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Mt. Vernon Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

A 26-year-old man was found dead in his home from a single gunshot wound after police responded to an unresponsive person.  

Two Flora Residents Killed in Missouri Motorcycle Wreck

The wreck occurred just before noon Sunday when the cycle ran off a road near Bowling Green, Missouri and went down an embankment.  

Rauner Signs Law Toughening Penalties on Drunk Drivers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois will begin putting ignition locking devices on the vehicles of drivers with two or more drunken driving convictions.

West Frankfort to Buy Vacant Outlet Mall

WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois city plans to buy a dormant outlet mall in hopes of spurring redevelopment along a highway interchange.

Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center Takes Shape Near Anna

Illinois' History Museum Is Latest Target in Political Fight

4th Legionnaires' Disease Death at Illinois Veterans' Home

Marion County Coroner Investigating Apparent Teen Suicide Death

Two Arrested on Meth Charges After Mt. Vernon Police Discover Rolling Meth Lab

Police Beat for Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Father and Son Arrested for Growing Cannabis Plants

Exelon Mulls Closure of Unprofitable Quad Cities Nuke Plant

Illinois Investigates Parole Board Members' Bankruptcies

Legionnaires' Disease Cases Climb at Illinois Veterans Home

Prayer Vigil To Pray for Centralia Community and Change Set for Sunday Afternoon

Candle Light Memorial For Suicide Victims Planned on Marion County Courthouse Square

Lynn Beats Giants for 1st Time, Hurts Ankle, Cardinals Win

Salem Township Hospital Holding Open House Sunday For New Patient Rooms

Illinois Will Be First State to Lock Painkiller Pill Bottles

Police Beat for Saturday, August 29th, 2015

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Maryland Quadruplets Join Freshman Class at Same College

Getting to know your new classmates can be one of the hardest parts of starting life as a college student, but four freshmen at a Virginia college already have that problem solved. The freshmen are quadruplets who each chose, on their own, to attend the same college, Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. The 17 ...

Suspect Allegedly Unloaded His Entire Pistol in Texas Deputy

Harris County Sheriff's Office(HOUSTON) — A gunman unloaded his entire pistol into Harris County Sheriff's deputy Darren Goforth when he stopped at a gas station near Houston Friday, prosecutors said in court Monday, adding that they found 15 shell-casings at the scene.Suspect Shannon Miles, 30, allegedly ran up ...

Suspect in Texas Deputy Killing Expected to Appear in Court

Harris County Sheriff's Office(HOUSTON) — A 30-year-old man facing a capital murder charge is expected to be arraigned Monday in connection with the deadly shooting of a Texas law enforcement officer.Darren Goforth, a Harris County Sheriff's deputy, was filling up his patrol car at a gas station near Houston Frid ...

Two Southwest Planes Clip One Another at Oakland Airport

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Southwest Airlines says no one was hurt when two of its planes clipped one another other near a gate at Oakland International Airport Sunday night.“The wing on Southwest Airlines aircraft operating flight number 280 came into contact with the wing of another So ...

Florida Residents Brace for Erika’s Remnant Heavy Rains

Hawaii Prepares for Ignacio as 2 More Hurricanes Swirl in the Pacific

President Obama Changes the Name of Mount McKinley to Denali

Memorial Service Held for Virginia Journalists Killed On Air

Bartender Wins Lottery With Cash He Found on the Street

2 Dead After Storm Slams Washington State

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Salem Boys Win 37 Team First to the Finish Kick-Off Cross Country Race

Salem girls finish 11th out of 30 teams.

Carpenter, Moss, Reynolds Homer as Cardinals Beat Giants 7-5

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Carpenter, Brandon Moss and Mark Reynolds all hit home runs, Yadier Molina drove in two and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Sunday.

Saladino Lifts White Sox to 6-5 Win Over Mariners

CHICAGO (AP) - Rookie Tyler Saladino drove in the winning run with a single in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Sunday.

Arrieta Pitches No-Hitter for Cubs in 2-0 Win Over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.

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Tom Brady's Fantasy Football Ranking Takes Hit with Looming Suspension

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is still fighting a looming four-game suspension penalty by the NFL while he awaits a judge's decision. This past weekend ...

Tom Brady and NFL Fail to Reach Settlement in 'Deflate-Gate' Suspension Decision

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is set to find out wit ...

New England Patriots' Tom Brady Expected to Appear in Court over 'Deflate-Gate'

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is back in court again ...

Serena Williams Seeks to Make History at US Open

Serena Williams is the queen of Grand Slams, and the number one female tennis player in the world is back to ...

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Teen Athlete Dies After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba

The family of a 14-year-old athlete has confirmed that he died after being infected with a deadly amoeba that attacks the brain. Michael Riley is believed to have c ...

Social Media Defending Mother Who Left Baby in Shopping Cart

A mother of four is at the center of a blistering social media movement dubbed #IStandWithCherish.Cherish Pet ...

School Reportedly Bans Girl's “Wonder Woman” Lunchbox

ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A warning from school administrators to parents over ...

Health Officials Investigating Legionnaires’ Outbreak at San Quentin Prison

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN QUENTIN, Calif.) — The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, al ...


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Duggar Sisters Say Sexual Abuse Shouldn't Be "Taboo" in New Doc

In the wake of recent revelations about 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar's sexual abuse of family members and others, TLC Sunday night aired the ...

Andy Grammer Joins "Dancing with the Stars"

Honey, he's good...but is he a good dancer?  We'll find out soon, because Andy Grammer has&nbs ...

Why Netflix Is Losing "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and Other High-Profile Movies

If you've yet to watch The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Netflix, you better act fast. Netflix sai ...

Watch Promo for Final "Downton Abbey" Season

While the final season of Downton Abbey won't premiere in the U.S. until January, there's a ne ...

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