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I-57 Closed Near Champaign Due to Semi Accident

I-57 Closed Near Champaign Due to Semi Accident

All north and southbound lanes of Interstate 57 in the Champaign area are closed until late Sunday night or sometime Monday morning as a result of a semi accident blamed on the snow slick roads in central Illinois.

Fact Check: Rauner Arguments For Reform Don't All Add Up

CHICAGO (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner has been previewing his legislative priorities in advance of his first State of the State address.

Autopsies Set For 2 Bodies Found in Southern Illinois Home

MARION, Ill. (AP) - Autopsies are planned on two people whose bodies were found in a rural home in southwestern Illinois' Williamson County.

Man Gets 40 Years for Wounding Officer During Traffic Stop

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southwestern Illinois man who shot and wounded a Fairview Heights police officer during a 2012 traffic stop has been ordered to spend four decades in prison.

Illinois Threatens to Withhold Funds if Districts Don't Test

Centralia Man Beaten and Bit By Dog During Home Invasion

Police Beat for Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Up to a Foot of Snow Possible for Parts of Upper Midwest

Re-enactment of Lincoln's Funeral Planned In Springfield

Southern Illinois Cross Drew Nearly 10,000 Visitors in 2014

Southern Illinois Town Investigating Suspicious Fires

Salem Family Loses Mobile Home to Fire

Horizon House to Build New Facility After Fire

Centralia Man Charged For Role in Central City Meth Lab

Sandoval Grad and Bradley Brave Arrested On Misdemeanor Charges At Strip Club

Cardinal George: Doctors Have 'Run out of Tricks' for Him

'Right to Try' Bill Would Give Access to Experimental Drugs

KC President Dishes Out Own Cash to Help Ag Program

Kaskaskia to Hold Mardi Gras Celebration

Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Lincoln Himself

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Heavy Snow Hits the Midwest; Next a Messy Monday Commute for Millions

A major winter storm which delivered heavy snow and near blizzard conditions to parts of the Midwest on Sunday is next expected to impact the Northeast. As of 3 p.m. Sunday, parts of Iowa had received up to 14 inches of snow. Across Chicago, more than 8 inches of snow had fallen at O'Hare International Airport and jus ...

3-Year-Old Fires Single Bullet, Injuring Father and Pregnant Woman

A 3-year-old boy got hold of a gun in an Albuquerque, New Mexico motel room, and fired a single bullet, striking both his father and a pregnant woman, police said on Sunday. The bullet went through his father's hip and hit a pregnant woman in the shoulder, Simon Drobik of the Albuquerque Police Department said. The wo ...

Winter Storm to Bring Blizzard-like Conditions to Midwest

Blizzard-like conditions are expected in the Midwest on Sunday as a winter storm dumps several inches of snow across the region as it moves toward the Northeast. As of 8 a.m. Sunday, parts of Chicago had received up to 6 inches of snow. Near Des Moines, Iowa, up to 10 inches of snow had fallen. The storm also caused s ...

Study: Fighting Terrorism Enriching, But Obsessive ‘Dark Side’ Infects Life

“You can’t go back to the way you were before.” That understated phrase summed up how dozens of counter-terrorism professionals described the toll – physical, psychological and emotional – that working for years in the life and death race against terrorists takes on daily life in the post ...

Hikers Rescued After Falling off Oregon Mountain

Aaron Hernandez Trial Judge’s Stern Warning About the Super Bowl

Zamboni Driver Arrested for Suspected DUI at High School Hockey Game

Man Shoots Cars Parked in Shoveled Spaces After Blizzard, Cops Say

Nevada Telemarketer Helps Save Alleged Assault Victim in Oregon

Super Bowl 2015: Katy Perry's Dress and Other Security Measures

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HS BB Wrap-Up: Centralia, South Central, and Salem Post Wins

Centralia boys win in the Pinckneyville Shoot-Out; South Central claims third in National Trail Tournament, and Salem girls top Centralia Orphan Annies.  See all the scores. 

Kaskaskia Drops Men's Women's Double Header

KC drops a pair to Wabash Valley in basketball.  KC Blue Angels softball splits in Florida Tournament.

Odin and Central City Boys Headed to State Tournament

Odin downs Altamont Lutheran and Central City advances past Selmaville in the championship games.  

Centralia Tigerettes Settle For Fourth in State

Germantown wns Class S State Tournament title.

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Djokovic Wins Fifth Australian Open Men's Championship

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open Men’s championship on Sunday with a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 victory over Andy Murray. It’s Djokovic&rsqu ...

Hawks Win 19th Straight Over 76ers, 91-85

Hawks center Al Horford scored 23 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Atlanta (40-8) won their franchise-re ...

Lowry Leads Raptors Past Wizards in OT, 120-116

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry had 23 points, six rebounds and three assists as Toronto (33-15) outlasted the Washi ...

(4) Duke Defeats (2) Virginia, 69-63

Blue Devils freshman guard Tyus Jones scored 17 points and freshman forward Justise Winslow had 15 points and ...

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Mom of 3-Year-Old Measles Patient Calls Diagnosis 'Shocking'

The mother of a measles-infected child said she was shocked and scared when doctors gave her the diagnosis. Kellie Krueger's son Uriah is one of the at least 84 con ...

'Zombie Cat' at Center of Pet Custody Battle

The so-called "zombie cat" that seemingly came back to life after being buried is now at the center of a cust ...

Why Even Vaccinated People Can Catch Measles

A measles outbreak that started last December has infected at least 84 people in 14 states, including at leas ...

New York College Student With Measles Boarded Amtrak Train at Penn Station

A New York college student with measles boarded an Amtrak station from Penn Station earlier this week and may ...


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Another Record for “American Sniper” at Box Office

It was another another record weekend for American Sniper at the box office.The film, starring Bradley Cooper, finished at number one for the third weekend in a row ...

Super Bowl 2015: How Stars Are Celebrating at the Big Game

Before Super Bowl Sunday comes celebrity Saturday. Stars flocked to Arizona on Saturday night, where they per ...

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Expecting First Baby

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are expecting their first baby, the singer made clear on Saturday as he ce ...

“Fifty Shades of Grey”: Tour Christian Grey's Apartment

Mr. Grey will see you now. Thanks to the modern marvels of technology, Fifty Shades of Grey fans can explore ...

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