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Mt. Vernon Police Arrest Three During Drug Bust on Mt. Vernon Home

Mt. Vernon Police Arrest Three During Drug Bust on Mt. Vernon Home

Three Mt. Vernon residents are in custody on multiple drug charges after the Mt. Vernon Police/Jefferson County Sheriff's Office High Risk Team executed a search warrant on Friday.

Salem Woman Arrested on Drug and Traffic Charges

A 26-year-old Salem woman has been arrested by Marion County Sheriff's Deputies on several drug and traffic charges following a Friday night traffic stop.  

Marion County Sheriff's Department Investigate Two Burglary-Theft Cases

Marion County Sheriff's Deputies report homes in Iuka and Northeast of Salem entered and items taken.

Police Beat for Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Salem man arrested for criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.  Mt. Vernon woman arrested on drug charges.  Two being held on petitions to revoke their probation.  Centralia Police investigate reports of gunfire.  

Salem Police Report Two Tobacco Retailers Sold Tobacco to Minors in Latest Check

Dick Van Dyke Coming to Hometown to Restore Home

Medical Marijuana Advocates Cheer Rauner's About-Face

College-in-Prison Program Offers Courses to Danville Inmates

Illinois Students Give Civil War Vets 'Their Identity Back'

Bond Set at $150,000 for Centralia Woman Charged with 3 Counts of Theft

Bond Set at $250,000 For Texas Man Charged With Bandy's Pharmacy Burglary

Centralia Man Once Again Free On Bond With Seven Felony and Three Felony Traffic Charges Pending

Maschhoffs Take Swift Action on Animal Abuse Allegations

State Budget Director: No Budget Would Have 'Devastating Consequences'

Rauner Reverses Course on Medical Marijuana, Backs Expansion

Charges Filed In Connection With Death of Jackson County Inmate

Fatal Carjacking Suspect Killed Near St. Louis Is Identified

Drew Peterson's Defense Rests After Calling 3 Witnesses

Senate Sends 2 More School-Funding Revamps to House

Odin Firemen Picnic Shuttle Parking Due to Wet Grounds

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Tropical Storm Bonnie Forms Off the Southeast Coast for Holiday Weekend

Tropical Storm Bonnie was swirling off the coast of South Carolina Saturday night, disturbing Sunday plans for beachgoers. According to the National Hurricane Center, 40 mile-per-hour winds and heavy rains from the second named storm of the season were hitting South Carolina and southern North Carolina's coast Saturda ...

Three-Year-Old Picked Up by Gorilla Inside Enclosure at Cincinnati Zoo

A 3-year-old boy escaped without serious injury after he crawled through a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo and into a gorilla enclosure, where he was picked up by a 400-pound gorilla, the zoo director said.After the boy crawled through the barrier Saturday, he fell into a moat, where he was picked up and carried around ...

Kansas Boy, 11, Swept Away by Fast-Moving Creek After Flash Floods

Authorities in Kansas resumed the search for the body of an 11-year-old boy who was swept away by a fast-moving creek in Wichita on Friday night, hours after flash flooding moved through the area.The boy, whose name has not been released, fell into an unnamed creek that feeds into the Arkansas River at about 7:30 p.m. ...

Officials to Lift Plane Wreckage From Hudson River in Crash Investigation

  Investigators were expected on Saturday to lift the wreckage from the World War II-era single-seat fighter plane that crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot.The Coast Guard said the Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to conduct salvage operations of the ai ...

Video Shows NJ Police Officer Narrowly Avoiding Being Pinned by Massive Tree

Cops Search Sonoma County in Case of Abducted California Teen Pearl Pinson

WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in NYC's Hudson River, Body Recovered

WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River

Kate Steinle's Family Sues Federal Agencies After Alleged Murder By Undocumented Immigrant

WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River, Officials Say

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The baseball post season continues.

In 1A sectional semifinals last night at Carlinville, Brendan Killion struck out 10 and allowed just 2 hits helping Okawville to a 3-0 win over Carrollton.  The Rockets will play Valmeyer today at 1pm for the sectional title.

Softball Post Season Scores/Schedules

In 1A softball sectional semifinals today at Altamont it will be Casey Westfield taking on Raymond Lincolnwood.  New Athens will host Lebanon.

Snyder Signs With Greenville

CENTRALIA - Centralia 3-year varsity letter winner and starter Evalynne Snyder has signed to play volleyball next year at Greenville College.  

State Track Finals Today At Charleston

CHARLESTON - The state track and field finals will be held today in all 3 classes.  In 1A, South Central grad and Patoka sprinter Chase Riley will compete in the 100m finals.

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New Orleans Pelicans Player Bryce Dejean-Jones Shot Dead in Dallas

New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was shot dead after he broke down the door to an apartment in Dallas, police said Saturday, according to ESPN.Dallas p ...

Cleveland Cavaliers Advance to NBA Finals

One half of the NBA finals are set. The Cleveland Cavaliers secured their spot in the championship round afte ...

Raptors' Bismack Biyombo Faces Suspension After Fourth Flagrant Foul

Raptors center Bismack Biyombo has hit his fourth flagrant foul of the postseason. In Game 6 of the Eastern C ...

Ole Miss Responds to NCAA Allegations with Self-Imposed Penalties

Ole Miss has acknowledged the 28 allegations of misconduct the NCAA made against the school in January by iss ...

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Meet The Baby Who Looks Like A Pint-Sized Gordon Ramsay

Do you see the resemblance? His name is Arlo-Blue, and he's the baby that the internet is calling Gordon Ramsay's miniature doppelganger. After Claire Dempster twee ...

Teen Escorts Terminally Ill Mom to High School Prom

An Idaho teen escorted his mom to prom last month, after she feared she'll miss his future wedding day.Kerry ...

This Robot Is Being Taught to Flinch as Though It's Reacting to Pain

Robots with emotion. Robots that can do our jobs. Robotic friends. Next up: Robots that can feel pain.Researc ...

Window Washers Dress Up as Superheroes to Delight Young Hospital Patients

The young patients at the University of Missouri Children's hospital were thrilled Thursday when they looked ...


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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 to have these curves.” And indeed she knows how l ...

“'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 ...

Bill Cosby: What's Next for His Sexual Assault Trial

Bill Cosby in a Dec. 30, 2015 booking photo released by the Cheltenham Township, PA Police DepartmentEarlier t ...

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Reach Divorce Settlement

Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin have moved one step closer to finalizing their divorce. The ...

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