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Centralia Man Escapes Serious Injuries When Impaled By Crow Bar in Route 161 Crash

A Centralia man escaped serious injuries when impaled by a crow bar during a two car crash Monday morning on Route 161 West in front of the Visiting Nurse Association near Harding Road.

Centralia Police Investigate Three Monday Crashes

The Monday accidents occurred at Elm and Fourth, 900 block of Dr.Martin Luther King Drive and at Poplar and Noleman. 

Salem Mayor Presents Two Keys to the City and Plaque of Appreciation

The keys to the city went to Chief Judge Michael McHaney and Keep Salem Beautiful Coordinator Jane Marshall.  The plaque of appreciation went to Deputy Police Chief Susan Miller.

Child Advocacy Group Wants More in Taxes to Pay for Programs

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A child advocacy group is calling on Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers to increase taxes so cuts to services for children are avoided next fiscal year.

Governor Releases Survey of Illinois' Foreign Trade Partners

Business Groups, Injured Employees Weigh In On Workers' Comp

Rex Barbee Sworn In As Salem's 54th Mayor

14-Year-Old Salem Boy Successfully Comes Through Second Brain Surgery

Johnny Mack Murder Trial Begins in Marion County Court

Deadline Extended for Illinois Prepaid College Tuition Plan

Durbin Wants Debt Relief for Former Everest College Students

84-Year-Old Man Walking Across Illinois for Wife's Memorial

11 Health Conditions Recommended by Illinois Marijuana Board

Salem City Councilman Leaving Office After 36 Years on Monday

Sandoval Seeking $6-Million School Improvement Grant

Salem Gets New Mayor and Two New Councilmen Monday

Illinois Lawmakers Hear Testimony About Gambling Expansion

Illinois Sues 5 Companies for Student Loan Repayment Scams

Weston McGhee To Undergo Second Lengthy Brain Surgery Monday

Salem Home Sustains Minor Damage in Early Sunday Night Fire

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Hannah Graham's Accused Killer Now Faces The Death Penalty

The man accused of killing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has had his murder charge increased to capital murder because the state plans to seek the death penalty, the district attorney announced after a hearing on Tuesday. Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney Denise Lunsford said Tuesday that some ne ...

'Our Community Is Not Scared': Man Holds American Flag Outside Site of Garland Shooting

Joseph Offutt, 21, has been holding a large American flag outside the Curtis Cullwell Center in Garland, Texas, all day Tuesday, hoping to show ISIS and terrorists that the community is still standing strong and not giving into fear. Offutt's symbolic gesture is a response to a statement ISIS made Monday night claimin ...

The American Terror Recruiter’s Link to Texas Shooting

A mysterious ISIS recruiter known online as "Miski" was in close and repeated social media contact with Elton Simpson for months before the Sunday attack in Garland, Texas, an ABC News investigation has found. Miski is well known to FBI officials who say his real name is Muhammed Hassan, a fugitive since 2009 when he ...

Sheryl Sandberg Remembers Husband David Goldberg In Touching Tribute On Facebook

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg posted a touching tribute to her husband, Dave Goldberg, and saying that he was laid to rest on Tuesday. Goldberg died at 47 last Friday from severe head trauma and significant blood loss after slipping and falling from a treadmill at a hotel gym in Mexico, Mexican authorities said. "I wan ...

NC Cop Whose Free Coffee Spilled on Him Suing Starbucks

Dramatic Video: Tree Falls on Boys as They Play in Massachusetts Park

What Caused Dave Goldberg's Sudden Death

Family of Motorist in Deadly Metro-North Crash Plans to Sue

Jury in Etan Patz Case Deadlocked Again

Police: Couple Found Stabbed to Death in Virgin Islands Vacation Home

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Blue Devils Tennis Awards Handed Out at KC Athletic Awards Banquet....

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Indians Activate OF Nick Swisher From 15-Day Disabled List

The Cleveland Indians activated outfielder Nick Swisher from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. Swisher missed the first month of the season rehabbing from bilateral ...

Marlins Release C Jarrod Saltalamacchia

The Miami Marlins released catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on Tuesday, eight days after the team designated him ...

Spurs' Gregg Popovich Weighs In on Possible 'Hack-a-Shaq' Rule

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has openly endorsed intentionally fouling players that are poor f ...

Rockies Closer Adam Ottavino Needs to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Another promising pitcher has to undergo Tommy John Surgery as Colorado Rockies closer Adam Ottavino will mis ...

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Smallmouth Bass Caught in PA River Confirmed to Have Cancerous Tumor

A smallmouth bass caught last fall has been confirmed to have a cancerous tumor on its mouth, according to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The PFBC annou ...

UCLA Players Wear Sensor-Laden Helmets to Study Concussions

Football players at UCLA have started wearing sensor-laden helmets so researchers can study head-hits and con ...

The Reason Why Big Whales Make Gulping Food Look So Easy

The reason whales make taking a big gulp look so easy is because the mammals have stretchy nerves in their ja ...

Man Saved After Heart Stops in Middle of Highway

Patrick Roark has a lot to be thankful for. His heart stopped while he was driving on Iowa's most crowded hig ...


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Ryan Gosling Honors Filmmaker by Eating Cereal

Ryan Gosling is finally having that bowl of cereal. A few years ago, Scottish filmmaker Ryan McHenry started creating Vine videos showing him holding a spoon of cer ...

Miley Cyrus Explains Why She Started Foundation for Homeless & LGBT Youth

 Miley Cyrus' latest venture isn't a new movie or an album. On Monday, she launched the Happy Hippie Foun ...

Kris Jenner Cries over Bruce Jenner’s Transition

When Bruce Jenner told ABC News' Diane Sawyer last month that he’s transgender, he said that his family ...

Why a Major Character Had to Die in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

WARNING: Spoilers ahead!Avengers: Age of Ultron ends with one of the team members falling at the metal hands ...

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