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Illinois 'Fracking' Off to Slow Start Amid Oil-Price Slump

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Fracking is off to a feeble start in Illinois as slumping oil prices and the rigors of Illinois' new regulations have energy interests waiting on the sidelines.

Coal Mining Simulator Coming to Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Illinois coal miners will get a chance to learn how to react to emergencies without setting foot in a coal mine.

Police Beat for Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Arrests made for DUI, outstanding ordinance violation warrant and for driving on suspended license.  

Car Sideswipes Propane Truck on U.S. 51 North of Vernon

Both drivers were airlifted from the scene when a car and propane tanker truck collided Saturday morning on U.S. 51 just north of Vernon in extreme Southern Fayette County.  

Farina Woman Hurt in One Vehicle Crash

Centralia Man Appeals Driving on Revoked Conviction Based on Secretary of State Mailing

Work Release Prisoner Charged With Escape

85,000 Temporary Driver's Licenses Issued to Immigrants

Patient Transport System Unveiled at Scott Air Force Base

Police Beat for Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Amazon to Start Collecting Sales Tax in Illinois

Problems With Both Engines And Potential For Icing Conditions Reported Before Kentucky Plane Crash

Marion County Hunters Took 2,637 Deer in 2014

Numbers of Illinois Households on Food Stamps Still Rising

Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.2 Percent, Lowest Since '08

Illinois Governor Makes Several Cabinet Appointments

Illinois' AG Blocks Lottery Termination Agreement

Raccoon Grade School Teacher Scores Grant

Centralia to Talk Tourism During Monday City Council Meeting

Booths Still Available for Centralia Home Show

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Deflate-gate: Patriots Players Support Coach's Scientific Explanation

John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Several New England Patriots said Sunday they missed their coach's scientific explanation for why footballs the team used in the AFC championship lacked enough air, but they seemed to agree: If Bill Belichick said it, there was probably something to it.D ...

Two Dead in Murder-Suicide at Home Depot in NYC's Flatiron District

Chad Lomax(NEW YORK) — A Home Depot in New York City's Flatiron District was evacuated Sunday after police say two employees were killed in a murder-suicide.Two men died in the shooting at the store on 23rd Street in Manhattan, according to the New York Police Department.Police got the report of shots fired insid ...

Thousands of Flights Canceled Ahead of Major Winter Storm

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Airlines canceled nearly 2,000 flights for Monday by 5 a.m. as a major winter storm takes aim at the Northeast. The storm is expected to bring as much as two feet or more of snow from New Jersey to Maine.An additional 1,672 flights have been cancelled for Tuesday and that number is expected t ...

Two Killed in Shooting at New York City Home Depot

Two people were shot inside a Home Depot store in New York City on Sunday.ABC News has confirmed that two employees were shot at the Home Depot on 23rd Street and 5th Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Police believe the incident may have been a murder-suicide. The store was crowded at the time of the shooting as New Yorkers ...

Two Shot at New York City Home Depot

Three Killed, 10 Injured in Omaha Shooting

Winter Weather Expected to Hit Northeast

Patriots Coach Says 'Climatic Conditions' May Have Under-Inflated Balls

F-16s Scrambled to Escort Jets After Twitter Bomb Threat

Patriots Coach Belichick Blames Under-Inflated Balls on 'Climatic Conditions'

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Salem Wildcat Bowlers Headed to State

The Cats finished in sixth place at the Herrin Sectional on Saturday.  The top six teams advanced to State at O'Fallon this Friday.  

Edwardsville Tops Centralia to Win SIT Championship

Mt. Vernon wins third place game, while Salem drops consolation championship game to Marion after beating Mattoon earlier in the day to advance to the title game.  

HS Boys BB Round-Up: Woodlawn Wins Midland Trail Conference Tourney

See all of the Southern Illinois boys tournament results. 

Girls HS BB Round-Up: South Central Wins National Trail Conference Consolation Championship

Christ Our Rock wins 12th in a row.  Belleville West wins Highland Tournament.  

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Whiteside Posts Triple Double in Heat Win

On way to a victory over the Chicago Bulls, a remarkable event occurred for the Miami Heat. Hassan Whiteside, a center who has worked on his craft in the Developmen ...

Report: Dan Quinn to Be Named Falcons Head Coach

Once the Super Bowl has concluded, the Atlanta Falcons are expected to name Seattle Seahawks defensive coordi ...

Report: Mavericks Likely to Sign Jermaine O'Neal

The Dallas Mavericks are inching closer to signing center Jermaine O'Neal. The 36-year-old center, who is cur ...

Team Irvin Wins Pro Bowl

The NFL's annual All-Star competition concluded with Team Irvin defeating Team Carter 32-28. Under the leader ...

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American Academy of Pediatrics Reaffirms Opposition to Legalization of Marijuana

The American Academy of Pediatrics reiterated its opposition to the legalization of marijuana in an updated statement on Monday.The group is against legalized marij ...

UK Ebola Patient Released from Hospital, Free of Virus

The Ebola patient admitted to a London hospital in December was discharged on Saturday and is now virus-free. ...

Epileptic Boy's Parents Frustrated by Delays Plaguing Medical Marijuana Rollout

Andrea Saretti's son Sam starts the day each morning by putting on a special helmet and medical bracelet to p ...

Sorry, Pregnant Women, New Study Is Not a Carte Blanche to Eat Sushi

Despite jubilant tweets and Facebook posts to the contrary, a new study does not reverse decades of advice pr ...


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“Birdman,” Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore Winners at SAG Awards

Kevin Winter/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Birdman spread its wings at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night.Birdman, which ente ...

"American Sniper" Retains Top Spot at Box Office

For the second week in a row, American Sniper dominated the box office.The film, starring Bradley Cooper, is ...

Latest “Hunger Games” Sequel Becomes Highest-Grossing 2014 Movie

Part 1" - Lionsgate(NEW YORK) — The latest film in The Hunger Games series has just become the highest- ...

"American Sniper": How Bradley Cooper Always Stayed in Character On Set

Bradley Cooper recently earned an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Chris Kyle and for good reason.Not only did ...

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