Dwight Kay http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Illinois Bill Takes Aim At 'Knockout' Game http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-bill-takes-aim-knockout-game <p class="p1">A state representative in the Metro East wants to stiffen the punishment for random assaults often referred to as the 'knockout' game.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The so-called 'game' involves punching an unsuspecting person in the head with the goal of rendering them unconscious.</span></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 02:17:42 +0000 Joseph Leahy 32353 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illinois Bill Takes Aim At 'Knockout' Game Morning headlines: Monday, April 18, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-april-18-2011 <p><strong>IL residents can weigh in on redistricting</strong></p><p>Residents of the Metro East will have an opportunity to voice their opinions today on how state lawmakers should redraw Illinois&#39;&nbsp; Congressional and state legislative districts.</p> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 11:32:41 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 967 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, April 18, 2011