Illinois

April 30, 2019 - 12:36 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) updated 9:30 p.m. — A tornado watch is in effect for the St. Louis region until 3 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service warns that tornadoes, quarter-sized hail and wind gusts of up to 70 mph are possible. Previous reporting: There is a chance for severe weather and flash...
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AJ Freund
Crystal Lake Police Department
April 24, 2019 - 2:53 pm
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (KMOX/AP) — The parents of a 5-year-old Illinois boy have been charged with murder after authorities have found the body the boy who went missing last Thursday. In a news conference Wednesday, Crystal Lake police Chief James Black said officers dug up what they believe is Andrew...
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Pure methamphetamine in rock from, known as ice, was photographed at the DEA's North Central Laboratory in Chicago.
(Photo by Anthony Souffle/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
April 22, 2019 - 12:21 pm
(KMOX) - While opioids continue getting many of the headlines, and deservedly so, an old scourge is making a big comeback in southern Illinois. "We're really starting to see in the last year or so," says Gateway Foundation of Carbondale Executive Director A'nna Jurch, "an increase in...
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April 22, 2019 - 8:04 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Schools statewide are receiving 5,000 tree seedlings from the Illinois Department of Transportation. IDOT officials say the ``Trees to Schools'' initiative honors Earth Day, which is Monday. Trees are provided by the East Moline-based nature-preservation group Living Lands...
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April 19, 2019 - 8:46 am
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOX/AP) - A Cook County Sheriff's police sergeant made a different sort of rescue on the Jane Addams Tollway Wednesday morning. Sgt. Bonnie Busching came upon a donkey needing assistance on eastbound I-90, just east of Arlington Heights Road. Her body camera recorded her...
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race cars at Gateway Motorsports Park
AP Photo/Scott Kane
April 17, 2019 - 5:58 pm
By JIM SALTER/Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois,...
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German beer in a beer garden
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April 17, 2019 - 4:38 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX/IIS) – Most people in Illinois could soon be able to get booze delivered with their groceries. Alcohol delivery is already available in some Illinois towns and cities, but it's an entirely local issue right now. State Senator Don Harmon's proposal would create statewide...
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