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Boeing Announces New Jobs Coming to North County

Between 300 and 400 jobs are expected to be added, focusing on Systems Technology, Digital Aviation and Metallics and Fabrication.

12/12/2013

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3 Arrested for Looting Tornado-Damaged Home in Washington, IL

Three Peoria men are in custody after investigators say they were looting a tornado-damaged home in the central Illinois community of Washington.

12/12/2013

Petersen leaves Boise State football for Washington

Washington has its new head football coach, Chris Petersen. He left Boise State on Friday, where he was 92-12 in eight seasons with the Broncos. The Huskies made the announcement Friday morning after Petersen reportedly met with Washington athletic […]

12/06/2013

WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Damaged buildings along Washington Road in the aftermath of a tornado on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. A fast-moving storm system that produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest left behind a path of destruction in 12 states.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Post Office Becomes Outpost After Illinois Tornadoes

Lost in all the wreckage of house and home is the loss of services people take for granted. One of those is the daily mail, a service that the local post office has been working hard to re-establish.

12/04/2013

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Washington Dog Found After 9 Days Under Rubble

A dog and his owner have been reunited after the animal was found under a pile of rubble a week after a tornado ripped through an Illinois city.

11/29/2013

Christopher Ingram, 39, pleaded guilty in October to drug charges.

Man to Be Sentenced for Cooking Meth in Same Home as Daycare

A Washington, Missouri man accused of cooking meth in a home that was being used as a child daycare center is expected to be sentenced today.

11/26/2013

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Washington High’s Football Opponents Help Out Ahead of Big Game

The town’s high school football team travels to Springfield Saturday to play Sacred Heart Griffin in the state semifinals.

11/22/2013

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City Lifts Curfew In Washington After Tornado

The curfew is being lifted in the tornado-battered central Illinois community of Washington.

11/22/2013

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Mayor: ‘How People Survived Is Beyond Me’

As a powerful tornado bore down on their Illinois farmhouse, Curt Zehr’s wife and adult son didn’t have time to do anything but scramble down the stairs into their basement.

11/18/2013

Storm damage in Pekin, Illinois (Photo credit: John Clark)

Illinois Governor Quinn to Tour Storm Damage Today

The Chicago Democrat is set to visit five communities in central and southern Illinois on Monday to see damage up close.

11/18/2013

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