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Salem City Series Game 3

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Off Duty Centralia Fireman Discovers House Fire; Gets Occupants Out

Off Duty Centralia Fireman Discovers House Fire; Gets Occupants Out

A Centralia City Firemen just getting off duty discovered smoke coming from the attic of a home on his way home early Saturday morning and woke up the occupants who got out safely.  

Three Vehicle Crash Late Saturday Morning at Brookside and Broadway in Centralia

An attempted left turn at the Broadway and Brookside intersection caused a three vehicle crash late Saturday morning.  

No Serious Injuries Reported in Elm and Broadway Crash in Centralia Friday

Both drivers refused hospital treatment when they collided Friday afternoon at the Elm and Broadway intersection in downtown Centralia.  

More Information Now Available to Emergency Responders

The arrangement means geographic property information maintained in the Supervisor of Assessments office has now been automated and will immediately be available to Marion County E911.  In return, E911 will be providing the Assessments office with updated site addresses. 

Police Beat for Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Southern Illinois County

Illinois budget standoff forces 300 layoffs at Chicago State

Singer Jamey Johnson to perform at Du Quoin State Fair

Salem Woman Faces Multiple Charges After Pickup Plows Through Building

Homeless Salem Man Charged With Burglary to Grandfather's Home

Salem Man Charged with Aggravated Battery to Pregnant Girlfriend

Rural Centralia Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Endangerment Charge For Throwing Item Off I-57 Overpass

Centralia Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Fleeing For Lengthy April Police Chase

Centralia Woman Faces Felony Theft Charge For Taking Money From Purse

Centralia Police Add Additional School Resource Officer

Teutopolis Grade School Alters Busing in Separation of Religion Case

6 Men Charged with Dismembering Champaign Woman

Durbin Seeks National Park Status for Cahokia Mounds

Board to Review 15 Conditions for Illinois Medical Marijuana

Most States, Including Illinois, Don't Track Toxic Foam Use

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'Harry Potter' Fan Paints J.K. Rowling's Book in Fun Home DIY Project

One Potterhead took her love for the Harry Potter franchise to a new level after she spent nearly a month painting the first page of J.K. Rowling's popular book series on a wall in her home. Young adult author Meredith McCardle recently moved into a new home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and decided she wanted to turn ...

Florida Man Helps Homeless Woman Learn How to Read

A Florida man who was moved by a homeless woman who never asked him for money, even though he passed her every day on his way to work, said he finally found a way to help her only after she “dropped a bomb” on him – she never learned to read. Greg Smith wrote in a now viral Facebook post that a woman ...

More Rain, Flash Flooding, Thunderstorms Slam the South

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are slamming the South, one day after storms bringing flash flooding, tornadoes, and giant hail ripped through the area.The threat for severe weather Saturday covers a large area, including Houston, New Orleans, Nashville and St. Louis, and up to southern Illinois and Indiana.Flash flood w ...

Tiny Kitten Rescued From Manhole in Arizona

  A tiny kitten is now recovering after being rescued from a manhole in Phoenix, Arizona, where she had been trapped for at least three days, according to the Arizona Humane Society (AHS).The rescue started last Friday after a good Samaritan called with concerns about meowing in a storm drain, AHS public relations ...

Man Uses Eye-Popping 2D Art to Propose to Girlfriend

More Rain Falls After Flash Flooding, Tornadoes Ripped Through Southern Plains

Woman, Four Grandchildren Killed in Texas Flooding

One Teen Dead, Another Injured After Being Ejected From Carnival Ride at Texas Church

Woman Reunited with Purse Allegedly Stolen 14 Years Ago

Medical Student Missing for Over One Week, Last Seen Near Chicago Hospital Where He Works

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Kauling Leaving Centralia For Wesclin

Centralia Coach hired to be next AD at Wesclin HS.

Witzel Steps Down At Woodlawn

WOODLAWN - Hall of Fame basketball coach Shane Witzel has stepped down as basketball coach at Woodlawn after 23 years of coaching.  

Holst To Coach One More Time

SALEM - Congratulations to Dearria Watson and Emily Baer for being invited to play on the IBCA 3A/4A South All Star game in Pontiac on June 11th!! 

Bunnell Pitches & Hits Salem To Victory....SC Wins Tournament Opener...Prep Baseball

SALEM - Winning pitcher Adam Bunnell slugged a home run as Salem beat Effingham St Anthony 6-2.  Max Phillips, Levi Davis and Cole Steward all had two hits with a double and RBI each for Salem who improved to 7-13.  

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Report: Ravens Did Not Draft Laremy Tunsil with No. 6 Overall Pick Because of Video

Although Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil was the Miami Dolphins first-round draft pick, it's possible he could've ended up with the Baltimore Ravens if it w ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 4/28/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEAtlanta 5, Boston 3AMER ...

Lakers Announce Luke Walton as New Head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced an agreement with Luke Walton to become their new head coach. Walton sp ...

Cowboys Draft Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith in Second Round Despite Knee Injury

Despite a knee injury, Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the second ro ...

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More Children Injured Over Lax Fireworks Laws, Researchers Say

Are lax fireworks laws causing more injuries for children? Changes to U.S. fireworks laws have made it easier for younger children to purchase fireworks. A new stud ...

Taxis Not Meeting Safety Standards for Children, Researchers Say

Are taxis safe enough for children? Researchers presenting at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting found ...

Depression in Old Age May Be Linked to Dementia, Study Finds

  The reasons some people are more at risk for developing dementia came into clearer focus today thanks t ...

Rare Elizabethkingia Bacterial Infection in Newborn Could Shed Light on Outbreak Mystery

Wisconsin health officials are investigating if a suspected case of the rare bacterial infection called Eliza ...


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Allison Janney Reprises "West Wing" Character During Surprise White House Press Briefing Appearance

the character played by Martin Sheen in The West Wing -- supporting in the Democratic primary?  She snapped, “I think you know the answer to that questio ...

Amy Schumer and Her Dad FaceTime with "Goddess" Goldie Hawn

Amy Schumer's dad can cross one more thing off his bucket list, thanks to his daughter. "FaceTime with the go ...

Will Ferrell Not Involved in Controversial Ronald Reagan Comedy, Rep Tells ABC News

Turns out Will Ferrell won't be starring in an upcoming comedy about former President Ronald Reagan.  Hi ...

Ronald Reagan's Family Criticizes Planned Will Ferrell Comedy

Ronald Reagan's family is upset over a planned comedy that will star Will Ferrell as the former president. It ...

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