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Pastor Says Nothing Can Be Salvaged From Burned Hoyleton Church

Howard Self got to look inside the church Thursday afternoon after a possible lightening strike sparked a fire that burned the roof off and caused the steeple of the more than 150 year old church to collapse. 

Rural Odin Home Destroyed by Fire

Odin fire officials aren't sure what caused the fire at the Norma Marcum residence at 2619 Folsom Road in the Royal Lakes Neighborhood Southwest of Odin. 

Lightning Hits Centralia Home

Centralia City Firemen say lightning apparently struck the dryer vent on the roof of the Greg Caudell home at 315 East Sixth Street. 

Salem Hospital President Says Moving Broughton Road Key To Hospital's Future

Salem Township Hospital President Stephanie Hilton Siebert says the future of the type of health care the hospital can provide is directly tied to being able to relocate Broughton Street behind the hospital.  

Salem Banking Center Expands Into Vacant Salem National Bank Building

Marion County Board Debates Affordable Care Act

Injunction Granted Ending Retiree Premium Hike

DNR: $1 Licenses for Illinois Seniors Not Ready

Cahokia Mounds Plans Indian Culture Weekend

Illinois Women Charged with Cooking Meth in Church

Fracking Industry Officials Donating to Rauner

Police Beat for Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Governor Hopefuls Rip Each Other on Hiring, Taxes

One Hurt in Sunday Afternoon Accident

Fire Heavily Damages Historic Hoyleton Church

Rural Dix Man Now Faces Formal Charges In Shooting of Salem Man

Irvington Boy Who Fought Cancer Passes Away at 17

Carpenter Steps Down As Centralia Assistant City Manager

Iuka Man Goes On Wild Ride After Swerving To Miss Deer

Fire Destroys Garage in Rural Odin

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Woman Dies at Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

A woman has died at this year's Burning Man, a weeklong art festival in the Nevada desert. Authorities say 29-year-old Alicia Louise Cipicchio, from Jackson, Wyoming, fell under a bus early Thursday morning and was killed. Organizers say this is the first death at the festival in seven years. The festival, which takes ...

Marie and Cristobal: Two Storms and Lots of Questions

As we enter the most active part of the hurricane season in the Atlantic, we have our eyes on both coasts: Tropical Storm Marie in the Pacific and Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic.In the past 24 hours, ABC News' Ginger Zee has fielded some frequently asked questions and wanted to share: One question:   @Ginge ...

Kid Booted Out of Preschool After Mom's Facebook Rant

A negative post on Facebook got Ashley Habat's four-year-old son kicked out of a Callahan, Florida, preschool.Habat says the controversy started when she found out that it was picture day at Sonshine Christian Academy after the fact, although the school said that a notice was included in her son's folder days earlier. ...

Video Captures Colorado Cops Swarming in 'Swatting' Prank

Police in Colorado are searching for the 911 caller who caused SWAT teams to swarm an unsuspecting video game player in a dangerous hoax called “swatting.”Online live-streaming video showed officers bursting into a Littleton, Colorado, video game company on Wednesday with guns drawn. Littleton Police Chief ...

Video of Possible UFO Recorded by Pennsylvania Woman

Sister of Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

USC Football Player Admits He Lied About Injury, Pool Rescue

One Midwest High School, Two American Terrorists

Military Jet Crashes in Virginia

"Cops" Crew Member Killed in Police Shootout with Robbery Suspect

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CCL Names Team & Pitching MVPs

CCL Names Team & Pitching MVPs

Northern Illinois rattles Presbyterian 55-3

Northern Illinois rattles Presbyterian 55-3

Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

Minnesota beats Eastern Illinois 42-20 in opener

Southern Illinois opens with 45-0 win over Taylor

Southern Illinois opens with 45-0 win over Taylor

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So who needs Johnny Football?

So who needs Johnny Football?

Coach says Shaw may return at some point...Running back Brown quits

Coach says Shaw may return at some point...Running back Brown quits

Journeyman sets MLB pitching mark...Angels lead A's by 2 games

Journeyman sets MLB pitching mark...Angels lead A's by 2 games

Stewart set to return to racing

Stewart set to return to racing

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US to Test Ebola Vaccine Amid Growing Outbreak in West Africa

U.S. scientists will begin testing an Ebola vaccine in humans next week, health officials announced Thursday. But it could take 11 months to learn whether the vacci ...

Couples Who Smoke Pot Less Inclined Toward Violence

A controversial new study suggests that married couples who get high on marijuana are less inclined to be inv ...

How to Do the Most for Your Child's Education

If parents leave it up to schools to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to educating their kids, then the ...

Social Media Users Shy Away from Controversial Postings

One of the big complaints about social media is that people seem all too willing to share every opinion they ...


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WATCH: Reese Witherspoon’s Inspiring Message to Boy with Cancer

Reese Witherspoon transformed into “Pink Lady” Elle Woods from her hit movie Legally Blonde to send a hopeful message to a four-year-old boy battling ca ...

Homer Simpson Accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

Even animated characters are accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.In a new video released online, a shirtle ...

Husband of Whitney Houston's Daughter Arrested for DUI

Bobbi Kristina Brown's husband has been arrested and charged with DUI, police said. Nick Gordon attempted to ...

Reports: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Married Saturday in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are now husband and wife, according to People, which is citing multiple sources. ...

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