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Medicaid Paid $12M To Deceased Illinois Residents

CHICAGO (AP) - An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records.

Olney Woman Gets Jail for Hindering Murder Probe

CARMI, Ill. (AP) - The girlfriend of a southern Illinois man who's imprisoned for the shooting deaths of two campers has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for hindering the investigation.

Another IDNR Official Departs

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A top Illinois Department of Natural Resources official from DuBois in Washington County is the latest administrator to leave the agency.

Brownstown Man Leads St. Elmo Police on Car Chase, Wrecks Squad Car

A 20-year-old Brownstown man faces multiple charges after leading St. Elmo Police on a high speed chase that at one point involved a head on crash involving the squad car. 

Three Area Railroad Crossings to Receive Improvements

IDOT Set to Improve Route 37

Taylorville Couple Wins $20M Lotto Jackpot

SIU to Keep Fall Tuition for Newcomers Unchanged

Illinois Approved for No Child Left Behind Waiver

Odin Easter Egg Hunt for Residents This Saturday

10,000 Eggs To be Hidden in Wamac Park for Easter Egg Hunt

Marion County Court Report for 4/18

Police Beat for Friday, April 18th 2014

Greenville Man Sentenced for Child Porn

Beaman Files New Lawsuit in ISU case

South Central to Upgrade Computer Systems

Push Aims To Get Fairmount Park Back On Gambling Bill

Beef Prices On The Rise

Plan To Deny Firearms Cards to Medical Pot Users Is Nixed

Judge Puts Off Ruling in Suit Against Rutherford

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Obama Presents Navy Football with Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy

The Naval Academy ended their season 9-4, a solid feat for any team, but their bigger accomplishment: taking home the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.And Friday, President Obama presented the team with the trophy for the second time in two years and 9th time in the past 11 years.“This is a team that also had a ...

High School Students Sacrifice Cellphones for Kid with Leukemia

When the varsity hockey team at Billerica Memorial High School in Billerica, Mass., was brainstorming ways to help a young pee-wee hockey player with leukemia, they came up with the typical fundraising ideas like a 5-K race.Then, one of their teammate’s father, Glen Corbett, came up with an idea that would both ...

Kansas City Highway Shooting Suspect Charged with 18 Felonies

The man suspected of shooting at cars as they traveled on Kansas City, Mo., highways in recent weeks has been identified and charged with 18 felonies, authorities announced Friday. Mohammad Whitaker, 27, is accused of shooting into at least nine cars, injuring two of the drivers, in incidents dating to the beginning o ...

NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say

An outbreak of mumps among New Jersey college students has highlighted the “weak sister” in the MMR vaccine.At least eight students at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken have contracted the contagious virus despite having received two doses of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, according t ...

Seattle Restaurant Ad Shows Jesus Smoking a Joint

Pot-Smoking Jesus Takes Edge Off in Controversial Burger Ad

Fox Is Giving the White House Trouble

Good Samaritan Prevents Possible Murder-Suicide in NJ

Fast Food Workers Rewarded for Fast Action That Saved Customer’s Life

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

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Salem Track Finishes 3rd At Orphans Invite

Salem Track Finishes 3rd At Orphans Invite

Salem Nips Okawville In Eight Innings

Salem Nips Okawville In Eight Innings



Riley & Isaak Continue Dominance For Patoka

Riley & Isaak Continue Dominance For Patoka

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Cardinals Place RHP Joe Kelly on DL

 The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-hander Joe Kelly on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Kelly was injured while trying to beat ...

ESPN: Texans Exercise Contract Option on J.J. Watt

 The Texans have officially exercised the fifth-year option in defensive end J.J. Watt's contract for th ...

Clippers' Blake Griffin Advocates Medical Marijuana in the NBA

He may not be the first one to do it, but Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin may be the biggest NBA s ...

Bulls Confident in Derrick Rose's Return

The Chicago Bulls may be gearing up for a playoff run, but the team is also eagerly awaiting the return of po ...

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'Pee Parties' Latest Baby-Making Trend

Conception has gone social. Pee parties -- also known as POAS, or Pee on a Stick Parties -- are the latest way women are taking what was once a very private moment ...

What Led to Former “DWTS” Co-Host’s Cancer Diagnosis

Months before former Dancing with the Stars co-host and ET correspondent Samantha Harris received a diagnosis ...

Rise in Women Using Surrogates for Social Reasons

For most women, carrying their own baby is the ultimate joy. More and more women, however, are turning to sur ...

Why ESPN Anchor Refuses to Let Cancer Win

Stuart Scott is an ESPN original and the man GQ magazine once said put the hip-hop in sportscasting.When the ...


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Lindsay Lohan: "Conquest List" Story Was "Humiliating"

In the series finale of Lindsay Lohan's OWN reality series this Sunday night, the actress becomes emotional as she discusses the fallout from a magazine publishing ...

Is There Drama on the Set of "Glee?"

Is there trouble on the set of Glee?Sources told TMZ that Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry on the Fox musi ...

"Law & Order" Creator Developing Series for A&E

Law & Order creator Dick Wolf is developing a non-fiction series for A&E.The tentatively-titled D.O.A ...

Bryan Singer's Accuser Addresses Sex Abuse Claims

The man who has sued Bryan Singer, claiming he was sexually abused as a teen by the X-Men director, addressed ...

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