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Police: Man fatally shot by officers had stolen truck, gun

Jan. 19, 2023 16:54 PM EST

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The man fatally shot by police after a chase in St. Charles County was driving a stolen pickup truck and carrying a stolen gun, police said Thursday. Police identified the man killed as 36-year-old Sonny J. Vincent. Court records show he was on parole after...

Historic US treasurer's memorabilia on display in Ohio

Dec. 12, 2022 12:17 PM EST

MARION, Ohio (AP) — When Mary Ellen Withrow first ran for public office, she was not allowed to have a credit card in her name. In 1969, credit cards were for men only. Today, the 92-year-old Democrat's signature appears on more U.S. paper currency than that of any other person....

New 730 area code coming to southern Illinois next year

Dec. 07, 2022 17:44 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new 730 area code overlaying the current 618 area code will be introduced in southern Illinois next year, the Illinois Commerce Commission announced Wednesday. The new area code addresses the depletion of prefixes available for assignment within the...