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SIU-E Chancellor Resigns

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's chancellor is announcing her resignation six weeks after signing a contract extension. Read more »

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Missouri Man Behind Bars for Storage Unit Thefts

BENTON, MO. -- A Missouri man has been arrested in connection with storage unit thefts. Read More »

AP: Rauner Tells State Workers They Will Be Paid

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to reassure state employees they will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday. Read More »

$2.9 Million Grant to Aid TB Research at SLU

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A grant worth nearly $3 million will help researchers at Saint Louis University study a new tuberculosis vaccine. Read More »

Justices Rule Against EPA Power Plant Mercury Limits

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. Read More »

Railroad Official Asks Digital Map Makers to Mark Crossings

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The federal agency that oversees railroads has asked digital mapping companies to alert drivers as they approach track crossings in the hope that visual and audio cues will lead to greater awareness of potential dangers. Read More »

Sheriff: Girl Shot by Brother, 5, After Gun Left on Counter

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) - A 4-year-old girl has been injured after authorities say she was accidentally shot by her 5-year-old brother in Trigg County. Read More »

Illinois Teacher Fired for Stepping on U.S. Flag

MARTINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - An eastern Illinois teacher has been fired for stepping on a small U.S. flag during a lesson last month. Read More »

Washington Wildfire Destroys Homes, Forces Evacuations

SEATTLE (AP) - A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday. Read More »

Construction Begins on Shawneetown Bridge

WSIL -- A construction project on the Shawneetown Bridge will impact farmers who need to move wide equipment across the Ohio River. Read More »

Bridge Construction to Cause Traffic Delays

WSIL -- Bridge construction will cause delays for drivers in western Kentucky this week. Read More »

Man Killed When Forklift Ran Him Over

MCCRACKEN CO. -- A man has died after a forklift he was trying to jump start ran over him. Read More »

SpaceX Launch Ends In Failure, Rocket Erupts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station has broken apart after being launched. Read More »

Man Arrested After Shots Fired At Illinois Trooper

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Illinois State Police say a 52-year-old man suspected of firing shots at a state trooper has been arrested. Read More »

Man Arrested On Drug Charges

BENTON, MO. -- David Wood of New Madrid, Missouri has been charged with possesion of a controlled substance. Read More »

Man Charged With Assault, Accused of Beating Man With Broomstick

PADUCAH, KY. -- A man from Paducah has been charged with assault after, authorities say, he beat a man with a broomstick. Read More »

Sikeston Man Arrested After Sexual Contact With 12 Year-Old

BENTON, MO. -- A Sikeston man has been arrested and charged regarding sexual related crimes with a 12 year-old. Read More »

Tiny Missouri Town Finally Getting Flood Buyout Money

DUTCHTOWN, Mo. (AP) - After years of flooding in the small southeast Missouri town of Dutchtown, many of the residents are finally getting federal buyout money. Read More »

Illinois Could Allow Dogs To Comfort Courtroom Witnesses

GURNEE, Ill. (AP) - Illinois could soon become one of the few states with a law governing the use of specially trained dogs in courtrooms to comfort witnesses. Read More »

Some Gay Marriage Opponents Balk, While Couples Rush To Wed

CINCINNATI (AP) - The wait to get married in their home state is ending for same-sex couples in the last U.S. states with bans on such unions, even if the opposition isn't over. Some couples rushed to... Read More »

Illinois Advocates Celebrate Court's Gay Marriage Ruling

CHICAGO (AP) - Advocates in Illinois are celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. Read More »

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Read More »

Daycare Workers Rally Against Subsidy Cuts

MOUNT VERNON -- Vetoes from the Illinois Governor come as unions keep turning up the heat on the Governor to keep money coming for some of their pet programs. Read More »

Low-level Radioactive Contamination Found Along Creek

HAZELWOOD, Mo. (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers says it has found low-level radiological contamination at three sites along Coldwater Creek in St. Louis County. Read More »

Noah's Big Biblical Boat Being Built as Kentucky Attraction

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) - In a rolling Kentucky pasture, the first few wooden ribs of a giant Noah's ark tourist attraction have begun to sprout up. Read More »

TV Actor Dustin Diamond Gets 4 Months Jail for Stabbing

ASSOCIATED PRESS -- Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," apologized Thursday for his part in a Wisconsin barroom stabbing before being sentenced to serve 4 months in jail. Read More »

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