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7 Dead From Legionnaires’ Disease At Quincy Veterans’ Home

Officials with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the state Department of Public Health say that all of the victims were elderly residents with underlying medical conditions.


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Chicago-Hub Amtrak Trains To Get Free Internet

The passenger train company says Wi-Fi will be installed on the Chicago-to-Carbondale and Chicago-to-Quincy lines. It’ll also be expanded to all four roundtrips on Chicago-to-St. Louis trains; those trains also stop in Springfield.


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Downstate Man Charged In 2007 Murder In South Shore

A downstate Illinois man was denied bond Friday for allegedly fatally shooting a teenage boy in the South Shore neighborhood in 2007.


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Hiding Woman Falls From Attic During Meth Raid

Sheriff’s deputies say they arrested a 19-year-old woman wanted on a federal drug charge when she fell through the ceiling from her attic hiding place during their search of her residence.