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Snow, Ice Falls On Group Of Elementary Students At SIU
Two elementary school students are out of the hospital after a large chunk of snow and ice fell on top of them and some of their classmates Wednesday.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Crime Tracker: Cell Phones Behind the Wheel
Since Jan. 1, it's been illegal to hold a phone while driving in Illinois. Supporters of the new law say it's making roads safer, but we've found most local police aren't even issuing tickets for breaking that law.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ill. alderman pleads not guilty to thwarted escape
A southern Illinois alderman has pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to escape while jailed in connection with an alleged sexual abuse and kidnapping.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Illinois House panel passes Poison Center bill
SPRINGFIELD – State lawmakers are pushing a plan to save the Illinois Poison Center from closing, using a creative funding mechanism during an expectedly tight budget year.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Alderman Found Fit To Stand Trial
A judge in Jackson County says a Murphysboro alderman is fit to stand trial for kidnapping, sexual abuse and then trying to escape from prison.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Miami Herald
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Mon Feb 17, 2014
Dillard, Oberweis and Grogan win Jackson County GOP straw poll
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Sun Feb 16, 2014
IDOT Unveils 2014 Construction Plans
Work will continue on several major projects in the Marion area. IDOT officials say the $40 million interchange project on Route 13 and Highway 57 is expected to begin in late March or early April.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
The Logan County Herald
Putting Small Acres to Work, March 22, 2014
Putting a few extra acres to work can bring in additional income, provide an opportunity to experiment with a new enterprise, or develop an interest or hobby for its educational or entertainment value.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Murphysboro Police Fight Back
The second half of January was unsettling for some folks in Murphysboro after five armed robberies in town in a span of 10 days.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Second Suspect Arrested For Carbondale Bank Robbery
In Jackson County, a second suspect is in custody for the robbery of an SIU Credit Union branch.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Man Sentenced To Five Years For Burglary
A man from Murphysboro will see five years in prison for a residential burglary.
Court Date Set For Robbery Suspect
A man from Murphysboro faces charges in the armed robbery of an SIU Credit Union branch in Carbondale.
Lawmakers Call for Audit of Navigators
Two state representatives who are running for Congress want an audit of one facet of the Affordable Care Act.