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Rail Workers Hold Informational Picket

Rail Workers Hold Informational Picket

Members of two unions at the Union Pacific Railyards on the northeast side of Salem manned informational pickets Wednesday to protest changes they say the railroad has made improperly in their working hours.

Local Cops Shoot Hoops Against Students

Local police officers took on the best basketball players that South Central Middle School has to offer as part of Red Ribbon Week. 

Candidates In Their Own Words: Ericka Sanders

The vacancy of at-large 4th Circuit Court Judge Sherri L. Tungate has opened an election for her position on the court. Judge Ericka Sanders, a current Marion County Associate Judge, is one of those running for the vacant position.

Candidates In Their Own Words: Martin Siemer

The vacancy of at-large 4th Circuit Court Judge Sherri L. Tungate has opened an election for her position on the court. Attorney Martin Siemer, an Effingham Trial Lawyer, is one of those running for the vacant position.

Democratic Treasurer Candidate Visits Salem

What's on the Ballot: The Justice Karmeier Retention Question

IDOT To Present Preferred Route for US 51 During Series of Meetings

Police Impersonator Sought in Jefferson County

Ashley Man Receives 7 Year Sentence After Failing Drug Court

Former Central City Teacher Pleads Guilty to Theft

Police Beat for Thursday, October 30th, 2014

2nd Round of Illinois Marijuana Patients to Apply

Rauner Says Women Will Decide Governor's Race

Inmate Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

State Representative Candidates Square Off at WJBD

Centralia Library Youth Department Opens

Halloween Night Brings Slew of Activites

Tennessee Men Arrested in Kentucky After Salem, Mt. Vernon Walmart Thefts

Sheriff's Candidates Mostly Agree on Issues During WJBD Forum

Ex-Prison Guard Admits to having Sex with Inmate

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Chrysler Recalls 380,000 Trucks over Fuel-Heater Housing Issue

(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) -- Chrysler is recalling 381,876 trucks worldwide over an issue with fuel-heater housings that could lead to a fire.

Few Arrests of Americans Who Fought in Syria or Iraq; Feds Focus on "Small Group" Back Inside U.S.

(WASHINGTON) -- Of the dozens of Americans who traveled to war-torn Syria or Iraq and then returned home, only a “small group” of them fought with a terrorist group and might be inclined to launch an attack back in the U.S., federal counterterrorism officials are claiming.

Wall Street Soars on Positive Earnings Report

(NEW YORK) -- The markets rallied from a down day Wednesday on the back of positive earnings reports.

Alleged PA Cop Shooter Eric Frein Captured Alive

Accused cop killer Eric Frein, one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives, was captured after a 48-day manhunt, police said Thursday night."Eric Frein was dedicated to killing law enforcement members," Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said in a news conference with Gov. Tom Corbett. "I can't think of ...

Alleged PA Cop Shooter Eric Frein Capture Alive

Saint Louis County Prosecutor Says Leaks Not Coming from Grand Jury in Michael Brown Case

Michigan Woman Goes Missing After Halloween Party

Talks with Ebola Nurse Fail, Maine Governor to Use 'Full Authority'

More Than Half of US Bans Controversial Guardrail

At Least Four Dead in Small Plane Crash at Kansas Airport

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Jr. High Basketball: St. Theresa Wins St Peter Tournament

St. Theresa in Salem is the champion of the St. Peter Lutheran Invitational. The Salem Franklin Park Bobcats beat Fairfield 54 to 51 in the Fairfield Tourney.

Salem Soccer Association Expands; New Team 9-0

The Salem Soccer Association Inc. expanded its presence in the S.W.I.S. (Southwest Illinois Soccer) League this year by adding a 3rd/4th grade team to the 5th/6th grade and 7th/8th grade teams.

Springfield Will Host Illini Hoops 5 Times in 2015

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - The University of Illinois says the Illini men's basketball team will play five 2015-16 games in Springfield while work continues on the State Farm Center.

South Central Advances, Salem's Season Ends in High School Volleyball

South Central plays Woodlawn in next round of Christ Our Rock Regional on Wednesday night.  

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Still Perfect: (2) FSU Erases 17 Point 3rd Quarter Deficit vs. Louisville

No. 2 Florida State rallied from a 17 point third quarter deficit to beat No. 25 Louisville 42-31 Thursday night. Florida State (8-0, 5-0 ACC) has now won 24 straig ...

Knicks Spoil James' Return to Cleveland

LeBron James first game back in Cleveland as a member of the Cavaliers didn't have a fairy tale ending.Carmel ...

Kevin Youkilis is Retiring

Former Boston Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis is calling it a career.Youkilis' agent announced Thursday that ...

ESPN: Cavs Close To Signing Varejao to 3-Year Extension

The Cleveland Cavaliers are close to signing center Anderson Varejao to a three-year, $30 million extension t ...

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Why Some Sports Fans Turn to Vandalism Even After a Win

Winners are generally more aggressive than the losers, according to at least one psychologist, so he was not surprised when celebrations turned violent in San Franc ...

How an Antifreeze Ingredient Led to a Whiskey Recall in Europe

The overseas recall of a batch of U.S. whiskey imported to three Scandinavian countries has focused new atten ...

New York City 'Actively Monitoring' 117 People for Ebola

New York City is monitoring 117 people for possible Ebola, most of them people who arrived on commercial flig ...

Maine Pizzeria Delivers Pie to Ebola Nurse

An Ebola nurse fighting quarantine orders in Maine got a special delivery Thursday afternoon: a pizza from Mo ...


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PBS Announces One-Hour Special Honoring Robin Williams

PBS announced on Thursday that it would release an hour-long special remembering the late Robin Williams on DVD later this year.Available Dec. 2, Robin Williams Rem ...

Why Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler and Other Stars Are Wearing Lena Dunham's Shirt

Lena Dunham has always been outspoken on the subject of women's reproductive rights.Now, she's enlisting the ...

“Duck Dynasty’s” Jep Robertson Released from Hospital Following Seizure

A&E Television(NEW YORK) — Duck Dynasty star Jep Robertson is out of the hospital after suffering a ...

Look Who’s Coming to "American Horror Story"

American Horror Story fans got their first look Wednesday at Matt Bomer, who joins the fourth season of FX&rs ...

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