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Hometown Remembers Illinois Marine Killed in Blast

One of seven Marines killed in a mortar blast Monday night during a training exercise at a western Nevada weapons depot was from Highland.

03/20/2013

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Highland Couple Fight, One Kicks Deputy

Police say 34 year old Christopher Williamson and 27 year old Melissa Bailey were involved in a physical altercation.

02/19/2013

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Martial Arts Instructor Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child

20-year-old Christopher Horton of Highland is held without bond

02/15/2013

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Woman Says She Shot Intruder To Save Sister

Debi Keeney shot a 33-year-old man early Sunday at her sister’s apartment in Highland. The man was hospitalized in critical condition.

02/11/2013

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Group Of Illinois Religious Leaders Lobbies For Gay Marriage

The Reverend Jerry Bennett of the Illinois South Conference of the United Church of Christ in Highland says he supports the measure because Jesus loved all people.

12/25/2012

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Woman Gets 16 Years for 3 Metro-East Robberies

A judge in East St. Louis has sentenced a 32-year-old woman to 16 years in federal prison for robbing three branches of “The Cash Store.”

10/26/2012

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“No Texting Behind The Wheel” Message Driven Home In Metro East

5 second long glance at your phone at 55 mph covers length of football field.

10/12/2012

Jake Odorizzi of the Kansas City Royals pitches for Team USA during the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game against the World Team at Kauffman Stadium on July 8, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Getty/Jamie Squire)

Highland Native Gets K.C. Call-up

Jake Odorizzi is one of the Royals’ top minor league pitching prospects.

09/16/2012

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Monday Night Gunbattle Claims Second Teen Victim

Girl wounded in retaliatory shooting dies

08/04/2012

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Local Company Develops Meth-Proof Pseudoephedrine

Could be in stores by summer

03/29/2012

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