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Suburban Chicago man gets life for armed robbery

2015-03-31 03:08:00 BND.com

A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to life in prison for an armed robbery set up by placing a bogus ad to sell a motorcycle.

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Illinois joins campaign to reduce childhood obesity

2015-03-31 03:08:00 BND.com

Illinois is the latest state to join a national program aimed at reducing childhood obesity.

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Old oak tree may be threatened by development

2015-03-31 03:03:00 BND.com

A giant Bur oak tree estimated to be more than 200 years old may be threatened by a developer's construction plans in the northern Illinois city of Waukegan.

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2 am news



Police announce 2 arrests in St. Louis train attack

2015-03-31 02:53:00 BND.com

Police have announced two arrests in the attack of a light rail passenger in St. Louis after he was asked about what he thought of the "Mike Brown situation."

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Police: 2 killed, 1 hurt in shooting near downtown St. Louis

2015-03-31 02:53:00 BND.com

Police say a 9-year-old girl survived a shooting that killed her mother and a man near downtown St. Louis.

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Ex-Carbondale pastor gets 6 years in prison on theft charges

2015-03-31 02:48:00 BND.com

The former pastor of a Carbondale church who used his position to swindle money has been sentenced to six years in prison.

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Lawmaker's staff to face tough prosecutor in spending probe

2015-03-31 02:08:00 BND.com

Some of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's current and previous employees will appear before a federal grand jury next month to answer questions about their old boss. They'll likely face a…

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12 am news



Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race

2015-03-31 00:18:00 BND.com

A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's most troubled neighborhoods fueled nearly constant…

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After videotaped assault on MetroLink, riders and officials reflect

2015-03-31 00:15:00 STLToday.com
Two people were arrested in attack and steps are being considered to strengthen security. Read Full Story ...

Union, Mo. city collector sues city leader, says his duties were improperly outsourced

2015-03-31 00:13:00 STLToday.com
Terry L. Copeland was elected in April 2010 but his job has essentially been eliminated, suit says Read Full Story ...



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