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Son of Salem Day Care Providers Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of 10 Month Old Girl

Son of Salem Day Care Providers Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of 10 Month Old Girl

The now 17-year-old son of a Salem day care provider has entered an open plea of guilty in Marion County Court to a Class X charge of aggravated criminal sexual assault.  

Rural Odin Man Pleads Guilty To Reduced Charge for Shooting Neighbor's Dog

A 45-year-old Odin man has pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charge of aggravated cruelty to an animal and was sentenced to 30 days in the Marion County Jail.

Two Pleaded Guilty to Felony Drug Charges in Marion County Court Wednesday

Two people entered guilty pleas to felony drug charges in Marion County Court on Wednesday.  One was sent to prison.  The other was placed on probation.

Centralia Fire Department Has New Captain

Doug Dodson was sworn in Wednesday morning to his new position. 

Illinois 'Obamacare' Health Insurance Rates Up Significantly

Seven In Custody As Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies Unravel Burglary Ring

Illinois Officials: Pension Change Could Be 'Devastating'

U of Illinois Flagship Campus May Have Record Freshman Class

Environmentalists Win Lawsuit Against Peoria-Area Coal Plant

Du Quoin State Fair to kick off with cow-milking contest

28 Students to Get Police Escort Due to Oil Pipeline Protest

Salvation Army Giving Away Sweet Corn at Grace Nazarene Church in Salem

Centralia Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Domestic Battery and PTR

RLC ranked 7th in nation, 1st in Illinois for best community college

Centralia Man Sentenced to Prison When Probation Is Revoked

Juvenile Who Claims to Be Part of Centralia School Gang Detained on Aggravated Battery Charge

Iuka Woman Pleads Guilty to Meth Charge in Marion County Court

KC Hears Update On Geospatial Technology Program

KC with 2.5 Million Dollar Shortfall To Make Up

Centralia City Council Asked About Minority Hiring

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Two Flights Suffer Bird Strikes Arriving at JFK 2 Hours Apart

Two flights, two hours apart, suffered bird strikes Wednesday morning on arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, officials said.No humans were injured during the two incidents.JetBlue Flight 1248 reported striking a bird after landing at 8:30 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration ...

Multiple Tornadoes Reported in Indiana, Leaving Thousands Without Power

   Multiple tornadoes have been reported striking central Indiana Wednesday -- damaging homes, destroying a Starbucks cafe, downing trees and leaving over 60,000 residents without power.At 3:15 p.m. local time, the National Weather Service urged everyone in the area to take shelter immediately, calling the si ...

Millions of Dead Fish Found in New Jersey Creek

Millions of dead fish recently turned up in Waackaack Creek in Keansburg, New Jersey, according to an official with the state's Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The dead fish were all Atlantic menhaden, also known as bunker, NJDEP spokesman Lawrence Hajna told ABC News Wednesday. He said they likely die ...

Virginia Attacker Was 'Hearing Voices' but Terrorism Not Ruled Out

Mental illness has emerged as a potential factor in a weekend attack on two strangers in Virginia, even as federal authorities continue to look at whether the knife-wielding assailant may have been inspired by ISIS.The FBI has been aware of the alleged attacker, 20-year-old Wasil Farooqui of Roanoke, for months, after ...

Man Exonerated After Nearly 25 Years Behind Bars for Rape, Murder

Tulsa Man Charged with Murder, Hate Crime in Death of Lebanese Neighbor

Authorities Investigate Russian Cyberattack on “The New York Times”

LAPD Officer Appears to Kick and Punch Man in the Head in Newly Released Video

Washington State to Kill Pack of Endangered Gray Wolves

Rare 'Yellow' Lobster Spared From Dinner Table at NYC Restaurant

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Wildcats Soccer Kicks Off Season With Win Behind 2 Goals From Crosby

CENTRALIA - The Salem Wildcats soccer team kicked off their 2016 season with a 4-1 win over Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School.

Annies Drop Volleyball Opener….Christ Our Rock Wins

PINCKNEYVILLE - The Centralia Annies opened up their volleyball season last night with a three set loss at Pinckneyville.  Centralia fell 25-22, 18-25, 23-25. 

Wildcat Golfers Tee Off Today…Prep Results

SALEM - The Salem boys and girls golf teams are both in action this afternoon.  The Wildcats will play at the Salem Country Club against visiting St Anthony while the Lady Wildcats are on the road at Herrin. 

Cougars Open Season With Dominant Win

ST ELMO - The South Central Cougars opened up their high school baseball season with an impressive 11-0 road win at Brownstown/St Elmo 

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Hope Solo Suspended from the U.S. Women's National Team for Six Months

U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday that they have suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo from the women's national team for six months for her misconduct during the Olympics i ...

Olympic Marathoner Hasn't Returned to Ethiopia Since Anti-Government Protest

Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa has not returned to his home country since making anti-government dem ...

Minnesota Wild Changes Goal Song to Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy'

The NHL's Minnesota Wild will go wild for Prince this coming season.The hockey team announced Tuesday that be ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 8/22/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEHouston 3, Pittsburgh 1 ...

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Research Shows Links Between Obesity and 8 Additional Cancers

   While obesity is often associated with a host of other health issues including high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack, a new study is examining ho ...

Senate Calls for EpiPen Maker to Testify About Price Hike

  Members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging are calling for Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, to bri ...

How a Severely Burned Former Firefighter Is Doing 1 Year After Face Transplant Surgery

  One year after undergoing the most extensive face transplant ever performed, which was covered by Night ...

Traumatized Syrians Go Online for Mental Health Care

The ongoing violence in Syria has taken a physical and mental toll on many, including one 9-year-old boy, who ...


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Scott Eastwood Reveals Girlfriend's Tragic Death & His Iconic Dad's Tough Parenting Style

 Speaking to GQ Australia, Suicide Squad actor Scott Eastwood revealed a personal tragedy -- one which he believes has affected his att ...

Chris Hemsworth's Thor Body Scared John Krasinski Away from Captain America Role

While he proved he can bulk up, as seen in the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Joh ...

Sarah Paulson to Play Screen Legend in Ryan Murphy's "Feud"

American Horror Story regular Sarah Paulson is going glam for her next TV role. The actress is joining the ca ...

Which Movie Was Just Named the Greatest Film of the 21st Century?

  What’s the greatest film of the 21st century?  The BBC has released the results of a p ...

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