Illinois

April 09, 2019 - 11:57 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The hearse carrying the late Ronnie Davis had some curious escorts: A dozen garbage trucks. The 60-year-old Springfield, Illinois, resident spent 21 years driving for Republic Services and its predecessors. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports he was accompanied...
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April 09, 2019 - 10:20 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The average gas price across the entire U.S. is up 50 cents per gallon since January – so GasBuddy is trying to help everyone save some cash and time at your future fill-ups. GasBuddy analyst Patrick DeHaan says if you're in Illinois, you'll want to fill-up on Monday and in...
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person holding smoking cigarette
April 08, 2019 - 2:27 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker recently signed into law HB 345 , which bans the sale of tobacco and related products to those under the age of 21. Illinois is the first state in the Midwest to adopt “Tobacco 21.” On July 1, Illinois and Virginia will become the eighth and...
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Brian Rini of Medina, Ohio mugshot
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office via AP
April 05, 2019 - 11:22 am
By DAN SEWELL and DON BABWIN Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who authorities say claimed to be an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years ago was charged Friday with making false statements. The FBI said the suspect had twice before made similar claims in which he falsely portrayed...
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Illinois capital in Springfield
April 04, 2019 - 2:26 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — The Illinois House approved a bill Wednesday that would lower the age at which children may be left home alone without adult supervision. If passed by the Illinois Senate and governor, the amendment to the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 will lower the ‘home-alone’ age from 14...
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April 04, 2019 - 10:28 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Although it's not Opening Day in St. Louis yet, free smoothie day is still happening! Participating Smoothie Kings in the greater St. Louis and Metro East areas of Missouri and Illinois are giving away free 12 oz. Strawberry X-Treme smoothies from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday. ONE...
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This undated photo provided by the Aurora, Ill., Police Department shows missing child, Timmothy Pitzen
(Aurora Police Department via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 8:10 am
SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who said he escaped from two kidnappers in Ohio and fled across a bridge to Kentucky told authorities he is an Illinois boy who went missing nearly eight years ago. Police in suburban Cincinnati's Sharonville wrote in a short incident report that the teen...
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(Jersey County, Ill. Sheriff's Office)
April 02, 2019 - 8:53 am
GRAFTON, Ill. (KMOX) - A Jersey County, Ill. Sheriff's Deputy is being hailed as a hero after rescuing an 83-year-old man who was trapped in his car in waist-high floodwater early Sunday afternoon. Sheriff Mike Ringhausen tells KMOX, Deputy Justin Decker saw the man who had driven into the water...
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April 02, 2019 - 8:02 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Flooding along the Mississippi River is closing roads, inundating low lying areas and testing sandbag fortifications. Update on #flooding in #STL ⁦ @kmoxnews ⁩ pic.twitter.com/kM88jBrMgX — Brian Kelly (@Brpkelly) April 2, 2019 The river was cresting Tuesday in St. Louis, which...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KYKY) — With the help of four elementary students and a state rep, Ski soda might just become the official state soda of Illinois. This week, kids from Germantown Elementary School visited State Rep. Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and went before the House State Government...
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