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Former Centralia Investment Advisor Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Charge

47-year-old Paul Gierten of Salem is accused of defrauding an octogenarian who was one of his clients out of $39,000.

Salem City Council Approves Budget; Reviews Street Improvements

The Salem City Council has approved its budget for the coming fiscal year that begins May first without any changes.

City of Salem Providing Free Compost Saturday Morning

The City of Salem, Illinois will be providing a free giveaway of processed compost at the Salem Municipal Landfill this Saturday from 8:00AM to 12:00 Noon.  

Illinois House Panel Grills Rauner Budget Director Over Cuts

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois House members want Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget office to provide a detailed list of program cuts and the criteria used to make those decisions.

House OKs Bill That Would Change Illinois Specialty Plates

Man Charged With Taking Items for Fairdale Tornado Victims

Police Beat for Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Kaskaskia College Names New President

New Franklin Park Assistant Principal and AD Named

Two Hurt in Downtown Centralia Crash

California Man Hurt In Crash Near Salem Wal-Mart

Illinois Prisons Chief Says Union Contracts Causing Problems

Two Drivers Arrested for DUI in Three Vehicle Crash in Centralia

Victim of Hit and Run Driver Follows Suspect Until Police Catch Up

Sheriff's Deputies Trying to Unravel Death and Attempted Suicide at Home Near Centralia

Fire Chief: No Pattern to String of Rental Home Fires

Salem City Council To Discuss Budget, Streets, and Bond Refinancing

Vandalia Man Hurt When His SUV Collides With Farm Sprayer

SCHS Electronic Recycling Day Wednesday

Body Pulled From Lake Confirmed As Missing Harrisburg Teen

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911 Call Shows Mom's Panic When 8-Year-Old Son Stolen from the Driveway

ABC News(FAIRFIELD, Calif.) — A dramatic 911 call captured the panicked moment a California mother realized her 8-year-old son was missing after an alleged robber drove away with the family’s car with him inside.“Someone stole my car and my son was inside of it,” Suzanne Guzman says in the recor ...

Mystery Deepens After One Gold Bar Found from Nearly $5M Highway Heist

FBI(MIAMI) — One of the gold bars stolen in a highway heist last month has been found in South Florida, according to the FBI.“This confirms that there is a South Florida nexus to this crime,” Justin E. Fleck, supervisory special agent of the squad leading the investigation, said in an FBI news release ...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Not Expected to Take Stand in Penalty Phase, Officials Say

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is not expected to take the stand in the defense’s effort to spare his life, according to federal officials briefed on the initial witness list.The defense could change its mind later in the course of the penalty phase of Tsarnaev’s trial, but as for now, he is not ...

Inside Special Ops Program That Put Woman in Afghanistan Warzones

There are many unsung heroes in war, but there was a team of female American soldiers who assisted Special Operations forces during the Afghanistan War that few had heard about until now.The U.S. Army Special Operations Command created a program in 2010 called the Cultural Support Teams. They were special units of fem ...

Maryland Teen Describes Ingenuity Used to Save Family from Fire

Dozens Arrested in Los Angeles Street Racing Bust

Detroit Zoo Plans to Turn Animal Manure into Energy

Colorado Cops Find Parents of Child Alone at Restaurant 'Thanks to Facebook'

More Than 400 Strangers Show Up to Minnesota Girl's Birthday Party After Facebook Invite Goes Viral

Dash Cam Footage Shows Harrowing Police Rescue From Burning Vehicle

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Jordan Harre, RLC take 1st at own Spring Invite

Jordan Harre, RLC take 1st at own Spring Invite

Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

 Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

Bryant's 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

Bryant's 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

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Cubs Calling Up Prospect Russell

Just days after calling up the much-hyped Kris Bryant Friday, the Chicago Cubs will bring 2B/SS Addison Russell to the show. The Cubs acquired Russell from the Oakl ...

Ethiopian's Desisa and Kenyan woman win in Boston

Ethiopian's Desisa and Kenyan woman win in Boston

Analyst: Two Teams Needed For Carson Stadium Success

As the NFL moves towards its inevitable return to the Los Angeles media market, as many as three teams have i ...

Female Fan Ok After Taking Foul Ball to Head at Pirates Game

A scary moment occurred in the top of the second inning of the Pittsburgh Pirates game Monday night, as a fou ...

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5.3M Hens to Be Killed to Stem Bird Flu Outbreak: What You Need to Know

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In an effort to stop an outbreak of bird flu that could devastate Iowa's poultry population, state health officials announced the ...

'Skinny Mom' Debuts Toned Abs a Week After Giving Birth

Super fit model Sarah Stage spent nine months showing off her insanely toned pregnancy body on Instagram. Les ...

Cancer Group Clarifies Confusing Mammography Recommendations

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Women between the ages of 40 to 49 should get a mammography to screen fo ...

The Curse of 'Oversharenting': Parents, Friends Squabble over Kid Updates on Social Media

ABC News(NEW YORK) – Seems like everyone’s social media feeds are full of those parents who oversh ...


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"Bachelorette" Sneak Peek: What to Expect from New Season

The Bachelorette is back. Well, almost.In a preview for the new season, which premieres on May 18, Britt Nilsson and Kaitlyn Bristowe can be seen greeting their sui ...

“Dancing with the Stars” Celebrates Spring Break Monday Night

sober spring break fun. He warns, "[D]efinitely no drinking allowed on stage. No, darling, that would be strictl ...

How “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Cast Rallied Around Pregnant ScarJo During Filming

James Spader plays the villain, Ultron.Age of Ultron, which premieres on May 1, is the eleventh film in the i ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown Has 'Irreversible Brain Damage,' Grandmother Says

Cissy Houston spoke out late Monday about the condition of her granddaughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, saying she ...

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