$900k grant to SIUC College of Engineering for solar project

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Southern Illinois University Carbondale at $900,000 grant.

  Okla. woman, 18, accused of threatening to shoot 400 people at former high school

Deputies seized an AK-47 assault rifle and 12-gauge shotgun when they arrested the suspect.
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Girl in central Texas dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba

Officials believe she got the disease after swimming in the Brazos River Labor Day weekend. Lily came down with a headache and a fever a week later after swimming in a pool.

TOP STORIES

Man facing charges in Paducah, Ky. shooting

  High school cheerleading coach facing charges after inappropriate video sent to cheerleaders

Dry conditions mean fire concerns in the Heartland

Judge: NKY man threatened to blow up Planned Parenthood

  First Alert: Heat continues rest of week

A few isolated showers or thunderstorms could develop this afternoon along the front, but most areas will remain dry.
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  Violent Minneapolis ambush caught on camera

A violent robbery caught on camera shows multiple suspects ambushing a man in Minneapolis.

Papa John’s ups scholarship money to Simmons College

  Massac County High School to set up mock crash as a lesson to students

  Law enforcement digging in Scott Co., Mo. field as part of ongoing investigation

Sex offender out of Ind. wanted after fleeing traffic stop in Union Co., Ill.

  17-year-old in custody in connection to Carbondale, Ill. shooting that injured 3

Thousands to participate in Missouri Vietnam Wall Ride to Perryville

  SIU athletic director Jerry Kill leaving, accepts position at Virginia Tech

  Ill. man found guilty of murder after rigging shotgun that killed man in 2018

  • National

Oregon lottery winner survives cancer twice before claiming jackpot

Claudia McDonald forgot to tell her husband to get a lottery ticket, but he bought one anyway and won $4.6 million.

SPORTS

  SIU athletic director Jerry Kill leaving, accepts position at Virginia Tech

Braun’s grand slam lifts Brewers past Cardinals 7-6

Moustakas, Grandal homer, Brewers beat Cardinals 5-2

  Heartland Sports college scoreboard 9/14

Here are Saturday’s match-ups in college sports.

MORE TOP STORIES

  Couple’s argument over PlayStation 4 game turns violent

I-24 open after rollover crash blocked one lane

Long missing WWII soldier to be buried in Missouri

  Roof collapses in early morning Millersville, Mo. house fire

Arkansas State Police issue missing/endangered child alert

Arkansas State Police have issued an alert for a missing 16-year-old girl.
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Many US women say 1st sexual experience was forced in teens

The results were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

St. Louis Aquarium needs help naming otter pups

  Driver crashes through couple’s bedroom, couple thrown from home

2 arrested after deputies search home in Ky.

  First Alert: Hot and humid weather returns

COMMUNITY

  Firms and union leaders deal with shortage of construction workers

  Long wait-lists for autism diagnoses in southeast MO

  Officers honored at Cape Girardeau city council meeting

Dry conditions mean fire concerns in the Heartland

HEALTH

Deadly, rare, mosquito-borne virus is now in Indiana

  Long wait-lists for autism diagnoses in southeast MO

Migraine sufferers can find relief through new medical techniques

  9 possible vaping illnesses in Mo.

  Some may not be immune to mumps

HEARTLAND VOTES

Mayor Pete Buttigieg to campaign in Louisville next week

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax sues CBS for $400 million

Ill. State Rep. Reitz partners with Cell Phones for Soldiers

Kentucky candidates focus on abortion, gambling