State and Local News


Glenn & Jo Poshard 10-06-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Glenn and Jo Poshard to discuss the Poshard Foundation’s upcoming fundraiser at John A. Logan College.

Michael Frerichs 10-06-2015

Tom Miller speaks with IL Treasurer Michael Frerichs about the impact the lack of a state budget is having on Illinois.

Ron Ellis 10-05-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Williamson County Commissioner Ron Ellis to discuss his take on the impact that the lack of a state budget is having on Williamson County.

Curtis Conley/Caylan Hill 10-05-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Curtis Conley and Caylan Hill with the Carbondale Music Coalition to discuss an upcoming free concert featuring Jason Isbell.

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  • Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers October 7, 2015
    Smugglers are explicitly targeting buyers who are enemies of the West.
  • Scientists win Nobel chemistry award for work on DNA repair October 7, 2015
    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists from Sweden, the U.S. and Turkey won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for showing how cells repair damaged DNA, work that's inspired the development of new cancer treatments.
  • U.S. officials ask how ISIS got so many Toyota trucks October 6, 2015
    U.S. counter-terror officials have asked Toyota, the world’s second largest auto maker, to help them determine how ISIS has managed to acquire the large number of Toyota pick-up trucks and SUVs seen prominently in the terror group’s propaganda videos in Iraq, Syria and Libya, ABC News has learned. Toyota says it does not know how […]
  • Two missing as floodwaters persist in South Carolina October 7, 2015
    (Reuters) - Rescuers searched early Wednesday for two people missing in floodwaters in South Carolina, while authorities urged residents in hundreds of homes to seek higher ground as a dam threatened to fail. Emergency responders in Richland County said two people were unaccounted for after a truck they were in drove around road barriers and […]
  • U.S. investigators begin probe into freighter's sinking October 7, 2015
    Safety officials began their investigation on Tuesday into the sinking of a U.S. cargo ship off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin, with deep seas likely to hamper attempts to find the ship and 32 missing crew members. As the search for the El Faro extended through a sixth fruitless day, National Transportation Safety Board Vice […]
  • Massachusetts teen accused of murdering popular teacher to face trial October 7, 2015
    Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of a former Massachusetts high school student accused of raping and murdering his teacher in a suburban community north of Boston. Philip Chism, 16, is charged with the murder of Colleen Ritzer, who was a popular math teacher known for her upbeat personality at […]
  • Patrick Kennedy opens up about family’s addiction secrets0
    The son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy is going where no Kennedy has gone before.
  • Oregon shooter's mother wrote about guns in online forum October 7, 2015
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of a gunman who killed nine people and himself at an Oregon community college allowed her troubled son to have guns and acknowledged in online posts that he struggled with autism, but she didn't seem to know he was potentially violent.
  • How Trump could help Main Street win one over Wall Street0
    If Donald Trump reflects the zeitgeist, then some of America’s One Percenters are in trouble...
  • Obama: GOP would have U.S. in 'seven wars right now'0
    The president blasts his hawkish GOP critics in a little-noticed video released last month.