Illinois

Police officers walk under a large American flag on their way to the funeral
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December 28, 2018 - 8:00 am
Of the officers who were shot, eight were killed during investigative activity and six were killed while responding to calls of a domestic or public disturbance, according to the report.
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Brett Blume
December 27, 2018 - 12:02 pm
ALTON, Ill. (KMOX) — If you're driving anywhere near the Great River Road in the coming days and weeks, keep your eyes peeled! That's because the bald eagles will soon be flocking back to our area for their winter respite from the colder weather up north. "As the waters in the far north freeze,...
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Information Technology Computer Network, Telecommunication Ethernet Cables Connected to Internet Switch, Data Center Concept
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December 27, 2018 - 10:11 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An Illinois-based internet provider is planning to spur broadband development in rural areas across five states in the central U.S. Wisper ISP Inc. is set to receive money from the Federal Communication Commission for broadband development in Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois,...
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December 26, 2018 - 3:33 pm
One new law will require children under the age of 2 to ride in a rear-facing car seat
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Mississippi River near Hannibal
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December 26, 2018 - 9:45 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri landowners and environmentalists are urging a federal agency to sanction a levee district on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River, arguing that the earthen barrier has been built above its authorized height, worsening flooding for its neighbors. Great Rivers Habitat...
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Catholic church
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Brian Kelly
December 21, 2018 - 8:23 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — A former Metro East pastor is being called out today as survivors demand the Springfield, Illinois Diocese release the names of more allegedly abusive priests. The Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests says Fr. Thomas G. Meyer, who was pastor at Sts. Peter and...
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Crime scene
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December 14, 2018 - 8:56 am
The officers involved in the shooting are on administrative leave. They've been treated and released for their injuries.
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Satanic Temple display
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Tom Franklin
December 13, 2018 - 4:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — A Metro East state senator says he doesn't want to see a Satanic holiday display back at the statehouse in Springfield next year. In fact, Republican Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) says he doesn't want to see it this year, either. White's office, which runs the Capitol, says...
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Brett Blume
December 04, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Prior to the launch of "Project Safe Neighborhoods," East St. Louis had posted the highest per-capita murder rate in the U. S. for three years running.
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Illinois flag
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Alex Degman
December 03, 2018 - 7:33 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — Illinois turns 200 years old today. Here are some of the people who helped make Illinois what it is today. PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE President James Monroe signed the congressional resolution admitting Illinois into the union on December 3, 1818. Statehood wasn't a given,...
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