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Three Car Crash in Centralia Sends One To Hospital

Three Car Crash in Centralia Sends One To Hospital

One person was taken to the hospital and three others declined treatment following a three car wreck at the Broadway and Brookside intersection on the westside of Centralia late Friday morning.  

Rural Iuka Mobile Home Destroyed By Fire

Iuka Fire Chief Kenny Eagan says the mobile home owned by Doug Davis at the intersection of the Route 161 Extension and the Iuka Road was fully involved in fire upon their arrival shortly after nine Friday night.  

Fire Near Cartter Burns Nearly 25 Acres, But Buildings Spared

Salem Firemen were able to establish a break in the fire line to keep the fire from spreading towards the buildings.

Marion County Has New Deputy Coroner

Carl Dunn of Salem was sworn in Friday to replace Claude Howell who resigned from the position effective April 14th. 

Quinn: New Controls After Medicaid Paid for Dead

Both Drivers Escape Injury In Crash on South Side of Centralia

GOP: Dems Breaking Rules To Get Their Way

Police Beat for Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Medical Marijuana Rules Almost Ready

Illinois Democrats Plan Organizational Meeting

$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Pill to Stroke

Medicaid Paid $12M To Deceased Illinois Residents

Olney Woman Gets Jail for Hindering Murder Probe

Another IDNR Official Departs

Brownstown Man Leads St. Elmo Police on Car Chase, Wrecks Squad Car

Three Area Railroad Crossings to Receive Improvements

IDOT Set to Improve Route 37

Taylorville Couple Wins $20M Lotto Jackpot

SIU to Keep Fall Tuition for Newcomers Unchanged

Illinois Approved for No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Man in Custody After Shooting Threat at Los Angeles Times Building

Los Angeles police say they have a man in custody after reports of a shooting threat at the downtown Los Angeles Times building Friday night. A man who worked for a business which rents space in the building reportedly threatened another worker. Lonnie Benson with the Los Angeles Police said, "We did find the-- the em ...

Meth Lab Found in Million-Dollar Lake-Front Home, Cops Say

Police in Ohio say they have found materials to create a meth lab at a million-dollar lakefront home near Cleveland. According to the Loraine County Sheriff's department, they found materials and equipment used to produce methamphetamine at Madhu Dutta's home located in Sheffield Lake, Ohio. Members of the Loraine C ...

Lucky Woman Buying Lottery Ticket Narrowly Escapes Truck Crash

A woman buying a lottery ticket at a Chicago convenience store came within inches of being crushed by a pickup truck that crashed into the store. The Ford pickup hit two other cars in the intersection Friday before crashing through the front of the Farmers Food Basket, pinning the woman — who was buying lott ...

Vermont Stunt Pilot Parachutes Out of Plane Before Fiery Crash

A veteran stunt pilot is thankful to be alive after surviving a fiery plane crash by parachuting out of the aircraft just before it crashed onto an interstate near Burlington, Vermont. Dan Marcotte, an airplane mechanic who has also worked as a stunt pilot for 10 years, was flying the single-engine plane when "some ...

Memorial Service Marks 19th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

Seven-Alarm Fire Destroys Homes at Jersey Shore

Obama: US ‘Prepared to Respond’ to Russian Aggression in Ukraine

Man in Custody After Shooting Threat at "Los Angeles Times" Building

Exclusive: Image Shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Last Message Before Arrest

Great Outdoors: Free Entrance to National Parks

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Salem Track Finishes 3rd At Orphans Invite

Salem Track Finishes 3rd At Orphans Invite

Salem Nips Okawville In Eight Innings

Salem Nips Okawville In Eight Innings



Riley & Isaak Continue Dominance For Patoka

Riley & Isaak Continue Dominance For Patoka

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Nets Top Raptors 94-87 in Series Opener

  The Brooklyn Nets acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for moments like these. Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, Garnett stepped up ...

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak Urges Patience

Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak wants All-Star Kobe Bryant to know that the team will do eve ...

Ducks Top Stars, 3-2, Take 2-0 Lead

Ryan Getzlaf scored and had an assist after taking a slap shot to the face in Game 1 in the Ducks 3-2 win ove ...

76ers Owner Joshua Harris Reflects on Difficult Season

Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris is moving forward after seeing his team go through one of it's toughes ...

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Woman With Engineered Vagina Says She Has 'Normal Life'

A woman who took part in a ground-breaking study in which scientists were able to use her cells to engineer lab-grown vaginas is speaking about the procedure that ...

Children’s Dreams Come True One Picture at a Time

Junaisy Vargas, 6, has a lot of wishes in life -- No. 4 seems the most impossible.“I want to be a merma ...

Thirteen-Pound Baby Waldo Wows Parents

An expecting couple got an unexpected surprise when their newborn weighed a whopping four pounds more than ex ...

'Pee Parties' Latest Baby-Making Trend

Conception has gone social. Pee parties -- also known as POAS, or Pee on a Stick Parties -- are the latest wa ...


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Rosie, Al, and Other Extreme Celebrity Weight Loss Stories

Rosie O'Donnell is down nearly 50 pounds. The comedian and TV personality flaunted her major weight loss in a before-and-after photo of herself posted on Twitter th ...

Michelle Obama To Guest Star on "Nashville"

Michelle Obama will be guest starring on an episode of the musical drama Nashville, ABC Television confirms. ...

Netflix Releases “Orange Is the New Black” Trailer

In a few weeks, season two of Orange Is the New Black will hit the web. Now, we have a glimpse of what to exp ...

Debbie Matenopoulos Reveals She’s Married and Pregnant

Former The View co-host Debbie Matenopoulos, 39, shared a double dose of news with People magazine -- she&rsq ...

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