• Cullerton: Pension issue could bypass committee

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    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says the state’s pension crisis could be addressed in the fall legislative session even if a committee working on it remains split. The Chicago Democrat tells The Associated Press in an interview that lawmakers could bypass the committee and call a vote through another legislative route....

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    Salem PD investigates flower shop robbery

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    Salem police are investigating a Monday robbery which of Paradise Flowers, located in the 700 block of North Broadway. According to police, at approximately 5:15 p.m. Monday, the suspect entered the store and demanded money from the clerk behind the counter. He reportedly did not display or infer a weapon. The clerk advised him...

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    Suspect of Marion County manhunt apprehended

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    The Marion County Sheriff’s Department has apprehended a 35-year-old man who was the subject of a manhunt Tuesday, after a vehicle reported stolen in Montana was found crashed in rural Odin. Herbert Richardson was ultimately found hiding in a tree and was taken to the Marion County Jail, where he is charged with possession...

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    Carlyle teen sentenced for stabbing father

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    A 19-year-old Carlyle teenager was sentenced in Clinton County Court Tuesday afternoon to 18 months probation and 118 days in jail, with credit for time served, after he pleaded guilty last month to stabbing his father during a June argument. Kole P. Koehler pleaded guilty to Class 2 felony aggravated domestic battery and misdemeanor...

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