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Centralia Man Arrested for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child

Centralia Man Arrested for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child

Marion County Sheriff's investigators say an investigation began after a family member filed a complaint after the girl disclosed the sexual acts were allegedly committing against her.  

Rural Odin Man Facing Multiple Charges After Search Warrant Executed On His Home

A 32-year-old rural Odin man is being held in the Marion County Jail on multiple charges after a search warrant was executed on his home on Friday.

Rend Lake Drowning Victim Identified

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department has identified the victim found dead in  shallow water of Rend Lake as 24-year-old Alicia Rae Anglese of Christopher.  

Marion County Liquor Committee Agrees To Transfer Liquor License to New Operators of Biggies General Store

The Marion County Board's Liquor Committee has agreed to transfer the liquor license at Biggies General Store on Route 161 and Interstate 57 to the new operator.  

Clinton County Chase Ends in Crash Near New Baden

E-Cigarette Battery Catches Fire; Burns Man

Stubborn Fire in Corn Stored in Grain Bin Keeps Centralia District Firefighters Busy for Hours

Police Beat for Friday, July 1st, 2016

Nearly 15 People Shot a Day in Chicago in June

Murray Energy Seeks to Layoff Thousands in 6 States

Lawmakers OK Grace Period for Late License Registration

Governor Names Pro-Business Official New Head of IEPA

Rauner Grants Clemency to 6 People; Denies 150

Fourth of July Celebrations and Fireworks Set Throughout the Weekend, If Weather Cooperates

Two Area Superintendents Calls State Budget 'Band Aid' That Didn't Solve Inequities

Kaskaskia College President Reacts to Budget

State Representative John Cavaletto Says Some Good Things Included in Stop Gap Budget

Governor on Next Step

Illinois State Museum Reopening Saturday

Fourth of July Closures

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Woman on FBI's 'Top 10' List Captured in North Carolina

A woman on the FBI's Top 10 Fugitives list, wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a 9-month-pregnant woman, was captured early Friday morning at a motel in Fayetteville, North Carolina, according to the FBI in Milwaukee.Shanika Minor was wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a pregnant woman after a confrontat ...

NYPD: Ready for War with ISIS Terrorists

In the air, over the water and on the street with hundreds of heavily-armed officers, the New York Police Department says it is ready for war if ISIS or any terror group attacks New York City.“I think that it’s inevitable that there’ll be another attack in this country,” Chief James Waters, the ...

Escaped Orangutan Captured at Busch Gardens in Tampa

An orangutan that got loose at Tampa Bay's Busch Gardens amusement park after it escaped its enclosure Friday has been captured, park officials said.The orangutan was tranquilized with a dart, said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesperson Gary Morse. It has been returned to its cage and is doing ...

Denver Fighting to Take Back Downtown from 'Urban Travelers,' Violence

Right on the heels of an announcement by Denver officials to increase security downtown, a video has been making the rounds of a disturbing attack on the bustling 16th Street Mall, one of the city's most popular spots.In the video posted on social media, a shirtless man can be seen chasing people on the pedestrian mal ...

'Vile' Smelling Algae as Thick as 'Pea Soup' Clogs Up Florida's Waterways

Harbor Seal Pup Euthanized After Being Taken off Washington Beach

"Serial" Star's Lawyer: Syed Should Be Released on Bail

Fourth of July Travel: What You Need To Know

Serial Star's Lawyer: Syed Should Be Released On Bail

New Baltimore PD Use of Force Policy Emphasizes 'Sanctity of Life'

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Salem Running Club To Begin

SCHS - The Salem Running Club will be starting up Wednesday, July 6th. 

Girls Soccer Camps to Be Held At Kaskaskia College

The Kaskaskia College Blue Angel Soccer Program will host two girl’s camps in July for junior high and high school students.

Tennis Camps to Be Held At Kaskaskia College July 25-26

Two tennis camps will be held at Kaskaskia College the July 25 & 26. 

Yanks & Reds Into Minor's Final

LITTLE LEAGUE COMPLEX - The finals are set in the Little League Minor's Tournament as the Hunter Law Yankees will take on the Edward Jones Reds in the Tuesday night title game after wins last night.  

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Tiger Woods Withdraws from 2016 British Open

When will Tiger Woods return to professional golf? It's the question everyone is asking after the 40-year-old star golfer withdrew himself from the 2016 British Ope ...

Landon Donovan on US Soccer: 'The Women Deserve to Make More Money'

Landon Donovan may have accidentally found his new calling.The iconic soccer star has been calling games for ...

Tiger Woods Wthdraws from 2016 British Open

When will Tiger Woods return to professional golf? It's the question everyone is asking after the 40-year-old ...

Meet the Pistol Shrimps: Basketball Team Made Up of Actresses, Comedians, Models

The Pistol Shrimps aren't that great at basketball.Their current season has been rough, and some of the playe ...

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Girl Takes First Breath Without Tube Thanks to Breakthrough Surgery

A Washington girl is enjoying finally breathing without a tube after undergoing breakthrough surgery.Hannah Schow was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a rare ge ...

What to Know Before Heading to the Beach this Summer

When you're frolicking around the beach this holiday weekend, there's only one thing on your mind: having fun ...

Meet Mosha, the Elephant with a Prosthetic Leg

Prosthetic limbs aren’t just for people. They can be for elephants, too.Mosha the elephant, a permanent ...

How to Stay Safe from Shark Attacks over Fourth of July Weekend

If you're heading to the beach for Fourth of July fun this weekend, remember to be mindful of sharks.Shark at ...


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Lindsay Lohan Reflects on Her Career, Says She "Wouldn't Call Things Regrets"

 Lindsay Lohan has grown up before our eyes. And like many child stars, she's experienced quite a few -- well, a lot -- of bumps in the road. Ahead of her 30th ...

Live "The Walking Dead" with Brand-New Universal Attraction

If you'd rather fight brain eaters than eat hot dogs on the 4th of July, head on over to Universal Studios i ...

“The Purge” Star Frank Grillo’s Fitness Secret? Have Some Wine

Actor Frank Grillo may be 51, but it’s safe to say he’s in better shape than a lot of guys in the ...

PTA Factions Go to War in New Trailer for "Bad Moms"

It's Christina Applegate versus Mila Kunis in the new trailer for Bad Moms.  The movie, written and dire ...

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