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Fire Damages Rural Cartter Home

Fire Damages Rural Cartter Home

Fire caused moderate to heavy damage to the center downstairs area of a home in the rural Cartter area early Monday night.

Centralia City Council Backs Vehicle Tows From Housing Authority Areas

The Centralia City Council is backing the Police Departments and the Marion County Housing Authority in towing vehicles from housing authority parking and nearby streets.   A resident of the neighborhood questioned the action at Monday night's city council meeting and questioned if the streets around the housing a ...

Centralia City Council Tightens Ordinances on Animal Cruelty and Home Day Care

Centralia Police will have more options to take action when finding an animal locked in a car during hot weather.  

Carmi Man Killed in Wayne County Wreck

The single vehicle crash occurred Monday on the Burnt Prairie Blacktop.

Mason Truck Driver Hurt in Fayette County Crash

Police Beat for Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Rauner Pushes New Stopgap Budget, Rips Democrats' Plan

KC Moves Money Due To Budget Impasse

Mexican Drug Lord Files Appeals Against Extradition

Fire Destroys Tim and Cherie Clarida Home on Cheyenne Road in Rural Centralia

Mt. Vernon Motorcyclist Killed in Sunday Night Crash With Semi

Counterfeit $100 Bills Passed in Salem Over the Weekend

Clay County Hospital Welcomes Michael Zilm as Interim President

Senate Democrats to Propose $750M Education Funding Increase

Beagle-Rescue Group Sues U of I Over Research-Animal Data

Illinois Residents Asked to Leave Fireworks to the Pros

Two People Hurt in Walmart Parking Lot Crash

Former DHS Worker From Highland Pleads Guilty to Theft, Sentenced to Prison

More Details Released on Arrest of Centralia Man on Drug Delivery Charges

Nashville Trucker Escapes Injury in I-57 Crash in Franklin County

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FEMA: 1,000 Applications Received for W.Va. Flooding Assistance So Far

Greenbrier, Kanawha, and Nicholas counties -- so the number of applications may increase if additional counties are added to the eligibility list."As of [Monday] morning, more than 1,000 individuals and households in these counties have applied for federal funding," a FEMA spokesman told ABC News. "We will be conducting PDAs ...

Crews Fighting to Contain Blaze After Morning Freight Train Crash in Panhandle, Texas

iStock/Thinkstock(PANHANDLE, Texas) — Emergency crews are still responding to a fiery train crash in Texas that occurred Tuesday morning, resulting in the derailment of multiple freight cars and billows of black smoke.According to Joe Faust, a spokesman for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, two of its mixed-f ...

Prosecutors Explain 'Unusual Set of Circumstances' in Indiana University Rape Case

Monroe County Jail (BLOOMINGTON, Ind.) — The prosecutors who sought a felony charge against the former Indiana University student accused of two separate incidents of rape said Monday they were "frustrated" that there was not sufficient evidence to prove their case.John Enochs, 22, was charged in September 2015 w ...

Explosion Rocks BP Natural Gas Plant in Mississippi, No Injuries Reported

iStock/Thinkstock(PASCAGOULA, Miss.) — An explosion and fire broke out at a BP natural gas plant along Mississippi's Gulf Coast late Monday night, but police said there were no injuries.Vibrations from the explosion were felt nearly 10 miles away, according to ABC's Biloxi affiliate, WLOX.The plant is located in ...

10-Year-Old Boy Found After Being Kidnapped During Robbery in Dallas

Cop Shot 7 Times Released From Hospital to Cheering Crowd

10-Year-Old Taken at Gunpoint During Robbery in Dallas

Two Dead in Shooting in Oregon; Suspect in Custody

Two Dead in Shooting in Oregon; Suspect at Large

Wildfire Spreads Over 45,000 Acres in California as Search Through Destruction Continues

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Salem Wood Bat Firecracker Schedules Released For This Weekend

YOUTH BASEBALL COMPLEX - The culmination of summer travel and little league baseball will come to a head this weekend as the Little League Youth Baseball and Softball Complex will host various age groups in their annual Firecracker Wood Bat Tournament.

Volleyball Camp Held at Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Volleyball Program recently hosted a camp for students in grades 5-8 in the KC Gymnasium.  The camp was instructed by KC head coach Kim Rahar and KC players. 

Both Post 128 Teams In Action Tonight

SALEM - Both Salem Legion teams will be in action today.  

Tigers v. Royals For City Series Title....Yanks v. Reds Tonight For CP Title

YOUTH BASEBALL COMPLEX - In Little League Major's action the 2016 City Series is set as the 2-time, defending champion Peoples Bank Tigers will take on the Minor League Royals starting next Tuesday night at 7:30.  You can listen to the game on 92.1 FM and streaming at WJBDradio.com.

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Danica Patrick, Lesa France Kennedy Among '30 Most Power Women in Sports'

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — NASCAR might seem like a man's world, but two NASCAR women have been named among the 30 most powerful women in sports. ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 6/27/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEKansas City 6, St. Loui ...

Indians get 10th straight win

     UNDATED (AP) - The Cleveland Indians still own a five-game lead over Kansas City in the Am ...

U.S. men's hoops squad set

     NEW YORK (AP) - Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony are among the 12 players who have been se ...

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Politicians, Gay Rights Groups Calls on FDA to Lift Blood Donor Ban

Gay rights groups and members of Congress called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reverse the guideline that bars gay and bisexual men from donating bloo ...

Zika Virus-Related Microcephaly Reported in Florida for First Time

iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Zika virus-related microcephaly has been reported for the first t ...

How the Supreme Court Ruling Will Impact Abortion Laws in the US

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down the Texas law that imposed strict new requirements on abortion clinic ...

Eat Fish, Lower Your Risk of Deadly Heart Attack

Fish used to be called “brain food”, but it may be heart food instead. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fa ...


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"Game of Thrones" Season Finale Scores Record Audience

Game of Thrones aired its sixth-season finale Sunday night to a record show audience. Some 8.9 million people watched the episode, which featured some of the most r ...

Winona Ryder Calls Johnny Depp Abuse Allegations "Hard to Picture"

 Winona Ryder, who was engaged to Johnny Depp in the early 1990s, says she finds it hard to imagine the a ...

Chelsea Handler Opens Up About Abortions at Age 16

In the brutally honest way fans have come to expect and admire, Chelsea Handler admitted in an essay for Play ...

Happy 90th Birthday, Mel Brooks!

The man who played the 2,000 Year-Old Man has gotten one year closer: comedy legend Mel Brooks is 90 today.&n ...

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