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Water crews strike gas line in Pekin neighborhood

Pekin emergency responders are on scene of a gas line leak. Illinois American Water said a crew hit a poorly marked line on Friday morning. The gas line was in the 1900 block of Henrietta. Pekin police and firefighters are on scene. Ameren Illinois is set to begin repairs.

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-19 18:32:00

CWLP employee accused of promoting prostitution, human trafficking

A 43-year-old Springfield man was arrested Wednesday on a variety of charges including promoting prostitution and human trafficking. Marcus M. Rouse, of the 2300 block of Ash Street, was arrested by Springfield detectives with the assistance of the United States Marshals Violent Fugitives Task Force

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 19:33:47

Letter: What would Mr. Lincoln say?

What would Mr. Lincoln and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. say if they were to take a walk along South Grand Avenue? In this sad dilapidated neighborhood in Mr. Lincoln's hometown, they would find extreme marginalization. Where is affirmation of inherent worth and dignity as implied by the propo

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 02:00:00

County selling 2 lots acquired through public-nuisance ordinance

Two empty lots acquired by Champaign County through enforcement of a public-nuisance ordinance have been put up for sale: The first parcel, at 1101 Carroll Ave., U, is a narrow, deep lot in a mostly residential neighborhood in an unincorporated area of the county that sits inside Urbana's city limi

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 05:48:00

Springfield dine-in tax off the table for now

Restaurant owners flocked to the Springfield City Council chamber Thursday to express their opposition to a 2 percent dine-in tax that had been privately discussed by some aldermen. But before their seats were warm, Ward 1 Ald. Chuck Redpath cleared the air. He had the business owners who were conce

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 04:52:55

End of HIV needs community support

NORMAL - Getting to Zero in Illinois - meaning no new HIV infections and everyone living with HIV getting treatment - is possible by 2027, but it will take the support of people who think they have no connection to the disease. That was the assessment Thursday night of several people who were among

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-01-19 12:00:00

Is this why Bill Thomas has free reign in Atlanta? Gifts-Bonuses-Travel Payments?

ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) - Atlanta Public Library District - Many have wondered why the Board of Trustees of a Library District would allow such shenanigan's to happen in Atlanta, Illinois over the course of the past several years. From alleged false grant applications, clear and continued conflicts of i

EDGARCOUNTYWATCHDOGS.COM - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

The dangers of using essential oils around pets

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)-To many essential oils are used as medicine, but those oils can be lethal to pets. "I don't recommend any essential oils around cats," says Larry Baker a Veterinarian with North Gate Pet Clinic in Decatur. "They may be safe if diluted, but I don't recommend it." Many people thin

WAND TV - 2018-01-19 17:24:00

Man arrested for theft of camper trailer, assortment of other felonies

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says they arrested a man who stole a camper trailer and was in possession of illegal weapons. It happened Wednesday afternoon near N 23rd Street and Bunting Avenue, the sheriff's office said in a press release. Bryan Johnson was ar

KJCT8 - 2018-01-19 01:13:00

Police: Low chance of false alert happening in Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- The Grand Junction Police Department said it does not have 'stock' alerts, so there is a very little chance that a false alert could go out to the community. This comes after an alert went out to people in Hawaii, warning them of a threat from North Korea. The Gra

KJCT8 - 2018-01-18 02:25:00

Grand Junction residents weigh in on possible community, rec center

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) -- It's an idea that has been around for years, a community and recreation center in Grand Junction. Hundreds came out to voice their support Thursday night and discuss what they would want inside. "This is about us hearing who Grand Junction is as a community, wh

NBC11NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 05:28:00

Redlands residents reluctant regarding roundabout

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Expect to see a roundabout in the Redlands this year, even though some residents have concerns about the project. Thursday night, the Colorado Department of Transportation held an open house for meeting the project team and learning about the construction schedule

KJCT8 - 2018-01-19 18:22:00

Historical society talks about Palisade inventions

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- The universal spring wheel. The picking sack. The Edwards grater. These were all invented and patented here in Mesa County. They make peach picking and processing faster and better. Thursday Palisade's historical society gathered to talk about some of the patents that

NBC11NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 18:47:00

$1M bond set in Orchard Mesa woman's death

A man who allegedly admitted to shooting and killing his wife Sunday is being held on $1 million bond at the Mesa County Jail. Kalab Prettyman, who allegedly killed his wife, Melissa, at their Orchard Mesa home, was advised of the second-degree murder charges pending against him in court Tuesday. Me


Mistrial in Molina shooting of 3 men

A Mesa County district court judge on Wednesday declared a mistrial in the case of Charles Faison, a 45-year-old Florida man charged with the 2016 shooting and burglary of three Molina residents. The decision from District Judge Lance Timbreza came shortly after Trevaun Faison, Charles' 24-year-old


Mistrial declared in Molina shooting case

Mesa County Judge Lance Timbreza today declared a mistrial in the case of Charles Faison, a 45-year-old Florida man who was charged with the 2016 shooting and burglary of three Molina residents. In opening statements last week, prosecutors and defense attorneys contrasted Faison with his 24-year-old


City Grocery to expand to Nine Mile Road, could close East Hill location

John Kirby, City Grocery general manager, describes on Jan. 17, 2017 what customers can expect at City Grocery's forthcoming location on East Nine Mile Road. Joseph Baucum/jbaucum@pnj.com After more than four decades of operations in East Hill, City Grocery, known for its mix of barbecue, deli sand

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 12:00:04

Escambia and Santa Rosa felony and DUI arrests

Subscribed, but don't have a login? ESCAMBIA COUNTY The following suspects were charged with felonies Thursday at Escambia County Jail. Names, ages and addresses were provided by the individuals. Gilbert Wade Blackwell, 29, address unavailable, dealing in stolen property. Linda Joanne Brazwell, 33,

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 17:57:56

5-Year-Old Dies Days After Heartbreaking Photo With Grandfather

GULF BREEZE, FL - A 5-year-old Florida girl has died days after a photo of her lying in a hospital bed next to her crying grandfather, who is battling his own health problems, was shared thousands of times. Braylynn Lawhon of Gulf Breeze died on Monday, according to a crowdfunding page created for h

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:48:58

A new home for Sweet Pea: Sea turtle moves into Navarre Beach center

Sweet Pea, a female juvenile Green sea turtle that can no longer survive in the wild, arrives at her new home - the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center. Sweet Pea, a female juvenile green sea turtle that can no longer survive in the wild, was released Thursday into her new home - the Nava

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 21:15:11