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Gov. Rauner signs bill reducing pot penalties in Illinois

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that makes marijuana possession in small amounts punishable only with fines and no jail time.

Rauner vetoes plan aimed at preventing elderly care cutbacks

Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation that would have prevented the state from limiting which elderly and disabled Illinoisans qualify for state-subsidized help.

Salem Man Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder

Marion County Court News for Friday, July 29th, 2016

Two People Are Killed in Early Thursday Morning Crash in Washington County

Two Mt. Vernon residents were killed early Thursday morning in a one car crash on Interstate 64 in Washington County.

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Salem Man Charged with Multiple Felony Offenses Following Chase

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Marion County Sheriff’s Department Releases Details on High Speed Chase

Centralia High School Receives Modest Increase in Funding from State

Marion County Fair Begins to Come to Life on Friday

Attorney General: Duckworth Lawsuit Settlement Final

Duckworth Tells Her Story at Democratic Convention

Huge,Once-Hated Fish Now seen as Weapon Against Asian Carp

Illinois Seeking New Private Manager for State's Lottery

YMCA Announces Stuff the Bus Initiative

Unemployment Down Slightly through June

Prisoner With 86 Year Sentence Has New Trial Ordered

Standing Rock Sioux Sues Corps Over Oil Pipeline Permits

Indiana Gospel Singer Convicted in Illinois Child Sex Case

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California Inmates Care for Deaf Dogs Evacuated From Shelter Due to Sand Fire

A group of inmates at a California state prison are providing shelter, care and love for dozens of deaf dogs that were recently forced to evacuate a nearby shelter threatened by a wildfire.Nearly 50 dogs at the Deaf Dogs Rescue of America in Acton, California, were evacuated this past Sunday evening after the shelter' ...

Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of San Diego Officer, Police Say

A suspect has been charged and another potential suspect is in custody in a "gut-wrenching" shooting in San Diego that left one officer dead and another injured, police said.Jesse Michael Gomez, 52, was charged with murder and attempted in the shooting, police said. The circumstances were not immediately clear.Another ...

FBI Investigating Cybertheft of Clinton Campaign Information

The FBI is investigating the cybertheft of proprietary information collected by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, but the campaign says no internal computer systems were hacked.The investigation comes on the heels of two other FBI investigations into hacking of the Democratic National Committee and the Democrat ...

Chelsea Manning May Face Solitary Confinement After Suicide Attempt, ACLU Says

Chelsea Manning faces charges and possible solitary confinement following her suicide attempt in prison earlier this month, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.Manning, a transgender woman who formerly went by the name Bradley Manning, used to work as an intelligence analyst in Iraq and was convicted in 20 ...

FBI Investigating Potential Hack of Some Clinton Campaign Computers

Ex-Cop Drew Peterson Sentenced to Additional 40 Years for Wife's Murder

Medical Plane Crash Kills at Least 2 in California

Inmates Care for Deaf Dogs Evacuated from Shelter Due to Wildfire

Fighter Jet Crashes in California, Killing Pilot

Attorney Urges DOJ to Investigate North Miami Police Shooting

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Post 128 State Run Is Over

FORSYTH - Salem Post 128 Jr Legion's baseball season came to an end with a 4-2 loss to Paris Post 211 4-2 at the State Tournament in Forsyth.  

Tee off at the 36th RLC Foundation Golf Outing Sept. 15

WHITTINGTON, Ill. (July 26, 2016) – Golfers will soon “swing fore success” at the 36th Annual Rend Lake College Foundation Golf Outing, to raise funds for RLC students. The scramble will begin with an 11 a.m. lunch on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Rend Lake Golf Course in Whittington, followed by a noon s ...

SuperSonics 12U Concludes Successful Season

The Centralia SuperSonics 12U travelling softball team concluded its 2016 season Saturday, July 16, 2016, with a doubleheader sweep of the Fairfield Force at Central City’s Mike Fontaine Fields. 

Post 128 Falls In State Opener, Return To Action Today

FORSYTH - Salem Post 128 junior legion dropped their State Tournament opener to Danville Gold 7-6 yesterday in Forsyth.  

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Jays hold of Birds

     UNDATED (AP) - Just a half-game separates the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays atop the American League East.

Marlins bolster rotation in trade with Padres

     UNDATED (AP) - The Marlins have acquired the starting rotation reinforcements they sought ...

Revis still recovering

     UNDATED (AP) - New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis says there's no timetable for when ...

Truex secures pole

     LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. will be the pole-sitter for Sunday's Sprint Cup rac ...

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President Obama Signs Bill Mandating GMO Labeling

A bill that creates a federal labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified ingredients (commonly called GMOs) was signed into law by President Barack ...

4-Year-Old Whose Prosthetic Leg Was Stolen Gets New 'Ghostbusters'-Themed Limb, Free Trip to Disneyland

A 4-year-old California boy whose prosthetic leg was was stolen at a beach this past weekend was surprised on ...

What to Know About First Local Zika Outbreak in Continental US

For the first time in the continental U.S., the Zika virus has been spread locally through infected mosquitoe ...

Zika Cases Spike in Puerto Rico as Virus Spreads 'Silently and Rapidly'

The Zika virus is rapidly spreading though Puerto Rico, leading to more than 5,500 infections, the U.S. Cente ...


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Jared Leto "Dove Deep" for His "Twisted but...Lovable Joker"

Clay Enos/ TM & (c) DC Comics Jared Leto tells ABC's Good Morning America that he "dove pretty deep" to find his Joker in the upcoming movie  ...

Meryl Street Thought She'd Age Out of Hollywood

this is 27 years ago -- would lead you to believe it was over.” Streep, now 67, has defied those odds, ...

"America’s Got Talent": The First Seven Acts Advancing to the Semifinals Revealed

Wednesday night's installment of NBC’s America’s Got Talent saw seven of the 12 acts that perform ...

The WWII Hero Who Never Fired a Shot: Trailer for "Hacksaw Ridge"

The trailer for Oscar winning director Mel Gibson's WWII biopic Hacksaw Ridge has just debuted online, and pr ...

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