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Centralia Man On Jail Furlough Arrested Following Police Chase on New Drug Charges

A 24-year-old Centralia man faces new charges in Marion County Court after failing to return from a furlough and allegedly being found in possession of drugs following a foot chase with Centralia Police.  

Police Beat for Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Arrests made in two Centralia domestic battery cases.  Salem man arrested for alleged driving under influence of drugs.  Four arrested on outstanding warrants.  $20,000 theft of copper ground cable under investigation by Marion County Sheriff's Department.  

Salem City Council and Mayor Forum Set For Monday

The three candidates for Salem Mayor and four candidates running for Salem City Councilman have been invited to a Candidates Forum next Monday night, March 31st.  

Centralia City Council Candidate Forum Set for Next Tuesday

Catholic bishops Call for Bell Ringing Marking War's End

Illinois Historic Site to Commemorate Lincoln's Death

Chicago's Thompson Center Could Get Price Gag

Florida Man Sentenced for Illinois Mortgage Scam

Salem Area Residents and Organizations Recognized at Night of Honor

Raccoon Grade and Odin School Latest to Show Support for McGhee Family

Victim in Truck-Train Crash Identified as 38-Year-Old Breese Man

39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High-Speed Internet

Song Dancing Its Way to Official Illinois Polka

Kirk, Durbin Propose Changes in Disaster Declaration Process

Durbin Praises Reid's Leadership; No Comment on Successor

State Budget Deals Means $15M Cut to U of I

Lawmakers' Budget Deal Raises Concerns Over Burial Costs

Budget Deals Pulls Money from Various State Funds

Illinois Comptroller Expedites Funds to Child Care Providers

Rauner Signs Into Law Compromise Plan to Fix Budget Hole

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21 Injured When Metro Rail Train Collides With Car in Los Angeles

At least 21 people were injured Saturday after a light-rail rail train collided with a car in downtown Los Angeles, next to the University of Southern California campus, officials said. Two of the Metro train cars derailed, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. One person was in grave condition and another was in crit ...

21 People Injured After Train Collides With Car in Los Angeles

Twenty-one were injured on Saturday after a train slammed into a car at a grade crossing in Los Angeles. One of the Metro train cars derailed as a result of the collision, according to Los Angeles City Fire Department spokesman Shawn Lenske. “We found one vehicle versus three train cars, with one of those three ...

Watch Tom Brady Jump Off Cliff, Land in Water

This video may be too scary for New England Patriots fans to watch. A new Facebook post from Tom Brady shows the quarterback -- apparently on a family vacation -- jumping off a cliff beside a waterfall and landing in a pool of water at the bottom. Before Brady takes the leap, you can hear his wife Gisele Bündchen ...

Seven Injured, Three Critically, in Panama City Beach Shooting

Seven people were injured -- including some college students on spring break -- and one man was in custody Saturday after a shooting at a home in Panama City Beach, Florida early Saturday, officials said.Three people were in critical condition, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said. Three others were in stable conditio ...

Seven Injured, One Critically, in Panama City Beach Shooting

Girl, 4, Found Alone on Philadelphia Bus After Seeking Slushie

Decorated Boston Police Officer in Coma After 'Unprovoked' Shooting

Denise Huskins' Boyfriend's Attorney Says He Received Email From Her Abductors

Investigators Say Contents of Drum 'Incompatible,' Caused 2014 Radiation Leak at New Mexico Facility

NASA Launches Year-Long Experiment

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Cabrera Homers, Leads Tigers Over Cardinals 4-3

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera hit his second home run of the spring and raised his average to .385, leading the Detroit Tigers past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Saturday.

Arrieta Goes 4 Shutout Innings, Homers as Cubs Rout Rockies

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.

Frazier Homers, Drives in 4 as Reds Beat Cubs

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Todd Frazier hit his fourth home run this spring and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 9-5 Saturday.

Patoka's Jered Cain MVP of Egyptian Illinois All Conference Basketball Team

See the entire first and second Egyptian-Illini All Conference teams.   

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Wisconsin's Hot Shooting Buries Arizona, Sends Badgers to Final Four

Top-ranked Wisconsin hits 10 of 12, 3-point attempts in the second half to eliminate No. 2 Arizona 85-78, Saturday, from the Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament and re ...

Terence Newman Joins Vikings

Cornerback Terence Newman signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings.The deal means the 36-year-ol ...

Bruins Ruin Lundqvist's Return

Milan Lucic scored twice to help the Boston Bruins upend the New York Rangers 4-2 Saturday, spoiling goalie H ...

Kentucky Overcomes Late Deficit to KO Notre Dame, Advance to Final Four

The luck of the Irish ran out.Leading most of the second half, No. 3 Notre Dame slowly watched top-ranked Ken ...

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Restaurants May Lack Healthy Meals for Kids

The “kid’s menu” at your local restaurant may fall short when it comes to nutritious fare, according to a new study that looked at restaurants in ...

Germanwings Crash: How Often Pilots Commit 'Aircraft-Assisted Suicide'

Although authorities said the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed earlier this week in France int ...

Pot Brownie That Made Man Fear Stroke Highlights Concerns About Pot Edibles

The case of a man who mistook a reaction to marijuana-laced brownies for a stroke has again highlighted conce ...

Indiana Couple Welcomes 'One in a Million' Set of Triplets

An Indiana couple is celebrating an extra-special arrival with the birth of their identical triplet daughters ...


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James Bond Film “Spectre” Releases Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer for Spectre, the next installment in the James Bond series, picks up right where the last film left off. The trailer opens with the famed 007, pl ...

“Home” Star Rihanna Wants Movie to Empower Girls

Rihanna made her acting debut in the poorly-received 2012 big-budget sci-fi flick Battleship, and had cameo a ...

93-Year-Old Betty White Reveals Her Biggest Regret

Betty White's biggest regret in life involved her late husband Allen Ludden, who died from stomach cancer in ...

"Mad Men" Donates Its Iconic Style to the Smithsonian

Cigarettes and hard liquor may not be what immediately springs to mind at the Smithsonian's National Museum o ...

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