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Former alderman sentenced to year in corruption case

A former Chicago alderman who pleaded guilty to wire fraud after an investigation revealed he spent money from a charitable fund on his daughter's college tuition, gambling and other personal expenses has been sentenced to a year and one day in prison

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Lawsuit could halt spread of video gambling terminals

A western Missouri prosecutor's lawsuit against a gambling machine provider could halt the proliferation of video gambling terminals in the state

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Last of 6 Texas men charged in Missouri gun theft sentenced

Two Dallas men who helped steal 654 firearms in Springfield, Missouri, have been sentenced to federal prison

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Man dies after tree falls on his boat in southern Missouri

A 22-year-old southern Missouri man drowned after a tree fell on him while he was on the Current River

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University of Missouri System touts new health institute

University of Missouri System officials say a new health institute focused on personalized medicine should bring hope to Missourians suffering from deadly diseases

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Kansas man drowns trying to rescue woman on Missouri river

A 26-year-old Wichita, Kansas, man died when he tried to rescue a woman on a Missouri river

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Former Missouri football coach says cancer has returned

Former Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel says he is being treated for cancer again

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Police: 3 dead following fiery crash on Chicago's west side

Police say three people have died following a fiery crash in Chicago

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Illinois court tosses conviction over Facebook photo

An appellate court has tossed a gun conviction of a central Illinois man, ruling a lower court shouldn't have allowed a Facebook photograph of him standing near guns to be entered as evidence

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ACLU seeks to force Missouri to treat inmates' hepatitis C

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking for an emergency court order to force Missouri prison officials to begin testing and treating inmates with Hepatitis C.