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Rauner Signs Into Law Compromise Plan to Fix Budget Hole

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a compromise plan to plug a $1.6 billion hole in this year's budget and avert shutdowns of state programs and services.

Reform Panel Seeks 25 Percent Drop in Prison Population

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's prison reform commission is examining ways to reduce the state's inmate population by 25 percent in 10 years.

State Representatives Wear Superman Shirts to Support Weston McGhee

State Representatives from across Southern Illinois have become the latest to support the recovery of 14-year-old Weston McGhee of rural Salem by donning their Superman shirts.  

Salem Woman Makes First Court Appearance On Alleged Murder Of 3-Month-Old Daughter

A 23-year-old Salem woman made her first appearance in Marion County Court Thursday morning on two counts of first degree murder in connection with the Tuesday morning death of her three month old child.  

One of Six Arrested in Central City Meth Bust Pleads Guilty

Expert: Recent Illinois Tornadoes Have Struck Out of Season

Suspects in New Islamic State Case Appear in Chicago Court

Drug Symposium Told 43 Have Died From Heroin in Marion County During the Past 5 Years

Familiar Face to Guide Salem Township Hospital During Search for New President

Illinois Senate On Spot to Find Votes to Close Budget Gap

Disability Advocates Call for Closing Illinois Institutions

Autopsy Conducted to Try and Determine Cause of Death of 3-Month-Old Salem Girl

Charges Multiply Against Salem Man

Mt. Vernon Man Gets Two Year Prison Term For Retail Theft

Three Plead Guilty to Drug Charges in Marion County Court

Three Face New Charges in Marion County Court

Police Beat for Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

U of Illinois Sets Up Center for Minority Doctoral Students

Belleville Looks to Eliminate Township Government

Judge Sends Marijuana Permit Challenge Back for Changes

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Federal Judge Grants Injunction to Halt Expansion of Medical Leave Benefits to Some Same-Sex Couples

A federal judge in Texas granted an injunction on Thursday that will stop the expansion of medical leave benefits to some same-sex couples.Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement that "the Obama Adminstration's attempt to force employers to recognize same-sex marriages would have put state agencies in th ...

Nineteen Injured in Building Collapse, Seven-Alarm Fire in New York City

New York City's Fire Department has responded to a partial building collapse and seven-alarm fire Thursday at a building on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. #BREAKING: Aerial view of building collapse @NYPD9Pct. Numerous rescue units on scene #SOD #ESU #K9 #Aviation #FD pic.twitter.com/d9iX4GOBUd — NYPD Specia ...

Seattle Police Wrangle Wild Goats

Police in Seattle were able to stop a wild situation before it got worse on Thursday, after 10 goats escaped from their yard. According to the Seattle Police Department, a group of kids reported being chased by another group of kids at about 1:15 p.m. Thursday. The only catch was that the second group of kids was actu ...

Courthouse Evacuated During Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Due to Bomb Threat

The courthouse where the Aaron Hernandez murder trial is being held was evacuated on Thursday morning due to a bomb threat. ABC's Boston affiliate, WCVB-TV, reported that no explosives were found and employees were allowed back into the courthouse about an hour after the threat was called in. Superior Court Judge Susa ...

Boyfriend of Denise Huskins Says He Was Not Involved in a 'Hoax'

Twelve Injured in Building Collapse, Seven-Alarm Fire in New York City

Partial Building Collapse, Seven-Alarm Fire in New York City

How Police Busted a Businessman Accused of Faking His Death

UVA Student Martese Johnson Makes First Court Appearance

National Guardsman and His Cousin Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS

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Franklin Park Opens Up Home Track Season

Mt. Vernon won both the boys and girls tri-meet. 

RLC Softball sweeps Shawnee, on four-game winning streak

RLC Softball sweeps Shawnee, on four-game winning streak

Bulls beat Raptors for fifth straight time, 116-103

Bulls beat Raptors for fifth straight time, 116-103

Flyers roll past Blackhawks 4-1 in Timonen's return

Flyers roll past Blackhawks 4-1 in Timonen's return

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Report: Colts Will Wait on New Deal for Chuck Pagano

According to a media report, the Indianapolis Colts and coach Chuck Pagano will not reach a deal on a contract extension before the season. Two sources to ...

49ers Waive OL Jonathan Martin

The San Francisco 49ers released offensive lineman Jonathan Martin on Thursday, the team ...

Jason Garrett Backs Greg Hardy Signing

Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett backed the signing of defensive end Greg Hardy on Wednesday at the NFL meeti ...

Lovie Smith Is a Fan of Jameis Winston

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith has no problem with former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winst ...

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Manufacturer of Scopes Cited in Spread of LA 'Superbug' Releases Updated Disinfection Process

Olympus America, the company that manufactures the duodenoscopes that were cited in the spread of a superbug at a Los Angeles hospital in February, released an urge ...

Ebola Patient at NIH Upgraded from Critical to Serious Condition

A patient being treated for the Ebola virus at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda ...

CDC Unveils New Anti-Smoking Ads Featuring Real Smokers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have launched a new set of anti-smoking ads featuring rea ...

Dallas Woman Behind Bars for Allegedly Giving Illegal Butt Injections

A Dallas woman has been arrested for allegedly administering to patients illegal cosmetic procedures -- butt ...


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Josh Peck Recommends John Stamos to Replace Zayn Malik in One Direction

  When it comes to music, John Stamos is no slouch.Not only did the 51-year-old play a musician in Full House, he's toured with the legendary Beach Boys.So, whe ...

"Furious 7" Features Touching Tribute to Paul Walker

Fast & Furious fans should prepare to break out the Kleenex when the latest installment in the franchise, ...

Kerry Washington Reveals She Live Tweeted 'Scandal' While in Labor

Kerry Washington is super dedicated to her role as the star of Scandal and live tweets every episode of the h ...

"Downton Abbey" Will End After Next Season

It appears the rumors are true. Popular PBS drama Downton Abbey will end after its sixth season. Se ...

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