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Salem City Series Game 3

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State Budget Director: No Budget Would Have 'Devastating Consequences'

Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget director is warning of 'devastating' consequences if lawmakers don't agree on a spending plan for another year.

Centralia Woman Arrested on Theft Charges After Allegedly Taking Items From Disabled Man

A 46-year-old Centralia woman has been charged with theft by deception and two counts of felony theft after allegedly taking multiple items from a disabled person after claiming she wanted to be his girlfriend.  

Salem Pool Grand Opening Saturday

The Salem Family Aquatic Center will have it's opening day Saturday from noon to 6.  The ticket window will open at 10 .m. to purchase pool passes, swim lessons or book a pool party.  New this season, Adult Swim Lessons.

Illinois Budget Negotiations Appear to be Going Nowhere

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Negotiations to end Illinois' 11-month budget stalemate appear to be going nowhere after the latest meeting between legislative leaders and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.

ISP District 12 Special Enforcement Results

Benton Man & Business Partner Sentenced On Wildlife Trafficking

Police Plan Extra Patrols for Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

Centralia Man Draws 25 Year Prison Term Nearly Decade After Being Found Guilty

The Maschhoffs Promise Investigation Into Undercover Video Allegedly Showing Animal Abuse

Bandy's Pharmacy in Westgate Shopping Area Burglarized

Salem Township Hospital Will Soon Allow Patients To See Medical Records on Line

Prairie Heart Institute to Start Seeing Patients at Salem Township Hospital

Fayette County Wreck Claims Life of Altamont Man

Rauner, Democrats Keep Fighting Over Budget as Time Runs Out

GOP Targets Democrats Who Voted 'Yes' on Illinois Budget

Amazon to Open 2nd Center in Joliet Bringing 2,000 Jobs

Informant's Motives Questioned at Drew Peterson Trial

Illinois Lawmakers OK Lawyers for Juvenile Murder Suspects

Suspect in Deadly St. Louis Carjacking Killed by Police

California Man Injured in Flora Crash Wednesday Night

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TSA Faces Daunting Task This Memorial Day Weekend

While holiday travelers enjoy their time off this Memorial Day weekend, crowding highways and airports across the country, aviation security will be put to the test.The Transportation Security Administration, an agency that has come under fire from lawmakers and the general public for its mismanagement and understaffi ...

Woman Accused of Smuggling Drugs Across Border Inside a Burrito

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have arrested an Arizona woman who they say attempted to smuggle a pound of methamphetamine inside burritos through a Nogales, Arizona, entry port.   #CBP officers at the #PortOfNogales hungry for a drug seizure, bag a pound of meth burritos https://t.co/obocGBj83K pic ...

At Least One Killed in Severe Flooding in Southeast Texas

iStock/Thinkstock(BRENHAM, Texas) — At least one person is dead in Southeast Texas after heavy rains and extreme flooding barreled through the area, officials said.The death was reported in Brenham, located about half-way between Austin and Houston. Two people are also missing there, the Brenham Fire Department s ...

Body-Camera Footage Shows Moments Before Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Father of Two

iStock/Thinkstock(MESA, Ariz.) — A judge has released portions of a former police officer's heavily redacted body-camera footage showing the moments leading up to a deadly police-involved shooting at a Mesa, Arizona, hotel.Daniel Shaver, a 26-year-old father of two, was staying at the La Quinta Inn & Suites i ...

Feds Arrest Virginia Woman for Unique Million-Dollar Handbag Scheme

Scripps National Spelling Bee Nets Two Winners

Rapper Troy Ave Arrested for Attempted Murder in Connection with Shooting at T.I. Concert

Five Officers Still Facing Charges in Freddie Gray Death

Florida Man Charged with 2nd-Degree Murder of Ex-Wife Accepts Plea Deal

Authorities Probe Link to 2 Mystery Church Fires in Washington State

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Salem Lady Cats Soccer Host Awards Night

SALEM - The Salem Lady Wildcats started slow, but over the course of the season they continued to improve, saving their best play for the end of the season.

Golfer Harre improves to 49th going into last round of Nationals

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (May 27, 2016) - Sophomore Jordan Harre of Nashville improved to 49th place after round three yesterday of the National Junior College Athletic Association Men's Golf National tournament at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Ind. Representing Rend Lake College as an individual, Harre has a three-day score of ...

Wildcats Season Falls To Rams

MT VERNON - The Salem Wildcats season came to an end yesterday falling to the top seeded Mt Vernon Rams at Brennen Klein Field falling 4-2.  

Annies Resume Regionals At KC Today

CENTRALIA - In Class 3A regional semifinals today

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Wrist Injury Keeps Rafael Nadal Out of French Open

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(PARIS) — A wrist injury is keeping nine-time winner Rafael Nadal out of the French Open.On Thursday, the Spanish tennis star advance ...

107-Year-Old Woman Who Visited the White House Crosses First MLB Game Off Bucket List

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The 107-year-old woman who stole the Internet's heart when she visited t ...

Sprint Cup Season Continues at Charlotte This Weekend

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — One of the most anticipated races of the Sprint Cup Seri ...

Scoreboard Roundup — 5/26/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEMiami 9, Tampa Bay 1Col ...

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Pennsylvania Campaign Seeks to End Stigma Around Disabilities Through Provocative Signs

Let's Think Again(HARRISBURG, Pa.) — “They call it 'ADHD,' I call it bad parenting.""Handicapped people make me nervous.""There's no such thing as a lear ...

How to Tell If Your Kid Might Be Addicted to the Cellphone

Kids who are overly attached to their phones, possibly crossing the line into addiction, can be a problem for ...

Study: Healthy Living Could Normalize Risk for Breast Cancer

as much as 23.5 percent risk for developing breast cancer.Using data from the cancer cohort and national surv ...

Zika Fears Prompt 125 Experts to Call for Rio Olympics to Be Moved

A group of 125 prominent scientists, doctors and medical ethicists released a letter calling for this summer' ...


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Reigning “Jeopardy!” Champ Buzzy Cohen – Love Him or Not?

Jeopardy!'s current champion is causing quite the divide on the Internet with his quirky attitude, witty repartee and sharp outfits. Buzzy Cohen, the nine-day reign ...

New Mom Anne Hathaway Talks “Alice Through the Looking Glass” & More

Anne Hathaway gave birth to her first child, a boy, just two months ago but has already quickly learned what ...

“Game of Thrones” Actor Pays Tribute to Beloved Pal Hodor

It's been five days of mourning since we bid farewell to Hodor -- the loyal servant of Winterfell and Brandon ...

"X-Men: Apocalypse," "Alice Through the Looking Glass" Open Today

Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: * X-Men: Apocalypse -- The powerful and ancient mu ...

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