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Craig Michael Wood (Booking photo from Greene County Sheriff's Department)

Preliminary Hearing Set for Craig Michael Wood

A preliminary hearing date is now set for Craig Michael Wood, the middle-school football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl in Springfield, Mo.

03/10/2014

Photo: Getty Images, Castello-Ferbos

Task Force Tackles Ill. Heroin Problem

Members of a heroin task force in the Illinois House of Representatives are brainstorming for ideas to stop the increase of heroin use in Illinois.

03/10/2014

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Unemployment Rates Down in Ill., More Jobs in Mo.

The January unemployment numbers for Illinois are out, and they’re hard to figure.

03/07/2014

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Ill. Senator: No More Ticket Quotas

An Illinois state senator wants to eliminate ticket quotas for police performance evaluations.

03/06/2014

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Gov. Quinn Offers $45 Million for Disaster Relief

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announcing a $45 million aid package for towns in Illinois still recovering from a tornado last November.

03/06/2014

File photo of lights on top of a cop car. (credit: Getty Images)

Lawmakers Would Prohibit 911 Dispatchers from Tipping Off Criminals

A proposed bill in Illinois would prohibit 911 dispatchers from tipping off criminals.

03/05/2014

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspects Jailed in Springfield Burglaries

Brazen criminals in the Springfield, Mo. area are now behind bars after over half a dozen burglaries that began last August.

03/04/2014

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Study: Homeless Students Not Getting Proper Help

Homeless students in the state of Illinois are not getting the services they need, according to a new survey.

03/04/2014

Photo: KMOX

Ill. Senator Urges Two Year Budget

A state Senator wants Illinois to do some longer-term planning in order to budget two years at a time.

03/04/2014

Photo: KMOX

Ill. Supreme Court: Consolidate Pension Lawsuits

The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered that four lawsuits challenging Illinois’ new pension reform law be consolidated.

03/03/2014

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