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Survey: Illinois May Face Nurse Shortage

One-third of registered nurses, age 55 and older, indicated they’ll retire in the next five years, leaving potential voids in psychiatric, school and other nursing specialties.

05/26/2015

Kevin Beasley (South Roxana Police)

UPDATE: Missing Schizophrenic Man Found

“With his delusions and his strength and his size – we’re concerned for him, but we’re also concerned for people who aren’t familiar with him.”

05/25/2015

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Illinois Moves to Downgrade Pot Possession to a Fine

Legislation to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana has passed the Illinois Senate.

05/21/2015

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Motorist Finds Vehicle Down a 20 Foot Embankment

A motorist found a vehicle at the bottom of a 20 foot embankment off of an Illinois highway.

05/20/2015

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Multiple DUI Offenders Could Have Another Chance at Driving

Some lawmakers say there are some drivers who should have driving privileges.

05/20/2015

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Grandmother Kills Cats Because Grandchildren Didn’t Clean Rooms

A Godfrey grandmother kills five cats, four of them kittens, because her grandchildren didn’t clean their rooms.

05/19/2015

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Motorists Urged to Lookout for Turtles

Naturalists say female turtles often cross roads in late spring and early summer as they travel to nesting sites.

05/19/2015

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Illinois Company Withdraws Lawsuit Over Marijuana Permit

An Illinois company announced Monday it has withdrawn the first lawsuit against the state challenging the way officials dispensed medical marijuana business licenses.

05/18/2015

not weed

Illinois Residents Hold on to Cannabis ID Card Applications

Illinois health officials warn residents who are applying to get an ID card for medical cannabis, to hold on to their applications.

05/15/2015

Repeated and controlled injections of bee, snake and scorpion venom are buzzing as a new cancer-fighting treatment in which “useful” venom can target malignant cells and block tumor growth. Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Honey Bee Deaths Rise Throughout Illinois

There has been a sharp rise of honey bee deaths in Illinois, but there are steps that local governments may be able to take to reverse that trend.

05/15/2015

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