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Area Programs to Assist More than 1,400 Marion County Children This Christmas Season

More than 1,400 low income children in Marion County will be assisted during the Christmas season by one of a number of groups that want to make sure they have a nice Christmas.

RLC Foundation Names Dr. Brian Kern 2015 Alumnus of the Year

Two decades after he pitched for Rend Lake College's baseball team and took the floor as a Warrior for the basketball team, Dr. Brian Kern is again making headlines at his alma mater. 

Salem Man Once Again Prepares Large Shipment to Servicemen Overseas

Nearly 12 years ago Salem teacher Steve Smith and his wife started sending care packages to military personnel all over the world.

Primary Races Develop for Marion County State's Attorney and Coroner

There will be two contested primaries for Marion Countywide offices in March. 

Marion County Board Candidate Accidentally Files for Wrong Election

Republican Congressional Primary Highlights Filings At State Board of Elections

Sandoval Man Injured When Semi Runs Off I-57

Richland County Man Injured in Semi Crash East of Salem

Police Beat for Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Cardinal Manager Mike Matheny To Speak In Effingham

Beard & Soulon -- PR Smith All Star Award Winners For November

Highland Authorities Release Identity of 2 Fire Victims

Judge Orders Illinois to Pay Home Health Workers' Insurance

Cities, Counties Struggle During Illinois Budget Mess

Salem Celebrates Christmas in My Hometown Friday Evening

Centralia Orphan Fans Make Big Donation to Seth Lange's Toy Drive

Police Beat for Monday, October 30th, 2015

One Injured in Fire That Destroyed Junction City Home Sunday Afternoon

Task force Looks to Shrink Illinois Government

Report: Scott Air Force Base Considered for New Spy Agency Office Since 2005

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Tamir Rice Cop Says He Aimed for Suspect's Gun

The officer who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland last year, said he "knew it was a gun and it was coming out" before he opened fire and repeatedly warned the boy to put his hands up, according to newly released statements from the cop and his partner. The unsworn statements given Monday to the Cuyahoga County ...

University President: Oklahoma Wesleyan 'Is Not a Daycare'

Amid protests at universities around the country, Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Everett Piper has some blunt and controversial advice for today's culture: In short, grow up. In a blog post titled This Is Not a Daycare. It’s a University published on the Christian liberal arts school’s website, Pip ...

Help This Man Locate Owner of Camera He Found in Lake

The loss of a camera is heartbreaking and all-too-common, but the real shame is when the content inside cannot be recovered. That’s why 30-year-old Thomas Tufts set out to find the owner of a muddy camera he found underwater in a West Virginia lake weeks after it was lost. Tufts and his girlfriend made their sec ...

Mother Makes Frantic 911 Calls After Car Gets Stuck in Oklahoma River

Recordings of a mother desperately calling 911 for help as her family is stuck in an Oklahoma river during a storm has been released.The 911 calls came on Friday when Britta Franck, her three small sons and her elderly grandmother were all stuck in a river."We're in the water, the car is under the water. We need help! ...

Chicago Police Superintendent Asked to Resign After Shooting Video Controversy

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty to Kidnapping Son 13 Years Ago

Rosa Parks: 60th Anniversary of Day She Refused to Give Up Bus Seat

Mother of Fallen Trooper Receives Surprise Response from Late Son's Number

Newly Elected Alaska Mayor Found Dead, Police Investigating

One Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Atlanta

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Cardinal Manager Mike Matheny To Speak In Effingham

St Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny will be making a stop in Effingham ahead of Spring Training

Several Positives For Salem Entering Regular Season Home Opener

SALEM - After a 1-3 start at the Lawrence County Capital Classic, first-year coach Andy Fehrenbacher and the Salem Wildcats have some building blocks to use moving forward despite only one win on the season.

Wildcats & Cougars Host Games Today On WJBD...Prep Basketball Results

SALEM - Two chances to listen to high school basketball games tonight on WJBD.

Prep Girls Basketball Scores From Monday

FARINA - The South Central Lady Cougars dropped their first game of the season falling to Brownstown/St Elmo 59-50 in Farina. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Kobe Bryant Opens Up About Decision to Retire

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has been an integral part of basketball and American culture for two decades, and in an exclusive interview with Good Morning America co-a ...

Ex-Cincinnati Bengal Devon Still Says Daughter Has No Signs of Cancer

Former Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still said new medical tests show no signs of cancer in his daughter, ...

NFL, NFLPA Investigating Ben Roethlisberger's Concussion

The NFL and NFL Players Association are looking into the concussion Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roeth ...

Browns Quarterback Josh McCown Suffers Collarbone Injury

Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown suffered a collarbone injury in Monday night's game against the Balt ...

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Ohio Couple Announces Pregnancy in Viral Video

One couple's pregnancy announcement is going to make for a great home video to bring out at family reunions for years to come. Danny and Ciera Woods, of Columbus, O ...

Grandma in Coma After Saving Grandchild From Hit-and-Run Driver

A grandmother is in a coma and fighting for her life after recently pushing her 8-year-old granddaughter out ...

World AIDS Day: See How Much Has Changed in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

The virus that causes AIDS was identified less than 35 years ago but has left a lasting impact on hundreds of ...

New Strategies to Get Your Child to Sleep

Do you have trouble getting your child to go to sleep? Don't worry -- you're not alone.On average, the Nation ...


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Courteney Cox Splits with Rocker Fiance

Courteney Cox and her fiance, Johnny McDaid of the band Snow Patrol, are calling it quits. People magazine reports that the couple, who got engaged in June of 2014, ...

Anna Paquin on Wage Gap in Hollywood: It's an "Odd Thing to Discuss"

Money and Hollywood -- it's not a subject everyone wants to talk about. ABC Radio found that out while chatt ...

Harrison Ford's Salary for the Original "Star Wars"? $1,000 Per Week

Harrison Ford seems tailor-made for the role of Han Solo, the smuggler with a wise-cracking sense of humor a ...

Mariah Carey on Her New Children’s Christmas Book, Directorial Debut and Holidays

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mariah Carey has become synonymous with the holidays.Her hit s ...

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