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Two Northern Illinois Residents Dead from West Nile Virus

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports one died in late August, and the other died early this month.

09/18/2014

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Missouri Ranked 18th in Country for Most Deer Collisions

Next time you’re driving around dawn or dusk, consider your chances of hitting a deer on the road. State Farm Insurance ranks Missouri 18th in the country for most deer collisions.

09/17/2014

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Illinois Considering Bill to Outfit Officers with Body Cameras

It might seem like there are cameras everywhere you look these days, but it could be just be the tip of the iceberg compared to a few years from now.

09/12/2014

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Illinois Taking Applications for Medical Marijuana Centers

Starting today, the state of Illinois will consider any and all bids for medical marijuana cultivation centers.

09/08/2014

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Illinois Pension Debt Vs. Revenue Worst in Country

State’s three-year average liability over revenue is 258 percent.

09/06/2014

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Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity Numbers

Missouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.

09/05/2014

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Illinois Begins Permit Process For Medicinal Pot

Businesses, individuals now have access to applications, timelines

08/31/2014

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules

The long-awaited plan Friday will regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to southern Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient.

08/29/2014

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New State Police Crime Lab Up and Running in Belleville

Crime scene investigators and forensic scientists in Southern Illinois are now working in a new State Police crime lab.

08/27/2014

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Report: Illinois Has Lower Teen Birth Rate Than Missouri

The birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 in Illinois is well below the national average.

08/21/2014

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