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Pekin man indicted for drunken driving in lot

2014-10-31 05:41:00 BND.com

A Tazewell County grand jury has indicted a Pekin man accused of drunken driving through a parking lot while it was filled with adults and children.

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Pekin man gets 4 years in drugged child case

2014-10-31 05:21:00 BND.com

A Pekin man has been sentenced to four years in prison after he dropped drug-laced candy on the floor that a 2-year-old boy then ate.

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Springfield man sentenced for bankruptcy fraud

2014-10-31 05:16:00 BND.com

A Springfield man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for bankruptcy fraud.

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Man pleads guilty in Missouri box cutter attack

2014-10-31 05:16:00 BND.com

An Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to slashing his colleague with a box cutter outside of a Cape Girardeau hotel.

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Firefighter: St. Louis man dies in home fire

2014-10-31 05:11:00 BND.com

St. Louis firefighters say a man has died after a fire broke out in a home without a working smoke detector.

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Missouri parachutist rescued from television tower

2014-10-31 05:06:00 BND.com

Firefighters have rescued a parachutist who became stuck on a broadcast tower about 125 feet off of the ground and dangled for about two hours.

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4 am news



Scholarship named for Truman State student

2014-10-31 04:06:00 BND.com

A new scholarship at Truman State University will honor the life of a student who died Oct. 7 while studying abroad.

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Nixon announces 2,000 summer jobs for youths

2014-10-31 04:06:00 BND.com

A new program will match 2,000 St. Louis-area youths from low-income families with summer jobs next year.

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Sharpton returns to St. Louis shooting protests

2014-10-31 04:06:00 BND.com

The Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to return to St. Louis Friday for a new round of protests and rallies connected to Michael Brown's police shooting death.

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EXCHANGE: EIU students mentor elementary students

2014-10-31 04:06:00 BND.com

For Jazmin Smiley and Alberto Garcia, every interaction at Mark Twain Elementary is a learning opportunity.

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3 am news



Algonquin police chief retiring after 30 years

2014-10-31 03:36:00 BND.com

The northern Illinois village of Algonquin will soon have its first new police chief in nearly 30 years.

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New book group focuses on military veterans

2014-10-31 03:21:00 BND.com

Military veterans will have a new place to gather and talk about their service.

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Cook County clerk: early voting participation high

2014-10-31 03:06:00 BND.com

More than 115,000 voters in suburban Cook County have voted ahead of Tuesday's election, either in person or by mail.

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Will County authorities urge vote-fraud reporting

2014-10-31 03:06:00 BND.com

Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow is encouraging people to report suspicious voting practices to his election fraud hotline during Tuesday's balloting.

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Construction starts on national guard facility

2014-10-31 03:06:00 BND.com

Construction has begun on a new, $53 million Illinois National Guard facility south of Chicago.

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2 am news



San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

2014-10-31 02:56:00 BND.com

Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade featuring double-decker buses for the players and…

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A look at Ebola guidelines in some states

2014-10-31 02:31:00 BND.com

States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease…

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Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same

2014-10-31 02:18:00 BND.com

A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the…

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12 am news



Report on police shooting of VonDerrit Myers to reach St. Louis prosecutors next week

2014-10-31 00:20:00 STLToday.com
The investigation of the fatal police shooting of Kajieme Powell will take longer, Police Chief Sam Dotson said Thursday. Read Full Story ...

Investors flee Arch debt, driving down its bond prices

2014-10-31 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Some Arch bonds are worth less than 50 cents on the dollar. Read Full Story ...

McClellan: Waiting for "Ebola, the Movie"

2014-10-31 00:15:00 STLToday.com
In unwritten script, guess who becomes the hero? Read Full Story ...

Brooklyn voters to consider closing their only high school

2014-10-31 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Students at Lovejoy Technology Academy would go to East St. Louis High School. Read Full Story ...

Illinois schools continue to struggle with harder tests

2014-10-31 00:10:00 STLToday.com
Metro East districts are among those gearing up to take the new test online this spring. Read Full Story ...

Illinois schools report has host of new features

2014-10-31 00:01:00 BND.com

The yearly report card on Illinois schools released Friday contains a host of new features and benchmarks, including one showing more than 70 percent of recent graduates enrolled in college…

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