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7 am news

She quit her job, took a leap of faith. And then Ferguson erupted

2014-08-23 07:00:00
Charles Davis, 47, had been looking for a new business with his wife for six months before he asked the Lord to intervene. ?Lord, I?m going to sit still, and you tell me where to go,? he pra… Read Full Story ...

6 am news

Among the pines: bronze beauties, marble sculptures mapped in Forest Park

2014-08-23 06:00:00
Forest Park Forever offers free booklet for visitors to learn more about artworks' history. Read Full Story ...

4 am news

Illinois DNR to use $1.7M grant on recreation

2014-08-23 04:17:00

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program.

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3 am news

Chicago man gets 40 years in fatal 2009 crash

2014-08-23 03:47:00

A Chicago man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a 2009 crash that killed a woman and critically injured her young son.

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Man who fled after fatal crash held without bond

2014-08-23 03:32:00

After hiding in Poland for years, a suspect in a fatal 2004 drunken driving crash in Chicago is being held without bond.

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Quinn signs legislation requiring transit review

2014-08-23 03:07:00

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a mass transit reform law intended to make the operations of transit agencies serving metropolitan Chicago more transparent and accountable.

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Section of Interstate 70 named for Jerry Costello.

2014-08-23 03:07:00

A section of Interstate 70 in southwestern Illinois has been named in honor of former Congressman Jerry Costello.

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1 am news

Donations for Darren Wilson are redirected to nonprofit

2014-08-23 01:15:00
A GoFundMe crowdsourcing site had raised nearly $235,000 Read Full Story ...

Protest scene gets quieter Friday night

2014-08-23 01:00:00
Through the night, the numbers of marchers, police and news reporters was down significantly from the assemblies of the previous nights. Read Full Story ...

12 am news

Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

2014-08-23 00:57:00

Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

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Wainwright 'in a funk' as Cards lose

2014-08-23 00:55:00
Cardinals stake their ace to an early 4-1 lead, but he coughs it up in a 5-4 loss to the lowly Phils as he continues to struggle with his control. Read Full Story ...

Capt. Johnson endures Ferguson's storm

2014-08-23 00:30:00
Missouri Highway Patrol captain supervising protest zone hopes 'we have turned a corner.' Read Full Story ...

Sherpa: Reader asks if Tony Dungy responded as a black man should

2014-08-23 00:15:00
Michael Sam's 'distraction' potential causes readers to disagree. Read Full Story ...

Unheralded coalition of peacekeepers help restore calm to Ferguson

2014-08-23 00:15:00
In midst of chaos volunteers placed themselves between protesters and police Read Full Story ...

Nation of Islam members push to Ferguson's frontlines

2014-08-23 00:15:00
Many say they have calmed the crowds. But broader criticism of the Muslim sect continues. Read Full Story ...

Two St. Louis area police shootings are alike, and not

2014-08-23 00:15:00
Weapon and video separate the killings of Michael Brown and Kajieme Powell. Read Full Story ...

Drop-in center seeks to relieve new anxieties and old problems

2014-08-23 00:15:00
More than 1,000 residents who live near the Michael Brown shooting have sought assistance. Read Full Story ...

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