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New Videos Being Analyzed in Fatal Shooting of Fox Lake Officer

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) - A $50,000 reward is being offered for the capture and conviction of those who killed a northern Illinois police officer. Read more »

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Flyover Used to Help Locate Spilled Oil in Mississippi River

COLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is using aerial observations of the Mississippi River to try to determine the location of more than 120,000 gallons of oil that spilled after two boats collided in Kentucky. Read More »

State of Illinois Continues to Hire Despite Lack of Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The absence of a state budget hasn't kept Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration and other Illinois agencies from hiring more workers. Read More »

Kentucky Man Behind Bars for Sexual Abuse of a Child

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A Mayfield, Kentucky man is behind bars for sexually abusing a child. Read More »

Kraft Heinz Expands Kraft Singles Recall

NEW YORK (AP) - Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. Read More »

Northern Illinois Offers Shot at Free Tuition to Fill Stands

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois University is offering students a chance at free tuition for spring semester if they attend all six home football games this season. Read More »

Police to Examine Video in Cop Shooting Probe

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) - Authorities believe they've recovered video that will help the investigation into who killed a police officer in northern Illinois. Read More »

Judge Orders Defiant Kentucky Clerk to Jail

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - A defiant county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples says she will not accept a compromise that would have let her out of jail. Read More »

'Yard Sale' Spans from 1 SE Missouri Town to Another

JACKSON, Mo. (AP) - There are yard sales, and then there is the event that starts Thursday in southeast Missouri. Read More »

Six Flags St. Louis to Unveil Fireball Roller Coaster

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Six Flags St. Louis is set to announce a new ride for the theme park. Read More »

Mississippi River Oil Spill Not Affecting Port

(AP) - A collision between two tow boats that caused an oil spill on the Mississippi River has not affected service at a port in Kentucky near the accident site. Read More »

Johnsonville Grillers Recalled for Metal Fragments

WSIL -- Kenosha Beef is recalling more than 89,000 pounds of Johnsonville Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Grillers because they may contain metal fragments. Read More »

Dean Jones, Boyish Disney Star, Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Disney star of the 1960s, Dean Jones, has died of Parkinson's Disease at age 84. Read More »

US Offers $10 Million in Grants for Railroad Crossing Fixes

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in response to a recent surge in flammable fuel shipments. Read More »

Bill to Keep Illinois State Museum Open Advances

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Lawmakers have advanced a bill to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from closing the Illinois State Museum and four satellite sites. Read More »

Report: Malware Targeting Android Smartphones On The Rise

BERLIN (AP) - Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought. Read More »

St. Louis Zoo Says It Won't Begin Charging Admission

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The board that runs the zoo says it doesn't plan to implement an admission charge and no member of the Zoo Museum District supports the idea. Read More »

Architects Reveal Plans for Proposed St. Louis Stadium

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The architects of a new football stadium in St. Louis are planning an arena that will offer more than just football games. Read More »

New Collars Monitor Pets for Pain, Problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Two companies have the latest in wearable pet technology: collars that can check for a fever, monitor pulse and respiration, and even indicate if your pet is in pain. Read More »

US Regulatory Agency Seeks to Expand Mining Safety Feature

ARLINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal mine regulators are moving to expand a safety feature in coal operations aimed at preventing crushing of miners. Read More »

Search Widens for Suspects in Officer's Slaying

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say an intensive house-by-house "grid search" for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a northern Illinois police officer has ended, but that the hunt continues. Read More »

McDonald's Will Launch All Day Breakfast on Oct. 6

NEW YORK (AP) - If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6. Read More »

SSM Plans to Build New SLU Hospital Within 5 Years

ST. LOUIS (AP) - SSM Health plans to spend $500 million to replace the aging Saint Louis University Hospital, and build an outpatient care center. Read More »

US Adult Smoking Rate Dips to 17 Percent

NEW YORK (AP) - A new government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults continues to fall. Read More »

Consumer Panel: Airlines Should Disclose Fees, Seat Size

WASHINGTON (AP) - Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday. Read More »

Frozen Corn Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

WSIL -- Bonduelle USA Inc. is recalling more than 9,300 cases of frozen corn that may be contaminated with listeria. Read More »

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