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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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San Diego Naval Base on Lockdown

A San Diego naval base is on lockdown Thursday after an unsubstantiated report of a person with a weapon, an official said.Naval Base Point Loma issued a "shelter in place" order."All hands are directed to remain clear of Naval Base Point Loma and surrounding area due to law enforcement incident," Naval Base San Diego ...

Texas County to Feed Feral Hogs to the Homeless

Authorities in Texas have signed off on plans to control the growing feral hog population that include trapping and cooking the critters to feed to the hungry at local food banks.The pigs will be trapped at George Bush Park and Congressman Bill Archer Park in Harris County, Texas, where they are threatening native wil ...

Wife of US Doctor Slain in Afghan Hospital Forgives Gunman

The wife of an American doctor who was one of three U.S. doctors gunned down Thursday in an Afghan hospital emerged on Thursday to say that she forgave the man who shot her husband.The doctor was identified as Jerry Umanos, a pediatrician who had given up his Chicago practice to spend the last nine years caring for ch ...

Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghan Hospital Attack Was Devoted to Kids

An American doctor who was killed in a Kabul hospital on Thursday had given up his Chicago practice to spend the last nine years caring for children in Afghanistan.Dr. Jerry Umanos practiced medicine at Lawndale Christian Health Center in Chicago for 16 years, becoming a beloved staff member at the hospital. There, he ...

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

#MyNYPD Twitter Campaign Spawns Hashtags Across the Country

Ex-KKK Leader Was Given a New Identity Years Before Kansas Shooting

Father of Teen Stowaway: 'Allah Had Saved Him'

Georgia Governor Signs Law Allowing Guns in Schools, Churches, Bars

Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay

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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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Diamondbacks Place OF Mark Trumbo On 15-Day DL

The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Mark Trumbo on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of a stress fracture in his left foot. No timetable has been set ...

Mike Conley Awarded NBA's Joe Dumars Trophy

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley was awarded the NBA’s Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship on Thursd ...

MLB Suspends Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda

The MLB suspended New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda on Thursday "for possessing a foreign substance on ...

Scoreboard Roundup - 4/24/14

MLB: New York Mets 4 (12-10) - St. Louis Cardinals 1 (12-11)  Cleveland Indians 5 (11-11) - Kansas City ...

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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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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 say goodbye to Jon Stewart and The Daily Show.Colbert sto ...

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 ...

Meg Ryan Cast in "How I Met Your Mother" Spin-Off

When Harry Met Sally star Meg Ryan will be the voice of "future Sally" in the How I Met Your Mother spin-off, ...

Rihanna and Drake's Relationship Is Getting Serious, Friends Say

While Drake and Rihanna have remained mum on their relationship status, sources close to the famous ...

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