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Two Hurt in Sunday Night Green Street Road Crash

Two people were injured in a one vehicle crash Sunday night on the Green Street Road near the Westline Road intersection east of Central City.  

Hope of Illinois Budget Agreement Dimming Before Deadline

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois is hurtling toward another fiscal year without a budget as lawmakers and the governor appear no closer to a deal with one day left before a key deadline.

Those Attending Memorial Day Service In Salem Told 1.5-Million Have Given Their Lives For Our Freedom

A Veteran of the Gulf War and Marion County Coroner Troy Cannon estimates 1 and a half million people have given their lives to protect the freedom in the United States since the Revolutionary War.

Colonel Mace Carpenter Gives Speech in Honor of Memorial Day

A large audience gathered at the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia to partake in Memorial Day services.

Illinois House OKs Plan to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois Lawmakers Propose Study of Lead in State Water

Dozens of Miners Due in Illinois for Skills Competition

Charity Group Helps Illinois Flood Victims Replace Furniture

Altamont High School Band Chosen for National Parade

No One Injured In Basom Road Crash, Driver Arrest

One Person Hurt in Fayette County Wreck

Police Beat for Monday, May 30th, 2016

Memorial Day Services Planned in Salem, Centralia, and Patoka

Most Government Offices Closed for Memorial Day

State Police Seize 154 Pounds of Cannabis in Jefferson County

No Progress Reported in Sunday Meeting of Legislative Leaders

Fantasy Sports Betting Regulations Dead This Legislative Session

Sponsor Still Hopes Automatic Voter Registration Will Pass This Session

Centralia Grade School Names Chad Beguelin Reach For Stars Award Winner

Election-Year Politics Dim Hopes of Illinois Budget Deal

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Former College Swimmer Drowns During Lifeguard Tryouts

A 22-year-old former college swimmer drowned during lifeguard tryouts near Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Saturday night, according to authorities.A graduate of the State University of New York-Cortland, Jack Jakubek was participating in a fitness test for lifeguards at Pilgrim Lake in Orleans, Massachusetts, when he went m ...

Five People Injured in Memorial Day Shooting in Baltimore

Memorial Day in Baltimore was marred by a shooting that left five people with apparent gunshot wounds, according to the Baltimore Police Department.All injuries are non-life threatening, police said.Four of the victims were male -- ages 20, 25, 30, and 59 -- while the female is 56.All of the victims were transported t ...

10,000 Flags Planted on National Mall to Commemorate Our Nation’s Heroes

Mary Alice Horrigan stood in a knee-deep sea of 10,000 U.S. flags planted on the National Mall -- each one representing 100 American soldiers killed in action -- a total of over one million fallen heroes since the founding of the United States.Among them was her son, Army Master Sgt. Robert M. Horrigan, who was killed ...

Bloody Weekend Leaves 4 Dead, Dozens Wounded in Chicago

It has been a violent Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, and the holiday is not even over yet.Weekend shootings across the city have left four people dead and nearly 50 wounded, the Chicago Tribune reported.Official numbers won’t be released until Tuesday, a Chicago Police Department spokesman told ABC News Monday ...

Vandals Set Off Illegal Fireworks, Setting Home Ablaze in Maryland

Two in Critical Condition After Electrically Shocked in Swimming Pools

Gorilla Carries 3-Year-Old Boy to Safety in 1996 Incident

Three Women Credited With Stopping Potential Sexual Assault

Expert: Cincinnati Gorilla Would Have Killed Boy Without Intervention

Memorial Day: When and Where People Died Fighting for America

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Martinez, Carpenter Help Cardinals Shut Down Brewers 6-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Matt Carpenter had four hits and scored three times, Carlos Martinez pitched eight innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 on Monday.

Strasburg Improves to 9-0, Nationals Down Cardinals 10-2

WASHINGTON (AP) - Stephen Strasburg won his 12th consecutive decision dating to last season and Jayson Werth connected for a pinch-hit grand slam to help the Washington Nationals close out the season series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 10-2 win on Sunday.

Zobrist, Montero Homer, Lackey Sharp as Cubs Sweep Phillies

CHICAGO (AP) - Ben Zobrist hit a three-run homer, John Lackey pitched seven solid innings and the Chicago Cubs completed a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 7-2 victory Sunday.

Hendricks pitches 5-hitter, Cubs beat Phillies 4-1

Kyle Hendricks pitched a five-hitter for his second career complete game, Dexter Fowler hit a leadoff homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday.  

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Huskies Receiver Isaiah Renfro Quits Football to Get Help

Washington Huskies receiver Isaiah Renfro officially announced that he will take a break from football to care for his depression and anxiety, ESPN reports.Coach Ch ...

Three Soccer Share Secret to Social Media Success

Soccer stars David Villa, Maurice Edu and Charlie Davies appeared on Good Morning America Monday morning shar ...

Warriors' Remaining Game 7 Tickets Sell Out in Five Minutes

Monday night's Western Conference championship between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warrior ...

Kidnapped Mexican Soccer Star Alan Pulido Found, Rescued Safely

Kidnapped Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido was found and rescued safely by police, according to authorities in ...

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How Researchers Are Using Google to Find Chickenpox Seasons

Researchers have found that the chickenpox virus may actually be a seasonal disease, with more cases reported in the spring, according to a study published Monday i ...

Heart Attack Survivor Crosses Race Finish Line 50 Days Late

A Virginia man celebrated Sunday after crossing the finish line to a race he started 50 days earlier.Bill Hug ...

Woman Reveals Diagnosis She Says Led to 50-Pound Weight Loss

Debbie Savage said she struggled to lose weight for 15 years, dating back to middle school, before she went t ...

Your Body: The Kylie Jenner Lip Plump Trend

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorEver since Kylie Jenner came on th ...


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Original "Roots" Star Leslie Uggams Has Mixed Emotions About Reboot

Leslie Uggams became a household named when she starred as Kizzy Kinte Reynolds in the landmark ABC miniseries Roots in 1977. With the new version of Alex Haley&rsq ...

Original "Roots" Star LeVar Burton Says Miniseries Needed to Be Updated

The new version of  Roots is set to premiere tonight at 9:00 and will air over four consecutive nights o ...

Jennifer Lopez Says She Helped “Break the Mold” for Curvy Women in Film

Earlier this week, Jennifer Lopez released a limited edition T-shirt emblazoned with the words, “Lucky ...

“'X-Men: Apocalypse”: The Mutants Are Back!

The mutant superheroes are back in X-Men: Apocalypse. “The stakes are definitely higher in this one bec ...

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