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Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax Rates

It won’t be on you – it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).

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More Gun Cases Going Federal in St. Louis

The federal prosecutor in St. Louis comes to the rescue of state prosecutors frustrated with Missouri’s gun laws.

04/16/2015

Monks Mound at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Effort Continues to Elevate Cahokia Mounds to National Historic Park

Cahokia Mounds “as significant as the Pyramids of Egypt”, deserves national status.

04/06/2015

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Going After Gun Criminals in the Metro-East

The goal, says U.S. Attorney for Southern Illinois Steve Wigginton, is to send a message to the street.

04/06/2015

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STL-Based Tech Training Program Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Federal Effort

The $100 million federal TechHire initiative hopes to train more people for jobs in the technology field. TechHire is modeled in part on LaunchCode, a program that began in St. Louis.

03/10/2015

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Federal Probe Could Scuttle St. Louis Drug Cases

Sources tell KMOX News that the investigation is looking at whether armed officers in street clothes worked as security details for drug dealers.

03/09/2015

Artist rendering of a one-time path for the planned Delmar Loop trolley in University City.

Court Date and Ground-Breaking Now Scheduled for Loop Trolley

Supporters of the Loop Trolley announce plans for a ground-breaking, just as opponents announce they have a date in federal court they hope will stop the project.

02/18/2015

Attorney General Eric Holder meets with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at a restaurant in Ferguson. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

AG Holder: Federal Ferguson Investigations to End Soon

Speaking Tuesday at the National Press Club, Holder said in response to a question that the reviews were underway and that he expected to “make those calls before I leave office.”

02/17/2015

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Man Charged in Ferguson Arson

Antonio Whiteside, 26, is charged with fire at Ferguson Market.

02/12/2015

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Bosnian Immigrants Plead Not Guilty in Terror Financing Case

An immigrant couple from Bosnia pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges of funneling money and military supplies to extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.

02/12/2015

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