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Head on Crash Near Kell Sends Seven To Hospital

Seven people were transported to Mt. Vernon hospitals following a two car head on crash blamed on snowy road conditions Wednesday afternoon.  

Two Arrested In Alleged Drug Sale At Alma Ball Park

Marion County Sheriff's Deputies say an investigation into a suspicious vehicle turned into discovery of a drug deal that had just gone down.  

Salem Man Escapes Serious Injury in Red Stripe Road Crash

A 24-year-old Salem man escaped serious injury when his car ran off the Red Stripe Road a quarter mile west of the Selmaville Road southwest of Salem Wednesday afternoon.  

Small Direct Freight Terminal in Mt. Vernon Destroyed By Fire

Jefferson Rural Firemen say the cab of a semi caught fire next to the Direct Freight terminal on Shilo Drive west of Mt. Vernon Wednesday morning and then spread to the building.

Police Beat for Thanksgiving, November 27th, 2014

Illinois AG Files Notice of Appeal in Pension Case

Governor Grants Clemency Linked to Wrongful Conviction

Ferguson Grand Jury Papers Full of Inconsistencies

Illinois High Court Refuses to Hear Sheley Appeal

Marion County Sheriff 'Not Ready' to Leave Department, Seeks Old Job

Local Teacher Sends Gifts Off to the Troops for 10th Year

Slippery Roads Causing Problems Throughout South Central Illinois

Bryan Bennett Library Holding Several Christmas Events

Hunters Took Home Fewer Deer This Year After First Deer Hunting Weekend

Max Dye Celebrates 50 Years

Three Headed to Prison After Marion County Court Actions

Police Beat for Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Unemployment Numbers Up Slightly, Still Lower Overall From Last Year

Illinois AG Files Notice of Appeal in Pension Case

Harvest Just About Done in Illinois

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Shooter Targets Downtown Austin Buildings

Police responded to an shooting in downtown Austin with a suspected allegedly targeting several buildings early this morning including Police Department headquarters. The Austin police department tweeted that the suspect was shot but his condition is currently unknown. This is a breaking news story, more development&r ...

More than 250,000 Still Without Power on Thanksgiving Afternoon

More than 250,000 are without power this Thanksgiving after Wednesday's storms knocked out power lines along the East Coast.The storm system grounded hundreds of flights and clogged up highways on Wednesday. Over 350,000 electric customers lost power.Thursday afternoon, when most families would prefer to be cooking tu ...

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Confident Federal Probe Will Clear Him Too

The Ferguson police officer cleared of charges by a Missouri grand jury in the killing an unarmed black teenager says he’s confident a federal criminal probe into his actions will find “nothing” and clear him too.In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, Officer Darren Wil ...

Several Arrests Made Near Thanksgiving Day Parade

Seven protesters were arrested near the route of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday. The arrests came amid rumblings on social media about disrupting the parade and Black Friday to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decisions not to indict the police officer who shot Michae ...

Cash Pours In to Fix Bakery Damaged in Ferguson Riots

Snowmobiler Killed in Montana Avalanche

FAA Releases Report Detailing Nearly 200 Drone Sightings Since February

Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast

Couple Who Has Fostered 92 Children Fights to Adopt Child in Africa

Boy Scout Tops Dad’s Total, Earns Most Merit Badges

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Johnson Shines in Detroit's 34-17 Win Over Chicago

DETROIT (AP) - Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes with a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Thursday.

Illinois Beats Indiana State 88-62

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Rayvonte Rice scored 21 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead Illinois past Indiana State 88-62 on Thursday in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational.

Boys High School Basketball: Thanksgiving Tournaments Continues

Pyramid Plus Tournament, Centralia Thanksgiving Tournament, Mulberry Grove Tournament and others continue across Southern Illinois.

Kaskaskia Gets Win Against Blackburn JV

Kaskaskia College picked up a win over the Blackburn College JV Wednesday afternoon, 117 to 62.

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Lions Defeat the Bears, 34-17

Megatron simply could not be stopped on Thursday as the Detroit Lions improved to 8-4 on the season after taking down the Chicago Bears 34-17. Johnson dominated the ...

Mark Cuban Suggests Realignment in the NBA

The Western Conference has eight of the top-10 teams in the NBA record-wise, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark ...

Eagles Route the Cowboys, 33-10

In a game between two of the top teams in the NFC East, the Philadelphia Eagles proved to be better on Thanks ...

Scoreboard Roundup 11/27/14

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles 33 (9-3) - Dallas Cowboys 10 (8-4) Detroit Lions 34 (8-4) - Chicago Bears 17 (5-7) S ...

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Researchers Identify Gene Mutations Linked to Blood Cancer Risk

Researchers at Harvard Medical School said that as many as ten percent of adults over the age of 65 may have a gene mutation linked to the development of blood canc ...

Study Shows Promise in Development of Possible Ebola Vaccine

A preliminary study conducted at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center determined that a potentia ...

US Adult Smoking Rate Falls to 18 Percent

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says smoking rates are down again. For the first time, the num ...

The Fire-Safety Tips You Should Be Keeping in Mind This Thanksgiving

The kitchen is where the holiday meal magic happens, but it can also be a danger zone, especially on Thanksgi ...


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Paul Walker's Brother Cody Remembers the Actor a Year After Death

It has been nearly a year since the accidental death of Fast and Furious star Paul Walker, but his memory is still fresh in his brother Cody's mind.Walker died Nov. ...

Melissa Rivers Tweets 'Happy Thanksgiving' From Joan's Twitter Account

Joan Rivers died nearly three months ago, but her daughter continues to keep her legacy alive and well, and f ...

Johnny Depp Opens Up About Recent Movie Flops

  Johnny Depp has nothing to prove to anyone.The Oscar-nominated actor and icon, 51, recently told Detail ...

Taylor Swift Jokingly Called Out Justin Long for Singing "Shake It Off" at Knicks Game

Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" is definitely a song that gets stuck in your head and you find yourself singing ...

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