back an uneven start by Madison Bumgarner as the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-8 on Sunday. Andrew McCutchen and Alen Hanson each added three hits. Brandon Belt and Gorkys Hernandez had two apiece to help the Giants split the…

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