Illinois

coal plant
Associated Press
September 16, 2019 - 3:27 pm
The agreement comes under a preliminary settlement with environmental groups that sued the plant in 2013.
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marijuana smoking on campus
Digital Content Producer
September 12, 2019 - 4:33 pm
"There's a law currently that says it's illegal to smoke on a public university campus in the state of Illinois."
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Digital Content Producer
September 12, 2019 - 2:50 pm
(KFTK/AP) - There are hundreds of breathing illnesses being investigated, at least six deaths reported and now a teenager has received some strange news from doctors that are all being connected to the rising vaping trend in the U.S. An 18-year-old in Illinois says he's used e-cigarettes for more...
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marijuana in jars
Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:37 pm
Illinois in June became the 11th state to legalize the sale and possession of small amounts of cannabis for recreational use.
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lgbtq couple holding hands in front of rainbow flag
Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
A state agency is seeking information on topics including victims’ experiences and the need for services.
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Todd Barrick Jr. aka Walter White look-alike
Galesburg Police Department
Digital Content Producer
September 10, 2019 - 1:39 pm
GALESBURG, Ill. (KFTK) — "He is the one who knocks." That's what one Facebook user commented on a mugshot of a man posted by the Galesburg Police Department . Many are noting the bald and goateed 50-year-old resembles Bryan Cranston's character in the AMC crime-thriller "Breaking Bad," Walter White...
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Digital Content Producer
August 30, 2019 - 4:07 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Illinois GOP Rep. John Shimkus announced Friday on our partner station, KMOX that he will not run for reelection in 2020. Shimkus was joined in the KMOX studio by his wife Karen, who says since their three boys are now raised and mostly out of the house, it's time for a change...
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Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 7:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court Thursday upheld an assault weapons ban that covers Chicago and the rest of Cook County, Illinois, saying guns rights advocates provided no compelling reason why it should diverge from a previous ruling upholding a similar ban in a Chicago suburb. The 7th U.S...
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driver wearing hijab
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Associated Press
August 27, 2019 - 3:00 pm
The rule requires anyone wearing a religious head covering while taking a driver’s license photo to sign a form saying they may lose their license if they’re later seen in public not wearing it.
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