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Sandoval Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on U.S. 51 North of Sandoval

Another wreck occurred about a half hour later Saturday night on U.S. 50 at Norton Road east of Sandoval involving a sprayer and SUV.

Former Area Resident Dies in Colorado Motorcycle Crash

A former Walnut Hill man and 1985 Centralia High School graduate has been killed in a motorcycle accident in Denver, Colorado.

Waltonville Man Among Three Killed In Wreck North of Sessor

A head on crash on Illinois Route 148 just north of Sesser in Franklin County has claimed three lives and injured a third person.  

Vernon Man Arrested After Allegedly Ramming Ex-Wife's Car in Centralia

A 41-year-old Vernon man has been arrested on multiple charges after allegedly ramming the car his ex-wife was driving several times in Centralia Friday night.

Salem Man Arrested for Home Invasion and Aggravated Domestic Battery

Police Beat for Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Two Charged; Two Released Following Sex Offender Registration Check in Centralia

Three Face New Charges; One Pleads Guilty in Marion County Court

Body of Harrisburg Teen Who Disappeared in December May Have Been Located

Police Beat for Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Rauner Trying to Broker Mega-Deal in Illinois Legislature

Illinois House OKs Bill to Create Bobcat Hunting Season

$54 Million Dixon Theft Now Subject of College Courses

Section of Mississippi River Reopened after Diesel Fuel Leak

SIU-C Officials Say No Evidence of Gunfire In Large Fight at Lawson Hall

Next Week Final Week of Leaf Vacuum Operation in Salem and Centralia

Illinois House Passes Bill to Sell Former Animal Disease Lab for $1

Salem EMA Coordinator Points To Importance Of Mutual Aide

Centralia City Wide Clean-Up April 20th-24th

Schwartz Orchard Plans to Market Hard Cider

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Sunday Marks 20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing.   Today we honor those we have lost. Not because we can’t forget, but because we choose to remember. #OKStandard pic.twitter.com/1W44eCDDod — City of OKC (@cityofokc) April 19, 2015 The anniversary of the deadly bombing, which killed 16 ...

Video Shows San Diego Cop Being Run Down With His Own Cruiser

A San Diego police officer who got run down by his own cruiser in a terrifying scene caught on video said he believed the man accused of hitting him was going to kill him.Surveillance video of the officer being was shown in court Friday at the preliminary hearing for the man accused of being behind the wheel.The traum ...

Evacuation Order Lifted As Massive Wildfire Burns in Southern California

Overnight weather conditions Saturday night into Sunday helped contain a massive wildfire burning in a basin near a Southern California dam that had forced the evacuations of about 300 homes.The fire in the Prado Dam Flood Control Basin, which ignited about 6 p.m. local time Saturday, burned 300 acres as of Sunday mor ...

Gyrocopter Pilot Expected to Be Stopped on Way to Capitol Lawn

The Florida mailman who flew a gyrocopter through restricted airspace and landed on the Capitol lawn last week said he expected to be stopped along the way.Doug Hughes told reporters outside his home in Ruskin, Florida, early Sunday that his flight from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D.C., went mostly as pla ...

Three Injured in Shooting at Delaware State University Campus

Bus Carrying UCONN Students Catches Fire on Massachusetts Road

Ohio Police Pull Over Minivan With Four Puppies In Cage on Roof

Body Camera Captures St. Louis County Police Shooting Knife-Wielding Man Who Charged Officers

Family Believes Concussion Led to Colorado Father's Disappearance

Take a Tour of the New Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Museum

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South Central Cleans Up at Home

South Central baseball stunned Casey-Westfield with a 10-3 victory on Saturday. The Cougars kept them scoreless until the 5th, scoring 9 of their 10 runs in the 3rd. 

Franklin Park Track Team Competes at Olney Invitational

Shanelle Reid took 1st in the High Jump jumping 4'6" and in the 7th grade 100 and 200 m race. Jenna Reiter won the 400 m at 1:05, the 1600 m at 5:38, and the 800 at 2:35.

South Central Falls to North Clay At Home

South Central baseball failed to keep up with North Clay Saturday, losing 9-2. Staying scoreless for the majority of the game, the Cougars managed to get in two runs in the last two innings before calling it a game.



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Heston Leads S.F. Giants Past Diamondbacks, 4-1

Giants starting pitcher Chris Heston (2-1) allowed one earned run over 7 2-3 innings of work as San Francisco (4-9) took care of the Arizona Diamondbacks (6-6) on S ...

Rays Designate RHP Grant Balfour for Assignment

The Tampa Bay Rays designated reliever Grant Balfour for assignment on Saturday night. The move was made foll ...

Harden Scores 24, Rockets Defeat Mavericks, 118-108

Rockets guard James Harden had 24 points and 11 assists as Houston defeated the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday ...

Curry Scores 34 to Lead Warriors to Game 1 Victory

Stephen Curry scored 34 to help the Golden State Warriors ground the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99, in Game 1 o ...

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Researchers Say College Major Does Matter

Researchers presented a study at the American Educational Research Association meeting on Sunday that shows that what college students major in does matter.Research ...

FDA Approves 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Corneal Implant

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week approved a "first-of-its-kind" corneal implant meant to help ...

New York Health Officials Sound Warning Over ‘Spice’ Overdoses

Aaron Kohr/iStock/Thinkstock(ALBANY, N.Y.) -– New York health officials are warning of a recent increase ...

Elmo Says 'Get Vaccinated' in New Video

Turns out even Muppets aren't immune to the need for vaccinations. In a new video released by the U.S. Health ...


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"Furious 7" Holds Top Spot at Box Office for Third Straight Week

Furious 7 kept its run of box office victories rolling this weekend, taking the top spot for the third consecutive weekend. Debuts from Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and U ...

Chris Brown Appears to Confirm on Instagram He's a Father; Jamie Foxx Spills the Beans on “Kimmel”

a collaboration from Jamie Foxx's new album Hollywood -- on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Oscar winning actor confir ...

Jon Stewart Explains Decision to Leave "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart announced earlier this year that he would quit his job hosting Comedy Central's The Daily Show, a ...

“Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” “Unfriended,” “Monkey Kingdom” Open Friday

Kevin James reprises his role of the titular character, a security guard who this time chases after thieves w ...

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