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12 pm news

Mater Dei’s do-everything setter is BND 3A-4A Volleyball Player of the Year

2014-12-20 12:58:00

Chad Rakers had a lot of volleyball weapons at his disposal this season with the third-place Class 3A team in the state.

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Off-duty St. Louis police officer shot Friday afternoon remains in critical

2014-12-20 12:30:00
Officer reported to have been off-duty when he was shot multiple times. Read Full Story ...

When preschool is a zoo

2014-12-20 12:15:00
St. Louis Zoo launches a small preschool, with animal interaction at its core. Read Full Story ...

Look Back ? Civil rights efforts in St. Louis build toward Jefferson Bank in 1963

2014-12-20 12:15:00
Demand for good jobs at banks was keystone of modern Civil Rights efforts. Read Full Story ...

Revocation of permit mulled
2014-12-20 12:10:00
Frustrated members of the county?s Planning and Zoning Committee took the first step Monday toward revoking a special use permit for S&K Towing and Repair. Read Full Story ...

Man charged after roadside check
2014-12-20 12:00:00
A Glen Carbon man is facing felony drunk driving charges after being stopped at a roadside safety check. Read Full Story ...

Council member Greg Quinn not done yet with St. Louis County government

2014-12-20 12:00:00
Stenger taps Republican to head Department of Revenue Read Full Story ...

11 am news

GM pickup production in Wentzville a boon for other plants

2014-12-20 11:59:50
Production of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks at the General Motors plant in Wentzville is providing an economic boost not just in the eastern Missouri town but throughout the region Read Full Story ...

Illinois farm groups foresee market growth in Cuba

2014-12-20 11:46:00

Illinois farm groups are looking to Cuba as a growing market for corn, soybeans, pork and other state products.

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Illinois man who fled burglary trial is sentenced

2014-12-20 11:40:00

A central Illinois man who fled from a courthouse during his burglary trial has been sentenced to 21 years in prison.

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Afterwords receives grant, recognition
2014-12-20 11:05:00
Afterwords Books in Edwardsville is having a very good month. The store was recently named one of the top 10 finalists for the Independent We Stand 2014 Independent Small Business of the Year Award.  Read Full Story ...

Mudge named to Supreme Court's eBusiness Technical Committee
2014-12-20 11:00:00
Circuit Judge William Mudge has been named to the Supreme Court eBusiness Technical Committee. The former Madison County State?s Attorney has been on the bench since Dec. 6, 2010, when he was sworn in Read Full Story ...

10 am news

Reader: Signal timing could unclog Manchester traffic choke-point

2014-12-20 10:30:00
MetroLink expands bicycle-carrying on trains. Read Full Story ...

Stolen laptop held Northwestern patient data

2014-12-20 10:15:00

A Chicago-based health care system is notifying nearly 3,000 patients that their personal information may have been on a laptop computer that was stolen in October.

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2 charged with stealing from Salvation Army bucket

2014-12-20 10:05:00

Two suburban Chicago men have been charged with stealing a Salvation Army donation bucket and leading police on a high-speed chase.

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COCA ready to kick off 2015 theatre season

2014-12-20 10:05:00
COCA presents Perpetual Motion January 10-11, 2015, in the Founders? Theatre at COCA. The new year kicks off with this high-energy dance concert that follows in the popular tradition of COCA favorite Read Full Story ...

Love's Travel Shop opens in Hamel

2014-12-20 10:00:00
Hamel residents now have a new place to fuel up, purchase meals and snacks and find unique gift items just in time for Christmas. The Love?s Travel Stop (Love?s), at I-55, Exit 30, opened for business Read Full Story ...

9 am news

Military members heading home for the holidays stop through Lambert

2014-12-20 09:59:29
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US criminal probes nab 13; race questions raised

2014-12-20 09:55:00

In the past three years, U.S. Attorney James Lewis's office has dug up enough evidence of stolen taxpayer money to justify prison time for more than a dozen people ?

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North Korea says it's not involved in Sony hack; proposes joint probe

2014-12-20 09:15:00
U.S. officials blame North Korea for the hacking, citing the tools used and previous hacks linked to the North Read Full Story ...

8 am news

N. Korea says it's not involed in Sony hack; proposes joint probe

2014-12-20 08:17:00
SEOUL, South Korea ? North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Wash… Read Full Story ...

Megabus crashes on I-65 in southern Indiana

2014-12-20 08:10:00

A Megabus headed for Atlanta has crashed on Interstate 65 in southern Indiana, and some injuries have been reported.

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The Naive Obama (Marian Kemensky)
2014-12-20 08:01:49 CagleCartoons

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Is America going to hang up on the land line?

2014-12-20 08:00:00
Illinois is the latest battleground in a telecom push to get rid of the old wire-in-the-wall networks. Read Full Story ...

7 am news

Obamas Friends (Marian Kemensky)
2014-12-20 07:54:51 CagleCartoons

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6 am news

Police investigating overnight shootings

2014-12-20 06:49:53
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4 am news

Sony (Arend Van Dam)
2014-12-20 04:41:20 CagleCartoons

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3 am news

Long-time Triton employee named interim president

2014-12-20 03:10:00

Triton College in suburban Chicago has a new president.

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Illinois Tollway expects spike in holiday traffic

2014-12-20 03:10:00

Illinois Tollway officials say they expect nearly 17.6 million vehicles to use the northern Illinois interstate system during the next two weeks. That's a slight increase compared to last year's…

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Ex-suburban deputy police chief convicted

2014-12-20 03:05:00

A jury has convicted a former deputy police chief in suburban Chicago for using excessive force in beating a drinker in the early morning hours of a Thanksgiving Day…

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Champaign post office will honor black politician

2014-12-20 03:05:00

President Obama has signed legislation that will rename a post office near the University of Illinois after the first black person elected to countywide office in Champaign County.

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12 am news

Ex-St. Louis cop who opened fire on robbers at Pooh's Corner bar says 'instincts kicked in'

2014-12-20 00:30:00
The former St. Louis officer served the department for eight years in the 1970s. Read Full Story ...

Sherpa: Christmas in 1963 could get you arrested today

2014-12-20 00:15:00
Despite our 'mistakes,' 1960s kids survived just fine. Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: DeKalb County has stray-cat saviors

2014-12-20 00:01:00

Almost every night, Jane Kosek feeds a group of seven feral cats at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park near Sycamore in hopes of eventually trapping them.

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EXCHANGE: Museum director helps students, exhibits

2014-12-20 00:01:00

Between art and Claire Kovacs, there's undeniable chemistry.

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TV review: Amazon's 'Mozart in the Jungle' mocks symphony orchestras

2014-12-20 00:00:00
No monkeys were harmed in the making of the music satire. Read Full Story ...

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