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Stolen Firearms Suspects Caught Before Guns Sold to Ferguson Protesters

Two individuals were caught on tape making three trips to eventually remove nearly 40 firearms – including dozens of pistols, several rifles and one shotgun, plus 1,000 rounds of ammunition.

12/05/2014

Former White House Press Secretary James Brady (R) and his wife, Sarah Brady visit the White House on the 30th anniversary of the day he was shot in the head by John Hinkley, Jr, during his attempted assassination of former President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Brady Bill Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, named for a Centralia, Il. native, passed 20 years ago today.

02/28/2014

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Illinois Department of Employment Security Announces Office Closings

The seven offices shutting down are in Centralia, DeKalb, East St. Louis, Galesburg, Jacksonville, Mattoon and Murphysboro.

01/15/2013

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Damage, Power Outages Reported Following Storm

At one time power outages in the immediate St. Louis City and County area numbered over five thousand. In the Metro East, about four thousand customers were without power.

08/16/2012

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Illinois Human Services Office To Consolidate

State officials say the closure is part of Gov. Pat Quinn’s efforts to cut costs.

12/25/2011

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Report: Southern Illinois Worker’s Compensation Awards Skyrocket

Illinois has very low criteria for proving what is known as “causation,” or how job duties contributed to the injury, according to some.

12/05/2011

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Bomb Squad Called to Suspicious Package at Islamic Center

The box contained papers with messages disparaging the Islamic religion and threatening the Center.

09/27/2011

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