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Amtrak Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Amtrak Proving More Popular For Illinois Travelers

Amtrak provides service from Chicago to St. Louis, and several college towns in Illinois, including Champaign, Carbondale, Bloomington-Normal, and Macomb – and those rides have proven popular.

10/15/2013

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Beach Park Father, Son Missing Near St. Louis

A north suburban man and his son are missing near St. Louis, and police have been questioning the man’s wife.

07/03/2013

Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks makes a save on a shot by Valdimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues at the United Center on April 4, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blues Edge Blackhawks 4-3 In Shootout

Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored the deciding goal in the sixth round of the shootout and the St. Louis Blues came back for a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

04/04/2013

Chris Stewart #25 of the St. Louis Blues controls the puck against Duncan Keith #2 and Brent Seabrook #7 both of the Chicago Blackhawks at the Scottrade Center on February 28, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Extend Points Streak To 20 Games

Jonathan Toews scored twice, and Ray Emery and Corey Crawford combined on a shutout as the Chicago Blackhawks extended their NHL-record season-opening points streak to 20 games with a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.

02/28/2013

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Becoming Senior Management In Chicago: A Recruiter’s Advice

Do you have what it takes to be senior management? If so, now is the time to act.

01/28/2013

Barges floating on the Mississippi River near Burlington, Iowa, along the Illinois border. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Army Corps Declines Request To Boost Mississippi River Level

The Army Corps of Engineers has turned back requests by federal lawmakers and the barge industry to release more water from the Missouri River, believing the drought-starved Mississippi River it feeds still will remain open to shipping despite mounting concerns about water levels.

12/07/2012

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Amtrak’s Chicago-To-St. Louis Route Adds 110 MPH Trains In Part Of Downstate

Amtrak had a Thanksgiving present for its riders between Chicago and St. Louis — faster train schedules.

11/22/2012

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American Airlines Flight From Chicago Diverted To St. Louis

An American Airlines plane en route from O’Hare International Airport to Dallas made an emergency landing Monday morning in St. Louis after a pilot became ill.

10/01/2012

Keith Estes, left, and Johnathan Perkins, both 18, are charged in the shooting death of Wheaton athlete Megan Boken in St. Louis. (St. Louis Police Dept.)

2 Teens Charged In Wheaton Athlete’s Shooting Death In St. Louis

Megan Boken, 23, was shot to death while sitting in her car Saturday while in St. Louis for an alumni volleyball game.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Captive Teen Rescued

Girl Free After Being Held For 2 Years As Sex Slave Downstate

A 17-year old girl is free and safe, after escaping from an East St. Louis area home where she was allegedly held captive for more than two years.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Megan Boken, 23, of Wheaton was shot and killed in an apparent botched robbery in St. Louis, where she was planning to play in an alumni game for former St. Louis University volleyball players. (Photo courtesy St. Louis University)

Two Teens Arrested In Murder Of Volleyball Star

St. Louis police have arrested two 18-year-old suspects in the murder of Wheaton volleyball star Megan Boken, who was gunned down in St. Louis last weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Megan Boken, 23, of Wheaton was shot and killed in an apparent botched robbery in St. Louis, where she was planning to play in an alumni game for former St. Louis University volleyball players. (Photo courtesy St. Louis University)

Visitation Set For Wheaton Volleyball Star Killed In St. Louis

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, and the funeral for Thursday, for 23-year-old Megan Boken – the Wheaton native who was killed in St. Louis this past weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Megan Boken, 23, of Wheaton was shot and killed in an apparent botched robbery in St. Louis, where she was planning to play in an alumni game for former St. Louis University volleyball players. (Photo courtesy St. Louis University)

$10K Reward Offered In Murder Of Wheaton Volleyball Star

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the gunman who shot and killed a former volleyball player from Wheaton, who was gunned down in her car in St. Louis over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

Fatal Downstate Megabus Crash Leads To Lawsuit

A Chicago woman, who was hurt in a Megabus accident near St. Louis earlier this month, is filing a lawsuit against the bus company.

08/14/2012

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

Blown Tire Blamed For Deadly Megabus Accident Downstate

Megabuses were running as usual Friday morning, a day after a packed double-decker bus from Chicago crashed into a bridge downstate and left a woman dead.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dempster Still Winless But Cubs Beat Cardinals 6-4

Alfonso Soriano singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs sent the St. Louis Cardinals to their fourth straight loss at home with a 6-4 victory on Monday night.

05/14/2012

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5-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient Headed Home After Kidnapping

A 5-year-old heart transplant patient is going home with his mother after he was kidnapped, allegedly by his father and other family members.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Porter Stone

Kidnapped Heart Transplant Patient, 5, Found Safe In Alsip

A 5-year-old boy with a serious heart condition is awaiting a reunion with his mother in the southwest suburbs, while the boy’s father and grandmother stand charged with kidnapping him from a St. Louis hospital.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs hits an RBI single against the Chicago Cubs during the home-opening game at Busch Stadium on April 13, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Power-Hitting Cubs Spoil St. Louis Home Opener, 9-5

Ian Stewart hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Bryan LaHair later connected for a grand slam and the Chicago Cubs hammered Adam Wainwright, spoiling the St. Louis Cardinals’ home opener with a 9-5 victory on Friday.

04/13/2012

Occupy Chicago Activists March To City Hall

Occupy Chicago Protesters Rally Against Arrests In New York, St. Louis

A small group of Occupy Chicago activists marched through downtown Chicago Sunday night, in a hastily-called march to protest the arrest of their fellow demonstrators at gatherings in St. Louis and New York City over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

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