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Two Hurt When I-57 Turns Into Sheet of Ice Near Route 161 Exit

Marion County Sheriff's Deputies say a four mile stretch of southbound I-57 turned into a sheet of ice Monday night, resulting in multiple vehicles sliding out of control and at least one wreck involving injuries. 

Eastern Illinois University Announces Layoffs, Furloughs

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Eastern Illinois University has announced the layoff of 198 civil service employees, blaming the move on the continuing state budget impasse.

Bond Set at $100,000 for Mt. Vernon Man on Drug and Weapons Charges

A 30-year-old Mt. Vernon man has been charged with multiple weapon and drug charges in Marion County Court Monday following his arrest in Centralia over the weekend.

College-Accrediting Agency Sends Warning Amid Budget Impasse

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A higher-education accrediting agency says the state budget impasse could have "significant" consequences for the public colleges and universities in Illinois.

Public Can't Attend Obama's Speech at Illinois House

Democrats Vying for US Senate Talk Up Experience, Background

Drew Peterson Murder-For-Hire Trial Again Postponed

Chicago State Students, Faculty Protest Budget Impasse

H and R Block $1,000 Winner

Rend Lake Facility To Close Under Plan to Reopen Most State Museums

Eagle Program Set For Carlyle on Saturday

Poll: Majority of Public Favors Criminal Justice Reforms

Dakota Access Pipeline Moving Closer to Reality

Layoffs Announced For Hamilton and White County Coal Mines

Police Beat for Monday, February 8th, 2016

Healthcare Foundation Ball Set For March

Salem Students Do Well At Academic Challenge

School Funding Overhaul Again Faces Long Odds in Springfield

Illinois Owes Springfield Hospitals $76 million

Police Beat for Sunday, February 7th, 2016

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Child Returns Lost Wallet to Woman Along With Touching Note

A California woman was moved last month after a child returned her lost wallet, along with an adorable note explaining why he did it. "It was just this simple act of kindness that just warms my heart," Taylor Sloan of Santa Rosa, California told ABC News. "I'm glad it's getting attention. It obviously goes to show tha ...

Murder Suspect in Custody After Mistaken Release in Los Angeles

An alleged murder suspect, who was mistakenly let out of jail last week in Los Angeles, was caught in Nevada on Monday. According to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Steven Lawrence Wright was taken into custody without incident at a hotel in Boulder City, Nevada after "numerous tips from ...

DA in Cornell Sex Assault Case Condemns Underage Drinking Culture on Campuses

The district attorney prosecuting a Cornell University fraternity president accused of attempted rape and sexual abuse blamed schools in general for "turning a blind eye" to the subject of underage drinking in connection with sexual assault on college campuses. Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, a member of Psi Upsilon’s C ...

US Veteran Says He is 'ISIS Solider,' Calls Bin Laden 'Beautiful Man,' Officials Say

The FBI has arrested a former member of the Army on weapons charges after he allegedly expressed sympathy for ISIS, called Osama bin Laden "a beautiful man" and said the murder of government agents was "a hundred percent obligation," according to court documents filed in a Washington state federal court. “I cons ...

Panda Cub Bei Bei Climbs a Tree With the Help of His Mom

Bus Overturns on Snowy Connecticut Highway

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Rocked by Hurricane-Force Winds

Hearing for Adnan Syed Is 'Hard to See' for Victim's Family as Case Goes on

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Rocked by Hurricane-Force Winds Off US Coast

Empire State Building Gets in Super Bowl Spirit

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Lady Cats Get Final Tune Up Ahead Of Regionals

CARBONDALE - The Salem Lady Wildcats will take their 24-5 record to the road tonight

Orphans Continue To Pass Tests

O'FALLON - The Centralia Orphans are 21-2 after D'Aaron Owens scored 27 points

Lady Cats Heading To Bowling Sectionals

CARBONDALE - The Salem Lady Wildcats bowling team advanced to this weekend's Johnston City Sectional after finishing 2nd at the Carbondale Regionals over the weekend. 

Wrestling Post Season Begins

CARBONDALE - The Wrestling post season began this weekend.  Centralia and Mt Vernon each qualified 3 individuals to sectionals. 

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Colleen Crowley's Lawyer Says Johnny Manziel Ruptured Her Eardrum

More details are coming out of the Dallas criminal investigation into an alleged assault involving Johnny Manziel and his former girlfriend. Kathy Kinser, the attor ...

Super Bowl MVP Von Miller Offers Advice to Former Teammate Johnny Manziel

Von Miller is rooting for Johnny Manziel. After the game on Sunday night, the Super Bowl 50 MVP posted a mess ...

WWE Wrestler Daniel Bryan to Retire

Former WWE champion and professional wrestling star Daniel Bryan is retiring. "Due to medical reasons, effect ...

Knicks Fire Head Coach Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher is only in his second season as the New York Knicks' head coach but already, the team has seen e ...

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Dad's Advice to Other Fathers: 'Respect the Mother of Your Child'

A U.K. dad’s advice to fellow dads “respect the mother of your child” has gone viral after being posted in a Facebook tribute to the mother of his ...

Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC to Activate Highest Emergency Ops Level

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center has been moved to Level 1, ...

Duchess Kate Champions Mental Health in New PSA

Duchess Kate is on a mission. The Duchess of Cambridge, 34, is speaking out in a new public service announcem ...

Zika Virus Outbreak: US Olympic Committee 'Will Not' Stop Athletes From Going to Brazil

Federal health officials weighed in Monday on the potential risks athletes may face from the Zika virus when ...


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President Obama to Appear on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"

President Obama will want to pack his dancing shoes for his trip to California this week, as he is set to make a special in-studio appearance on The Ellen DeGener ...

"black-ish," "Empire" Winners at NAACP Image Awards

ABC's black-ish and the Fox drama Empire won major awards Friday night at the 47th NAACP Image Awards, held F ...

"Taxi Driver" Turns 40 Today

Monday, February 8 marks 40 years since Taxi Driver first hit theaters, grabbing us by the throat and draggin ...

Teresa Giudice Talks Finances, Prison, Future in Exclusive "GMA" Interview

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice opened up about her financial situation, her time in federa ...

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