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Budget Cuts Could Cause Safety Concerns for So. IL

The safety of southern Illinoisans could be put at risk if congressional budget cuts force federal prosecutors to take extended furlough days, the U.S. attorney for the region said.

07/05/2013

Southern Illinois Family’s Syrup Making Mistaken for Meth Lab

Drug agents showed up at her home near Anna on Wednesday morning saying they fielded a report that a meth-making operation was on the Union County property.

02/14/2013

Former Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Rep. Enyart Weighs In On East St. Louis Crime

“We need to look at education; we need to look at public safety; we have to look at the infrastructure of the cities,” he said.

02/04/2013

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New Siteman Cancer Center Opens in South County

If you need cancer treatment and you live in southern Illinois or in South St. Louis County, you now have a new option.

01/07/2013

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Federal Judge in Southern Illinois to Retire

63-year-old U.S. District Judge G. Patrick Murphy has told President Barack Obama in writing that he’ll step down on Dec. 1.

01/03/2013

Sheila Simon

Illinois Lt. Governor Weighs In On Guns

“I think what we need to look at is from the point of view of ‘how do we keep ourselves safe,’ and that’s a different answer, depending on where you are in the state.”

12/26/2012

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Man, 34, Gets Reduced Sentence In Park Sex Attack

Keith Recklein was resentenced Wednesday in Madison County in the 2008 attack on the woman at Horseshoe Lake State Park.

11/15/2012

Tornado damage in Harrisburg, Illinois. March 15, 2012 (Getty/Scott Olson)

Monuments Dedicated To Harrisburg Tornado Victims

The monuments to victims of the Feb. 29 tornado were dedicated Thursday outside Harrisburg Medical Center.

11/02/2012

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Charges Dropped Against Man Accused In Son’s Death

Illinois State Police had said Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010. The toddler died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.

10/30/2012

Birds Point Levee

Work Progressing On Mississippi River Projects

A contract was awarded last week for a $7.8 million project to construct two earthen berms and a 4,200-foot trench at Cairo, IL.

10/25/2012

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