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Beaman Files New Lawsuit in ISU case

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois man who was imprisoned before DNA evidence cleared him of murder has filed a new lawsuit accusing authorities of conspiring to frame him for the death of his girlfriend.

South Central to Upgrade Computer Systems

A complete overhaul of the computer systems in the South Central School District was approved by the school board on Wednesday. 

Push Aims To Get Fairmount Park Back On Gambling Bill

(Chicago, IL)  --  People aren't happy about the fact that Fairmount Race Track has been taken out of the latest gambling bill. 

Beef Prices On The Rise

(Springfield, IL)  --  It's going to be a bit more pricey to put a burger on the grill this summer.  Reid Blossom with the Illinois Beef Association says beef prices are going up because of high demand. 

Plan To Deny Firearms Cards to Medical Pot Users Is Nixed

Judge Puts Off Ruling in Suit Against Rutherford

Illinois Unemployment Drops to 5-Year-Low

Plan to Build Obama Museum with State Funds Passes Through House Committee

Democrats: State Tax Rollback Will Cost Schools Millions

Appellate Court Upholds Becker Decision, Freeman to Remain Guardian Ad Litem at Murray

Lions Club to Hold Egg Hunt Sunday

Two Car Head On Crash Injures Three in Iuka

Iuka Consignment Sale Starts This Weekend

New Warden Named for Menard Prison

Village May Decriminalize Small Amounts of Pot

Pork Farmers Fighting Virus

Salem High Dismisses Teacher, Cites Budget Woes

Salem High School Board Member Concerned About Proposed New Handbook Rule

Central City Man Will Stand Trial in Child Abuse Case

USPS Talks About New Business Products at Chamber Meeting

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Good Samaritan Prevents Possible Murder-Suicide in NJ

An apparent murder-suicide attempt was foiled in New Jersey this week by a Good Samaritan, who local authorities say saved a mother and her teenage kids from drowning.Police are crediting Darnell Taylor with diving into the Delaware River near the town of Florence and rescuing Joann Smith and her three children, ages ...

Fast Food Workers Rewarded for Fast Action That Saved Customer’s Life

When a couple of fast food restaurant workers got no response over the microphone at their drive-thru station they rushed outside to find a driver in cardiac arrest. They pulled him out of his vehicle and gave him life-saving CPR. The customer returned to the Burger King in Flint, Mich., Wednesday to thank his rescuer ...

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages." NYCLASS, which stands for New Yorkers for Clean, Livable, and Safe Streets, debuted a model of the eight-passenger vintage-styl ...

Kansas City Police Have Highway Shooting Suspect in Custody

  Kansas City police said Thursday they have taken into custody the suspect in the recent highway shooting.   RT @ChiefForte: Highway shooter suspect in custody. Will provide additional at 7:30 PM. Stand-by for location — Kansas City Police (@kcpolice) April 17, 2014   One person was killed and a ...

Stormfront Website Posters Have Murdered Almost 100 People, Watchdog Group Says

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

Newly-Released Video Captures Deadly Plant Explosion

Touching Procession for Fallen Hero K-9 Dog

Mystery Surrounds College Wrestler's Death

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

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Salem Wildcats Win 8th Straight In 12-2 Win Over Fairfield....Mater Dei Nips Centralia...Prep Baseball Scores

Salem Wildcats Win 8th Straight In 12-2 Win Over Fairfield....Mater Dei Nips Centralia...Prep Baseball Scores

Salem's Defense Costs Them Game With Lady Mules...Odin & Centralia Wins...Prep Scores.

Salem's Defense Costs Them Game With Lady Mules...Odin & Centralia Wins...Prep Scores.

Salem Rec Basketball "A" League continues on Wednesday

Salem Rec Basketball "A" League continues on Wednesday

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

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ESPN: Frank Haith is Leaving Missouri for Tulsa

Frank Haith has verbally agreed to leave Missouri and become the next men's head basketball coach at Tulsa, according to ESPN.com. Haith takes over for the recently ...

Kentucky's James Young Declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky freshman James Young announced Thursday he will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. "My time at Kentucky has b ...

Rangers Score Three in the Third to Take 1-0 Series Lead Over Flyers

  Brad Richards, Derek Stepan and Carl Hagelin all scored in the third period to lift the New York Ranger ...

Duke's Jabari Parker Declares for the NBA Draft

After much deliberation, Jabari Parker has decided to forgo the final three years of eligibility at Duke and ...

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Group Grieving May Help Families Through South Korea Ferry Disaster

Heart-wrenching photos of families mourning loved ones lost in a South Korean ferry disaster capture what some experts say is a helpful process: group grieving.At l ...

Alexa Ray Joel Opens Up About Collapsing Onstage

Alexa Ray Joel is doing fine since collapsing onstage while singing to a sold-out crowd at New York City&rsqu ...

Paralyzed UK Veteran Walks Again with Exo-Skeleton

Kevin Ogilvie thought he would never walk again after he was left paralyzed from the chest down in an explosi ...

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 ...


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James Franco Attacks Critic over Review of His Broadway Show

Criticize James Franco at your own peril. The actor did not take kindly to The New York Times' lukewarm review of his new Broadway play, Of Mice and Men, and he let ...

Kerry Washington Opens Up About Hiding Pregnancy on "Scandal"

Kerry Washington has always welcomed the challenge of playing Washington, D.C., fixer Olivia Pope on Scandal. ...

"Scandal" Recap: The Season Finale

On the season finale of ABC's Scandal, the bomb inside the church blew up but Vice President Sally Langston m ...

"Mrs. Doubtfire" Star Wants Nothing to Do with Sequel

A Mrs. Doubtfire sequel is in the works -- but not everyone is excited.The original film's lead star, Robin W ...

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