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VIRAL PHOTO: Illinois drivers begging to be pulled over by this trooper

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) - Some Illinois residents are begging to be pulled over by an Illinois State Police trooper who was featured in a recent social media post. Last week, authorities reminded Illinois drivers to wear a seatbelt, drive sober and stay alert in a Facebook post that featured a now viral photo of a trooper. The photo has been shared more than 1,000 times and has nearly 3,000 comments as of Monday.
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Go Boating On A Lagoon, Splash At The Water Park, And More At Mineral Spring Park In Illinois

Are you ready for some fun this summer? As you plan out the next few months and choose exciting destinations to visit, you may want to add the city of Pekin in central Illinois to your list. Here you will find an extraordinary park filled with plenty of activities and fun for the whole family. […] The post Go Boating On A Lagoon, Splash At The Water Park, And More At Mineral Spring Park In Illinois appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Lawmakers' return to Springfield costing taxpayers thousands

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The Illinois General Assembly is coming back to Springfield for two days this week, which will cost the taxpayers more money for legislators' travel expenses. According to the Illinois Comptroller’s Office, this is not a special session, so legislators will not get paid extra for these...
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Six area high school sports teams advance to State Final Tournament

Springfield, Ill (WICS/WRSP) - Six area high school sports teams won their Super-Sectional and will advance to State Final Tournaments later in the week!. - Mt. Pulaski vs. Farina (South Central) Thurs. 1 p.m. at Illinois State University. 2A: Sacred Heart-Griffin 4, St. Joseph-Ogden 1. - Sacred Heart-Griffin vs. Winner...
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7 Fascinating Things To Do in Illinois That Aren’t in Chicago

A recent survey says Illinois is one of the most fun states in the U.S.. Truth is that Chicago is the biggest reason, but there's so much more than the Windy City. No disrespect to one of the greatest cities in ANY country, but Chicago is not the end-all be-all for fun in the state of Illinois. A recent survey chose Illinois as the 5th Most Fun State in America, and it's not just due to the Windy City.
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Evacuations ordered after Illinois chemical plant explodes

Local authorities are asking residents to evacuate after a chemical plant exploded in Illinois, Fox-affiliate WQRF reported. A fire began at the Chemtool Incorporated facility early Monday morning following the explosion. Fire officials began to order individuals who live in a one-mile radius from the Chemtool Incorporated facility to evacuate from the area.
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Teen kidnapped in northern Ill.

PERU, Ill. (KFVS) - A teenage girl was kidnapped in northern Illinois, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Police say just before 5 a.m. on Monday, June 14, a person living near 7th and Plum Street called 911 to report hearing a female screaming for help. According to the...
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Ward 7 residents say traffic, roads are main issues

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Ward meetings continue throughout Springfield with the west side's Ward 7 on the slate for Monday night. Residents brought up many concerns to Mayor Jim Langfelder, Alderman Joe McMenamin, and several other city department heads. Two of the hottest topics: traffic enforcement and road projects. At...
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Ransomware attack shuts down Illinois foodservice distributor

Edward Don & Co., a Woodridge, Illinois-based foodservice distributor serving more than 70,000 clients worldwide, has suffered a ransomware attack, forcing the company to shut down parts of its network, according to a bleepingcomputer.com report. The attack disrupted phone systems and email, causing employees to use gmail accounts to communicate...
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ISP Investigating Fatal US 67 Crash in Jersey County

Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred early this morning on Route 67 near Delhi in Jersey County. Officials have yet to identify the driver of a 2008 Ford coupe that traveled into a construction zone and struck a piece of equipment. Illinois State Police District 18 reports indicate that the car was traveling northbound on U.S. Route 67 near Trinity Hill Lane just north of Delhi at approximately 4:24AM.
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Illinois Inmate's Death After Being Tased, Restrained by Officers Deemed a Homicide

The death of a central Illinois inmate who was restrained by correction officers has been ruled a homicide, according to the coroner's office. Jaimeson Daniel Cody, 39, died on April 28 following a routine cell check at the Sangamon County Jail. A correction officer entered Cody's cell after spotting blood on his uniform. The coroner's report confirmed Cody had superficial, self-inflicted wounds to his arm, which initiated the officer to check on Cody. The officer tried to handcuff Cody when he refused to cooperate with a health check, NBC Chicago reported.