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Traffic

IDOT announces I-255 lane restrictions

IDOT announces I-255 lane restrictionsBeginning Monday, the Illinois Department of Transportation will restrict lanes along north and southbound Interstate 255 between IL 157 and IL 15.
  • Traffic
  • 22 hours, 51 minutes ago
Crime

Brooklyn PD involved in 2 investigations

Brooklyn PD involved in 2 investigationsAuthorities are investigating a Metro East police officer after allegations he stole criminal evidence from his own police department.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Illinois

Woman, toddler injured when train hits vehicle

Woman, toddler injured when train hits vehicleA woman and a toddler were both seriously injured Thursday morning when a train hit a PT Cruiser.
  • Illinois
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Illinois

One dead after Pierron train accident

One dead after Pierron train accidentOne person is dead after a train struck a vehicle in Pierron, Illinois.
  • Illinois
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Illinois

One dead after Pierron train accident

One dead after Pierron train accidentOne person is dead after a train struck a vehicle in Pierron, Illinois.
  • Illinois
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Illinois

Woman, toddler injured when train hits vehicle

Woman, toddler injured when train hits vehicleA woman and a toddler were both seriously injured Thursday morning when a train hit a PT Cruiser.
  • Illinois
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Crime

Charges filed in Granite City credit union robbery

Charges filed in Granite City credit union robberyCharges have been filed against an East St. Louis man accused of robbing a Granite City credit union earlier this week.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Train hits car in Sparta, Illinois

Train hits car in Sparta, IllinoisMultiple people are injured after a train hit a vehicle overnight in Sparta.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Illinois

Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house

Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway houseThe Rev. Jesse Jackson says his son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., has been released from an Alabama prison after serving a year and a half for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds.
  • Illinois
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Traffic

I-255 reopens after propane tanks fall from truck

I-255 reopens after propane tanks fall from truckThe southbound lanes of I-255 have reopened at mile marker 13 near Cahokia, Illinois after two residential-size propane tanks fell off a truck.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Local

U.S. Steel laying off 2,080 at Granite City Works

U.S. Steel laying off 2,080 at Granite City WorksU.S. Steel Corp. is laying off 2,080 workers at its Granite City Works in Metro East as part of a consolidation of its North American flat-rolled operations.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Illinois

Judge sends marijuana permit challenge back for changes

Judge sends marijuana permit challenge back for changesA legal challenge to an Illinois nonprofit's medical marijuana permit has been delayed.
  • Illinois
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Traffic

Part of WB I-64 closed due to multi-vehicle accident

Part of WB I-64 closed due to multi-vehicle accidentA multi-vehicle accident has closed part of westbound Interstate 64 is closed in O'Fallon, Illinois.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Local

Missing Alton woman found safe

Missing Alton woman found safeA 95-year-old missing Alton woman has been found safe.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Weather

Lightning possibly to blame for fires

Lightning possibly to blame for firesFires on both sides of the river overnight may have been sparked by lightning.
  • Weather
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Illinois

Ill. House passes last-minute budget plan

Ill. House passes last-minute budget planThe Illinois Legislature is advancing a plan introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan to end weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.
  • Illinois
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
News

Metro East woman among 3 killed while snorkeling

Metro East woman among 3 killed while snorkelingThree people died in separate incidents while snorkeling in the Florida Keys.
  • News
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Illinois

Court reporter cuts could delay justice

Court reporter cuts could delay justiceCourthouse cuts could delay justice for thousands of people.
  • Illinois
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Illinois

Horse racing season begins Tuesday

Horse racing season begins TuesdayAnother season of thoroughbred racing is beginning at Fairmount Park in southwestern Illinois, where racetrack officials hope a change in the governor's office may bring an expansion of gambling.
  • Illinois
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Crime

Madison Co. official charged with felony

Madison Co. official charged with felonyA public official in Madison County is accused of damaging government property.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Boil order issued in Troy, IL

Boil order issued in Troy, ILThe City of Troy, Illinois has issued a boil order for water on the city's system after a water main was damaged.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Illinois

Trooper hurt in accident involving Rauner motorcade

Trooper hurt in accident involving Rauner motorcadeGov. Bruce Rauner's motorcade was involved in a two-vehicle crash that injured a State Police trooper as snow fell in the Chicago area.
  • Illinois
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Local

Bomb squad called after girl finds mortar shells

Bomb squad called after girl finds mortar shellsThe bomb squad was called to a home on Lake Drive in Pontoon Beach Sunday night after a man said his daughter brought home mortar shells.
  • Local
  • 5 days ago
Illinois

Quinn gave film studio $10M to buy land not for sale

Quinn gave film studio $10M to buy land not for saleAfter Gov. Pat Quinn lost the November election to Bruce Rauner, he had the state write a $10 million check to a film studio to buy land on Chicago's West Side that was not for sale.
  • Illinois
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Crime

Reward offered in fatal shooting of bald eagle

Reward offered in fatal shooting of bald eagleAuthorities are offering a $1,000 reward for help finding the person who fatally shot a bald eagle.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Crime

Chicago school support worker charged with shooting girl

Chicago school support worker charged with shooting girlA man is accused of shooting and injuring a 17-year-old girl near a Chicago school where he's in charge of monitoring the arrival and dismissal of students.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Source: Schock under investigation by Justice

Source: Schock under investigation by JusticeA person familiar with the case tells The Associated Press that the Justice Department is formally investigating whether Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois, who has submitted his resignation, committed crimes with his office expenditures and business dealings.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Crime

Woman charged with heroin possession

Woman charged with heroin possessionA 29-year-old woman arrested for refusing to pay a taxicab driver was found to be in possession of a hypodermic syringe and heroin, Sgt. Gerard P. Spratt with the Caseyville Police Department says.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Chemical smell forces evacuations

Chemical smell forces evacuationsSeveral hundred people were evacuated after a chemical smell in Madison County, Illinois.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Illinois

Hundreds evacuated after chemical smell in Madison County

Hundreds evacuated after chemical smell in Madison CountyMARCH 19, 2015: Around 450 people were evacuated at Menasha Packaging in Roxana, Illinois after fumes from a roll of laminate paper mixed with exhaust fumes. Three people were taken to area hospitals for treatment.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 1 day ago