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Two Hurt in Route 37 Crash South of Salem

Two people were taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries following a two vehicle crash early Saturday night in the 27-hundred block of South Broadway just south of Salem.  

Another Late Winter Storm Crosses Area Dumping Heavy Snow

Both the Salem and Centralia Water Plants recorded 7 inches of snow on the ground through seven Sunday morning.  

Spin Out On North Broadway in Salem Results in Head On Crash

Both drivers were injured in a two car crash early Saturday night blamed on slick road conditions on Route 37 North in front of the ESI plant.  

Centralia Man Complains of Minor Injuries In Crash South of Sandoval

A 22-year-old Centralia man complained of minor injuries following a late Saturday night one vehicle crash on Old U.S. 51 south of Sandoval.  

Salem, Centralia, And Central City Snow Routes In Effect; Odin's Is Lifted

Police Beat for Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District Hands Out Numerous Honors

Murray Center Advocates Get First Meeting With Governor Rauner's Staff

Centralia High School Board Receives Update on New Football Stadium

Ex-Gov. Quinn Pushes Consumer Rights, Blasts Rauner's Budget

Centralia Man Draws Five Year Prison Term For Burglary

Effingham to Get Tesla Charging Stations

Rauner Appoints Board of Trustee Members at 3 State Colleges

Metro East Bank Official Held in Alleged Fake Robbery Case

One Pleads Guilty, One Charged in Marion County Court

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

Salem Man Charged With Attempted Burglary

Former Salem Woman Killed in Car-Train Crash

Salem Mayor Re-Elected President of SCIGA

Police Beat for Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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"The People's Court" Missing Mother: Orlando Police Renew Search Years Later

Police in Orlando, Florida, renewed their search for a mother of three whose episode on The People's Court with her former fiance aired the same day she disappeared nearly four years ago.Michelle Parker was last seen on Nov. 17, 2011, the same day the prerecorded episode featuring herself and her former fiance, Dale S ...

Alleged Street Race Driver Charged With Murder in Fatal Los Angeles Crash

One of the alleged drivers involved in a fatal crash stemming from an illegal street race has been charged with murder.Henry Gevorgyan turned himself in to Los Angeles police late Saturday. Police say he was one of the drivers involved in a fatal crash that was the "result of an illegal street race" in the Chatsworth ...

Stolen NASCAR Sprint Cup Race Car Found

Police in Georgia found a NASCAR Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot days before the driver was scheduled to race.Travis Kvapil's No. 44 race car was found Sunday in Loganville, Georgia, according to Team Xtreme Racing. It had been stolen early Friday morning.   We got the @Teamxtreme44 back ...

Snowstorm Heading for Boston Could Break City's All-time Snow Record

The record-breaking month of February may be coming to a close for Boston, but with a new month comes a new snowstorm.A Winter Storm Watch was issued by the National Weather Service early Saturday morning for the city of Boston and much of southern New England, including Hartford, Connecticut, and Providence, Rhode Is ...

Angry Principal Calls Cyberbullies ‘Pathetic Cowards’

California Mother Arrested in Infant Son's Murder

Semi Narrowly Misses Ohio State Trooper, Driver in Dash Cam Video

Federal Court Denies Change of Venue Request from Suspected Boston Marathon Bomber

American Airlines Flight Delayed Nine Hours by Heavy Snow, Mechanical Problem

Utah Man Had 'Mental Breakdown' After Ex-Wife's Death, Daughter Testifies

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Kankakee McNamara Tops Breese Central 55-51

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Khadaizha Sanders scored 19 points and Hanna Mitchell added 12 to lead Kankakee McNamara past Breese Central 55-51 on Saturday to win the Class 2A girls state championship.

Kaskaskia College Falls to Vincennes Trail, 89-71

Kaskaskia College now begins post season play at 8 Wednesday night at Rend Lake College when they take on the winner of the Olney Central/Lincoln Trail game set for Monday night.

Illinois Runs Away from Northwestern 86-60

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Rayvonte Rice scored 19 points in his first start since early January and Illinois buried Northwestern with 3-pointers Saturday, 86-60.

Southern Illinois beats Drake 63-57

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Anthony Beane had 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting to lead Southern Illinois to a 63-57 win over Drake on Saturday.

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Blackhawks Acquire F Antonie Vermette from Coyotes

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired forward Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday for defenseman Klas Dahlbeck and a first round selection in this year& ...

Del Zotto Leads Flyers Past N.Y. Rangers, 4-2

Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto scored the goal-ahead goal, 1:19 into the third period as Philadelphia (2 ...

Blue Jays Sign OF Dayan Viciedo to Minor-League Contract

The Toronto Blue Jays signed outfielder Dayan Viciedo to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring ...

Juan Pierre Retires

Three-time stolen base champion Juan Pierre announced that after playing 14 years in the major leagues, he wi ...

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Florida Boy Who Survived Double Lung Transplant Fulfills Firefighting Dream

A 6-year-old boy has achieved his dream job: being a firefighter.Cameron Witsman, who was born with a lung defect, became an honorary firefighter on Friday in Eusti ...

Dallas Nurse, Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to File Lawsuit Against Texas Health Resources

Dallas nurse Nina Pham is expected to file a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources calling out the company f ...

Disappointing Year for Flu Vaccine Effectiveness

This season's flu vaccine may be even less effective than initially thought.HealthDay News reports that the v ...

Researchers Identify Possible Blood Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers say a simple blood test could help diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome -- a chronic condition that ...


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"Focus" Finds Way to Top of Box Office

Will Smith and Margot Robbie stole the title of box office winner this weekend, as their new movie Focus claimed the top spot.Focus grabbed nearly $20 million, whil ...

Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn Take Part in Chicago's Polar Plunge

Lady Gaga participated in Chicago's polar plunge on Sunday, jumping into the frigid water at North Avenue Bea ...

William Shatner Feels 'Really Awful' He Can't Be At Leonard Nimoy's Funeral

William Shatner said Saturday he feels "really awful" that he will not be able to attend the funeral for Leon ...

Jennifer Lawrence Denies 'Terrible Rumor' Involving Fight with Director David O. Russell

Jennifer Lawrence took to Facebook on Friday to deny rumors that she and director David O. Russell had gotten ...

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