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Details on Hit-and-Run Accident Released

The Marion County Sheriff's Department has released details on an hit and run injury accident that sent two people to the hospital for treatment earlier this month.  

Mount Vernon Man Held on Meth Charges Following Raid

Another man is in jail following the latest in a slew of raids on suspected methamphetamine manufacturers in Mt. Vernon. 

Mount Vernon Man Dead Following Washington County Accident

A Mt. Vernon man is dead after his car collided with a semi-truck on State Route 127 in Washington County, near Nashville.

Unemployment Down, but Households on Food Stamps at Record Highs

State data released this week shows that while unemployment has dropped to 6.4% in the State, the number of households dependent on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, otherwise known as food stamps, has only gone up.

Kaskaskia College Presents Check to Salem Hospital

Jerry Stermer Appointed by Quinn as Short-Term Comptroller Replacement

South Central Receives One of 12 Federal Literacy Grants

Alleged Buchheit Burglar Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

Centralia HS Alumni Association Opens New Capital Funds Donation Initiative

Mark Decker Drops Out of Salem Mayoral Race, Three Candidates Remain

Centralia High School Approves Low Tax Levy

14 Salem High Seniors Honored as State Scholars

Mt. Vernon Bank Robber, Caught in the Act, Pleads Guilty

Bid Date Set for South Central Grade School Addition

All Lanes Open Following Hazardous Material Spill on I-64

GOP says Rauner Should Appoint Next Comptroller

Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.4 Percent

Gov. Quinn Calls Session for Comptroller Election

I-64 Reopened Following Chemical Spill in White County

Odin School Board Once Again Urged To Fire Superintendent

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LAFD Says Apartment Complex Fire Was Arson

The Los Angeles Fire Department determined on Thursday that the Dec. 8 apartment complex fire was an act of arson.The fire destroyed a seven-story apartment complex that had been under construction, and also damaged at least one nearby structure and the 110 Freeway. Investigators from the LAFD and the Bureau of Alcoho ...

Orion Returns from Road Trip: What's Next for 'America's Spacecraft'

After a trip to space, a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean and a cross-country road trip, the Orion spacecraft is finally back home in Florida.Nicknamed "America's spacecraft," Orion completed the final installment of its epic maiden voyage when it arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Thursday.The capsule could one ...

“The Interview”: FBI Links North Korea to Sony Hacking

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government has taken the big step of publicly branding the North Korean regime as the driving force behind the massive cyber-attack on Sony Pictures that has paralyzed the film company and raised fears of terrorist attacks inside the United States.In a rare, official state ...

“The Interview”: Feds Prepared to Blame North Korea for Sony Attack

Singapore, Thailand, Italy, Bolivia, Poland and Cyprus -- before hitting its target in the United States.A group calling itself “Guardians of Peace” has claimed responsibility.It’s unclear what role North Korea’s army of cyber soldiers -- known as “Bureau 121” -- may have played in ...

Facebook Friend Request Spat Leads to Arrest

Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes 'Is Not a Monster,' Parents Say

Ohio Supreme Court Says Traffic Camera Can Stay

America Conducted Fewest Executions Since 1994

North Carolina Driver Gets Into Two Accidents, Caught on Video

New York AG Sends Cease-and-Desist Letters to Companies Selling Realistic-Looking Toy Guns

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High School Basketball Round Up

Salem, Centralia and South Central girls win, St. Elmo and Wayne City Boys Tournaments continue.  

Junior High Basketball Round Up

Patoka Junior High boys beat Sandoval.  Salem Franklin Park girls fall to Breese All Saints.

LA Kings Erase 3-Goal Deficit, Move Past Blues 6-4

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anze Kopitar had a career-high five points, Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:02 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.

High School Basketball Round-Up

St. Elmo and Wayne City Boys Basketball Tournaments continue.  Sandoval girls beat Ramsey.  

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Report: Padres Acquire Outfielder Justin Upton from the Braves

The San Diego Padres have struck again this offseason by acquiring another big-time bat. According to reports, the team has acquired outfielder Justin Upton from th ...

Seahawks Reward Linebacker K.J. Wright with Four-Year Extension

The Seattle Seahawks have locked up another key member of their dominant defense. ESPN reports they've reward ...

Giants Re-Sign Starting Pitcher Jake Peavy

Starting pitcher Jake Peavy enjoyed his brief time with the San Francisco Giants so much, he agreed on a two- ...

Jets Acquire Defenseman Jay Harrison from Canes

Winnipeg Jets acquired defenseman Jay Harrison from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a sixth round pic ...

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Caramel Apples Linked to Four Deaths in Multi-State Listeria Outbreak

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid eating caramel apples after linking the fall treats to a multi-state listeria outbreak that has been linked to at le ...

The Science Behind Nailing Your New Year's Resolution

New Year's resolutions seem so full of promise on Jan. 1, but by the middle of the week, many people have alr ...

Santa's Heartwarming Surprise for Deaf 6-Year-Old Girl

For one 6-year-old girl in Westminster, Massachusetts, the best Christmas gift she received didn’t come ...

Plus-Size Blogger Asks Beauty Editors to Transform Her Photo

When blogger Marie Southard Ospina sent a photo of herself with no makeup and no clothes to photo editors in ...


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Stephen Colbert's Portrait to Hang Between Bathrooms at the Smithsonian Once Again

Following the end of his nine-year run on Comedy Central, and in advance of his move to CBS to take over The Late Show, Stephen Colbert will have a portrait hung in ...

Why Natalie Portman Says "Star Wars" Actually Hurt Her Career

When Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace came out in 1999, it became one of the highest grossing movies o ...

Angelina Jolie on Bucking the Hollywood Establishment: ‘I Do What I Want to Do’

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(NEW YORK) — Angelina Jolie has never played by Hollywood's rules, and she doesn't ...

Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Directing Brad Pitt in Love Scene

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be back on screen together in By the Sea, which is set to be released next ...

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