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Technical Glitch Causes Centralia's Storm Sirens to Sound

It's unknown exactly what caused the Storm Sirens in Centralia to blare for several minutes during the 5 O'Clock hour on Thursday, however Centralia Police Department officials are confirming that the siren was indeed a false alarm.

Two Injured in Omega Road Crash

Both drivers were injured in a two vehicle crash at the Omega Road and U.S. 50 Wednesday afternoon.  

Ill. Jobs Screened for Political Rules After Hires

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn's administration says when questions arose about political hiring, officials evaluated already-filled jobs to ensure they were positions for which an applicant's political loyalty could be considered.

Quinn Calls For Private Donations to Obama Library

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn says he'd like to see private donations factor into funding a possible Barack Obama presidential library in Illinois.

Local Schools Awarded With Illinois Spotlight Award

Unemployment Rate Drops Throughout Region

Ethiopian War Refugee, Harvard Grad, Author Visits Kaskaskia College During Diversity Celebration

Large Turnout at Electronics Recycling Event

No Local Peach Or Blackberry Crop This Year Due to Extreme Cold

Death of 31-Year-Old Centralia Man Under Investigation

Fire Damages Kitchen of Dix Home

May 1st Health Fair Scheduled At Sandoval High School

Quinn Says He Has No Tolerance for Improper Hiring

Governor Backs Term Limits for Constitutional Officers

Illinois Illinois Hospital Group Favors Current Tax Rate

Bill Would Get Illinois Police Cruisers on Road

Relative: Slain Doctor Loved Work in Afghanistan

Scott Air Force Staffer Admits Having Pipe Bombs

Murphysboro Man Sentenced to 100 Years for '13 Killing

Police Beat for April 24th, 2014

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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Report of Smoke

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Tampa on Thursday after reports of a smoke smell in the cockpit. Flight 3454 from Tallahassee was on its way to Miami and had already been delayed for more than two hours, passengers said. Three crew members and 46 passengers were on board. All de-planed safely, ...

At Least 9 Injured in California School Bus Crash

At least nine people were injured after a school bus crashed into trees in California on Thursday afternoon. Two students and the driver are in critical condition. The bus traveled on a hill, hitting two trees while trying to make a turn, and the resulting impact split the vehicle in half. Firefighters needed to cut t ...

Federal Investigators Issue Report on Radiation Leak at US Waste Dump

An investigation board looking into a February accident at a U.S. nuclear waste dump found the incident was caused in part by "failure to fully understand, characterize, and control the radiological hazard," as well as maintenance and poor management. The radiation leak resulted in the contamination of 21 workers who ...

San Diego Naval Base on Lockdown After Pellet Gun Shooting

A San Diego naval base underwent a lockdown Thursday after reports of an armed gunman. Naval Base Point Loma issued a "shelter in place" order, but the reports turned out to be a sailor playing with an Airsoft gun. The man  was firing shots out of a window at a mirror located in a parking building adjacent to the ...

San Diego Naval Base on Lockdown

Texas County to Feed Feral Hogs to the Homeless

Wife of US Doctor Slain in Afghan Hospital Forgives Gunman

Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghan Hospital Attack Was Devoted to Kids

Breast-Feeding Mom Says TSA to Pay $75K to Settle Lawsuit

#MyNYPD Twitter Campaign Spawns Hashtags Across the Country

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Centralia And Patoka Earn Wins....Sandoval Falls...Prep Baseball Scores

Centralia And Patoka Earn Wins....Sandoval Falls...Prep Baseball Scores

Odin & South Central Drop Softball Contests....Prep Softball Roundup

Odin & South Central Drop Softball Contests....Prep Softball Roundup

Salem Recreation League Wraps Up Regular Season

Salem Recreation League Wraps Up Regular Season

Franklin Park Bobcats Win At Highland

Franklin Park Bobcats Win At Highland

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Padres 3B Chase Headley Leaves Game with Calf Injury

San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley left the team's game versus the Washington Nationals Thursday in the middle of the second inning with a strained righ ...

ESPN: Patriots Pick Up Left Tackle Solder's Option

The New England Patriots picked up the fifth-year option of left tackle Nate Solder's contract, according to ...

Phelps Comes in 2nd in First Final Since Comeback

Michael Phelps finished in second place in his first final of his comeback since ending his 20-month retireme ...

Hawks Blitz Pacers to Take 2-1 Series Lead

Jeff Teague had 22 points and 10 assists to help the Atlanta Hawks blitz the Indiana Pacers 98-85 Thursday, ...

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Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Bearded Dragons

An investigation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections to contact with pet bearded dragons. A t ...

The Health Effects of GMO Foods

Vermont is poised to become the first state to require labels on genetically modified food, but will these "f ...

Ryan Lewis’s Mom Opens Up on Living Decades with HIV

Musician Ryan Lewis is spearheading a fundraising effort to build medical centers around the world to provide ...

CDC Report: Vaccines Have Spared Millions of Kids from Illnesses

In response to a rise in measles cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the Vaccine f ...


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Justin Bieber Held at LAX, Released

Pop star Justin Bieber was held at Los Angeles International Airport for several hours on Thursday, a source tells ABC News.It's unclear what caused the hold up for ...

Justin Bieber Held at LAX

Pop star Justin Bieber was held at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday, a source tells ABC News.It' ...

Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye to Jon Stewart, "The Daily Show"

With his new gig set to take over for David Letterman on the Late Show, it was time for Stephen Colbert to sa ...

Joan Rivers Doubles Down on Cleveland House of Horrors Humor

One day after making a joke on NBC's Today show regarding the victims who were held captive in that "house of ...

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