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  The Ohio River's floodwaters have receded, but many southern Illinois state parks inundated by the river earlier this month remain closed.

State parks remain closed, weeks after flooding

Updated: 5/24/2011 01:02 PM

  The Illinois Department of Public Health is encouraging people to learn how to protect themselves from illnesses and other potential problems associated with swimming as public pools ready to open for the summer this weekend.

Health officials offer tips on pool safety

Updated: 5/24/2011 12:59 PM

  Two men are jailed on charges that accuse them of destroying a statue of a World War I soldier in a southwestern Illinois cemetery. The (Alton) Telegraph reports that 20-year-old Douglas Cordray of Girard and 19-year-old Joshua Brown of Virden are...

2 accused of vandalizing WWI statue

Updated: 5/24/2011 11:14 AM

  One person is dead and another is injured in a shooting at a restaurant on Milwaukee's east side. Police are searching for three suspects in the shooting inside La Piazza just before 1 a.m. Tuesday. The restaurant is near a Univeristy of...

1 dead, 1 injured in restaurant shooting near UW Milwaukee

Updated: 5/24/2011 10:51 AM

  Rod Blagojevich's attorneys have a day off to make final preparations before they begin mounting a defense at the former Illinois governor's corruption retrial.

Day off before Blagojevich lawyers mount defense

Updated: 5/24/2011 12:52 PM

  Illinois lawmakers face the prospect of pleasing no one as they try to pay off $8 billion in overdue bills in the closing days of their budget session scheduled to end May 31.

Illinois lawmakers may satisfy nobody as they gauge bond sale

Updated: 5/24/2011 09:05 AM

  A report from the state Department of Agriculture shows that the heavy rains and flooding haven't done much to slow Illinois' planting season.

90 percent of Illinois' corn fields are planted

Updated: 5/24/2011 09:37 AM

  Crime levels fell across the board last year, extending a multi-year downward trend with a 5.5 percent drop in the number of violent crimes in 2010 and a 2.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes.

FBI: 5.5 percent drop in violent crime

Updated: 5/24/2011 08:39 AM

  The trial of a Florida mother charged with killing her toddler has started in Orlando.Circuit Judge Belvin Perry called the court to order around 9 a.m. Tuesday in Casey Anthony's first-degree murder trial.

Casey Anthony trial starts in Orlando, Fla.

Updated: 5/24/2011 08:35 AM

  Federal prosecutors issued a subpoena for a New York Times reporter to testify about classified documents he allegedly received from a former CIA operative who is charged with illegally leaking the information.

New York Times reporter subpoenaed in CIA case

Updated: 5/24/2011 08:32 AM

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