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19-Year-Old Rural Kell Man Dies From Apparent Self-Inflicted Hanging

Former Salem High School student and athlete was attending Kaskaskia College.

Three Hurt in Crash on U.S. 50 East Of Salem

Salem man makes left turn into another vehicle as semi locks up his brakes behind him.  

Downtown Centralia Crash Sends Four to Hospital

Four people were injured in a late Thursday morning wreck at McCord and Poplar in downtown Centralia.

Centralia Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

The Marion County Sheriff's Department has arrested a 35-year-old Centralia man wanted in connection with several on-going methamphetamine investigations.   

Four To Face Charges Following Drug Raid on Mt. Vernon Home

Electrical Fire Damages Centralia Home

Former Centralia Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Domestic Battery Charge

State Police Piece Together How 6 Vehicle Crash Occurred On U.S. 50 Near Odin

Firemen Answer Three Calls

Minor Injuries In Two Vehicle Crash at Route 37 and 161 Intersection

Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

Police Beat for Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Bill Would Allow Cameras in Illinois Nursing Homes

Thousands Truckin' to Chicago For Final Grateful Dead Shows

Illinois City Condemns Childhood Home of Actor Dick Van Dyke

Sandbagging Effort Keeps Floodwater at Bay in Meredosia

Big Fourth of July Weekend Planned in Area

World War II Veterans To Be Honored At Mt. Vernon Ceremony

New Regional School District Boundaries Go Into Effect

Mt. Vernon Man Charged With 4 Counts of DUI Following Fatal Saturday Wreck

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July 4th Fireworks Accident Injures Nine in Colorado

About nine people suffered minor injuries during a fireworks mishap in a Colorado town late Friday evening, officials said.The incident occurred in Avon, where the town was having its annual Salute to the U.S.A. fireworks show. A shell appeared to have exploded in its tube instead of properly firing into the sky, acco ...

July 4th Celebrations Put America on High Alert

It's a Super Bowl test for America's national security.Celebrations marking the nation's 239th birthday are facing what some call the most serious threats since 2001.“The threat stream is very high,” Los Angeles Deputy Police Chief Michael Downing said Friday. “In fact, we don't think it's been this ...

Bark and Awe: The Working Dogs of the US Military

They’re some of the military’s most loyal and dedicated assets -- and they also happen to be the furriest. Military working dogs can help patrol bases, detect explosives and narcotics, and even take down hostile threats, all at the direction of their trainers. “I would say it is the best military job ...

'Enjoy Your Ride, Cuz We Sure Will!' Sign in Baltimore Police Transport Van Under Investigation

A sign inside a Baltimore police van that says "Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!" has sparked criticism in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray -- and the department has launched an internal investigation, according to officials. The department was put in the national spotlight after six officers were charged in th ...

San Francisco Woman Shot, Killed While Strolling on Pier with Father in 'Random Shooting'

Men Catch Shark on North Carolina Beach as String of Attacks Rattle Nerves

City in Drought-Stricken Calif. Forced to Dump 550,000 Gallons of Water

Mass. Police Desperate to Identify Girl Found Dead in Trash Bag

Car Wedged Under Milk Tanker in Accident on Tennessee Highway

Armed Robbery at Florida Cellphone Store Caught on Camera

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Gyorko's 9th-Inning RBI Gives Padres 2-1 Win Over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jedd Gyorko homered in the seventh inning to tie the game and then had a run-scoring single in the ninth to lead the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

Home Runs, Koehler Lift Marlins to 2-1 Win Over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

Caps Get Sochi Shootout Star Oshie from Blues For Brouwer

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Sochi Olympics shootout star T.J. Oshie has been acquired by the Washington Capitals in a deal that sends Troy Brouwer to the St. Louis Blues.

Venable Homer Voosts Padres in Extra Innings

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Will Venable hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the top of the 11th inning and the San Diego Padres snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the suddenly scuffling St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

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Scoreboard Roundup - 7/4/2015

  INTERLEAGUECleveland 5,  Pittsburgh 2 AMERICAN LEAGUEN-Y Yankees 7,  Tampa Bay 5, 12 InningsDetroit 8,  Toronto 6Houston 12,  Boston 8, 10 ...

Report: DeAndre Jordan, Mavericks Reach Agreement on Contract

DeAndre Jordan is leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to join the Dallas Mavericks, according to a report by ESP ...

Hammon to Become First Female Head Coach of NBA Summer League

Becky Hammon will coach San Antonio's summer league team in Las Vegas, the Spurs announced Friday.She will be ...

Wimbledon: Serena Williams Defeats Heather Watson in Three Sets

Serena Williams was forced to three sets against Heather Watson in the third round of Wimbledon Friday, but m ...

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Fargo, North Dakota Man Sums It All Up in Two-Word Obit

A North Dakota man who wanted to keep his obituary short and simple chose to communicate the news of his death in just two words. Doug died. The 85-year-old Douglas ...

Hilary Swank Puts Career on Hold to Care for Dad

Hilary Swank is taking a break from her work to care for her dad, who recently had a lung transplant. "My dad ...

Meghan Trainor Postpones Concerts Due to Vocal Cord Hemorrhage

Fans hoping to see Meghan Trainor perform live this weekend will have to wait. The "Lips Are Movin" star has ...

Study: Nationality of Your Surgeon Revealed by Your Breast Implants

The appearance of your breast augmentation can actually tell a story of where you've lived, a new study sugge ...


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Sevyn Says Fans Can Expect New Music July 17

Fans have been waiting patiently for Sevyn's debut album, On the Verge. Still, they won't have to wait much longer for new music. Although the R& ...

Trey Songz Talks About Lacking Relationship with His Father

 Trey Songz rarely talks about his father, Claude Neverson, Jr. It's because the R&am ...

Chris Daughtry Plays for the Troops, Chows Down on Fourth of July

they'll be performing for the troops at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.  "It's just, like, the best crowd ...

Longtime "Sesame Street" Regular Leaving the Show

best known as "Maria" on Sesame Street -- announced she's stepping down. "After 45 years on Sesame ...

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