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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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State Farm Plans to Use Drones to Examine Insurance Claims

Flying will be done by trained pilots, not the claims adjustors.

03/18/2015

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How Can Illinois Pay for Roads?

It’s time for state lawmakers to put together another construction program, says Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago), and he says though it’s needed, it won’t be easy to accomplish.

03/16/2015

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Illinois Now Accepting FOID Applications Online

Something that could only be done through snail mail until now.

03/16/2015

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Ill. Drivers Still Risking Tickets to Talk on Cellphones

“There’s really a big misconception where drivers feel as long as the phone’s not up to their ear, they’re abiding by the law” – ISP Trooper Calvin Dye, Jr.

03/16/2015

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