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Body of Missing Salem Man Found

A 36-year-old Salem man who has been missing since Monday has been found dead.  

Salem Man Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder

Multiple charges are filed following a Thursday morning altercation at a Salem apartment building.

Police Beat for Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Centralia woman faces resisting arrest and drug charges following her arrest in Salem.  Two others arrested on outstanding warrants.  Three arrested on probation violations.  

States' Flag-Burning Laws Unconstitutional, But Persist

URBANA, Ill. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has said flag-burning is a protected form of free speech, but a central Illinois man was jailed on July 4th under an old Illinois law that still says it is illegal.

Drew Peterson Gets 40-Year Sentence in Murder-For-Hire Case

Rauner signs law extending contraceptive insurance coverage

Rauner Signs Plan Limiting Mentally Ill from Owning Guns

Illinois Man Sentenced for Nursing Home Sex Scheme

Gov. Rauner signs bill reducing pot penalties in Illinois

Rauner vetoes plan aimed at preventing elderly care cutbacks

Two People Are Killed in Early Thursday Morning Crash in Washington County

Police Beat for Friday, July 29th

Salem Man Charged with Multiple Felony Offenses Following Chase

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Marion County Sheriff’s Department Releases Details on High Speed Chase

Centralia High School Receives Modest Increase in Funding from State

Marion County Fair Begins to Come to Life on Friday

Attorney General: Duckworth Lawsuit Settlement Final

Duckworth Tells Her Story at Democratic Convention

Huge,Once-Hated Fish Now seen as Weapon Against Asian Carp

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Muslim Family of Fallen Army Captain Responds to Trump: 'Shame on Him'

The grieving Khan family reacted Saturday night to Donald Trump's latest comments, telling ABC News in an emotional interview that "running for president is not an entitlement to disrespect Gold Star families and [a] Gold Star mother."In his first response to a searing charge from bereaved Army father Khizr Khan at the D ...

How the Chandra Levy Murder Has Become One of the Nation's Most Intriguing Cold Cases

More than 15 years after the 2001 murder of 24-year-old Chandra Levy, a killer has still not been identified and brought to justice, turning the young woman's death into perhaps one of the most intriguing cold case mysteries in the country.Levy, a Washington, D.C., intern, had an affair with California Congressman Gar ...

16 Dead in Texas After Hot Air Balloon Hits Power Line, Catches Fire

At least 16 people are feared dead after a large hot air balloon struck a high-voltage power line, caught fire and crashed in a pasture near Lockhart, Texas, Saturday morning, according to Texas authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration.The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 7:44 a.m ...

Son Replaces Family Photos With Steve Buscemi to Prank Parents

It took five days and a really good eye for Kevin Manion’s prank to reach its full effect, but it got better with each passing day.Last weekend, the 21 year-old started replacing family photos around his house in Wisconsin with ones of Steve Buscemi, the veteran actor well-known for his roles in “Boardwalk ...

Three Dead, One Injured, at House Party Shooting in Seattle Suburb

Hot Air Balloon with 16 Passengers Catches Fire And Crashes in Texas

California Inmates Care for Deaf Dogs Evacuated From Shelter Due to Sand Fire

Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of San Diego Officer, Police Say

FBI Investigating Cybertheft of Clinton Campaign Information

Chelsea Manning May Face Solitary Confinement After Suicide Attempt, ACLU Says

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Post 128 State Run Is Over

FORSYTH - Salem Post 128 Jr Legion's baseball season came to an end with a 4-2 loss to Paris Post 211 4-2 at the State Tournament in Forsyth.  

Tee off at the 36th RLC Foundation Golf Outing Sept. 15

WHITTINGTON, Ill. (July 26, 2016) – Golfers will soon “swing fore success” at the 36th Annual Rend Lake College Foundation Golf Outing, to raise funds for RLC students. The scramble will begin with an 11 a.m. lunch on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Rend Lake Golf Course in Whittington, followed by a noon s ...

SuperSonics 12U Concludes Successful Season

The Centralia SuperSonics 12U travelling softball team concluded its 2016 season Saturday, July 16, 2016, with a doubleheader sweep of the Fairfield Force at Central City’s Mike Fontaine Fields. 

Post 128 Falls In State Opener, Return To Action Today

FORSYTH - Salem Post 128 junior legion dropped their State Tournament opener to Danville Gold 7-6 yesterday in Forsyth.  

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NFL Denies Trump's Claim the League Sent Him a Letter Against Debate Schedule

Donald Trump says he supports three debates with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but he has a problem with the times. "It's against two NFL games ...

Jays hold of Birds

     UNDATED (AP) - Just a half-game separates the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays atop ...

Marlins bolster rotation in trade with Padres

     UNDATED (AP) - The Marlins have acquired the starting rotation reinforcements they sought ...

Revis still recovering

     UNDATED (AP) - New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis says there's no timetable for when ...

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Experts Warn Beachgoers After Spike in Stingray Stings at California Beach

A surge in stingray stings at a beach near San Diego has experts warning bathers to watch where they walk. Nearly 60 beachgoers in Coronado, California, were stung ...

Amid Zika Outbreak, England Warns Pregnant Women to Delay Travel to Florida

  Public health officials in England are advising pregnant women to delay nonessential travel to Florida ...

Family Hears Daughter’s Heart Beating Inside Another Teen

Monday was bittersweet for two tearful families who met after a heart donation saved one teenager's life, aft ...

President Obama Signs Bill Mandating GMO Labeling

A bill that creates a federal labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified ingredients (common ...


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Jared Leto "Dove Deep" for His "Twisted but...Lovable Joker"

Clay Enos/ TM & (c) DC Comics Jared Leto tells ABC's Good Morning America that he "dove pretty deep" to find his Joker in the upcoming movie  ...

Meryl Street Thought She'd Age Out of Hollywood

this is 27 years ago -- would lead you to believe it was over.” Streep, now 67, has defied those odds, ...

"America’s Got Talent": The First Seven Acts Advancing to the Semifinals Revealed

Wednesday night's installment of NBC’s America’s Got Talent saw seven of the 12 acts that perform ...

The WWII Hero Who Never Fired a Shot: Trailer for "Hacksaw Ridge"

The trailer for Oscar winning director Mel Gibson's WWII biopic Hacksaw Ridge has just debuted online, and pr ...

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