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Horizon House to Build New Facility After Fire

The Operators of the Community Resource Center's Horizon House will build a new facility in a new location after a fire destroyed the original building on January 17th.

Marion County Jail Inmates Charged After Separate Fights

Two Marion County Jail inmates have been charged with aggravated battery following separate fights in cells at the Law Enforcement Center.  

Salem Family Loses Mobile Home to Fire

A rural Salem family lost their home in a late Thursday night fire.  

Sandoval Grad and Bradley Brave Arrested On Misdemeanor Charges At Strip Club

PEORIA - Bradley University basketball player and Sandoval grad Warren Jones has been arrested at a Peoria strip club on misdemeanor charges of obstruction of identification and criminal trespass.  

Centralia Man Arrested For Role in Central City Meth Lab

Bradley and Former Sandoval Basketball Player Arrested at Peoria Strip Club

Police Beat for Friday, January 30th, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner Defends Paying Staff More Than Predecessor

Gov. Rauner Wants Bureaucratic Cuts in Education, Elsewhere

State Board of Education Looking for Summer Food Sites

Illinois Police Will Be Out in Force Super Bowl Weekend

Edwardsville Dispatcher Accused in Theft Investigation

SIU Student Newspaper Bids Farewell to Old Printing Press

SSM Taking Steps to Lower Costs, Provide Better Care by 2020

Professor Who Lost University of Illinois Job Offer Sues

New Illinois Natural Resources Director Touts Experience

Centralia Man Arrested in Connection to Monday Meth Bust

Schutt Sports Recognized on Illinois House Floor

Unemployment Drops in Marion County

Ameren Using Cutting Edge Technology to Fight Gas Leaks

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Aaron Hernandez Trial: Victim's Girlfriend Takes Stand

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and Odin Lloyd were in the "beginning stages of a friendship" at the time of Lloyd's murder, the victim's former girlfriend said on the stand Friday.It was Shaneah Jenkins, 23, who introduced Lloyd, 27, to Hernandez, she said.Hernandez, who dated Jenkins' sister, i ...

Hot Air Balloon with Wedding Party Onboard Lands on Street

A hot air balloon with a couple on board taking their wedding vows was forced to make an emergency landing on a San Diego street Thursday afternoon.The balloon, with a 6-person wedding party on board, began experiencing trouble about 20 minutes into the group’s trip.The balloon’s pilot, Phil Brandt, was fo ...

Aaron Hernandez Trial: Jurors Shown Graphic Photos of Victim's Body

Prosecutors are working Friday to set the scene of the murder that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with orchestrating on day two of his trial.Emotions ran high as relatives of the victim, Odin Lloyd, 27, sat through testimony from the captain of the North Attleboro, Massachusetts Fire ...

Vanderbilt Rape Trial Jurors Say Video Evidence Decided Their Guilty Verdict

it was difficult for all of us," Young said. "I tell you that composure crumbled when the doors closed."Two other ex-players accused of being involved in the incident, Brandon Banks and Jaborian McKenzie, also face rape and sexual battery charges, but have not yet gone to trial. They have pleaded not guilty.Vandenburg ...

Jockey Accused of Zapping Horse Near Finish Line

Niagara Falls Climber Will Gadd Recounts Scaling 'Blue Icicle'

FDNY Rescues Boy Trapped on Ice in Bronx River

Dartmouth College to Ban Hard Alcohol from Campus

Eric Frein Pleads Not Guilty to September Police Shooting

Former DC-Area Taxi Driver Added to Most-Wanted Terrorist List

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Christ Our Rock and Mulberry Grove Win at CORLHS Tourney

Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School Tournament concludes Friday night.  

Girls HS BB Wrap-Up: Salem and Sandoval Win

Salem comes from behind to beat Mattoon, Okawville tops Centralia, Sandoval beats North Clay and South Central falls to Dieterich.  See all the girls basketball scores from Southern Illinois.  

Central City Advances to Regional Title Game

Central City defeated Centralia St. Mary's in the Region 13 Tournament 54-17.

Shattenkirk Lifts Blues Past Predators in Shootou

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kevin Shattenkirk scored the winner in the shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.

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Roger Goodell Discusses Deflate-Gate

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed 'Deflate-Gate' for the first time since news came out after the AFC Championship game that 11 of the 12 footballs that the ...

Bucks Sign Forward Kenyon Martin for the Rest of the Season

The Milwaukee Bucks are keeping Kenyon Martin around. The team announced they've signed the veteran forward t ...

NFL: Fewer Concussions Suffered in 2014 Season

The NFL announced that concussions were down during the 2014 season as well as other injury findings. Accordi ...

Both Super Bowl Coaches Not Worried About the Past

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick held a joint press conference on Frid ...

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Beer Ingredient Could Stave Off Alzheimer's Disease

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Move over wine. Beer might have important health benefits as well.In a study conducted by the American Chemical Society, Jianguo ...

Time to Get Hooked on Phonics Again

iStock/Thinkstock(BUFFALO, N.Y.) — Remember Hooked on Phonics? Ads for this commercial system of reading ...

Possible Cure for Peanut Allergies Developed

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Have Australian researchers come up with a cure for peanut allergies?It&rs ...

CDC: Already More Measles Cases in 2015 than Median Number from 2001 to 2010

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control said Thursday that the number of measles cases in the U.S. since January ...


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Suge Knight Arrested: What to Know About the Hip-Hop Mogul

Marion "Suge" Knight, arrested and booked on suspicion of murder on Friday over a fatal crash Thursday in Compton, California, has a long history as a rap pioneer, ...

Katherine Jackson Loses Her Appeal Against AEG Live

Katherine Jackson has lost her appeal against AEG Live. California's Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed a ju ...

Shakira Welcomes Second Son

Shakira is a mother for the second time. The singer confirmed on her website Friday that she and her partner, ...

Eddie Murphy Returning to “SNL” for Its 40th Anniversary Special

Al Levine/NBC(NEW YORK) — Eddie Murphy has not appeared on Saturday Night Live, the show that launched h ...

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