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UPDATE: Body of Sgt. Timothy Owens arrives in Missouri
The body of an Army sergeant killed in last week's mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, has arrived in a small southern Missouri town for a weekend funeral.
Owens' casket greeted by Patriot Guard at St. Louis airport
The casket of Army Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, greeted by a contingent of Patriot Guard Riders, is carried off after arriving at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport on Friday in St. Louis, Mo.
State Police investigating Cumberland County accident
Illinois State Police are still investigating on Interstate 70 after an accident early Friday.
Procession, vigil to be held for Sgt. Timothy Owens
The body of slain soldier Sgt. Timothy Owens will be brought to Rolla, Mo., Friday. A convoy led by Rolla Patriot Guard Riders and law enforcement will escort his body, which is expected to arrive in Phelps County approximately 3:15-3:45 p.m., according to The Rolla Daily News.
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Mock accident shows dangers of DUI
Ambulances, fire trucks and police cars rushed to Neoga High School Thursday, with an Airlift helicopter not far behind. Behind the high school, there were two vans wrecked from a front-end collision, while students, dressed in prom formals, lay on the cement covered in blood.
3 indicted on Jasper County drug charges
Three people have been indicted by a Jasper County Grand Jury on heroin and methamphetamine charges.
Trial date delayed for Miller in heroin overdose case
The jury trial date for Jay C. Miller, 23, who is charged with drug-induced homicide in the death of Jessica James, has been continued.
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Breaking ground in June
The Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Center moved one step closer to fruition Tuesday as Effingham Plan Commission unanimously approved a site plan for the 60,000-square-foot building.
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