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Cook, IL, US

Cook County prosecutors throw out Alstory Simon's double-murder conviction, rewriting key part of Illinois' death penalty history - @chicagotribune

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn defends mandatory 21-day home quarantine for all 'high-risk' people who have had direct contact with Ebola patients in West Africa - @chicagobreaking

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Ebola outbreak 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn orders mandatory 21-day home quarantine for high-risk individuals who have had contact with Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea - @NBCNews

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Illinois, US

Amber Alert cancelled after 8-month-old Memphis child is found safe in Illinois; suspects in custody - @WRCB

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2014 US elections

Illinois governor candidates spar on Illinois' financial issues, jobs in final televised debate - @AP

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2014 US elections

Photo: President Obama casts his early ballot in Illinois - @CNNNewsource

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Chicago, IL, US

Photo: President Obama, in Chicago, greets campaign volunteers for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn - @BrianSlodysko

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Illinois, US

Tornado warning issued for Marion County, Ill., until 4:45pm CT - @TWCBreaking

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Illinois, US

A tornado warning is issued for Washington County in Illinois until 4pm CT - @TWCBreaking

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Alabama, US

Tornado watches are in effect for parts of 9 states from Illinois south to Louisiana - @weatherchannel

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Illinois, US

Tornado warning issued for Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois until 1:45pm CT - @wunderground

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Illinois, US

Tornado watch issued until 7p CT for parts of Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky, including St. Louis - @TWCBreaking

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Arkansas, US

Tornado watch issued for parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas and Mississippi - @NWS

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FAA facility fire causes Chicago airport delays, Sept. 26, 2014

Chicago airline delays could last throughout weekend because of problems at FAA facility in Aurora, Ill. - @JesseJHamilton

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Illinois, US

BREAKING: Two Illinois U.S. reps back 6-cent-a-gallon hike in diesel fuel tax for commercial vessels to fund waterway fixes #breakingnews - @Suntimes

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Illinois, US

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn: Court appointed monitor not necessary to ensure compliance with political hiring bans - @AP

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Illinois, US

RT @MarcMullins1: #BreakingNews. #IMPD tells @rtv6 the body of a woman has been found near Illinois & New York Streets. @AnneKellyRTV6 head… - @rtv6

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Children found dead in Alabama, September 2014

Timothy Ray Jones, the South Carolina father accused of killing his 5 children, was an ex-convict who went on 2001 crime spree in Illinois - @AP

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Illinois, US

Illinois hospitals fined $16.3 million for unnecessary readmissions - @chibreakingbiz

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thunderstorms

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for parts of Kansas, Missouri and Illinois until 2 am CT - @weatherchannel

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