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Man who raced deputies to delete child porn sentenced

A Missouri man who raced deputies to delete child pornography has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison

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Man convicted of assaulting federal officers in courthouse

Authorities say a St. Louis man has been convicted of punching a deputy U.S. marshal in the face and assaulting two other federal officials

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Mother shot, wounded while shielding sons at bus shelter

Authorities say two men have been charged with shooting a woman in the leg as she used her body to shield her two young children at a St. Louis bus shelter

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Suburban Chicago company hit with nearly $5M EPA penalty

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a suburban Chicago company will pay a nearly $5 million administrative penalty for selling and distributing an unregistered pesticide

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Motorist shoots woman in car that cut him off in traffic

Authorities say a motorist opened fire after he was cut off in traffic and wounded a woman

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Supreme Court upholds hospital 'charity care' tax exemption

The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld a 2012 law that sought to clarify property tax exemptions for charitable hospitals

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Indiana man pleads guilty in Chicago in alleged waste scheme

A 46-year-old Indiana man has pleaded guilty in Chicago federal court to an alleged scheme that involved his recycling firms reselling hazardous electronic waste

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Man sent to hospital after parachute catches on powerline

An Illinois man skydiving in northern Colorado was sent to a hospital after his parachute became entangled on a powerline

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Rockford-area man guilty of fatally stabbing wife in 2015

A judge has found a 38-year-old man guilty of fatally stabbing his wife inside their Rockford-area apartment after he got upset with her over some text messages

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NIU names woman president for first time in school history

Northern Illinois University's board of trustees has named a woman for president for the first time since the school opened its doors in 1899