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Salem Woman Injured In Wreck At Shelby and Main

A 27-year-old Salem woman was injured when her car went on a wild ride early Thursday morning when she missed the stop sign at the end of Shelby Street at East Main Street.  

Three Killed, Two Critically Injured When Train and SUV Collide in Vandalia

Three people are dead and two others critically injured when the SUV they were riding collided with a freight train at the 6th and Main Street crossing in downtown Vandalia early Thursday night.  The crash occurred as the Vandalia Halloween Parade was getting ready to step off a short distance away.  

IDOT To Present Preferred Route for US 51 During Series of Meetings

The Illinois Department of Transportation will be holding a series of public meetings to answer questions and show the preferred alternate route for a four lane U.S. 51 through Marion and Fayette Counties.  

Rail Workers Hold Informational Picket

Members of two unions at the Union Pacific Railyards on the northeast side of Salem manned informational pickets Wednesday to protest changes they say the railroad has made improperly in their working hours.

Local Cops Shoot Hoops Against Students

Candidates In Their Own Words: Ericka Sanders

Candidates In Their Own Words: Martin Siemer

Democratic Treasurer Candidate Visits Salem

What's on the Ballot: The Justice Karmeier Retention Question

Police Impersonator Sought in Jefferson County

Ashley Man Receives 7 Year Sentence After Failing Drug Court

Former Central City Teacher Pleads Guilty to Theft

Police Beat for Thursday, October 30th, 2014

2nd Round of Illinois Marijuana Patients to Apply

Rauner Says Women Will Decide Governor's Race

Inmate Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

State Representative Candidates Square Off at WJBD

Centralia Library Youth Department Opens

Halloween Night Brings Slew of Activites

Tennessee Men Arrested in Kentucky After Salem, Mt. Vernon Walmart Thefts

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It's About Time: The Clock that Keeps the Entire US Ticking

You may be looking forward to catching an extra hour of shut-eye this Sunday as most of the country prepares to roll their clocks back an hour for Daylight Saving Time, but have you ever wondered where time actually comes from?ABC News/Yahoo! News ventured to the U.S. Naval Observatory in search of answers.Situated at ...

What Eric Frein Searched for on His Computer Before Manhunt

Accused cop killer Eric Frein had planned out his efforts to avoid capture and did research online about how police would be able to track him, an affidavit released on Friday reveals.Investigators had Frein's computer searched after he shot two state troopers on Sept. 12 and they were able to find specific Internet s ...

Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein Appears in Court

Accused cop killer Eric Frein made his first court appearance Friday, looking gaunt and his face bruised, as he was arraigned on murder charges in Milford, Pennsylvania.Frein, who police say shot two state troopers on Sept. 12 before fleeing into the woods, had a gash on his nose and was booed outside the courthouse b ...

Kaci Hickox Ordered to Stay at Least 3 Feet from Anyone

ABC News(FORT KENT, Maine) — The state of Maine has been granted a temporary court order restricting the movements of Kaci Hickox.A judge in Augusta has told her she must agree to active monitoring, coordinate her travel with health authorities, not be present in public places, not leave Fort Kent and stay at lea ...

NTSB Waiting to Inspect Plane in Wichita Airport Crash

Eric Frein Shackled with Slain Trooper's Handcuffs After Capture

NC Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Aid ISIS

Chrysler Recalls 380,000 Trucks over Fuel-Heater Housing Issue

Few Arrests of Americans Who Fought in Syria or Iraq; Feds Focus on "Small Group" Back Inside U.S.

Wall Street Soars on Positive Earnings Report

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Volleyball Regional Championships

Volleyball Regional Championships

Lady Warriors finish regular season with loss to Lake Land

Lady Warriors finish regular season with loss to Lake Land

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21st Ranked KC Falls To 7th Ranked SWIC

21st Ranked KC Falls To 7th Ranked SWIC

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Russell Westbrook Suffers Fractured Hand, Out Indefinitely

The injuries are piling up fast for the Oklahoma City Thunder as All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook suffered a small fracture of the second metacarpal in his ri ...

Nationals Make a Pair of Roster Moves, Span Excercises Option

The Washington Nationals are already preparing for the 2015 regular season as they've made a couple of decisi ...

Despite Short Turnaround, Saints Handle Panthers, 28-10

Despite playing on short rest on the road against a division opponent, the New Orleans Saints easily handled ...

Knicks spoil LeBron's homecoming...Wall clicks for 30...Clippers give new owner Ballmer a victory

Knicks spoil LeBron's homecoming...Wall clicks for 30...Clippers give new owner Ballmer a victory

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Working Moms Have It Tougher than You Think

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Many women who care for children while holding down a job are feeling overwhelmed by the stress of trying to balance both ...

Teal Pumpkins Indicate Food Allergy Awareness This Halloween

and to keep Halloween a fun, positive experience for all.”While it’s certainly a very serious iss ...

How to Get College Credit for Wasting Time on the Internet

iStock/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — Wasting time on the Internet is an American obsession. It also happens t ...

Why Some Sports Fans Turn to Vandalism Even After a Win

Winners are generally more aggressive than the losers, according to at least one psychologist, so he was not ...


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“Game of Thrones” Cast Gets Big Pay Raise

Natalie Dormer, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams -- also secured raises at a lower salary level.It wasn't specified how much of a pay bump each cast member will be ...

“SNL’s” Michael Che Slammed for Comments on Viral Catcall Video

Lloyd Bishop/NBC(NEW YORK) — Saturday Night Live castmember Michael Che has been blasted on social media ...

After Internet Leak, Kaley Cuoco Advises, 'Don't Take Naked Photos'

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Earlier this year, Kaley Cuoco was one of the stars whose nude photos we ...

Iggy Azalea Claims "SNL" Photoshopped Her Facial Moles

You might know Iggy Azalea from the song “Fancy,” one of the big hits of the year. The rapper is ...

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