Posts Tagged: IL

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Alton fireworks to go ahead despite heavy rains

ALTON, Ill. (AP) – Flooding on the Mississippi River has forced Alton city officials to find another launch site for their July Fourth holiday w...
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Illinois mother charged in connection to child’s death

(KTRS) – An Illinois woman is accused of contributing to the death of her 4-month-old son. Prosecutors say that Sharron Braxton fell asleep in t...
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Couple welcomes 100th grandchild

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) – A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild. Leo and Ruth Zanger of Quincy have 53 gra...
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Illinois House to debate millionaire tax

Voters supported the idea in a ballot question last fall
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Illinois lawmakers debate changes to workers’ comp program

Illinois overhauled its workers' compensation system in 2011. But the state still ranks seventh in the U.S. for the cost of insurance per $100 of sala...
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Police identify woman found near train tracks in metro east

(KTRS) – Illinois State Police have identified the woman whose body was found near train tracks in Brooklyn, Illinois this week. Police say the ...
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Body Found In Metro-East Field

Brooklyn, IL (KTRS)  Police are trying to find the identity of a woman whose body was found in a metro-east field Monday night. Investigators say a r...
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Elderly Man Killed In Metro-East Fire

O’Fallon, IL (KTRS)  An elderly man is dead following a fire in the metro-east. Firefighters were called to a burning O’Fallon home in th...
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Illinois village police chief resigns after raid

BROOKLYN, Ill. (AP) _ A southwestern Illinois village police chief is gone from the job after a recent raid by state and county officers. Illinois Sta...
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Belleville considers eliminating “redundant” Village government

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Belleville city leaders want to shut down the township that shares its name and boundaries, calling the lesser-known loc...