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Mt. Vernon Police Arrest Three During Drug Bust on Mt. Vernon Home

Mt. Vernon Police Arrest Three During Drug Bust on Mt. Vernon Home

Three Mt. Vernon residents are in custody on multiple drug charges after the Mt. Vernon Police/Jefferson County Sheriff's Office High Risk Team executed a search warrant on Friday.

Salem Woman Arrested on Drug and Traffic Charges

A 26-year-old Salem woman has been arrested by Marion County Sheriff's Deputies on several drug and traffic charges following a Friday night traffic stop.  

Marion County Sheriff's Department Investigate Two Burglary-Theft Cases

Marion County Sheriff's Deputies report homes in Iuka and Northeast of Salem entered and items taken.

Police Beat for Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Salem man arrested for criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.  Mt. Vernon woman arrested on drug charges.  Two being held on petitions to revoke their probation.  Centralia Police investigate reports of gunfire.  

Salem Police Report Two Tobacco Retailers Sold Tobacco to Minors in Latest Check

Dick Van Dyke Coming to Hometown to Restore Home

Medical Marijuana Advocates Cheer Rauner's About-Face

College-in-Prison Program Offers Courses to Danville Inmates

Illinois Students Give Civil War Vets 'Their Identity Back'

Bond Set at $150,000 for Centralia Woman Charged with 3 Counts of Theft

Bond Set at $250,000 For Texas Man Charged With Bandy's Pharmacy Burglary

Centralia Man Once Again Free On Bond With Seven Felony and Three Felony Traffic Charges Pending

Maschhoffs Take Swift Action on Animal Abuse Allegations

State Budget Director: No Budget Would Have 'Devastating Consequences'

Rauner Reverses Course on Medical Marijuana, Backs Expansion

Charges Filed In Connection With Death of Jackson County Inmate

Fatal Carjacking Suspect Killed Near St. Louis Is Identified

Drew Peterson's Defense Rests After Calling 3 Witnesses

Senate Sends 2 More School-Funding Revamps to House

Odin Firemen Picnic Shuttle Parking Due to Wet Grounds

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Kansas Boy, 11, Swept Away by Fast-Moving Creek After Flash Floods

Authorities in Kansas resumed the search for the body of an 11-year-old boy who was swept away by a fast-moving creek in Wichita on Friday night, hours after flash flooding moved through the area.The boy, whose name has not been released, fell into an unnamed creek that feeds into the Arkansas River at about 7:30 p.m. ...

Officials to Lift Plane Wreckage From Hudson River in Crash Investigation

  Investigators were expected on Saturday to lift the wreckage from the World War II-era single-seat fighter plane that crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot.The Coast Guard said the Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to conduct salvage operations of the ai ...

Video Shows NJ Police Officer Narrowly Avoiding Being Pinned by Massive Tree

A 33-year-old New Jersey police officer was almost pinned under a giant tree as he responded to a call of a large branch blocking a road Friday morning.As Officer Douglas Faber of the Ringwood Police Department tried to remove the enormous branch from the road at around 6:45 a.m., another part of the tree came crashin ...

Cops Search Sonoma County in Case of Abducted California Teen Pearl Pinson

  Authorities in California are "very concerned" a missing 15-year-old girl may be hurt after she was allegedly abducted by an older acquaintance this week, and are searching for her in Sonoma County.While the suspected abductor has since been killed in a shootout with police, the teen remains missing and the subj ...

WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in NYC's Hudson River, Body Recovered

WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River

Kate Steinle's Family Sues Federal Agencies After Alleged Murder By Undocumented Immigrant

WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River, Officials Say

Rescuers Save Trapped Woman from Fast-Moving Floodwaters

Hurricane Outlook for 2016 Atlantic Season

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The baseball post season continues.

In 1A sectional semifinals last night at Carlinville, Brendan Killion struck out 10 and allowed just 2 hits helping Okawville to a 3-0 win over Carrollton.  The Rockets will play Valmeyer today at 1pm for the sectional title.

Softball Post Season Scores/Schedules

In 1A softball sectional semifinals today at Altamont it will be Casey Westfield taking on Raymond Lincolnwood.  New Athens will host Lebanon.

Snyder Signs With Greenville

CENTRALIA - Centralia 3-year varsity letter winner and starter Evalynne Snyder has signed to play volleyball next year at Greenville College.  

State Track Finals Today At Charleston

CHARLESTON - The state track and field finals will be held today in all 3 classes.  In 1A, South Central grad and Patoka sprinter Chase Riley will compete in the 100m finals.

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Cleveland Cavaliers Advance to NBA Finals

One half of the NBA finals are set. The Cleveland Cavaliers secured their spot in the championship round after beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the E ...

Raptors' Bismack Biyombo Faces Suspension After Fourth Flagrant Foul

Raptors center Bismack Biyombo has hit his fourth flagrant foul of the postseason. In Game 6 of the Eastern C ...

Ole Miss Responds to NCAA Allegations with Self-Imposed Penalties

Ole Miss has acknowledged the 28 allegations of misconduct the NCAA made against the school in January by iss ...

NFL Hopeful Stands Outside Patriots' Stadium for Chance to Try Out

If anyone has persistence, it's Abiola Aborishade. Aborishade has gained national attention for standing outs ...

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Meet The Baby Who Looks Like A Pint-Sized Gordon Ramsay

Do you see the resemblance? His name is Arlo-Blue, and he's the baby that the internet is calling Gordon Ramsay's miniature doppelganger. After Claire Dempster twee ...

Teen Escorts Terminally Ill Mom to High School Prom

An Idaho teen escorted his mom to prom last month, after she feared she'll miss his future wedding day.Kerry ...

This Robot Is Being Taught to Flinch as Though It's Reacting to Pain

Robots with emotion. Robots that can do our jobs. Robotic friends. Next up: Robots that can feel pain.Researc ...

Window Washers Dress Up as Superheroes to Delight Young Hospital Patients

The young patients at the University of Missouri Children's hospital were thrilled Thursday when they looked ...


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Bill Cosby: What's Next for His Sexual Assault Trial

Bill Cosby in a Dec. 30, 2015 booking photo released by the Cheltenham Township, PA Police DepartmentEarlier this week, Bill Cosby was ordered to stand trial in a se ...

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Reach Divorce Settlement

Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have moved one step closer to finalizing their divorce. The ...

Former "Glee" Star Mark Salling Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Former Glee star Mark Salling has been indicted on charges of receiving and possessing child pornography. Acc ...

Amber Heard Granted Restraining Order Against Johnny Depp

A judge in Los Angeles has granted Amber Heard a restraining order against her estranged husband, Johnny Depp ...

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