Sen. Dick Durbin

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Sen. Durbin Urges FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says e-cigarette manufacturers are targeting children through advertisements.


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Durbin: Energy Drinks Shouldn’t Market to Kids

The Illinois Democrat and three of his colleagues sent letters Wednesday to 17 energy drink companies.


East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks

East St. Louis’ Entertainment District More Than Just All-Night-Clubs

East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks says keeping nightclubs open until 5:30 a.m. is about jobs and identity.


High-Speed Rail Funding Cut

Despite Congress leaving Amtrak out of the transportation program progress continues on high-speed rail.


2/22/12-U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly and other officials visited Orr Weathers Senior High Rise at Missouri Ave. and 14th St. in East St. Louis Wednesday morning to announce they're enacting new safety measures at East St. Louis Housing Authority properties, including surveillance cameras and ID tags for residents. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Durbin Repeats Call For East St. Louis Action On Clubs

Calls for earlier closing times for bars,liquor stores


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feds Called in to Curb Eastside Crime

Sen. Dick Durbin is calling in federal help for law enforcement in East St. Louis, one of the deadliest spots in the nation.



Sens. Kirk, Durbin Question Airfare Increases

Several airlines raised ticket prices when FAA partially shut down last weekend.


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

Durbin, Kirk Sitting Together for State of the Union

Illinois Democrat and Republican to break tradition on Tuesday night.