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Minor Damage After Centralia Grease Fire

Centralia City Firemen say they only had to remove smoke from a home occupied by Aaron Hodge of 520 South Poplar following a grease fire late Tuesday night.  

Police Beat for Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

A 21-year-old Salem resident has been arrested by State Police for illegal consumption of liquor by a minor.  Kelly Carpenter of North Broadway remained in the Marion County Jail Wednesday morning.

Marion County Farm Bureau Meeting With Landowners Over Pipeline

The Marion, Clay and Wayne County Farm Bureaus have scheduled a meeting for Thursday night in Salem to discuss landowner rights for those who will be impacted by a proposed new pipeline. 

Centralia Man Sentenced to Probation After Spanking Incident

A 25-year-old Centralia man accused of severely spanking his five year old son has pleaded guilty in Marion County Court to a domestic battery charge.  

Little Egypt Parade Lineup Announced

Appellate Court Agrees AFSCME Workers Owed Money

GOP Opposition to School Funding Bill Irks Manar

Hearings On Anti-Violence Program Can Continue

IHSA Will Not Attending Hearing on Organization's Future

Rauner Maintains Lead In Governor's race

St. Mary's Expands Breast Cancer Care Services

Centralia Leaf Vacuuming to Begin Again

Centralia Trick or Treat Date Announced

Odin Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery and Hate Crime

Police Beat for Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

USDA: Illinois Corn Harvest Continues Lagging

Illinois Sending Approvals to Marijuana Patients

Durbin, Oberweis Debate Background Checks for Guns

Illinois-Owned Planes to be Sold in Online Auction

President Obama Headed Home to Chicago This Week

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Arrest in Missing UVA Student Has Cops Checking Cold Cases

At least two additional sheriffs' offices in Virginia are reviewing old murder cases to see if they are connected to the suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.Virginia State Police have already confirmed that they found "a new forensic link" between the 2009 murder of Morgan Harr ...

WATCH: 35,000 Walruses Swarm Alaska's Shores

Thousands of walruses washed along the beach of an Alaskan eskimo village in early September, gathering as the result of increasing ocean temperatures. An estimated 35,000 of the sea mammals massed on the shores in early September. Usually, the animals will position themselves on ice, but climate change and warmer con ...

Despite Qualms About Economy, Americans Spending More than Last Year

(NEW YORK) -- In spite of polls that show most Americans are still feeling gloomy about the economy, people in the U.S. have spent more in 2014 than they have in the last couple of years and plan to do so right up through the end of the holiday shopping season.

Senators Want Pentagon Probe of Sex Abuse Intimidation Claims

(WASHINGTON) -- Two senators are asking the Pentagon to investigate claims by female soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, that senior commanders discouraged them from reporting additional sexual assaults.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Is Resigning

US Ebola Patient Exposed School Age Children, Texas Governor Says

Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein Has Dodged Authorities Before

Missing Texas Girl Found 12 Years Later in Mexico

Child Infected with Enterovirus 68 Dies in Rhode Island

National Nursing Shortage Fueled by Lack of Teachers

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Wildcast Beat Down Charleston

Wildcast Beat Down Charleston

Salem Girls Golfers Impressive In Win At Mt Vernon

Salem Girls Golfers Impressive In Win At Mt Vernon

Results for Kaskaskia College Meet 9-30-14 For Franklin Park

Results for Kaskaskia College Meet 9-30-14 For Franklin Park

Kaskaskia College Seeking Family Members of 1940-41 Men’s Basketball Team

Kaskaskia College Seeking Family Members of 1940-41 Men’s Basketball Team

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Kobe Bryant: I Feel 'Normal...Like Myself'

Lakers All-Star Kobe Bryant is back and ready to show the rest of the NBA that he is 100 percent. Bryant missed most of last year after suffering a torn Achilles&nb ...

Adam Dunn Says He's Retiring

Adam Dunn is calling it a career after 14 seasons in the MLB. Following Tuesday night's 12-inning loss in the ...

Royals outlast A's in 12

Royals outlast A's in 12

Beltran undergoes surgery...Ausmus sets starters for AL Division series

Beltran undergoes surgery...Ausmus sets starters for AL Division series

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Ebola Patient Released from Hospital Despite Saying He Had Been in Africa

Even though a sick patient later diagnosed with Ebola told an emergency room nurse at a Texas hospital that he had recently traveled from West Africa, the nurse fai ...

Happy National Kale Day, All You Haters

Dr. Drew Ramsey has started a Change.org petition to declare today, the first Wednesday in October, National ...

It's 'Not Impossible' Others in US Could Contract Ebola, CDC Head Says

The country's top medical official who has vowed to stop Ebola "in its tracks" in the U.S., conceded Wednesda ...

Dove Ad Highlights a Mother’s Impact on Daughter’s Self-Esteem

Dove’s buzzy new short film titled “Legacy” asks women to share how they feel about their b ...


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How Jordin Sparks Is Coping with Her Split from Jason Derulo

It's an exciting time for Jordin Sparks: her latest movie, Left Behind, arrives in theaters on Friday, and she's preparing to release her first new music in five ye ...

Elizabeth Banks and Donald Glover Complete "Magic Mike XXL" Cast

Warner Bros. announced that Elizabeth Banks and Donald Glover are the latest stars to join the highly anticip ...

Ed Sullivan Statue Stolen from Television Academy

A statue of TV pioneer Ed Sullivan was stolen Sunday from the Academy of Television Arts & Science headqu ...

George Clooney Sold Wedding Pictures for Charity

George Clooney auctioned off his wedding pictures to the highest bidders, but that money will go to a great c ...

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