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One Pleads Guilty to a Felony Drug Charge; Another Faces New Felony

A 37-year-old Wamac man has pleaded guilty in Marion County Court to unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

Police Beat for Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

A 27-year-old Salem man was arrested by Salem Police on Tuesday for violation of an order of protection.  Dustin Melton of Nancy Lane remained in the Marion County Jail on Wednesday.

Newly Installed Fire Alarm System Believed to Have Started House Fire in Centralia

Centralia City Firemen believe an electrical problem caused by installation of a new fire alarm system may be the cause of a fire that damaged a Centralia home Wednesday morning.

Three Hurt in Centralia Crash at Locust and Noleman

Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash at Locust and Noleman in Centralia early Tuesday afternoon.

Centralia American Legion 4th of July Homecoming Starts Thursday

Another Fatal Accident on I-70 in Fayette County

GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget Talks

Illinois Newspapers Plan Page 1 Budget Message For Lawmakers

Mulberry Grove Man Hurt in Fayette County Motorcycle Crash

One Injured When Two Semis Collided on Interstate 70 Near Vandalia

Judge Orders Illinois to Add PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

Marion County Sheriff's Department Investigates Residential Burglary

Dire Scenarios for Illinois in Second Year Without Budget

Illinois' Share of Multistate VW Settlement Nearly $29Million

Winter Flooding Recovery Efforts Continue in Kincaid

Witness in Urbana Murder Trial Shot While Sitting in Car

Fire Damages Rural Cartter Home

Centralia City Council Backs Vehicle Tows From Housing Authority Areas

Centralia City Council Tightens Ordinances on Animal Cruelty and Home Day Care

Carmi Man Killed in Wayne County Wreck

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Marine Corps Job Titles to Become More Gender-Neutral

formerly reconnaissance man.Although these several jobs will have new titles, a few existing titles that contain the word "man" will remain intact, such as rifleman.The upcoming changes to these Marine job titles are not without controversy and some in the military have complained. Indignation has been expressed on so ...

Three Railroad Employees Presumed Dead After Fiery Crash

Three railroad employees are presumed dead after they went missing when two freight trains collided in a fiery crash near Panhandle, Texas, on Tuesday, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety official.Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway said four of its employees were involved when two intermodal freight tra ...

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Prepares for First Trip to Space

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins will be the next American to travel out of this world when she launches one week from Wednesday on her first mission to the International Space Station.On July 6th, Rubins and her two crew mates, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of Russia and astronaut Takuya ...

FEMA Expands Funding to 3 More Flood-Ravaged W. Va. Counties, Bringing Total to 8

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) — Five additional West Virginia counties are now eligible for federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following devastating flooding in the state, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has announced.Fayette, Clay, Roane, Summers and Monroe counties now join Greenbr ...

Rights Groups Air Concern Over Proposed 'Terrorist Watch List' Gun Ban

Woman Shot at Denver Office Building Was Targeted, Police Say

Three Crew Members Missing After Texas Freight Train Crash, Authorities Say

Inside Flooded Richwood, West Virginia: How the Devastated Small Town is Rebuilding

FEMA: 1,000 Applications Received for W.Va. Flooding Assistance So Far

Crews Fighting to Contain Blaze After Morning Freight Train Crash in Panhandle, Texas

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Basketball Camp Held at Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Basketball Program recently hosted a camp at the KC Gym.  The camp was instructed by KC head coach Brian Hancock and KC players. 

Baseball Hitting Camp Held at Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Baseball Program recently hosted a Hitting Camp at Larry Smith Field.  The camp was instructed by KC head coach Mitch Koester and KC players. 

Yank's Sweep Coach Pitch Championships

YOUTH COMPLEX - The IGA Yankees are the 2016 coach pitch baseball champions.  After finishing the regular season with just one loss, the Yankees completed the championship sweep with the tournament title last night beating the Radiac Reds 14-11.  

Post 128 Sr Legion Knocks Off Effingham

SALEM - Salem Post 128 Seniors defended their home field last night with a 6-4 win over Effingham.  Matt Williams worked into the 7th inning allowing 9 hits and 4 runs, none of them earned as Salem committed 4 errors in the win. 

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Report: Talks Between Dwyane Wade, Heat Stall

Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat can't seem to find some common ground.League sources tell ESPN contract talks between both sides have stalled and the shooting guard ...

Buddy Ryan, Former NFL Coach and Defensive Specialist, Dies at 85

Former NFL head coach and influential defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan died Tuesday. He was 85, reports ESPN. ...

Wimbledon Wardrobe Controversy and an Underdog Win in Opening Round

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — The oldest tennis tournament in the world is known for its strict dress code ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 6/27/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEKansas City 6, St. Loui ...

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Your Body: Getting Mumps in College

not the mumps.The contagious illness is the result of a virus that causes painful swelling of the salivary glands. College students are particularly at risk. The mu ...

Be Careful Next Week: Fourth of July Sparklers Can Be Harmful to Children

that's hot enough to melt some metals.Jacobs doesn't recommend having fireworks at home for safety reasons. " ...

Teacher Loses 115 Pounds, Documents Weigh Loss on Instagram

Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A 25-year-old teacher lost 115 pounds in one year by relying on Instagr ...

Mississippi Lawmaker Asks Mom to Buy Daughter's Diabetes Meds After She Writes for Help

A Mississippi state representative suggested to a mother that she buy her family's own diabetes medication wh ...


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What's the Number-One Most Popular Song Played at Weddings?

No wedding reception is complete without a spin of Kool & the Gang's classic "Celebration," right? Not according to a new survey of wedding DJs conducted by Bil ...

Watch Colin Firth & Patrick Dempsey Compete to Be a Baby-Daddy in New "Bridget Jones" Trailer

The third installment of the Bridget Jones's Diary film series arrives in September and the movie's second tr ...

"Game of Thrones" Showrunners Reveal There Will Be Two More Seasons

 Game of Thrones showrunners D. B. Weiss and David Benioff tell Deadline they have a series ending planne ...

Oscar-Winner Mark Rylance Tackles a Giant Role in “The BFG”

Mark Rylance won an Academy Award earlier this year for playing a Soviet spy.  His latest role, however, ...

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