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Chain-Reaction Collision Slows Traffic On South Broadway

Salem Police say four people refused treatment for injuries they sustained in a three car chain reaction collision in the 1200 block of South Broadway in front of the Casey's General Store.  

South Central School Board Names New Superintendent

The South Central School Board officially named Grade School Principal Kerry Herdes to the Superintendent's Position during a special meeting Wednesday.

South Central School Board Still Grappling with Project Budget

South Central School District is still struggling to keep the expansion of the High School Building under budget.

Marion County Led Region in Bankruptcy in 2014

A report released by the Administrative Office of the US Courts shows that Marion County led the region in Bankruptcy in 2014.

Marion County Jury Awards $141,344 in Damages in Car-Truck Collission

Five Enter Guilty Pleas in Marion County Court

St. Joseph's Hospital Has New Nursing Officer

Olney Man Gets Three Years for High Speed Chase

Centralia Relay for Life Kicks Off, Sets Goal

Eagle Watch Set in Carlyle on Saturday, Feb. 14th

Police Beat for Tuesday, January 28th, 2015

Teen Rodeo Rider Recovering After Freak Accident

Lambert Airport Passengers Declined in 2014

Centralia Mayor Takes Aim at Drug Problem

KC Honors Foundation with Resolution, Slew of Events

Effingham Doctor Convicted of Illegal Oxycodone Distribution

Meth Bust At Central City Home Results in Six Arrests

Rauner Previews 'Right to Work Zones' as First-Year Priority

State Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Cut Officeholders' Pay

Judge Grants Extension in Illinois Prison Crowding Case

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Small Plane Lands on NJ Highway

A small plane has landed on a highway in New Jersey, according to ABC News' affiliate WABC-TV.The plane landed intact on Route 23 in West Milford on Thursday, WABC reported.Andrew May told WABC he was driving his truck down the highway when he saw the Cessna fixed-wing aircraft. He said the pilot guided the plane onto ...

Aaron Hernandez Prosecutor: Records 'Show the Path' to Murder

The murder of Odin Lloyd began with a text message, prosecutors said Thursday at former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's murder trial in Bristol County, Massachusetts, as they laid out their timeline of the killing.Hernandez “texted Odin Lloyd,” with whom other messages suggested he was upset, A ...

UVA Sorority Members Outraged over Frat Party Ban

Sorority members at the University of Virginia have been ordered by their national chapters to avoid all fraternity events this weekend and stay in their homes during those functions, sparking outrage among many students at the school.This new mandate comes right before a night famously known throughout the Greek comm ...

Pilot Describes 'Hardest Part' of Parachuting Down to Ocean

With a parachute over his head, a life-vest around his neck and his plane hurtling towards the Pacific Ocean, pilot Lue Morton paused not to pray but to take a selfie with his GoPro camera.“It was kind of funny,” Morton told ABC News. “Right before that, the gentleman in the Coast Guard told me, 'I d ...

Clipper System to Bring More Snow to Northeast

Super Bowl Security: Law Enforcement Deploying the Latest Tech

Despite 89 Percent Disability Rating, Ex-NFL Star Shines on “Survivor”

Rare Sierra Nevada Red Fox Spotted at Yosemite National Park

Maryland Mansion Fire: Dry Christmas Tree Blamed for Deadly Blaze

USGS Reports Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake in Northern California

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HS BB Round-Up: South Central and Sandoval Boys Win

South Central upset Altamont in overtime at the National Trails Conference Tournament.  See the rest of the scores from Southern Illinois

KC Men and Women Beat Olney Central

The Blue Angels won 72 to 61.   The Blue Devils won a toughly fought game, 60 to 58. 

Odin Junior High Moves to Regional Championship

The Odin Junior Eagles have advanced to the regional championship game for a 5th straight time with a 43-20 victory over the Iuka Pirates.

Jesperson, Tuttle Lead No. 18 Northern Iowa Over Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Northern Iowa stays in the hunt for the Missouri Valley Conference title with a 59-52 win over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.

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J.R. Smith Credits Leaving New York City Nightlife for Resurgence in Cleveland

Since being traded from the New York Knicks to Cleveland Cavaliers, guard J.R. Smith has played much better as of late. According to Smith the reason is because he' ...

Todd Grantham Turns Down Raiders to Stay at Louisville

Despite an offer to join the Oakland Raiders coaching staff as their defensive coordinator, Todd Grantham has ...

Nets' Doctors Expect Mirza Teletovic to Make Full Recovery from Blood Clots

About a week after learning he had multiple blood clots in his lungs, Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic e ...

J.R. Smith Credits Leaving New York City Night Life for Resurgence in Cleveland

Since being traded from the New York Knicks to Cleveland Cavaliers, guard J.R. Smith has played much better a ...

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Does Shaving Make Your Hair Darker and Thicker?

When faced with a patch of unruly hair on your body, it’s tempting to grab a razor and cut it down to size. But should you think again before reaching for the ...

How Tom Brady's Cold Could Affect the Super Bowl

This is nothing to sneeze at ahead of the Super Bowl: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a cold.Brady told re ...

Family Seeking Liver Donor to Save Twins Asks for Public's Help

A family desperately searching for a liver donor for their twin daughters have started a campaign in order to ...

Money Is Not the Root of All Happiness

iStock/Thinkstock(EAST LANSING, Mich.) — You've heard the cliché a million times: money can&rsquo ...


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Dan Aykroyd 'Delighted' to Pass "Ghostbusters" Torch to Female Cast

The cast of the all-female Ghostbusters movie has received the seal of approval from Dan Aykroyd, who co-wrote and starred in the first two movies in the series.It ...

“Empire” Viewers Can Expect a New Woman on Wednesday's Episode

Frank Micelotta/FOX(NEW YORK) — When Empire returns Wednesday night, a new woman is welcomed into the li ...

Gwyneth Paltrow's Mother Praises Her and Chris Martin for 'Making It Work'

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have earned her mother's approval for how they are handling their split."The ...

Report: Bruce Jenner Filming a Docuseries Detailing His ‘Life Changes’

Bauer-Griffin/GC Images(LOS ANGELES) — Bruce Jenner has been filming a docuseries about his "life change ...

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