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(Courtesy: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department)

2 Plead Not Guilty in Staged Kidnapping of Missouri Boy

Police say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse last week to scare him, because they believed he was too nice to people. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the family wanted to teach him about possible danger from strangers.

02/11/2015

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Family Members Arrested for Kidnapping Son to Teach Him a Lesson

They told Lincoln County deputies they were teaching the 6-year-old boy about “stranger danger.”

02/05/2015

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Troy Police Searching for Men Who Stole Case of Earrings

Police in Troy are still searching for two men who ripped off a jewelry store Tuesday evening.

10/01/2014

Booking photo of Phillip Brock.

School Principal Charged With Sexual Contact With Student

Phillip Brock, 37, is jailed on a half million dollars bond.

09/19/2014

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Illinois Taking Applications for Medical Marijuana Centers

Starting today, the state of Illinois will consider any and all bids for medical marijuana cultivation centers.

09/08/2014

Melissa Barton booking photo courtesy of Troy Police Department

Police: Troy Woman Pretended She Had Cancer, Asked for Cash

Melissa Barton, 25, was arrested Wednesday evening.

08/07/2014

File photo of a cat. Photo: iStock

Troy Man Charged in Dispute Over Abused Cat

A 24-year-old Lincoln County man faces a felony assault charge for allegedly breaking the nose of another person who came to the defense of an abused cat.

08/01/2014

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1 Dead in Metro East Tractor-Trailer Crash

Illinois State Police are looking for one of the two tractor-trailers that hit a car on I-70 near Troy early this morning, killing the car’s driver.

07/30/2014

A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop & David Burke NYC event. Photo: Brian Ach/Getty Images

Illinois Lawmakers Revive ‘Cupcake’ Bill

Illinois lawmakers have revived a so-called “cupcake bill” introduced after a young girl’s home baking operation was shut down.

05/28/2014

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Police: Troy Abduction Attempt Was Misunderstanding

A couple called police after seeing a Facebook posting on the incident, and told them that their

03/20/2014

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