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    Ill. meth lab seizures down in 2012; state still No. 5

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Figures obtained by The Associated Press show that methamphetamine lab seizures and arrests declined nationwide in 2012, but the illicit and dangerous drug continues to hit hardest in the nation’s heartland. The Drug Enforcement Administration provided statistics to AP showing 12,694 meth lab incidents in 2012, down 5.5 percent from...

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    Ill. man ordered to stand trial in toddler’s death

    by  • September 11, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A southern Illinois man who was ordered to stand trial on charges that he killed his girlfriend’s 23-month-old son got an earful in court from the boy’s grandmother. Twenty-five-year-old Kody Johnson pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder count this week in Williamson county for last month’s death of Skyler west-France. Authorities have said...

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