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Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Illinois Governor Signs Police Guidelines for Body Cameras

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.

08/12/2015

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House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner’s Protest

What began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.

08/11/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Proposes Revised Minimum Wage Increase

After Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.

07/09/2015

Crestwood Mall's final day on July 10, 2013. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

More Details on Redevelopment Expected at Crestwood Mall Open House

UrbanStreet Group is putting together a mixed-use plan, with retail, restaurants, a movie theater, apartment buildings and parks.

07/06/2015

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Ill. State Rep. Launches Petition to Keep Shooting Complex Open

State Representative Jerry Costello II has launched a petition drive for taxpayers to voice their support for keeping the shooting complex open that’s located in Sparta, Illinois.

06/17/2015

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Missouri Lawmakers OK Office to Advocate for Military Bases

A measure that would create a new office to coordinate Missouri’s efforts to retain military bases is headed to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk.

05/13/2015

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Mother, Aunt in Staged Kidnapping Set for Thursday Court Hearing

Authorities say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse to scare him because they believed he was too nice to people.

02/25/2015

Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut

St. Charles Co. School Safety Plan Includes Bullet Resistant Windows, Security Cameras

Other ideas, like police officers in every school, deemed too costly.

06/18/2013

Healthcare

Illinois to Decide on Essential Health Benefits

As the presidential election focuses on President Barack Obama’s national health care overhaul, Illinois has been inching toward implementing the law.

09/06/2012

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Joplin Unveils Tornado Anniversary Plans

A community walk through Joplin’s tornado-ravaged neighborhoods will mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly May 22 tornado.

03/27/2012

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