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NEMO Juvenile court officer indicted on Federal sex trafficking charge

NEMO Juvenile court officer indicted on Federal sex trafficking charge

by Scott Hardy

Justice Department arrested Scott Burow, 62, last Friday

Hancock County man found Guilty of murder

Hancock County man found Guilty of murder

by Scott Hardy

Andrew DeHaven convicted in 2020 killing of his father

QND coach accused of sexual abuse

QND coach accused of sexual abuse

by Scott Hardy

Jonathan Graff arrested after incident reported last week

QPD says teen boy started fire at 7th and State

QPD says teen boy started fire at 7th and State

by Scott Hardy

State's Attorney reviewing the case

QPS Board approves teacher contract

QPS Board approves teacher contract

by Mary Griffith

Three-year deal starts July 1

Fire destroys vacant building at 7th and State

Fire destroys vacant building at 7th and State

by Mary Griffith

Fire started Wednesday afternoon

Co-Founder of 2 x 4's for Hope indicted on theft charges

Co-Founder of 2 x 4's for Hope indicted on theft charges

by Scott Hardy

Mark Lawrence accused of stealing over $100,000 from organization

Founders file suit against 2 x 4's for Hope

Founders file suit against 2 x 4's for Hope

by Scott Hardy

Mark and Chris Lawrence claim charges against them are false

City emails should be working by end of day Tuesday

City emails should be working by end of day Tuesday

by Scott Hardy

Other services should be restored in 1-2 weeks

New London man accused of damaging vehicles in parking lot of Hannibal cinema

New London man accused of damaging vehicles in parking lot of Hannibal cinema

by Scott Hardy

Jaymes Gilbert charged with nine counts of property damage

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Illinois lawmakers look to improve public safety through two-sided approach

(The Center Square) – The Illinois Public Safety and Violence Prevention Task Force met Thursday to discuss ways to improve public safety across the state by supporting more community programs and improving mental health care.

Illinoisans could spot armadillos this summer

(The Center Square) – A new summer sport for Illinois: Armadillo spotting.

Stakeholders share continued concerns over Illinois energy reliability, costs

(The Center Square) – With higher electricity bills and possible interruptions in service on the horizon for Illinoisans, lawmakers are meeting to come up with solutions.

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Pennsylvania house explosion: 4 killed, several people trapped after home is leveled

A house explosion in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, Thursday night killed at least 4 people and trapped more victims, authorities said.

Texas school shooting suspect's mother seen praying on front porch of her parents' home

Texas school shooting suspect Salvador Ramos's mother could be seen praying and clutching what appeared to be a rosary on the front porch of her parents' home on Thursday evening.

Houston increases security for NRA convention during Memorial Day weekend

Houston will increase security measures for the NRA's three-day convention as the gun-rights group comes under fire following the Uvalde school shooting

IllinoisPolicy

Longer public schools closed for pandemic, more students they lost

New research shows remote learning spurred the enrollment declines plaguing public schools. Schools with more in-person instruction lost fewer students.

Memorial Day brings extra pain at Illinois gas pumps

Millions of motorists will hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, an unfriendly reminder of skyrocketing gas prices. Illinoisans specifically pay the most for gas in the Midwest.

Former state Rep. Luis Arroyo gets 57 months for bribery scheme

The former Illinois House assistant majority leader now faces nearly 5 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to accepting and soliciting bribes to expand sweepstakes gambling legislation in Springfield.

IRS data confirms Illinois is losing residents, wealth flight at record pace

Illinois lost more than 100,000 residents and $8.5 billion on net in adjusted gross income to other states from 2019-2020, according to new federal tax return data. Those leaving earned $31K more than those coming in.