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Noted Penned By State Comptroller Arrives At Salem City Hall

Noted Penned By State Comptroller Arrives At Salem City Hall

One of State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka's last acts before being stricken by a stroke and passing away a short time later was writing a note of congratulations to the Salem Elks Club.  

Police Looking For Suspect in Effingham Shooting

EFFINGHAM, Ill. (AP) - Police in Effingham are searching for the source of gunfire that wounded a runner in the Little Wabash River bottoms.

Two Traffic Stops in Salem Saturday Lead to Arrests

Arrests made for DUI, driving on suspended license, and possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. 

Kirk Calls For Congressional Hearings Into North Korea Hack

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk has called on Congress to schedule hearings in order to look into the role North Korea played in the hack of the Sony Corporation.

Chicago Mayor's Teenage Son Mugged Near Home

Raising Juror Pay, Reducing Juries Gets Mixed Reviews

Milestone In Osprey Program As Birds Migrate

St. Mary's Hospital Names New President

2nd Southern Illinois Prison with Possible Chickenpox

Police Beat for Saturday, December27th 2014

Madigan Says T-Mobile Settlement Shields Consumers

Illinois Farm Groups Foresee Market Growth in Cuba

Mt. Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to 2011 Murder

Mount Vernon Man Dead Following Washington County Accident

Salem High School to Offer Nursing Assistant Dual-Credit Classes

Bleachers Almost Finished at Centralia's New Evers Field

Mount Vernon Man Held on Meth Charges Following Raid

Jerry Stermer Appointed by Quinn as Short-Term Comptroller Replacement

Illinois Law Nixes Deadline for Asbestos Lawsuits

Quinn Signs Bill Increasing Juror Pay

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Surge in Cop Killings in 2014

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The killing of two NYPD officers and a Florida police officer this past weekend appears to be part of a grim increase of officers killed in the line of duty.Craig Floyd, chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, says there's been a 23-percent increase in office ...

Suspect Accused of Fatally Shooting Florida Police Officer, Then Running Him Over

iStock/Thinkstock(TARPON SPRINGS, Fla.) — Residents of Tarpon Springs, Florida, dropped off bouquets of flowers at their local police station Sunday to memorialize an officer who was shot and killed earlier in the day.Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri says veteran Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek, ...

NYC Mayor de Blasio Criticized After Cop Killings

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was criticized by New York Police Department union leaders Saturday night, after two officers wree killed as they sat in their car in Brooklyn. Officers Wenjian Liu and Raphael Ramos were sitting in their vehicle in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn shortly before 3 p. ...

New York Police Shooting Suspect Promised Attack Ahead of Time

The man accused of killing two New York City police officers execution-style as they sat in their patrol vehicle promised his attack ahead of time, indicating on social media that he was doing so because the police-involved deaths of two African-American men earlier this year.Ismaayil Brinsley shot officers Wenjian Li ...

Cop-Killer Told Bystanders 'Watch What I'm Going to Do'

Rare White Lion Euthanized at Ohio Zoo

Florida Teen Recovering Following Bear Attack

Two NYPD Cops 'Assassinated' in Brooklyn Ambush

Teen Saves 4-Year-Old Sister From Alleged Kidnap Attempt in Southern California

Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Propositioning Girl on Flight

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Rookie Beckham Leads Giants Past Rams 37-27

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Odell Beckham Jr. caught two touchdown passes and rolled up 148 yards receiving against a defense that hadn't allowed a TD in three straight games, leading the New York Giants to a 37-27 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Stafford, Suh Lead Lions Over Bears 20-14

CHICAGO (AP) - After benching Jay Cutler, the Chicago Bears nearly hung an embarrassing loss on the playoff-bound Detroit Lions.

Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Maple Leafs 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Kane had a power-play goal and two assists, leading Antti Raanta and the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night.

High School Basketball Round-Up

Orphans win in overtime over Highland.  Patoka wins Wayne City Tournament.  South Central wins 7th place game at St. Elmo Tournament.  See other scores.

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Jameis Winston Cleared of Any Wrongdoing

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston attended a student code of conduct hearing Sunday, during which he was cleared of allegations of sexual assault that were m ...

Patriots Hold Off Jets, Clinch First-Round Bye

Dont'a Hightower sacked Gino Smith for a 10-yard loss on a third-and-4 with 6:08 left to play, which led to N ...

Lions Rally Past Bears, Setting Stage for Huge Matchup with Packers

Down four with less than eight minutes to go, the Detroit Lions scored 10 unanswered points to beat the Chica ...

After Knocking Off Chiefs, Steelers Are Playoff Bound

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 220 yards and a touchdown to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers past the Kansas City C ...

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Flu Widespread in 29 States

Flu season is gaining steam. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread flu activity in 29 states--twice as many states as last week. Ho ...

Child Discharged from Chicago Hospital After Testing Negative for Ebola

A child who had symptoms of Ebola has been discharged from a Chicago hospital after testing negative for the ...

Child With Symptoms of Ebola Under Quarantine in Chicago

A child with symptoms of Ebola is under quarantine in Chicago.The child, whose age and gender have not been r ...

App Shows What 200 Calories of Holiday Treats Look Like

This season there's plenty of holiday cheer, but also holiday treats and goodies that can wreak havoc on any ...


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"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" Tops Box Office in Opening Weekend

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies topped the box office in its first weekend. The latest Lord of the Rings installment brought in $56.22 million between Fri ...

Lance Bass Marries Michael Turchin

Lance Bass is a married man! The former 'N Sync star, host and producer, 35, married Michael Turchin in Los A ...

Elton John and David Furnish Are Married

After more than 20 years together, Elton John and his partner David Furnish are married! The music icon share ...

Madonna Releases Six Songs from New Album

Great ready for some new music from the Material Girl. Following the unauthorized leak earlier this week of s ...

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