State and Local News


Dave Luechtefeld 11-25-2015

Tom Miller discusses the upcoming months and what they mean in regards to the IL budget impasse with IL State Senator Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville).

Tom Harness 11-25-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Tom Harness, of Harness Digital Marketing, about ways to protect yourself for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Bart Mann 11-24-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Bart Mann, organizer of the annual Herrin Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner

John Bradley 11-23-2015

Tom Miller sits down with IL State Rep. John Bradley eight days ahead of a budget meeting between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders.

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  • Upstate New York town threatened by Arizona man in online post: reports November 29, 2015
    (Reuters) - Residents and authorities in a rural upstate New York community were taking precautions after an Arizona man posted a video online showing himself with a gun and saying he was traveling to the town for a possible confrontation, according to media reports. Jon Ritzheimer, of Phoenix, Arizona, was seen with a gun and […]
  • Colorado shooting suspect said 'no more baby parts': reports November 29, 2015
    The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killing three people said "no more baby parts" while he was being arrested, NBC News and other media reported, citing unidentified law enforcement sources. The utterance from suspect Robert Lewis Dear, 57, apparently referenced the organization's health services, which include abortion, […]
  • Official says Colo. gunman made 'no more baby parts' comment November 29, 2015
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man who police say staged a deadly shooting attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic that offers abortion services said "no more baby parts" after his arrest, a law enforcement official said Saturday.
  • Suspect in Colorado clinic shooting had past brushes with the law November 28, 2015
    By Keith Coffman COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The 57-year-old man with a bushy white beard who is suspected of killing three people in a shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has a history of brushes with the law, including a "peeping Tom" complaint in his home state of South Carolina. Robert […]
  • Colo. Springs attack put GOP 2016 hopefuls in ‘politically uncomfortable’ position November 28, 2015
    The motive for a shooting that took place outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado on Friday still isn’t clear, but all three of the top Democratic presidential candidates quickly rushed to express their support for the organization.
  • Hollande, activists gear up for critical climate talks November 28, 2015
    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande met with environmental groups Saturday, pushing for an ambitious global deal to reduce man-made emissions blamed for global warming — with emphasis on helping developing countries adapt to a changing world.
  • What we know about alleged gunman identified in deadly Colorado attack November 28, 2015
    While investigators continue to search for clues to Robert L. Dear's motive, reporters have started digging into his past.
  • Garrett Swasey, cop, pastor, ice skater, among Planned Parenthood shooting victims November 28, 2015
    Vigils will be held Saturday to honor the victims of a shootout at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs that killed three people and injured nine others.
  • Obama says U.S. has to 'do something' about guns after Colorado shooting November 28, 2015
    Expressing what has become regularly repeated frustration on the issue, President Barack Obama said on Saturday the United States needs to "do something" to make it harder for criminals to get guns after a shooting in Colorado killed three people and injured nine. In Friday's shooting, an assailant opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic, […]
  • Nearly 1,000 'security risks' denied entry to France since Paris attacks November 28, 2015
    Nearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been denied entry into France since stepped-up border controls were imposed ahead of the COP21 climate talks on November 13, just hours before the Paris attacks, the interior minister said Saturday. The aim of the boosted controls is to enable the authorities to reinforce security as […]

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  • Malaysia's greatest theme parks
    Malaysia is fast becoming the theme park capital of Southeast Asia, with 16 theme parks and water parks spread around the country, and 10 more reported to be opening in the next few years.
  • New front line against ISIS: the classroom
    An 11-year-old at the back of the class raises his hand and proudly delivers an answer to the teacher's question: "If you murder one person, it's as if you killed all humanity."
  • Mortar attack on U.N. mission in Mali kills 3
    A mortar attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali early Saturday killed two peacekeepers and a contractor and injured 20 others, a spokesman for the nation's U.N. mission said.