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Nasty stomach bug - Ticks in Illinois - Inmate DNA samples

A nasty stomach bug is making its way across 9 states. A nasty stomach bug is making its way across 9 states.
Kentucky corrections officials say they failed to take DNA samples over a 4 year period. Kentucky corrections officials say they failed to take DNA samples over a 4 year period.
The tick population is growing in Illinois. The tick population is growing in Illinois.

A dispatcher for a SE Mo. sheriff's office is accused of selling K-2. Tyler Profilet talked to the sheriff and has the story tonight at 5:00.

State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says she has no choice but to withhold paychecks from Illinois lawmakers. Hear what Gov. Pat Quinn had to say about that tonight at 5:02.

The CDC reports a nasty stomach bug has affected almost 300 people in nine states with scattered reports of outbreaks in two others.

Yesterday we told you about a new tick virus in Mo., now bug experts say they're seeing an increase in the number of ticks crawling around Illinois.

Authorities say about 70 people were accidentally sprayed with fungicide from a crop-dusting plane as they worked in an Illinois corn field.

Kentucky corrections officials say they failed to take DNA samples from between 6,300 and 7,000 felons as required by law over a four-year period.

Bob Reeves says tonight will be mostly clear and rather cool again!

In an attempt to balance the village's budget-an Elkville board member has suggested closing the city's police department. Allison Twaits will be at the board meeting tonight with the details.

The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will consider approval of the awarding of the contract for construction of the River Campus expansion project.

Here is your week in pop culture: America's mysterious infatuation with royal baby.

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James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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