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Rauner Opposes Reopening Southern Illinois Prison Camp

The Senate voted 36-14 Tuesday to reopen the low-security Hardin County Work Camp in Cave-in-Rock. The proposal goes to Rauner, who closed the camp last winter. 

Two Killed When Out of Control Car Strikes Two Motorcycles Head On Monday Night Near Kell

State Police say the driver of a car had lost control of his vehicle on Route 37 north of Kell Monday night before coming back onto the road and hitting two motorcycles head on.  

Governor Calls Spring Legislative Session 'A Stunning Failure'

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) --  Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared the Illinois Legislature's spring session 'a stunning failure' as lawmakers appear headed for a second straight year without approving a state budget.

Lawmakers OK Plan to Study Lead in Illinois Drinking Water

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois lawmakers have approved a plan that would require better monitoring of lead levels in the state's water supplies.

Automatic Voter Registration Plan Heads to Illinois Governor

Illinois Lawmakers Pass Measure Eliminating Pink Tax

Illinois Lawmaker Seeks to Revoke Dennis Hastert's Pension

Lawmakers Send Rauner Plan to Reopen Illinois Prison Camp

Drew Peterson Found Guilty in Murder-For-Hire Plot

Democrats Won't Consider Short Term Budget To Assure School Funding

TJ Howard Posts Bond Again Following Latest Arrest Monday Night

CORLHS Honor Students

Christ Our Rock Prom

Wuebbels Surprised With Award

KC Students Creating Map App for Visitors and Students

Centralia Woman Arrested Following Green Street Road Crash

Child Death Task Force Activated to Investigate Death of Salem Infant

Kell Sets City Wide Rummage Sales and Village Wide Cleanup

Police Beat for Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Senate OKs Plan to Reopen State Museum, Repair Fairgrounds

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What Happened Inside the Gorilla Enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo

For the young boy who crawled over a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo and fell into an enclosure with a 450-pound gorilla, it was a fateful 10 minutes that ended with the gorilla being killed and the boy being rescued without life-threatening injuries. But the debate over Harambe the gorilla's interactions with the boy a ...

Texas River Expected to Rise to Record Levels as Floods Overtake State

Several rivers in Southeastern Texas are experiencing major and even record flooding on roadways and homes after receiving almost 20 inches of rain over the Memorial Day weekend.This morning, the Brazos River at Richmond rose to more than 52 feet of and is expected to crest at 53.5 feet by Tuesday night -- more than 3 ...

Man Charged in Alleged Attempted Date Rape Appears in Court

A 24-year-old man who allegedly tried to slip a drug into a woman's drink before he was thwarted by three Good Samaritans appeared in a Los Angeles court Tuesday after he was charged with two felonies, authorities said.Michael Roe Chien Hsu was arraigned on charges of felony administering a drug and felony assault wit ...

Cleveland Mayor, Safety Officials Unveil RNC Security Plan

Cleveland really wants you to know that it will be safe and prepared to host the 2016 Republican National Convention in July.City officials unveiled a "preparedness plan" on Tuesday to show how they plan to secure the large-scale event, touting the work they are doing in collaboration with federal, state, and local la ...

Cincinnati Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Gorilla Incident at Zoo

Alleged Houston Shooter Was Veteran, Stepmother Says 'I Think He Was Haunted' by Time in Afghanistan

Texas Zookeeper Who Raised Killed Gorilla from Birth Mourns His Death

Taxi Takes Flight Through Chicago O'Hare Airport Glass Doors, Causing Major Damage

Three Girls Killed, Eight Injured in Car Crash Near Orlando, Florida

Former College Swimmer Drowns During Lifeguard Tryouts

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Salem Shows Well At Effingham Memorial Day Tournament...SC Wins Mt Vernon Tournament.

EFFINGHAM - The Salem travel baseball teams were busy with play at the Effingham Tournament over the weekend with the 12 and 10U Cats each bringing home championships.  

2016 Midland Trail Conference -- Baseball All-Conference Team

The following are the members of the 2016 All-MTC Baseball Team for 2016.  They include MVP Brandon Repking of North Clay.  

Salem Shows Well At Effingham Memorial Day Tournament...SC Wins Mt Vernon Tournament.

EFFINGHAM - The Salem travel baseball teams were busy with play at the Effingham Tournament over the weekend with the 12 and 10U Cats each bringing home championships.  

Mt Vernon Advances....North Clay's Season Ends At Supers

UNDATED - The prep baseball and softball post season continued yesterday as Super Sectionals were held in small school play.  

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Ole Miss Coach Hugh Freeze on NCAA Allegations: 'I Own It'

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze told ESPN he was accepting responsibility for the 28 allegations of misconduct the NCAA made against the school in January. However, Free ...

Thunder Forward Kevin Durant Thinking About Free Agency

Kevin Durant could soon be a free agent. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward told ESPN Tuesday that he has star ...

Surfing Star and Shark Attack Survivor Bethany Hamilton Impresses in Fiji

For Bethany Hamilton, the professional surfer who gained national attention after she survived a terrifying s ...

President Obama Honors NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Villanova Wildcats

President Obama welcomed the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball champions, the Villanova Wildcats, to the White ...

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Baby Born with Microcephaly in US to Woman Who Contracted Zika Elsewhere

A woman visiting the U.S. has given birth to a baby with microcephaly after contracting Zika elsewhere, officials said.The woman gave birth to the baby at the Donna ...

Concussions in Children May Be Vastly Underreported, Study Finds

Children who have suffered a concussion are more likely to be diagnosed in their pediatrician's office than t ...

Woman Bitten by Shark Faces Long Recovery, Doctors Say

A Canadian woman who suffered a vicious shark bite at a California beach on Sunday will have a long road towa ...

Woman's Physical Condition May Have Saved Her During Shark Attack

A woman's physical condition may have saved her during a Memorial Day weekend shark attack. In Newport Beach, ...


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James Bond Director Says Next 007 Will "Not Be What You Expect"

The next actor to portray James Bond will be an unexpected candidate, according to recent 007 director Sam Mendes. Speaking at the Hay festival to The Guardian, th ...

Directors Come to Keira Knightley's Rescue After "Begin Again" Director Knocks Her

Keira Knightley has a more than a few hit films and a couple of Oscar nominations to her credit, but she's al ...

Former "The Shield" Actor Michael Jace Found Guilty of Murdering Wife

Former The Shield actor Michael Jace has been found guilty of second-degree murder in connection with the fa ...

Dan Aykroyd Says New "Ghostbusters" Has "More Laughs...Than the First Two"

In a post on his Facebook page -- one that unsurprisingly sparked yet another flurry of angry comments on the ...

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