Police push protesters back after people broke the windows of a St. Louis County Police vehicle Monday in Ferguson, Mo. —Nathan Hoefert | Daily Egyptian

No indictment: Ferguson erupts in chaos

Doug Moore | St. Louis Post-Dispatch Anger spilled over into violence Monday night throughout the region after it was announced that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the death of Michael Brown. At least two St. Louis County ... Continue Reading →
Nathan Hoefert | Daily Egyptian

No indictment for officer Darren Wilson

There will be no indictment of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson,  St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced Monday. The grand jury did not find probable cause to indict the officer who fatally shot an 18-year-old in August. “There ... Continue Reading →

This way to Paducah

A study for a possible southern Illinois interstate has metropolitan representatives salivating and environmentalists sweating. The study is for proposed Interstate 66, which would run through southernmost Illinois from Paducah, Ky., to Cape Girardeau, ... Continue Reading →

Smokers break habits, cross state line to save money

Since the increase of the Illinois cigarette tax took effect June 24, many students, residents and tobacco retail stores are finding ways to accommodate the change. Several students have switched brands, roll their own, cut back, turn to the electronic ... Continue Reading →

Deodorant can’t fix this pit

Here’s a question. What do livestock, humans and Lake Michigan all have in common? They all stand the chance of being swallowed by Earth. Picture that. A huge hole that just shows up out of nowhere and engulfs anything within its radius. While this ... Continue Reading →
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