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Meth Bust At Central City Home Results in Six Arrests

Meth Bust At Central City Home Results in Six Arrests

Marion County Sheriff's Deputies initially went to the home to investigate recent pseudoephedrine purchases.

Centralia to Form Committee to Improve Potential Hotel Viability

Centralia Mayor Tom Ashby is calling for the formation of a committee with the goal of making Centralia more attractive to a potential hotel developer.

Salem Accident Sends Woman to Hospital

A Salem woman was taken to the hospital after a car accident triggered a pre-existing physical condition on Monday.

Frerichs Announces Firm will Review Treasurer's Office

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs says he's bringing in a consulting firm to conduct a performance review of how his office handles its books.

Rauner Replaces Quinn Appointee on Sports Facilities Authority

Odin Police Investigating Break-In at Village Garage

NASCAR Simulator Cars Coming to This Year's Marion County Fair

Numbers of Illinois Households on Food Stamps Still Rising

Flora Location Recommended for Marijuana Growing Facility to Former Governor Quinn

Illinois Pays Millions to Keep Inmates Who Can't Find Homes

$300-Million More Being Sought For Child Care Programs

Witness Follows Hit and Run Driver Back To His Home In Kinmundy

Salem Police Investigate Residential Burglary

Centralia Man Arrested for Domestic Battery

Proposed Illinois Legislation Would Ban Powdered Alcohol

Amtrak Studying Possible Danville-to-Quad Cities Route

Illinois 'Fracking' Off to Slow Start Amid Oil-Price Slump

Coal Mining Simulator Coming to Southern Illinois

Police Beat for Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Car Sideswipes Propane Truck on U.S. 51 North of Vernon

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Armed Robbers Steal Gold from Wells Fargo Museum in San Francisco

KGO-TV(SAN FRANCISCO) — Three men wearing ski masks rammed their SUV into the lobby of the Wells Fargo Museum in San Francisco and stole gold nuggets, ABC's San Francisco affiliate KGO reported.The museum on Montgomery Street is the site of the first Wells Fargo that opened in 1852. The property features an "impr ...

Suspect in Georgia Craigslist Couple's Disappearance Due in Court

The first court appearance is expected Tuesday morning in Telfair County, Georgia, for the key suspect in the disappearance and murder of a Georgia couple who had been responding to a Craigslist ad for a vintage car.Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, is currently facing charges pertaining to making false statements to inv ...

Tense Moments After Gunfire Erupts Outside City Council Meeting in Minnesota

ABC News(NEW HOPE, Minn.) — Two police officers were shot by a gunman outside a city council meeting in New Hope, Minnesota, on Monday, where a male suspect was shot and killed, police said.The officers are recovering from their injuries, police told ABC affiliate KSTP.Video from the council meeting features audi ...

Blizzard 2015: 'Mass'-ive Storm Slams Coast, Nantucket

Eastern Massachusetts and parts of Long Island, New York were the hardest hit by the blizzard that dumped nearly two feet of snow on New England -- causing heavy winds, coastal flooding and plunging all of Nantucket, Massachusetts into the darkness.There are more than 25,000 power outages throughout the Northeast as o ...

Passengers Stranded at the Airport Due to Northeast Storm

Blizzard 2015: New York Teen Dead Following Sledding Accident

Blizzard 2015: Travel Bans Being Lifted as Snowfall Totals Fall Short in Some Areas

Huge Blizzard Pounds Much of the Northeast

Deflate-gate Investigation Won't Be Complete Before Super Bowl, Patriots Owner Hopes for Apology If No Wrongdoing Found

Former CIA Officer Convicted of Illegally Disclosing National Defense Information

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Rams Notify St. Louis They'll Go Year-to-Year on Dome Lease

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have notified the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission they intended to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.

Visitation, Memorial Service Set for Hall of Famer Banks

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs say a public visitation and memorial service for Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks will be held Friday and Saturday in the city.

Wade, Bosh, Whiteside Lead Heat Over Bulls 96-84

CHICAGO (AP) - Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 20 and Hassan Whiteside had unconventional triple-double to help the Miami Heat beat the sluggish Chicago Bulls 96-84 Sunday.

Salem Wildcat Bowlers Headed to State

The Cats finished in sixth place at the Herrin Sectional on Saturday.  The top six teams advanced to State at O'Fallon this Friday.  

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Lance Armstrong: I Would Dope Again

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted he would cheat again if the circumstances were right. "If I was racing in 2015, no, I wouldn't do it again because I don ...

Raiders Bring Back Woodson

The Oakland Raiders are bringing one of the most recognizable names in franchise history back for another sea ...

Patriots Owner Wants Apology if No Findings in Deflate-Gate

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says the NFL will owe the team an apology if its investigation into d ...

Colts Promote Rob Chudzinski to Associate Head Coach

The Indianapolis Colts have promoted special assistant Rob Chudzinski to associate head coach.  "We're e ...

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Scientists Crack Code on How to Un-Boil a Hard-Boiled Egg

Scientists have cracked the code for un-boiling hard-boiled egg whites and it could have huge implications for cancer research.Egg whites are made of proteins that ...

Super Bowl Parties Hike Calorie Counts

the anticipated eating frenzy at Super Bowl parties everywhere.In fact, the average American will inflate the ...

Can 36 Questions Create Closeness Between Strangers?

Can you create closeness in 36 questions?That’s what sociologist Arthur Aron attempts to do. In a study ...

Seven in 10 Have a Favorable View of the CDC

James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(WASHINGTON) — During the midst of last fall's ...


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Christina Aguilera to Open NBA All-Star Game

Christina Aguilera has joined the entertainment lineup for this year's NBA All-Star Game, which takes place Feb. 15 in New York's Madison Square Garden.Aguilera wil ...

Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto Reportedly Get Flirty at SAG Awards After-Party

Mark Davis/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto are stirring up dating rumors after a ...

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden Honeymoon in...Wyoming

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Cameron Diaz and her new husband, Benji Madden, enjoyed a honeymoon in Wyo ...

The Truth About Dianne Wiest's New York Apartment Drama

Walter McBride/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Despite what you might have read, a representative for Dianne Wi ...

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