Former Inmate Sues Jackson County Over Shackles During LaborMegon Riedel claims in the federal lawsuit in Kansas City that she was 39 weeks pregnant on Oct. 5, 2012, when workers at the Jackson County Detention Center put her in handcuffs and shackles and drove her to a state prison in Vandalia, more than 200 miles away.
U of I Reduces Crop Research, Looks to Shutter FarmsThe University of Illinois plans to reduce off-campus crop research and may shut down several agricultural centers as part of a cost-cutting move tied to flagging state support.
Three Killed in Ill. Train Collision Before Halloween ParadeThree people were killed in a SUV-train collision in Vandalia.
Police Capture Escaped Southern Illinois PrisonerIllinois State Police on Wednesday morning captured an inmate who escaped from a southern Illinois prison on Tuesday afternoon, Illinois Department of Corrections officials said.
Collinsville Man Killed in One Car CrashA Collinsville man was killed in a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning.
Driver in Van Crash That Killed 5 TicketedThe men were from Baltimore. Authorities have said the van appeared to have been heading east after the men attended a religious event in California.
Questions Remain in Deadly Illinois Van CrashA coroner says none of five men killed when their van repeatedly overturned on Interstate 70 near Vandalia was carrying identification.
Church Van Accident on I-70 Leaves 5 DeadFive passengers have been killed and six others injured in a roll over crash on I-70 just west of Vandalia, Illinois.
Illinois Department of Corrections Goes GreenIt goes beyond conserving on lights and water.
Illinois Human Services Office To ConsolidateState officials say the closure is part of Gov. Pat Quinn's efforts to cut costs.
Attorney: Ill. Teen Insane when he Shot Couple
UPDATE: iCarly and School of Rock Actress' Bus Involved in I-70 AccidentBus hit overturned semi, Her status not known yet.

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