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Centralia Police Arrest Mt. Vernon Man on Multiple Weapon and Drug Charges

Centralia Police Arrest Mt. Vernon Man on Multiple Weapon and Drug Charges

An investigation into an unrelated case resulted in the arrest of a 24-year-old Mt. Vernon man on multiple drug and weapons charges. 

Former NRA President Issues Warning In Visit to Odin Gun Shop

Former National Rifle Association President  warns that both of the leading Democratic Candidates for President Hilliary Clinton and Bernie Sanders want to take guns away from citizens.

Early Voting Begins for March Primary Election in Marion County

County Clerk Steve Fox says the State Board of Elections denied all the petitions to kicked Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates off the ballot on Monday, clearing the way for the March primary election early voting to be set up.

Police Beat for Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Two arrested in separate domestic battery cases.  St. Rose man arrested for alleged DUI.  Three taken into custody on outstanding warrants. 

New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

U of I Reports Record Number of Freshman Applications

Three Injured In Friday Morning Crash in Salem

Marion County Building Committee Okays Public Service Buildling Renovation

Amtrak to Keep Two Daily Round Trip Trains on Chicago to Carbondale Route

Gov. Rauner Touts Government Consolidation Legislation

Rauner: Illinois State Museum May Open with Its Own Funding

Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor

Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau's 10-year Sentence

7-Year-Prison Term Given in Sandoval Armed Robbery

Centralia Man Draws Four Year Prison Term on Weapons Charge

Four Plead Guilty to Drug Charges In Marion County Court

Police Beat for Friday, February 5th, 2016

Odin Woman Hurt in Norton Road Crash

KC Hosts Academic Challenge Competition

Mt Vernon Man Arrested For Solicitation of Child

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FBI Investigates Laser Strikes at Cleveland Airport

The FBI is asking the public for information about a series of recent laser strikes at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, including 25 that occurred in a single day last December.In a statement issued Friday, the Cleveland division of the FBI said one laser strike occurred Wednesday and another Thursday. Bot ...

Two Planes Collide in Midair, Plunge Into Ocean Off Los Angeles

Two small planes collided in midair off the coast of Southern California on Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed to ABC News affiliate KABC-TV that the aircraft crashed into the ocean after the midair collision around 3:15 p.m. PT. Emergency responders were searching through d ...

Air Traffic Controllers Texting, Using Snapchat While on the Job, Documents Show

More than a dozen air traffic controllers were disciplined for improper use of electronic devices while at work over a three-year period, according to documents obtained by ABC News. According to the documents that date back to October 2012 and obtained by ABC News owned station WABC-TV in New York through a Freedom o ...

Dramatic Video Shows Person Stuck in Car After Crane Crash in Manhattan

New footage from the deadly crane collapse in downtown Manhattan Friday morning shows how bystanders desperately tried to rescue a person trapped in one of the cars that was struck. The video appears to show a person climbing on the car's roof and smashing the windshield so the trapped driver could escape. One person ...

Virginia Tech Student Had 'Inappropriate Relationship' With 13-Year-Old Murder Victim, Source Says

Northeast Gets Hit by Snowstorm, More Snow Possible

'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Moved to Adult Jail in Texas, Records Show

Timeline of How Alleged 'Bonnie and Clyde' Crime Spree Unfolded

NHTSA: Traffic Deaths Jumped in 2015 After Years of Decline

Armed 'Bonnie and Clyde' Suspect Dies in Florida Shootout

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Wildcats Knock Off Charleston...Cain Breaks Scoring Record In Loss....Orphans Work Overtime

SALEM - Adam Bunnell scored 17 and Brendan Boles added 16 points and 8 rebounds as the Salem Wildcats won for the 4th time this season

Stallions Win 15th Straight

CENTRALIA - The Christ Our Rock Silver Stallion girls basketball team won their 15th straight game knocking off visiting New Athens

Girls Post Season Schedule

Salem will host 3A Regional starting Feb. 15.

Junior High State Basketball

Full day scheduled for Rend Lake College today.

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USC AD Pat Haden to Retire in June

University of Southern California Athletics Director Pat Haden announced Friday that he would retire from that role in June, after six years at his alma mater.Haden ...

Super Bowl 50: J.J. Watt Says Broncos Are ‘Not Going to Stop’ Cam Newton

Drew Brees and J.J. Watt are giving their pro insights on what to watch for Sunday.The NFL superstars appeare ...

Raiders Owner Mark Davis Says Las Vegas Is 'Absolutely An NFL City'

The Oakland Raiders believe that Las Vegas is a viable city if the team should decide to move.In an interview ...

“Blind Side” Player's Mom Calls Super Bowl Appearance 'The Greatest Validation'

Scott Cunningham/Getty Images(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — Two weeks ago, when Carolina Panthers left tackle M ...

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Mars, Inc. to Remove Artificial Colors from All Human Food, Including M&Ms

Mars, Inc. plans to remove all artificial colors from its human food portfolio, including M&Ms candy, the company announced on Friday.Many of Mars' products are ...

Big Mac Healthier Than McDonald's Kale Salad

Which would you think was healthier to eat at McDonald's -- a Big Mac or a kale salad? It turns out McDonald' ...

Girl Creates App Inspired by Sister on Autism Spectrum

A 12-year-old girl has created an app inspired by her sister, who is on the autism spectrum. Eashana Subraman ...

Pregnant Woman in Puerto Rico Diagnosed with Zika Virus

As the Zika virus outbreak continues, including in wide swaths of Central and South America, concerns are gro ...


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Nearly 30 Years After "Like a Prayer" Furor, Madonna Song Featured in New Pepsi Super Bowl Commercial

It just goes to show that if you wait long enough, all scandals will fade away.  Pepsi's big Super Bowl commercial this Sunday will include a classic Madonna ...

"MacGyver" Movie, TV Reboot Planned

Break out your Swiss army knife -- MacGyver’s coming back. Variety reports entertainment company Lionsg ...

Helen Mirren Defends Academy in Oscar Diversity Debate

Oscar winner Helen Mirren is defending the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Oscars diversit ...

Chris Rock Opens Up About Black Hollywood, the Oscars, His Future, in "Essence"

With all the controversy surrounding Hollywood’s lack of diversity, Chris Rock seems to have the weight ...

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