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Marion County Building Committee Okays Public Service Buildling Renovation

The Marion County Board's Building Committee has voted to recommend reconstruction work in the Public Service Building to allow for the probation department to consolidate all on the main floor.

Three Injured In Friday Morning Crash in Salem

Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash at Illinois and Spruce Street in Salem Friday morning.

Amtrak to Keep Two Daily Round Trip Trains on Chicago to Carbondale Route

The Illinois Department of Transportation and Amtrak have announced they have reached an agreement to keep existing service levels on state-supported routes at a savings to taxpayers and without having to raise fares on the downstate Illinois Routes. 

Gov. Rauner Touts Government Consolidation Legislation

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner has announced proposals he says would help shrink Illinois government and its costs. The proposals include legislation allowing voters to decide whether to dissolve units of local government.

Rauner: Illinois State Museum May Open with Its Own Funding

Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor

Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau's 10-year Sentence

7-Year-Prison Term Given in Sandoval Armed Robbery

Centralia Man Draws Four Year Prison Term on Weapons Charge

Four Plead Guilty to Drug Charges In Marion County Court

Police Beat for Friday, February 5th, 2016

Odin Woman Hurt in Norton Road Crash

KC Hosts Academic Challenge Competition

Mt Vernon Man Arrested For Solicitation of Child

State Health Report Details Number of Local Residents Approved for Medical Marijuana

BCMW Gets Ameren Grant To Help Pay Electric Bills

Police Beat for Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Kelly Alexander Trial Set on Synthetic Drug Charges

Jeremy Smith Sentenced to Prison On Heroin Charge

Comptroller Says 8% State Tax Rate Needed Without Cuts

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Dramatic Video Shows Person Stuck in Car After Crane Crash in Manhattan

New footage from the deadly crane collapse in downtown Manhattan Friday morning shows how bystanders desperately tried to rescue a person trapped in one of the cars that was struck. The video appears to show a person climbing on the car's roof and smashing the windshield so the trapped driver could escape. One person ...

Virginia Tech Student Had 'Inappropriate Relationship' With 13-Year-Old Murder Victim, Source Says

The Virginia Tech student charged with kidnapping and murdering a 13-year-old girl is suspected of having a relationship with the victim that a source familiar with the probe characterizes as "inappropriate." The source would not elaborate on the relationship to ABC News. Police have given very little information abou ...

Northeast Gets Hit by Snowstorm, More Snow Possible

The cold front that brought severe weather and tornadoes in the South earlier this week stalled off the East Coast. A low pressure system formed on Thursday, bringing a quick hit of snow and wind from Philadelphia to Boston by Friday morning. The heaviest snow and lowest visibility happened during rush hour, which cau ...

'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Moved to Adult Jail in Texas, Records Show

The Texan teenager who has been returned to the United States after allegedly fleeing to Mexico with his mother has been moved to an adult jail, records show. Ethan Couch, 18, who allegedly violated the conditions of his probation following a deadly drunk driving accident, was initially slated to be held in a juvenile ...

Timeline of How Alleged 'Bonnie and Clyde' Crime Spree Unfolded

NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Jumped in 2015 After Years of Decline

Armed 'Bonnie and Clyde' Suspect Dies in Florida Shootout

Crane Collapses in New York City, Killing One

Drone Crashes Into Empire State Building, Man Arrested

One Dead, Another Injured After Real Life Bonnie and Clyde Car Chase

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Late Howard Payne’s estate donates $500k to RLC Foundation, new scholarships

INA, Ill. (Feb. 5, 2016) – The late Howard Payne was truly a legacy at Rend Lake College, thus it is only fitting he becomes the first member of the recently-established Legacy Society with the RLC Foundation.

Lady Cats Near Perfect In Win Over Effingham

SALEM - Coach Janet Holst has been on the Salem bench for 21 years, and has seen her share of great teams come through.

Wildcats Host Charleston

SALEM - The Salem Wildcats take their 3-17 record back to B.E. Gum tonight when they host the Charleston Trojans.

Bobcats Drop Title Game

TRENTON - The Franklin Park Bobcats fell in the Wesclin Regional Championship losing to Centralia Junior High 40-27.

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Dallas Police Open Criminal Investigation Into Johnny Manziel

Dallas police have opened a criminal investigation into Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel after a domestic violence dispute. In a statement Friday, the Da ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 2/4/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONDet ...

Meet Carolina Panthers Mascot 'Sir Purr'

The spirited mascot for the Carolina Panthers, “Sir Purr,” makes his way to Super Bowl 50 this Su ...

Louisville Announces Self-Imposed One-Year Ban for Men's Basketball

As the NCAA investigates a potential scandal involving the University of Louisville's recruiting, the school ...

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Big Mac Healthier Than McDonald's Kale Salad

Which would you think was healthier to eat at McDonald's -- a Big Mac or a kale salad? It turns out McDonald's Premium Southwest Salad has more calories, fat, and s ...

Girl Creates App Inspired by Sister on Autism Spectrum

A 12-year-old girl has created an app inspired by her sister, who is on the autism spectrum. Eashana Subraman ...

Pregnant Woman in Puerto Rico Diagnosed with Zika Virus

As the Zika virus outbreak continues, including in wide swaths of Central and South America, concerns are gro ...

Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Case in US Prompts CDC to Issue New Guidelines

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — After the Zika virus was transmitted through sexual contact in Dallas, Texa ...


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George Clooney: It Took 25 Minutes for Amal to Say Yes When He Proposed

George Clooney said he knew within six months after meeting his future wife Amal that he wanted to marry her. The 54-year-old actor shared with Ellen DeGeneres the ...

Review: “Hail, Caesar!” (PG-13)

There’s a lot going on in this new movie from the Coen Brothers, the 17th film by my count that they&rs ...

"Orange Is the New Black" Renewed for Three More Seasons

Orange Is the New Black fans just got some good news to start their weekend.  The hit Netflix comedy-dr ...

"American Idol" Recap: Season 15's Top 24 Revealed

Thursday was Final Judgment day as American Idol’s top 24 were revealed. More than 50 remaining contest ...

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