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    Feds raid Madison County home; man arrested for child porn

    by  • July 11, 2014 • News

    ALHAMBRA — Federal authorities raided a home in northeast Madison County on Thursday, and on Friday filed a three-count indictment against a rural Alhambra man on child pornography charges. Robert E. Godsey, 34, was charged Friday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis with receipt, possession and distribution of visual depictions of minors...

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    Some Illinois lawmakers voluntarily giving up pay

    by  • July 11, 2014 • News

    CHICAGO (AP) — Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough days to save taxpayer dollars. Reps. Fred Crespo, Marty Moylan and Don Moffitt are among those who plan to give the minimum $3,100 bump they’ll see in...

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    IEMA urges Illinoisans to prepare for dangerous heat

    by  • July 11, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD — On average, more people die from heat-related causes each year than any other weather hazard.  Yet many people still don’t take heat dangers seriously. That’s why the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and local emergency management agencies will be working to increase awareness of heat safety throughout July, traditionally one of the hottest...

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    Police chief shoots suspect during bank robbery

    by  • July 11, 2014 • News

    PRINCETON, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a police chief visiting a western Kentucky bank shot and killed an armed man who entered the bank wearing a stocking over his head. Kentucky State Police say Princeton Police Chief Don Weedman ordered the man to put down his gun, but instead the man fired at Weedman....

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