Illinois State Police want you to be aware there’s a scam that involves phone number spoofing. The agency is aware of calls being made in several state police districts where the caller claims to be a state trooper and needs personal information for a police matter. In some cases the caller …

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It appears a handful of unions representing educators in the Triad and Edwardsville school districts view Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s vaccine mandate for schools differently than the Illinois Education Association.

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It’s shaping up to be a busy day in Downtown Alton on Saturday. From 8 a.m. to noon it’s the final farmer’s market of the year on the Henry Street parking lot. Then from noon to 3 p.m., The Lodge at The Lovejoy, 401 Piasa St., will be host to the annual Alton Main Street Chili Cook-Off.

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(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure establishing a pilot program in Cook County that would allow residents under a certain income level to have their traffic court fees waived.

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With the warm weather over the summer and little in the way of cooler weather so far, trees are not yet dropping their leaves in large numbers. But it won't be long until the fall colors return, and then turn into a fall pile of leaves for many. A local fire chief has a few reminders if you …

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings with it a wave of appeals to donate to breast cancer charities. The Better Business Bureau wants you to research charities and cause-related products carefully before making a donation or buying a pink-ribbon product.

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A bridge on the eastern entry and exit to Alton on Illinois 140/111 has been getting a new surface over the spring and summer, but work is nearing an end.