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Salem City Series Game 3

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Large Turnout at Electronics Recycling Event

The area took advantage of an electronic recycling drive at Salem High School Tuesday.   Drew Johnson of the sponsoring Green Team at the high school was pleased with the turnout.

Field Grade School Rallies for Cancer-Stricken 4th Grader

The plight of a Field Grade School student is causing an outpouring of support from students and faculty at the Texico school.

Marion County Sheriff's Department Taking Part in Drug 'Take-Back' Program

The Marion County Sheriff's Department is collecting unneeded prescription medications for proper disposal as part of a nationwide drug 'take-back' program.

Missouri Trucker Killed in I-70 Accident Near St. Elmo

A 50-year-old Missouri truck driver was killed in an early Tuesday morning wreck on Interstate 70 in Fayette County.  

Police Beat for Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Man Admits Role in Metro-East Highway Worker's Death

Centralia Man Receives Five Years Probation and Inpatient Drug Treatment

Lawsuit Seeks Investigation of Hiring Under Quinn

Illinois Audit: Police Training Money Misspent

Two Arrested in Meth Bust at Rural Salem Home

Imprisoned Man Pleads Not Guilty to 2010 Mt. Vernon Killing

Spring Corn Planting Still Sputters in Illinois and Other Key States

2014 Illinois State Fair theme 'Making Memories'

Study: Minority Kids Hit Hardest by Illinois Law

Audit: Treasurer Has 30 Guns Not Given to Police

Top Republicans Now Supporting Immigration Reform

Skokie Man Denied Concealed Carry Permit, Sues

Illinois Postal Worker Admits Stealing Packages

Eastern Illinois Opening Energy Center

Infectious TB Patient Jailed in Central Illinois

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Father of Teen Stowaway: 'Allah Had Saved Him'

The father of the 15-year-old who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane for five hours said his son was saved by God. The teen survived through chilling temperatures and high altitudes in the unpressurized area of the jetliner. In an interview with the Voice of America, Abdilahi Yusuf Abdi said his son is recoverin ...

Georgia Governor Signs Law Allowing Guns in Schools, Churches, Bars

Critics are calling it “the guns everywhere” law, and depending on how you see it, it’s either one of the most frightening or one of the most progressive gun laws in the country.Starting July 1, people in Georgia can bring firearms into bars, libraries, churches and even some government buildings tha ...

Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay

Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders, known as the Buffalo Jills, are accusing their team of demeaning treatment and unfair pay.“Our dream as being a Buffalo Jills cheerleader was taken advantage of,” former cheerleader identified only as Maria P. told ABC affiliate WKBW.The suit, filed by five former Bu ...

Reddit User Posts About Missing Mom, Other Redditor Finds Her

A woman with Alzheimer’s who went missing this week in New York City was located and reconnected to her family by the work of Reddit users.According to a post on the social sharing site Reddit, a user named Josh Goldberg posted Tuesday that his 59-year-old mother, May Goldberg, had wandered out of her apartment ...

Colorado Fourth Graders Busted for Selling Pot

James Holmes' Lawyers Fight Order for Second Mental Exam

Florida Sinkhole Reopens Days After Being Filled

Broadened Clemency Rules Could Affect Thousands of Inmates

Cops Make Arrest in Yale University Shooting Hoax

Police Storm NY Home After Gamer Plays ‘Swatting’ Prank

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Salem Overcomes Big Early Deficit To Win 12th Straight....Prep Baseball Roundup

Salem Overcomes Big Early Deficit To Win 12th Straight....Prep Baseball Roundup

Keen's Homer Helps Salem Past Olney....Prep Softball Scores

Keen's Homer Helps Salem Past Olney....Prep Softball Scores

Simmons-Young Signs With Kaskaskia College

Simmons-Young Signs With Kaskaskia College

Salem Frosh/Soph's Perform Well....Reiter Set's New Franklin Park Record

Salem Frosh/Soph's Perform Well....Reiter Set's New Franklin Park Record

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Scoreboard Roundup - 4/23/14

NBA Playoffs – First Round: Miami Heat 101 – Charlotte Bobcats 97 (Heat lead series, 2-0) Dallas Mavericks 113 – San Antonio Spurs 92 (Series tied ...

Wrigley Field Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Chicago's Wrigley Field is all about tradition - the ivy, the hand-worked scoreboard, the curse of the billy ...

Suns' Goran Dragic Named NBA's Most Improved Player

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic was named the NBA's most improved player, the league announced Wednesday. Dra ...

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III Will Drive Pace Car at Richmond

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car at NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Ric ...

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Michigan Man Gets ‘Bionic Eye’

Roger Pontz, from Michigan, is the fourth person to be fitted with a kind of bionic eye. He suffers from a degenerative disease. Doctors spent four and a half hours ...

Stranger’s Bone Marrow Donation Helps Save Grandfather’s Life

When Ron Oppedisano received his cancer diagnosis in the winter of 2010, it was shattering.“Your life s ...

Most Bizarre Baby Name...Ever?

How far would you go to ensure your baby’s name stands out?At least five babies in the United States ha ...

Tips on 'Spring Cleaning' Your Preparedness Kit

The words "spring cleaning" may conjure images of sparkling kitchen counters and dust-free closets, but there ...


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Jodie Foster Marries Alexandra Hedison

Congrats are in order for Jodie Foster and photographer Alexandra Heddison. ABC News Radio has confirmed the two were married last weekend. Foster and Heddison bega ...

Go Behind the Scenes of Beyoncé's Toyota Commercials

Last month Beyonce shot a Toyota commercial for the auto maker's new campaign titled “Get Going.” ...

Chris Brown's Trial Postponed to Late June

After being postponed twice, Chris Brown's misdemeanor assault trial was expected to start Wednesday in Washi ...

MTV Video Music Awards to Air Live from Los Angeles Forum

Last year, the MTV Video Music Awards became the first awards show to take place at Brooklyn's Barclays Cente ...

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