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9 am news
Lawmaker billed taxpayers for private plane to football game2015-03-02 09:53:00 BND.com
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock billed taxpayers more than $10,000 on private flights last fall that included a trip to a Chicago Bears football game, The Associated Press has learned.Read Full Story ...
St. Clair County to announce new rules for investigating animal abuse2015-03-02 09:34:00 STLToday.com
Wainwright returns to the mound, as scheduled2015-03-02 09:33:00 STLToday.com
Bills would change up Illinois primary, campaign financing2015-03-02 09:33:00 BND.com
The Illinois electoral system would see changes under proposals in the state legislature, including ones on primaries and campaign finance.Read Full Story ...
Gunman robs California Pizza Kitchen in Creve Coeur2015-03-02 09:00:00 STLToday.com
7 am news
EXCHANGE: Ice fishing enthusiasts tackle the winter blues2015-03-02 07:58:00 BND.com
When the mercury drops below zero and frosty wind whips up, it seems natural to retreat beneath a cozy blanket, situate near a heater and block out all thoughts of…Read Full Story ...
Woman struck and killed on I-70; police search for driver2015-03-02 07:43:00 BND.com
Authorities are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a woman who was walking on the roadway of Interstate 70 near Lambert Airport in the St.Read Full Story ...
Case dismissed against second Saudi man in Springfield2015-03-02 07:18:00 BND.com
A judge dismissed a case against a Saudi national who was accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Springfield two years ago.Read Full Story ...
6 am news
Shooting victims, gunman killed by police identified2015-03-02 06:48:00 BND.com
The Boone County Sheriff's Department has identified two shooting victims and a man who was shot to death by a sheriff's deputy during the weekend.Read Full Story ...
Police ID woman killed in hit-and-run crash in St. Louis2015-03-02 06:45:00 STLToday.com
Prime Minister Netanyahu Makes Waves In WashingtonRJMatson@cagleblog.com (RJ Matson)
US Paralympians share tips at track clinic in Vernon Hills2015-03-02 06:08:00 BND.com
Young track athletes have received training tips and techniques from two U.S. Paralympians at a clinic in Vernon Hills.Read Full Story ...
Interstate 70 reopens after hit-and-run crash kills woman near airport2015-03-02 06:05:00 STLToday.com
Police search for SUV after fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 70 kills woman2015-03-02 06:05:00 STLToday.com
Police ID woman killed by hit-and-run driver on Interstate 702015-03-02 06:05:00 STLToday.com
5 am news
California Pizza Kitchen in Creve Coeur robbed Sunday night2015-03-02 05:44:16 kmov.com
Driver in custody after rollover accident in south St. Louis County2015-03-02 05:20:48 kmov.com
Person transported after car crashes into building in Maplewood early Monday2015-03-02 05:19:01 kmov.com
4 am news
Woman struck, killed on Interstate 70 overnight2015-03-02 04:41:04 kmov.com
EXCHANGE: Romeos in Freeport area have weekly get-together2015-03-02 04:08:00 BND.com
It was a snowy and blustery morning, but it didn't keep a group of ROMEOS at home. They obviously don't like to miss their weekly outings.Read Full Story ...
Man accused of throwing rocks at patrol car, kicking officer2015-03-02 04:08:00 BND.com
A Springfield man is accused of throwing a rock that shattered a patrol car's windshield and then kicking a police officer during an arrest.Read Full Story ...
Spokesman: 1 injured after small plane's 'hard landing'2015-03-02 04:03:00 BND.com
A spokesman of the Kansas City Aviation Department says one person has minor injuries after a small plane experienced a hard landing at a Kansas City airport.Read Full Story ...
Kansas City streetcar construction to finish this fall2015-03-02 04:03:00 BND.com
Officials say construction on Kansas City's downtown streetcar project is nearly 50 percent complete and is on track to finish this fall.Read Full Story ...
3 am news
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Lincoln library event to celebrate women in Illinois history2015-03-02 03:08:00 BND.com
Women's contributions to Illinois history will be featured at a free event at the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.Read Full Story ...
Knox County officials approve courtroom renovations2015-03-02 03:08:00 BND.com
The complete renovation of a Galesburg courtroom, including asbestos removal, has received a green light from officials in Knox County.Read Full Story ...
Scientists: Soil temperatures at or near normal in Illinois2015-03-02 03:08:00 BND.com
Scientists with the University of Illinois say soil temperatures across the state have been near normal on average so far this winter.Read Full Story ...
Eastern Illinois University to name new president on Monday2015-03-02 03:08:00 BND.com
Eastern Illinois University is set to name a new president.Read Full Story ...
Secrecy of East St. Louis medical marijuana farm challenged2015-03-02 03:08:00 BND.com
Some East St. Louis residents are challenging a city decision to keep the proposed location of a medical marijuana growing operation under wraps.Read Full Story ...
2 am news
3 injured after car slides into ditch on Quincy road2015-03-02 02:48:00 BND.com
Authorities say three people were injured when the vehicle they were riding in slid into a ditch in Quincy.Read Full Story ...
Obama to focus on civil rights struggles past and present2015-03-02 02:28:00 BND.com
For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present.Read Full Story ...
Ferguson News Guide: US to make Ferguson announcements soon2015-03-02 02:13:00 BND.com
Six months after 18-year-old Michael Brown died in the street in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department is close to announcing its findings in the racially charged police shooting that launched…Read Full Story ...
1 am news
Israel amidst the Middle EastDengCoyMiel@cagleblog.com (Deng Coy Miel)
Illinois lawmakers to propose measure to battle heroin abuse2015-03-02 01:03:00 BND.com
Two Illinois lawmakers plan to propose bipartisan legislation Monday to combat growing heroin and prescription drug abuse, though they acknowledge it may be tough to pass in a difficult budget…Read Full Story ...
12 am news
Boston falls short of season snow record _ for now2015-03-02 00:53:00 BND.com
It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record ? for now that is.Read Full Story ...
Suspect in Wellston police shooting dies of wounds2015-03-02 00:30:00 STLToday.com
No solid tuition fix in school transfer bills2015-03-02 00:15:00 STLToday.com
A month after becoming U.S. citizen, night of violence sidetracks refugee's future2015-03-02 00:10:00 STLToday.com
University City police officer shot on duty recovering, staying positive2015-03-02 00:00:00 STLToday.com
McClellan: At long last, spring arrives2015-03-02 00:00:00 STLToday.com
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