Illinois

Bike trail in Granite City, Illinois (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Town Posts ‘Stop Pooping’ Signs Meant For Humans On Bike Path

Most park and public areas have some form of signage signaling dog owners to curb their pet, but what if those signs were actually meant for humans?

16 hours ago

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Illinois Senate Passes Plan to Fix Budget Hole

The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year’s state budget.

03/26/2015

CEO of U.S. Steel promises the smokestacks in Granite City, Illinois, will not go cold forever. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Illinois Congressman Bost Says Granite City Steel Will Come Back

CEO of U.S. Steel promises shutdown is only temporary.

03/26/2015

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Granite City Schools Concerned About Impact of Plant Closure on Tax Vote

The Granite City School District has a measure on the April 7 ballot calling for a property tax increase to maintain current academic standards.

03/26/2015

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U.S. Steel May ‘Temporarily’ Idle Granite City Operations

Over 2,000 workers would be impacted.

03/25/2015

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County Health Rankings Contain Good, Bad News

St. Louis, St. Charles and Monroe Counties do well. City of St. Louis does not.

03/25/2015

Sheri Coleman with her two sons Garett and Gavin. (KMOX file photo)

Sheri Coleman’s Brother Accused of Running Scam Charity

The Illinois Attorney General has filed suit against the brother of Sheri Coleman. Coleman and her two sons were murdered in their Columbia, Illinois, home in 2009 by Sheri’s husband.

03/24/2015

Key West, the Continental U.S.'s southernmost city, is surrounded by white sand beaches and clear ocean water, perfect for scuba diving, snorkeling and sport fishing. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Sheriff: 3 Die in Snorkeling Incidents in Florida Keys

Monroe County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Becky Herrin says two men and a woman were vacationing with their families in the Keys when they died on Monday.

03/24/2015

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount Park Waiting on Green Light for Slot Machines

Tuesday marks 90 years of horse racing at Fairmount Park. But still looming over the track is whether other forms of gaming will be allowed.

03/23/2015

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Flood Warning Issued for Clinton County

Kaskaskia River is above flood stage.

03/22/2015

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