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Three Rescued From Car in High Water in Rural Odin

Three Rescued From Car in High Water in Rural Odin

Three people were removed from a car that plunged into high water early Saturday night on Westline Road in the Crooked Creek Bottoms south of Odin.  

Mt. Vernon Man Killed In Hamilton County Wreck

A 23-year-old Mt. Vernon man has died in a single vehicle crash late Thursday night in rural McLeansboro.    

Oven Fire Out At Salem Home Upon Fire Department's Arrival

Salem firemen say a fire in the oven at the Blake Smith home at 400 North College was out on their arrival early Saturday afternoon.

Local Free Community College Plans May Be Template for US

CHICAGO (AP) - The concept of free community college has been touted by President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidates, and some Republicans.

Illinois Community College Plans to Boost Foreign Recruiting

Springfield Micro-Lending Fund Gives $120K In 1st 2 Months

In Medical Marijuana States, 'Pot Doctors' Push Boundaries

Centralia Apartment Building Ordered Vacated Until Electrical Problems Are Checked

Fire Causes Minor Damage to Rural Centralia Home

Centralia High Students Work To Fullfill Wish Of Classmate Who Died From Cancer

Health Career Job Fairs and Training Expos Planned in Centralia and Mt. Vernon

Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

Salem Police Find Stolen Pickup Truck

Undercover Drug Sale Leads to Centralia Man's Arrest

Sandoval Woman Facing Drug Charges Following Centralia Traffic Stop

2 Arrested on DUI Related Charges Over Thanksgiving Holiday

Rauner Faces Challenges in Move to Block Syrian Refugees

Mascoutah Burglary Victim Shot in 1st Night at New Home

South Dakota Regulators to Decide on Dakota Access Pipeline Monday

New Park Opened at St. Louis Arch Grounds

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2 Slain Civilians ID'd in Planned Parenthood Shooting

The two civilians killed during a shooting at a Planned Parenthood have been identified by family members as Jennifer Markovsky and Ke’Arre Stewart. Jennifer Markovsky, 36, was at the Colorado Springs clinic Friday with a friend, Markovsky's father John Ah-King told ABC News. Markvosky's friend was injured durin ...

Dog Thanks Man After Rescue From Texas Floodwaters

  A man and a dog in Texas have something to be especially thankful this Thanksgiving weekend.The two were rescued from floodwaters Friday after fire and police crews responded in McKinney, Texas. The rescue was caught on video.When the crews arrived, they discovered the man in chest-deep waters with the dog on hi ...

Thief Walks Off With $500,000 From an Armored Truck in Detroit

The FBI and police are looking for a man who allegedly stole more than $500,000 from an armored truck in Detroit, disguised as an employee of the security company.A driver of a Loomis truck said a man dressed like a Loomis security employee told him to open the back of the vehicle Friday morning, according to the Detr ...

Planned Parenthood Standoff 'Appears' to Be Domestic Terrorism, Colorado Springs Mayor Says

  The mayor of Colorado Springs said it "certainly appears" the shooting and standoff at a Planned Parenthood clinic that left three dead Friday was an act of domestic terrorism. Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers would not comment on a motive for the shooting. Police haven't released a possible motive or said wh ...

Colorado Springs Shooting Suspect's Ramblings Suggest Animosity Toward Planned Parenthood, Sources Say

Winter Storm Leaves at Least 100,000 in Oklahoma Without Power

Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Looked 'Real Mean,' Neighbor Says

Private Funeral Held for 'Baby Doe' Bella

Newborn Girl Buried Alive Rescued in Los Angeles

Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Was Monitored by Security Cameras as Standoff Unfolded

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Upshall Leads Blues Past Blue Jackets 3-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Scottie Upshall scored in the third period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

Gaborik's 2 Goals Rally Kings to 3-2 OT Win Over Blackhawks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Marian Gaborik scored the tying goal with 5:55 left in regulation and added his fifth of the season 2:04 into overtime, lifting the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.

Southern Illinois beats Portland 80-79

Anthony Beane and Sean O'Brien each scored 18 points, Armon Fletcher hit the winning shot, and Southern Illinois beat Portland 80-79 on Saturday night at the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic.

No. 17 Northwestern Beats Illinois 24-14 for 10th Win

CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Jackson rushed for 172 yards and a touchdown, and No. 17 Northwestern beat Illinois 24-14 on Saturday.

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Rutgers Fires Head Football Coach and Athletic Director

Rutgers University has fired its football head coach Kyle Flood and Athletic Director Julie Hermann, ABC News has learned. The former dean of Seton Hall law school ...

Rutgers Fires Football Head Coach and Athletic Director

Rutgers University has fired its football head coach Kyle Flood and Athletic Director Julie Hermann, ABC News ...

Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan Was Friends With Slain Colorado Officer Garrett Swasey

Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was shocked to learn of the death of long-time friend Garrett Swasey, th ...

Jahlil Okafor Pulled over for Speeding, Report Says

Philadelphia 76ers' rookie forward Jahlil Okafor was pulled over for going 108 mph on the Ben Franklin Bridge ...

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Beijing Issues Highest Smog Warning This Year

The highest smog warning this year has been issued in Beijing, China, reports the BBC. The alert is an "orange level" and is the second highest. The "orange level" ...

Dog Missing More Than a Year Found in Maryland Storm Drain

  Cookie, a Wheaton Terrier missing in suburban Maryland since October 2014, was rescued Friday afternoon ...

Vegetable Mix Source of Costco Chicken Salad E. Coli Outbreak, CDC Says

An E. coli outbreak caused by Costco's chicken salad has now been linked to specific ingredients within the s ...

How a Missouri Hospital Became Center of Alleged Stolen Baby Controversy

who was born prematurely and weighed only 2 pounds -- had died. Price's lawyer Al Watkins later went public w ...


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What Johnny Depp Loves Most About Wife Amber Heard

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's quick trip down the aisle this past February was sparked by their deep connection. "We connect on a lot of levels, but the f ...

Kaley Cuoco Covers Up Her Wedding Date Tattoo After Split with Ryan Sweeting

Looks like Kaley Cuoco is trying to get rid of all traces of her ex-husband Ryan Sweeting. "Th ...

Mariah Carey on Her New Children’s Christmas Book, Directorial Debut and Holidays

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mariah Carey has become synonymous with the holidays.Her hit s ...

Kim Kardashian Concerned Her Baby Is Breech

Kim Kardashian just announced a big development heading into her 36th week of pregnancy with her second child ...

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