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Three Area Youth Part of First Ever Illinois 4-H Livestock Ambassadors

Ambassadors will be available to provide outreach programs at the local level as well as state events.  

Salem Man Charged With Attempted Burglary

A 46-year-old Salem man was charged Friday in Marion County Court with attempted burglary to a storage shed behind the Salem Wal-mart store.  

Former Salem Woman Killed in Car-Train Crash

A 19-year-old former Salem resident has been killed in a late Wednesday afternoon car-train crash blamed on slick road conditions in the Chicago suburb of Woodstock.  

Salem Mayor Re-Elected President of SCIGA

Salem Mayor John Raymer stays on to work towards more technical training to make high school graduates job ready.

Police Beat for Thursday, February 26th, 2015

U of Illinois Asks Court to Dismiss Professor's Lawsuit

Low-Carbon Bill Could Help 3 Exelon Nuclear Plants

Michigan Man Draws 3 Year Prison Term for Weapon Violations in Salem

Nashville Man Arrested for Burglary To DuBois Restaurant the Same Day It Burned

State Veterans' Department to Honor Desert Storm Soldiers

US Court Declines to Decide Illinois Benefits Issue

Salem Man Hurt in Salem IGA Parking Lot Crash

Winners in the City of Salem Recreation Department's 2015 Build A Snowman Contest

March 28th Set for Open House of Phase II Addition at Salem Township Hospital

More OB-GYN Services Coming to Salem

First of Those Arrested in January Federal Drug Bust Pleads Guilty

Mt. Vernon Man Draws Lengthy Sentence on Crack Cocaine Charges

One Hurt in Downtown Salem Crash

Odin Man Injured In Ice Related Accident

Two Complain of Minor Injuries in Andrews Court Wreck in Salem

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Missing Log Cabin Found 3,750 Feet Away from Original Location

A man returned to his property in Oregon earlier this week only to find that his log cabin was gone.It wasn't wrecked from bad weather or bulldozed to the ground. The entire building was just not there.Police eventually found the cabin 3,750 feet away from its original location and now believe they have figured out wh ...

Real-Life “Notebook” Couple Dies Hand-in-Hand

"They weren’t fancy. They were just decent people that were always committed to each other, no matter the situation." That's how Donna Scharton remembers her beloved parents, Floyd and Violet Hartwig, before they died on Feb. 11. The couple, who had been married for 67 years, died in their home in a very Noteboo ...

Jameis Winston Rape Accuser Speaks Out in Film

The woman who accused football star Jameis Winston of rape is speaking out in a new film.Erica Kinsman shared her story in The Hunting Ground, which filmmakers say seeks to expose the epidemic of violence and institutional cover-ups sweeping college campuses across America.According to Kinsman, the alleged incident oc ...

'Hot Convict' Jeremy Meeks Plans His Modeling Future from Prison

“Hot Convict” Jeremy Meeks says he’s eager to serve out his sentence and is looking ahead to starting a career in modeling and acting.“I’m in a place where I will be able to provide for my family and really change my life,” Meeks told ABC News from a Nevada prison. “I never th ...

'Just So Tragic': Mom of Slain Hostage Pities 'Jihadi John,' Mohammed Emwazi

Angry Principal Calls Cyberbullies ‘Pathetic Cowards’

Nine Found Dead in Missouri

Texas Rep. Introduces Bill to Posthumously Award Medal of Honor to "American Sniper" Chris Kyle

No Charges for Now Against Truck Driver in California Train Crash

Inmates Attack Seven Correctional Officers at SC Prison

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Busy Friday Night For Boys Basketball

Patoka moves to title game of Odin Regional against host Eagles with 48-45 win Thursday night over Christ Our Rock.

Class 1A and 2A Girls State Tournament Gets Underway

Breese Central is set to play their first game in Class 2A at the State Tournament Friday night against Elmhurst Catholic.

Crawford stops 20 shots for 3-0 win over Panthers

Crawford stops 20 shots for 3-0 win over Panthers

Steen scores winner in SO to lift Blues past Jets

Steen scores winner in SO to lift Blues past Jets

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NFL Considering Changes to Combine Drills

Each year college players hoping to make it in the NFL must participate in what is often dubbed the "Underwear Olympics." What was once intended as a convenient loc ...

NFL Appeals Adrian Peterson Ruling

The National Football League is not pleased with Minnesota Judge David Doty's ruling to reinstate Viking's ru ...

Vanderbilt Basketball Coach Apologizes for Postgame Remark

Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings has issued an apology for an "inappropriate comment" during the postgam ...

Cavs knock off Warriors...Rose slated for Friday surgery...George practices...Surgery for Collison

Cavs knock off Warriors...Rose slated for Friday surgery...George practices...Surgery for Collison

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New York Couple to Turn a Combined 212 Years Old

A New York couple married for 82 years will celebrate a major milestone Saturday when the husband, Duranord Veillard, turns 108. The momentous occasion means the co ...

White and Gold or Black and Blue: Why People See the Dress Differently

Everybody, chill.There's a scientific explanation for why #TheDress looks black and blue to some people and w ...

Leprosy Cases Hit Florida Counties

Some people might think of leprosy as a scourge from biblical times, but it still afflicts victims -- and a F ...

Virginia Resident Released After Evaulation for Possible Ebola

A Virginia resident was released from Virginia Hospital Center on Thursday after being evaluated for possible ...


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Leonard Nimoy: “Star Trek” Co-Stars William Shatner and George Takei Remember Their Friend

Leonard Nimoy died on Friday at the age of 83, and Hollywood is reeling from the loss. Flowers will be placed on his Hollywood Walk of Fame star, and many of his fe ...

Catwoman Comes Out as Bisexual in New Comic

Catwoman, the Batman villain/love interest, has come out as bisexual.In the Catwoman No. 39 comic book, which ...

Vanilla Ice: Arrest Is 'Just A Mess and I’m Dealing With It'

Vanilla Ice says his arrest earlier this month in connection with a burglary was “just blown out of pro ...

Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Deny "Blurred Lines" Copyright Infringement Claim

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams appeared in federal court this week, denying they ripped off a Marvin Gaye ...

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