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Illinois

Town has 6 months to save 114-year-old depot

Town has 6 months to save 114-year-old depotPreservation advocates have been given just over six months to save a 114-year-old train depot in Moline, Illinois, from demolition.
  • Illinois
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
Crime

Cahokia man pleads guilty to health care fraud

Cahokia man pleads guilty to health care fraudA 39-year-old Cahokia man pleaded guilty Thursday for scheming to commit health care fraud, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen Wigginton said.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Crime

Collinsville man pleads guilty to theft of Medicaid funds

Collinsville man pleads guilty to theft of Medicaid fundsA Metro East man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to submitting false billing information to a Medicaid waiver program, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen Wigginton said Thursday.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Crime

Man indicted for online harassment of women

Man indicted for online harassment of womenA federal grand jury indicted a 23-year-old Bowling Green, Ohio man for allegedly terrorizing and extortion of women online, U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan said.
  • Crime
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Illinois

Ebola screening starting at O'Hare Airport

Ebola screening starting at O'Hare AirportScreening for the Ebola virus is to begin at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
  • Illinois
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Local

Riverbend Head Start to open Bethalto center

Riverbend Head Start to open Bethalto centerA Head Start center is coming to Bethalto to help prepare children for kindergarten.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Crime

Police: Suspect chased through Chicago Marathon

Police: Suspect chased through Chicago MarathonAuthorities say a wanted man attempted to flee pursuing officers by blending into the sea of Chicago Marathon runners this weekend.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Health

Ill. health department plans Ebola hotline

Ill. health department plans Ebola hotlineIllinois health officials plan to launch a hotline to answer the public's questions about Ebola.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Weather

NWS confirms fourth tornado

NWS confirms fourth tornadoA fourth tornado touched down in southern Illinois on Monday, the National Weather Service says.
  • Weather
  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
Illinois

Quinn, Rauner spar over how to reduce violence

Quinn, Rauner spar over how to reduce violenceDemocratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are debating how best to address crime in Illinois.
  • Illinois
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Weather

NWS: 3 tornadoes hit Metro East

NWS: 3 tornadoes hit Metro EastThree tornadoes touched down in the Metro East Monday, according the National Weather Service said Tuesday.
  • Weather
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Life

Plethora of pumpkins at Eckert's

Plethora of pumpkins at Eckert'sThe rant on pumpkin-flavored foods by John Oliver on HBO's "Last Week Tonight" has gone viral.
  • Life
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Local

Ill. lawmakers to debate body cameras

Ill. lawmakers to debate body camerasIllinois lawmakers will debate the merits of police body cameras this week.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Illinois

High winds cause damage in southern Illinois

High winds cause damage in southern IllinoisAuthorities in southern Illinois say strong winds from a storm system moving across the nation's mid-section caused damage in Belleville.
  • Illinois
  • 6 days ago
Weather

Tornado touches down in St. Clair Co.

Tornado touches down in St. Clair Co.The NewsChannel 5 First Alert Weather team has confirmed a tornado has touched down in St. Clair County, near Shiloh, Ill.
  • Weather
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Local

Services set for longtime St. Clair Co. judge

Services set for longtime St. Clair Co. judgeervices are set for a retired longtime southwestern Illinois judge who died of cancer-related complications.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Local

Mo. to help seniors with Medicare enrollment

Mo. to help seniors with Medicare enrollmentThe Missouri Department of Insurance is offering free help to seniors who want to review their coverage or enroll in Medicare.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Crime

Springfield mother displays knife at school

Springfield mother displays knife at schoolSpringfield police say dismissal was delayed at an elementary school after a mother brandished a knife.
  • Crime
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Illinois

2 men who fled southeastern Illinois jail caught

2 men who fled southeastern Illinois jail caughtAuthorities say two men who escaped from a jail in southeastern Illinois' White County are back in custody.
  • Illinois
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Illinois

Quinn blasts Rauner's tax return disclosures

Quinn blasts Rauner's tax return disclosuresA spokeswoman for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is calling Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's disclosure of his 2013 federal and state income tax returns inadequate.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Illinois

Trucker gets probation in Illinois trooper death

Trucker gets probation in Illinois trooper deathA judge has handed a probation sentence to a Georgia truck driver whose vehicle struck and killed an Illinois State Police trooper in November 2012.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Crime

Suspect charged in Granite City hit-and-run

Suspect charged in Granite City hit-and-runA teen killed Monday night in a hit-and-run accident has been identified by the Madison County coroner.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Illinois

6,300 Illinoisans apply for medical marijuana

6,300 Illinoisans apply for medical marijuanaIllinois doctors have signed off on Illinois medical marijuana for patients with cancer, severe fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Hillary Clinton attending Chicago fundraiser for Quinn

Hillary Clinton attending Chicago fundraiser for QuinnFormer Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is attending a fundraiser for Gov. Pat Quinn while on a visit to Chicago Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold

Winning Mega Millions ticket soldA winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in Medora, Illinois for Tuesday night's drawing.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Illinois

Michelle Obama campaigns for Illinois governor

Michelle Obama campaigns for Illinois governorFirst lady Michelle Obama says the Illinois governor's race is personal for her as she stumps for Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Crime

Teen killed in hit-and-run

Teen killed in hit-and-runGranite City police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened Monday night at 14th Street and Edwardsville Road.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Illinois voter registration ends Tuesday

Illinois voter registration ends Tuesdaylection officials say there are two days left for regular voter registration ahead of Nov. 4.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Tree-killing beetle spreads in Ill.

Tree-killing beetle spreads in Ill.The state Agriculture Department says a beetle that's killed hundreds of millions of U.S. ash trees has spread to more Illinois counties.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Illinois

Voters to decide future of Metro East high school

Voters to decide future of Metro East high schoolA Metro East school district wants to shut down its high school in order to save the district that's been around for more than a century. Citizens in Brooklyn, Illinois will vote on the proposal to close Lovejoy High School next month.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 6 days ago