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Illinois Communities Scramble to Find Road Salt

Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter’s record frigid temperatures and snowfall depleted supplies.

3 hours ago

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Ballwin Woman Sentenced in Medicare Fraud

Tina Kuehl of Ballwin was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Louis.

3 hours ago

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Boeing Subcontractor Admits to Role in Bribery Scheme

Jeffrey Lavelle, owner of J.L. Manufacturing of Everett, Washington, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis to mail and wire fraud.

3 hours ago

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Report: More Illinois State Workers Making Over $100,000

10 percent of Illinois government employees made more than $100,000 in 2013 up 1,600 from a year earlier.

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Missouri Voters May Fortify Digital Privacy Rights

The Aug. 5 ballot measure known as Amendment 9 would require police to obtain a warrant before searching or seizing “electronic communications and data.”

5 hours ago

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Officers in 22 Local Police Departments Face New Fitness Test

The test is meant to better replicate what the officers would face in a chase situation.

5 hours ago

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Presbyterian Church Named in Abuse Lawsuit

A minister is taking his own denomination to task, claiming in a lawsuit that the Presbyterian Church was partly responsible for sexual abuse he suffered as a teenager.

6 hours ago

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St. Clair County Board to Vote on Medical Marijuana Farm

The proposed center is called “Nature’s Cure,” and it would grow the plants in an enclosed, locked facility in Marissa, south of Belleville.

6 hours ago

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Small Voter Turnout Expected for Aug. 5 Primary Election in St. Louis City

It looks like a small fraction of St. Louis city residents will be deciding the issues on next week’s primary ballot.

7 hours ago

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Police: Carjacking Suspect Forced Victim into Trunk

Police say the suspect and two others pistol-whipped the driver and forced him into the trunk.

8 hours ago

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