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Car Crashes Into House on West 17th Street Road in Centralia

Car Crashes Into House on West 17th Street Road in Centralia

A 14-year-old boy lost control of a car he was driving on West 17th Street Road and crashed into a home while airborne in the vehicle.

Salem Township Hospital Cuts Ribbon on Phase II Addition and Renovation

A large number of area residents toured the new $10.5-million dollar Phase II renovation and expansion of Salem Township Hospital during a Saturday open house.

Centralia High Goes on Financial Watchlist; Sandoval Comes Off

Illinois School District finances continue to show the strain of operating with fewer funds from federal, state and local services.

7-Year-Old Nashville Plane Crash Survivor to Live with Half-Sister

NASHVILLE, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois judge has ruled that a 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash that killed four family members is now under the legal care of her half-sister.

Police Beat for Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Bill Pushes for Possible Municipal Bankruptcies in Illinois

Illinois School District Provides Internet to Needy Families

Galesburg Anti-Bullying Club Inspires Acts of Kindness

Salem City Council and Mayor Forum Set For Monday

Centralia City Council Candidate Forum Set for Tuesday

Centralia Man On Jail Furlough Arrested Following Police Chase on New Drug Charges

Police Beat for Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Catholic bishops Call for Bell Ringing Marking War's End

Illinois Historic Site to Commemorate Lincoln's Death

Chicago's Thompson Center Could Get Price Gag

Florida Man Sentenced for Illinois Mortgage Scam

Salem Area Residents and Organizations Recognized at Night of Honor

Raccoon Grade and Odin School Latest to Show Support for McGhee Family

Victim in Truck-Train Crash Identified as 38-Year-Old Breese Man

39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High-Speed Internet

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Coney Island Roller Coaster Gets Stuck on Opening Day

Some Coney Island visitors in New York City had a scarier roller coaster ride than they expected Sunday when the Cyclone at Luna Park got stuck, stranding passengers high in the air. The coaster stalled as it was going up, the New York Police Department said. Passengers were then evacuated safely, according to a Luna ...

Second Body Recovered from New York City Building Collapse Site

  A second body was found Sunday at the site of a New York City building explosion and collapse, a city official told ABC News, shortly after New York City Police Department said the searchers looking for two people believed to be missing found a first body.Identification of the body was pending, said the NYPD. Th ...

Montana Fire Grows, Forces Brief Evacuation of Ski Lodge

A wind driven wildfire forced the short-term evacuation of hundreds of people at a ski lodge in southern Montana. The fire began Saturday on open private land, but it's now burning in the Custer National Forest, where the Red Mountain ski area is located. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Jeff Gildehaus told ABC News earl ...

Body Recovered from New York City Building Collapse Site

A body was found Sunday at the site of a New York City building explosion and collapse as searchers continued looking for two missing people, the New York City Police Department said. Identification of the body was pending, according to the NYPD. The explosion, which happened Thursday afternoon, left 22 people injured ...

Minneapolis Police Searching for Missing College Student

Trooper Wounded in Eric Frein Ambush Wants to Return to PA Police

Possibility of Criminal Charges in New York City Building Collapse Growing

21 Injured When Metro Rail Train Collides With Car in Los Angeles

21 People Injured After Train Collides With Car in Los Angeles

Watch Tom Brady Jump Off Cliff, Land in Water

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Webster Runs for Gold, Wins State

Salem Wildcat standout distance runner Brenner Webster was able to bring home the gold with a first place finish in the prestigious Illinois Prep Top Times Indoor Classic.

Cabrera Homers, Leads Tigers Over Cardinals 4-3

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera hit his second home run of the spring and raised his average to .385, leading the Detroit Tigers past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Saturday.

Arrieta Goes 4 Shutout Innings, Homers as Cubs Rout Rockies

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.

Frazier Homers, Drives in 4 as Reds Beat Cubs

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Todd Frazier hit his fourth home run this spring and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 9-5 Saturday.

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Scoreboard Roundup - 3/29/15

NBA: Houston Rockets 99 (50-23) - Washington Wizards 91 (41-33) Brooklyn Nets 107 (32-40) - Los Angeles Lakers 99 (19-53) New Orleans Pelicans 110 (39-34) - Minneso ...

Report: Chris Mullin Offered St. John's Job

Chris Mullin has been offered the job to become the next head coach at St. John's, multiple sources told ...

Spartans Move Onto Final Four After 76-70 OT Win Over Louisville

Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime wi ...

Justin Verlander: Triceps Feels 'Better'

 Justin Verlander played catch Sunday morning for the first time since leaving a start with a cramp ...

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Oklahoma Reports First Case of Measles Since 1997

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on Friday the state had received the first confirmed measles case in Oklahoma since 1997. Officials said the perso ...

Restaurants May Lack Healthy Meals for Kids

The “kid’s menu” at your local restaurant may fall short when it comes to nutritious fare, ...

Germanwings Crash: How Often Pilots Commit 'Aircraft-Assisted Suicide'

Although authorities said the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed earlier this week in France int ...

Pot Brownie That Made Man Fear Stroke Highlights Concerns About Pot Edibles

The case of a man who mistook a reaction to marijuana-laced brownies for a stroke has again highlighted conce ...


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“Home” Smashes Expectations at Weekend Box Office

In the battle between R-rated comedy and animation at the box office over the weekend, there was a clear winner. Home, the animated alien adventure featuring the vo ...

Peter Dinklage Accidentally Reveals Major “Game of Thrones” Spoiler

It's got to be hard to keep things to yourself when you are part of a super secret show like Game of Thrones. ...

Bruce Jenner Breaks Down Because Kris Replaced Him in Living Will

It seemed hard for Bruce Jenner, 65, to hear that, after he and Kris Jenner got divorced, she replaced him as ...

Angelina Jolie Makes First Post-Surgery Appearance

Angelina Jolie made her first appearance post-surgery when she attended the Kids' Choice Awards with two of h ...

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