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Centralia Man On Jail Furlough Arrested Following Police Chase on New Drug Charges

A 24-year-old Centralia man faces new charges in Marion County Court after failing to return from a furlough and allegedly being found in possession of drugs following a foot chase with Centralia Police.  

Police Beat for Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Arrests made in two Centralia domestic battery cases.  Salem man arrested for alleged driving under influence of drugs.  Four arrested on outstanding warrants.  $20,000 theft of copper ground cable under investigation by Marion County Sheriff's Department.  

Salem City Council and Mayor Forum Set For Monday

The three candidates for Salem Mayor and four candidates running for Salem City Councilman have been invited to a Candidates Forum next Monday night, March 31st.  

Centralia City Council Candidate Forum Set for Next Tuesday

Catholic bishops Call for Bell Ringing Marking War's End

Illinois Historic Site to Commemorate Lincoln's Death

Chicago's Thompson Center Could Get Price Gag

Florida Man Sentenced for Illinois Mortgage Scam

Salem Area Residents and Organizations Recognized at Night of Honor

Raccoon Grade and Odin School Latest to Show Support for McGhee Family

Victim in Truck-Train Crash Identified as 38-Year-Old Breese Man

39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High-Speed Internet

Song Dancing Its Way to Official Illinois Polka

Kirk, Durbin Propose Changes in Disaster Declaration Process

Durbin Praises Reid's Leadership; No Comment on Successor

State Budget Deals Means $15M Cut to U of I

Lawmakers' Budget Deal Raises Concerns Over Burial Costs

Budget Deals Pulls Money from Various State Funds

Illinois Comptroller Expedites Funds to Child Care Providers

Rauner Signs Into Law Compromise Plan to Fix Budget Hole

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Minneapolis Police Searching for Missing College Student

Authorities in Minneapolis are searching for a missing University of Minnesota student. Jennifer Houle was last seen Friday at a bar in the Dinkytown area of Minneapolis between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., the Minneapolis Police Department said. Her purse was then found nearby, police said. Houle, 22, is a member of the Pi Bet ...

Trooper Wounded in Eric Frein Ambush Wants to Return to PA Police

A Pennsylvania state trooper critically injured in a sniper attack six month ago by accused cop killer Eric Frein said Saturday he feels he will "eventually be able to go back" to his old job. On Sept. 12, 2014, state trooper Alex Douglass was shot in the pelvis during Frein's ambush, which took place during a late-ni ...

Possibility of Criminal Charges in New York City Building Collapse Growing

As searchers and cadaver dogs sift through the rubble looking for victims and evidence, New York City officials tell ABC News that the possibility is growing that criminal charges could be filed as a result of the blast and building collapse in the East Village. Investigators with the Manhattan District Attorney's Off ...

21 Injured When Metro Rail Train Collides With Car in Los Angeles

At least 21 people were injured Saturday after a Metro rail train collided with a car in downtown Los Angeles, next to the University of Southern California campus, officials said. The driver of the car, a 21-year-old USC student, was hospitalized in critical condition, reports ABC station KABC-TV. The train operator ...

21 People Injured After Train Collides With Car in Los Angeles

Watch Tom Brady Jump Off Cliff, Land in Water

Seven Injured, Three Critically, in Panama City Beach Shooting

Seven Injured, One Critically, in Panama City Beach Shooting

Girl, 4, Found Alone on Philadelphia Bus After Seeking Slushie

Decorated Boston Police Officer in Coma After 'Unprovoked' Shooting

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Webster Runs for Gold, Wins State

Salem Wildcat standout distance runner Brenner Webster was able to bring home the gold with a first place finish in the prestigious Illinois Prep Top Times Indoor Classic.

Cabrera Homers, Leads Tigers Over Cardinals 4-3

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera hit his second home run of the spring and raised his average to .385, leading the Detroit Tigers past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Saturday.

Arrieta Goes 4 Shutout Innings, Homers as Cubs Rout Rockies

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.

Frazier Homers, Drives in 4 as Reds Beat Cubs

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Todd Frazier hit his fourth home run this spring and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 9-5 Saturday.

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Koivu & Niederreiter Lead Wild Past Kings, 4-1

Center Mikko Koivu and forward Nino Niederreiter each scored two goals as the Minnesota Wild (44-25-7; 95pts) iced the Los Angeles Kings (37-24-14; 88pts), 4-1 on S ...

Mirotic Scores 24 Points in Bulls 111-80 Win Against Knicks

Six players scored in double-figures for the Bulls led by power forward Nikola Mirotic with 24 points as Chic ...

Aldridge Powers Trail Blazers Over Nuggets, 120-114

Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds as Portland (47-25) outpaced the Denver ...

Blues Fall to Columbus

The St. Louis Blues played a hard-fought game Saturday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets eventually overtook ...

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Restaurants May Lack Healthy Meals for Kids

The “kid’s menu” at your local restaurant may fall short when it comes to nutritious fare, according to a new study that looked at restaurants in ...

Germanwings Crash: How Often Pilots Commit 'Aircraft-Assisted Suicide'

Although authorities said the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed earlier this week in France int ...

Pot Brownie That Made Man Fear Stroke Highlights Concerns About Pot Edibles

The case of a man who mistook a reaction to marijuana-laced brownies for a stroke has again highlighted conce ...

Indiana Couple Welcomes 'One in a Million' Set of Triplets

An Indiana couple is celebrating an extra-special arrival with the birth of their identical triplet daughters ...


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Peter Dinklage Accidentally Reveals Major “Game of Thrones” Spoiler

It's got to be hard to keep things to yourself when you are part of a super secret show like Game of Thrones. And Peter Dinklage learned this recently when he leake ...

Bruce Jenner Breaks Down Because Kris Replaced Him in Living Will

It seemed hard for Bruce Jenner, 65, to hear that, after he and Kris Jenner got divorced, she replaced him as ...

Angelina Jolie Makes First Post-Surgery Appearance

Angelina Jolie made her first appearance post-surgery when she attended the Kids' Choice Awards with two of h ...

Five Things to Know About Taylor Swift's Rumored New Beau Calvin Harris

Taylor Swift has been spending time with producer Calvin Harris recently, leading some to speculate as to whe ...

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