Southern Illinois

Alton, Illinois flooding
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June 28, 2019 - 11:15 am
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (AP) — Crews cleaning up southern Illinois roads that have been submerged for weeks under floodwaters are using fire hoses and snowplows to clear the roadways of mud, slime and debris. Illinois Department of Transportation Region 5 Operations Engineer Joseph Monroe tells the...
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March 15, 2019 - 5:02 pm
HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) - A stretch of road in southern Illinois is closed to allow snakes and amphibians the chance to migrate to their summer homes. The Shawnee National Forest's Snake Road closed Friday to let the animals move from the limestone bluffs where they hibernate during winter to the...
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Brad Choat
November 08, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Changes were made after Columbine, and again after the Pulse nightclub shooting in Florida, in regards to how first-responders approach a mass-shooting scene. Now comes another deadly mass shooting, this time at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Related: Marine combat veteran kills 12 in...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the crowds as he exits Air Force One upon his arrival at St. Louis-Lambert International Airport in St. Louis on March 14, 2018. Trump is in St. Louis for a roundtable meeting with Boeing officials and to attend a fund
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October 22, 2018 - 8:56 am
Trump will campaign for Republican Congressman Mike Bost, Saturday at the Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro.
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Tranquil Hiking Trail in a Delaware County, Ohio Metro Park
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Brett Blume
May 09, 2018 - 11:15 am
22-year-old Pittsburg man killed in 60-foot fall from cliff.
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A group of Black Vultures gathers around a road killed hog near a South Carolina backroad.
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February 26, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Gary Tretter II has a 60-cow herd near Murphysboro. He says he has lost four calves this year to vulture attacks.
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