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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois to Launch Ebola Hotline

As fears about Ebola continue to spread, Illinois health officials have announced plans to set up an Ebola hotline.

10/15/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Two Inmates Escape Southern Illinois Jail

Escaped from their cell in the White County Jail.

10/11/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

Emerald Ash Borer. Photo courtesy of the Missouri Department of Conservation

Tree-Killing Beetle Found in 14 More Illinois Counties

The state Agriculture Department says a beetle that’s killed hundreds of millions of U.S. ash trees has spread to more Illinois counties.

10/06/2014

photo courtesy: Flickr

Pere Marquette Slated for Improvements

bike trail rehabilitation and lodge renovations are planned

10/04/2014

Photo: AFP/Getty/Juan Mabromata

Illinois Man Approved for Medical Marijuana Shares What Smoking Pot has Done for Him

He lobbied for its passage, now a northern Illinois man says he’s even more excited to have the first letter from state officials qualifying him to purchase medical marijuana.

10/03/2014

Actor John Kusack, who starred in a variety of rom-coms, says today's Hollywood culture makes it easy for con artists to prey on celebrities. (John Cusack in "High Fidelity." (Photo By Getty Images))

Actor John Cusack: Hollywood Is ‘A Whorehouse And People Go Mad’

Cusack also laments that the climate for women in Hollywood is “brutal.”

10/01/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois Health Department Being ‘Vigilant for Ebola’

Now that the first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the U.S., Illinois health officials are trying to reassure residents of that state that they are safe.

10/01/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Illinois Interstate 255 Project Entering Final Stage

For the past six months, long stretches of Interstate 255 in Illinois, from Collinsville to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge, have been limited to one-lane only. But all of that is about to come to an end.

09/30/2014

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Central Ill. Man Facing Child Pornography Charges

A central Illinois man has been charged with possessing and distributing thousands of computer files containing child pornography, prosecutors said Thursday.

09/26/2014

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