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Centralia Police Seek Help In Locating Two People and Vehicle Believed Involved in Thursday Night Shooting

Centralia Police Seek Help In Locating Two People and Vehicle Believed Involved in Thursday Night Shooting

One of those being sought was the victim of a shooting August 23rd that resulted in the death of 24-year-old Dustin Rhynes of Irvington.  The person struck Thursday night was treated and released for his injuries.

Kinmundy Labor Day Homecoming Now Four Day Event

Activity begins Friday night and continues through Monday, with the traditional parade at two Monday afternoon. 

One Person Injured When Gunfire Breaks Out Between Occupants of Two Vehicles in Centralia

Centralia Police Chief Doug Krutsinger says one person received non-life threatening injuries when gunfire broke out between occupants of two vehicles near the old Centralia High School early Thursday night.

Marion County State's Attorney Matt Wilzbach Won't Seek 4th Term

Wilzbach plans on returning to private practice after his current term expires on December 1st, 2016.

Patoka Fall Festival Starts Friday and Continues Through Sunday

Motorist: Strip Search by Illinois Trooper 'Insulting'

Salvation Army Food Pantry Flooded With Users; Facing Shortages

There Was Smoke, Then Fire at Lincoln Drive Through

Mt. Vernon Man Gets 12 Year Sentence on Drug and Weapon Charges

One Injured in Illinois Route 37-Route 161 Crash

Two Receive Minor Injuries in Crash North of Sandoval

Police Beat for Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Lang Seeks Deal With Rauner on Medical Marijuana Extension

Plea Worked Out In Fatal Pedestrian-Pickup Truck Wreck in Breese

Salem Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicle Burglary

Two Plead to Aggravated Battery Charges

Salem Man Pleads to Writing Bad Check to Attorney; Two Others Sentenced on Drug Charges

Centralia Man Draws Prison Term for Retail Theft

Police Beat for Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Illinois House Fails to Over Ride Governor's Negotiations Veto

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Pope Francis to Texas Nun Norma Pimentel: 'I Love You All Very Much'

ABC News(MCALLEN, Texas) — When Sister Norma Pimentel participated in a virtual papal audience hosted by ABC News this week, she was excited to see Pope Francis, but never expected him to address her directly.Sister Pimentel runs a welcome center at Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, Texas, which has helped more tha ...

Twitter Data Reveals US Cities Most Unfriendly to Tourists

Dennis Macdonald/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Summer's nearly over, and that means most summer vacations are, too.  If you haven't yet had the chance to take yours, you might want to think twice about visiting certain cities that, apparently, would rather you not visit at all.Stratosjets compiled Twitter data to ...

Jailed Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Offers 'Remedy' in Same-Sex Marriage License Battle

Kim Davis thinks she has a solution to her problem.The Kentucky county clerk, jailed for failing to follow a judge’s orders to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, wants her name removed from the marriage certificates, her attorney Matthew Staver told ABC News.“She has a very strong conscience and ...

Teen Shot, Killed by 11-Year-Old in Alleged Home Intrusion

An 11-year-old St. Louis boy fatally shot a teenager believed to be trying to enter his home on Thursday afternoon.According to the St. Louis County Police Department, officers were called shortly before 2:30 p.m. Thursday and found the 16-year-old victim in the front foyer of the home. Police said that earlier in the ...

Air Force Veteran Finally Finds Girl He Rescued During Katrina 10 Years Ago

Bears Nab Tennessee Woman's Purse, Lunch From Her Car

School Bus Driver Fired for Letting 3 Strangers on Board

Kansas Farmer Catches Fish Using Flying Drone

Sacramento City College Locked Down After Fatal Shooting

30-Foot-Long Basking Shark Dies Despite Rescue Efforts

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The Central City Citians Softball team recently finished 1st at the Altamont Lutheran Softball Invitational

The Central City Citians Softball team recently finished 1st at the Altamont Lutheran Softball Invitational and they finished 1st in Pool B of the Centralia Recreation Department Fall Ball Classic.

Week 2 Of HS Football

Week 2 Of HS Football

Checking out the other local sports games going on today…

Checking out the other local sports games going on today…

SC 2-0 After Win Over St Elmo...

SC 2-0 After Win Over St Elmo...

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Michael Waltrip Racing Ready to Lay Off More than 200 Employees

Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway(CORNELIUS, N.C.) — Michael Waltrip Racing has filed a notice with the state of North Carolina indicating t ...

Jack Sock Collapses During Second Round Match at US Open

With temperatures above 90 degrees, the U.S. Open has been a trying challenge at times for many of the compet ...

Drone Crashes Into Stands During US Open Match

A drone crashed inside of Louis Armstrong Stadium during the US Open in New York Thursday night, officials sa ...

Scoreboard Roundup -- 9/3/15

Here are the latest scores and winners:AMERICAN LEAGUEChi White Sox 6, Minnesota 4Kansas City 15, Detroit 7 N ...

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Your Body: Tips on Managing Your Kids' Cellphone Use

Artur Debat/Contributor/Getty ImagesBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorCellphones are all the rage nowadays, especially for teenagers. As par ...

Newborn with Inoperable Brain Tumor Stuns in Heartwrenching Family Photos

During Erika Jones' pregnancy, doctors told her there was a good chance her baby girl wouldn't be born alive. ...

Woman Who Could Hear Her Own Body Sounds Gets Corrective Surgery

Imagine that you could actually hear your own body’s every sound -- hear your eyes moving, your bones c ...

Baby Monitors May Be Vulnerable to Hackers, Report Finds

Baby monitors offer the convenience of live-streaming videos of children straight to their parents’ sma ...


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Are Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner in Marriage Counseling?

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were spotted arriving and leaving separately at a marriage counseling center in Los Angels on Thursday, according to ...

Anne Hathaway Discusses Losing Roles to Younger Actresses

Anne Hathaway, who admits beating out older Hollywood actresses when she was in her twenties, reveals in  ...

Kate Hudson Wants Jennifer Aniston on Instagram

Jennifer Aniston isn't a big fan of social media, but that isn't stopping Kate Hudson from try ...

It's Force Friday: "The Force Awakens" Unveils New Toys

 Star Wars fans all over the world were treated to a global unveiling of all new toys and other merc ...

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