Study finds hormones, medications in Illinois groundwater

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Scientists at the University of Illinois say they’ve detected prescription and over-the-counter medications in groundwater in southwestern Illinois. The university’s Prairie Research Institute study had researchers collect 58 water samples from eight springs and five cave streams during 2014 and 2015. Researcher Walt Kelly says medications and personal care products were…

Police investigating fatal shooting

( KTRS )  Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the Mark Twain neighborhood late Sunday. The incident happened in the 5200 block of North Euclid Avenue. The victim was shot multiple and was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time no further details have been released. An investigation is ongoing.