Illinois

(Smoothie King STC on Twitter)
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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(Brian Powers-USA TODAY NETWORK)
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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March 26, 2019 - 9:11 am
SPRINGFRIELD, Ill. (KMOX/AP) - Fourteen Illinois State Police officers have been struck in roadside crashes this year. That's an average of more than one a week and nearly double the total for all of last year. Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois State Police on Monday urged motorists to observe...
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CBD oil and cannabis plant
March 22, 2019 - 12:59 pm
ILLINOIS (KMOX) — CBD-infused products will soon be available at CVS Pharmacy locations in eight states including Illinois. The topical items include sprays and creams. They are marketed as an "alternative source of relief." CBD has been used for the treatment of anxiety, pain, and inflammation...
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Fred Bodimer
March 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
In Missouri - St. Louis has the highest adult obesity rate, the most smokers, and rank least likely to get a flu vaccine.
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(Illinois State Police)
March 22, 2019 - 9:05 am
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (KMOX) - Watch out for small pigs on the highway! That's the warning from police in Effingham to anyone driving along Interstate-70 in Cumberland County . The message comes after nearly 3,000 piglets were set free due to an accident near the mile marker 127 on I-70. Police shared a...
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(Police)
March 21, 2019 - 4:58 pm
BENTON, Ill. (AP) - An 82-year-old man who says he was desperate when he robbed an Illinois bank has been sentenced to 10 weekends in jail. Federal Judge Phil Gilbert told Arthur Bays that he's never seen a criminal as old as him. He says he struggled with a sentence Thursday. Bays had a toy gun in...
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