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Retired Illinois priest faces deportation over illegal vote

A retired Episcopal priest in southwestern Illinois is facing deportation to his native England for what he says was mistakenly voting 12 years ago

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Suspected inmate suicide under investigation in Kansas City

Authorities say an inmate has died in an apparent suicide at the jail in downtown Kansas City

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Illinois gets $44M in federal funds to fight opioid abuse

Illinois has been awarded a $43.5 million federal grant to find opioid abuse

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Woman wins $2.75 million award after house burned in arson

A jury has awarded a Columbia woman more than $2.75 million for injuries and losses she suffered during an arson fire at her home

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Judge lectures ex-Lake County official who lied to the FBI

A federal judge sternly lectured a former Lake County Sheriff's Department official for dishonesty before sentencing him to two years of probation for lying to the FBI

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Urbana hotel ordered closed over faulty fire-alarm system

A hotel near the University of Illinois' main campus has been ordered closed because of a faulty fire-alarm system

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First West Nile death was in Jackson County, not St. Louis

State health officials say the first West Nile death in Missouri this year was in Jackson County, not St. Louis

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17-year-old, 75-year-old killed in head-on crash in Missouri

Authorities say two people have been killed and two others hurt in a head-on crash in mid-Missouri

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St. Louis man found guilty of killing ex-girlfriend

A St. Louis man has been convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend after she took out a restraining order against him, saying he was abusive and had threatened her in text messages

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Man sentenced to 25 years in deadly shooting in Kansas City

A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting another man along the side of a road