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    Police investigate burning body in Godfrey

    by  • April 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Authorities are investigating a body found in a burning car in the southwestern Illinois Village of Godfrey. Madison County investigators haven’t yet publicly identified the body discovered Friday in the vehicle parked on a driveway, after firefighters extinguished the flames. Authorities say they don’t suspect foul play.

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    IDOC inmate transport bus spotted at strip club

    by  • April 20, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

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    As  members of the State Senate Executive Appointments Committee prepare to decide whether to support Gov. Pat Quinn’s reappointment of Department of Corrections Director S.A. “Tony” Godinez, this picture was sent to our news department. The picture shows an IDOC inmate transport bus parked Friday afternoon, outside Club Coyote, a “gentlemen’s club” on U.S....

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    Underage drinking prevention program launched

    by  • April 19, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

      The Illinois Liquor Control Commission has started a new underage drinking awareness program. The program was announced Thursday at a ceremony in the Chicago suburb of Mundelein. It’s called “Your Actions Matter!” Officials say the state asked teenagers to create a logo and slogan for the new public awareness campaign. The winners were...

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    O’Fallon teen indicted on bomb charges

    by  • April 19, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A federal grand jury indicted an 18-year-old high school student after the discovery of bomb-making material at the teen’s home. Thomas Lee Stanton of Lebanon yesterday was indicted on a charge of unlawful possession of a destructive device. The indictment alleges Stanton possessed one or more explosive devices, including a “cricket” bomb made from...

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