• Federal inmate bus involved in freeway crash

    by  • December 16, 2013

    Authorities say a southern Illinois freeway crash involving a busload of federal prisoners sent all 13 of the vehicle’s occupants to the hospital. Illinois State Police Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. says the westbound bus headed from Kentucky to Jefferson City, Mo., hit a bridge support in Interstate 64′s center median about 5 a.m. Sunday...

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    Lawmakers to scrutinize corporate giveaways

    by  • December 16, 2013

    Corporate incentives, or giveaways, will be under scrutiny next year. ADM, Boeing and others are seeking incentives in excess of what the state usually offers to retain and attract business. There’s concern in Springfield that if ADM gets its request, to keep some of its employees’ state income taxes, the floodgates will open with...

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    DuBois man killed in three-car accident

    by  • December 16, 2013

    A 19-year-old DuBois man has died as a result of injuries he sustained in a three vehicle crash south of Nashville in Washington county on Friday afternoon. According to the Illinois State Police, Matthew Klaybor was initially taken to Washington County Hospital in Nashville for treatment, but was later transported to St. Louis University...

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    Man charged with causing infant’s brain injury

    by  • December 13, 2013

    A 21-year-old former Hamilton County man is facing battery charges involving his new-born daughter. Colten Campbell of Galatia was arrested Wednesday in Indianapolis. Authorities say his four-month old daughter, Aubrey, is being treated for severe brain injuries. The girls was hospitalized last weekend in Harrisburg before being transferred twice to other facilities. The Southern...

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