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Jackie Ryan of Forest Park, Ill., becomes the first person in Illinois to purchase recreational marijuana as she purchases marijuana products from employee Brea Mooney left, at Sunnyside dispensary Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Chicago.
Paul Beaty/AP Photo
AP News
January 01, 2020 - 1:28 pm
The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight of pot fans — many who began lining up hours early at dispensaries. Read more here.
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William O'Leary
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
AP News
December 24, 2019 - 12:12 pm
The former director of a Delaware County funeral home allegedly stole nearly $900,000 from customers who thought they were pre-paying for the burial of family members. Read more here.
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A black bear was spotted via surveillance footage from Springfield resident Joe DePaul.
Courtesy of Springfield Police Department
Tim Jimenez
December 03, 2019 - 6:43 am
Authorities in Delaware County are on the lookout after several reported bear sightings since late last week. Read more here.
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Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown.
Jasmine Bailey/Springfield, Missouri Department of Public Information via AP
AP News
October 10, 2019 - 11:49 am
Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown.
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Dmitriy Andreychenko
Greene County Sheriff via AP
August 09, 2019 - 8:28 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just...
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Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
October 22, 2018 - 8:28 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The search continues for at least two gunmen following Saturday's parking lot shootout that shut down the Springfield Mall, in Delaware County. Nobody was hurt in the ensuing panic when two groups of men got into a fight that turned into a gun battle on the upper...
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Christ the King Church on June 4, 2014, in University City, Mo.
Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/Sipa USA
Justin Udo
September 04, 2018 - 8:53 pm
MORTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Wednesday marks the first day back in the classroom for students at a Delaware County school. But due to unforeseen circumstances, this school year is very different than what they've seen in years past. In June, a fire ripped through Our Lady of Angels Regional...
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