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Student Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency at Basketball Practice

A student at a southwest Illinois junior high school has died after suffering a medical emergency during a basketball practice.


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His “Wellness Vibrator” Lands Illinois Man in Jail

Told Illinois Amish families he could cure ailments by applying what he called a “wellness vibrator” to their necks


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Illinois Inmates Help In Pre-Emptive Sandbagging

With flood season approaching, Illinois prison inmates are helping restock the supply of sandbags for makeshift levees.


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Southern Illinois Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud

Thirty-nine-year-old Mark Troehler was sentenced to two months of post-prison home confinement and three years of supervised release.


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Group Home Supervisor Charged With Abuse

21 year old Marcus Lovett is accused of slapping two residents and pouring water on one of them.


High School fitness

Illinois Lawmaker Takes Aim At Capitol Food, Fitness Habits

State Rep. Don Moffitt is forming a “fitness caucus” at the Capitol to encourage fellow lawmakers, others to shed some pounds and eat healthier.


Man Killed When Train Hits Truck

Driver of the truck in critical condition.


House Fire

Alton Couple Pulls Neighbor From Burning Home

82 year old woman collapsed on porch after fire broke out.


Drunk Driver That Killed 2 Is Sentenced

Crash killed 72 year-old woman and her 92 year-old mother.


Menard Correctional Center

Assaults Up At Menard Prison

Guards blame overcrowding and short staffing.



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