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Five Now In Custody After Trash Bag Meth Fire

Five Now In Custody After Trash Bag Meth Fire

Five people are now in custody on meth-related charges following an investigation that began when a burnt piece of mail was found in a burning trash bag full of meth waste.  

Four Injured in Rt 37 Crash

Marion County Sheriff's Deputies say four people were injured in a wild two vehicle crash Thursday night on Route 37 at the railroad overpass just north of Brubaker Road. 

Centralia To Consider Allowing Boat Dock Construction

The City of Centralia will consider a resolution allowing for the construction of boat docks on both Raccoon Lake and Lake Centralia during their City Council meeting on Monday.

Centralia City School Nurse Honored with Statewide Award

The Grade School Nurse at the Centralia City School District has been named the 2014-2015 school nurse of the year by the Illinois Association of School Nurses. 

Murray Parent Speaks to Salem Chamber of Commerce

Farm Accidents Increase in Illinois Over Past Year

Quinn: No Pension 'Plan B' Before Court Ruling

Odin Holding New Math Program for Parents

Apples, Vendors, and more at Saturday's Applefest

Wamacfest to be held this Weekend

Michigan Man Charged with Gun Crime in Salem

Board Chairman Defends UI Job Denial to Professor

Second Man Charged in Alton Shooting Death

Irvington Physician, Dr. Beguelin, Receives Statewide, Local Recognition

Woman Runs on Foot After Centralia Accident

FMC Water Company to Shut Off Portions of Service Area as Search for Leak Continues

First-Ever Sandoval Fall Festival Takes Place Saturday

Man Grabs $1,700 in Meat and Ice Cream During IGA Contest Finale

Illinois Innocence Project Awarded $250K Grant

Eastern Illinois Football Team Creates an Unwelcome Boom

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Woman Dies at Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

A woman has died at this year's Burning Man, a weeklong art festival in the Nevada desert. Authorities say 29-year-old Alicia Louise Cipicchio, from Jackson, Wyoming, fell under a bus early Thursday morning and was killed. Organizers say this is the first death at the festival in seven years. The festival, which takes ...

Marie and Cristobal: Two Storms and Lots of Questions

As we enter the most active part of the hurricane season in the Atlantic, we have our eyes on both coasts: Tropical Storm Marie in the Pacific and Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic.In the past 24 hours, ABC News' Ginger Zee has fielded some frequently asked questions and wanted to share: One question:   @Ginge ...

Kid Booted Out of Preschool After Mom's Facebook Rant

A negative post on Facebook got Ashley Habat's four-year-old son kicked out of a Callahan, Florida, preschool.Habat says the controversy started when she found out that it was picture day at Sonshine Christian Academy after the fact, although the school said that a notice was included in her son's folder days earlier. ...

Video Captures Colorado Cops Swarming in 'Swatting' Prank

Police in Colorado are searching for the 911 caller who caused SWAT teams to swarm an unsuspecting video game player in a dangerous hoax called “swatting.”Online live-streaming video showed officers bursting into a Littleton, Colorado, video game company on Wednesday with guns drawn. Littleton Police Chief ...

Video of Possible UFO Recorded by Pennsylvania Woman

Sister of Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

USC Football Player Admits He Lied About Injury, Pool Rescue

One Midwest High School, Two American Terrorists

Military Jet Crashes in Virginia

"Cops" Crew Member Killed in Police Shootout with Robbery Suspect

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Friday Night High School Football Scoreboard

Salem falls to 0-4 on the year with a 47-0 loss to Taylorville, while Centralia improves to 4-0 with a 39 to 22 win over Carbondale.  See the rest of the area high school football finals.

Five-run seventh gives Dodgers 8-4 win over Cubs.

Five-run seventh gives Dodgers 8-4 win over Cubs.

Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

Chicago Bulls sign guard E'Twaun Moore

Chicago Bulls sign guard E'Twaun Moore

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Rizzo wins 2014 Branch Rickey Award

Rizzo wins 2014 Branch Rickey Award

Cards outlast Brewers...Bucs sweep Boston out of Pittsburgh...Rangers complete Oakland sweep

Cards outlast Brewers...Bucs sweep Boston out of Pittsburgh...Rangers complete Oakland sweep

Falcons crush Bucs

Falcons crush Bucs

Tigers outlast mistake-prone Wildcats

Tigers outlast mistake-prone Wildcats

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US to Test Ebola Vaccine Amid Growing Outbreak in West Africa

U.S. scientists will begin testing an Ebola vaccine in humans next week, health officials announced Thursday. But it could take 11 months to learn whether the vacci ...

Couples Who Smoke Pot Less Inclined Toward Violence

A controversial new study suggests that married couples who get high on marijuana are less inclined to be inv ...

How to Do the Most for Your Child's Education

If parents leave it up to schools to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to educating their kids, then the ...

Social Media Users Shy Away from Controversial Postings

One of the big complaints about social media is that people seem all too willing to share every opinion they ...


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WATCH: Reese Witherspoon’s Inspiring Message to Boy with Cancer

Reese Witherspoon transformed into “Pink Lady” Elle Woods from her hit movie Legally Blonde to send a hopeful message to a four-year-old boy battling ca ...

Homer Simpson Accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

Even animated characters are accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.In a new video released online, a shirtle ...

Husband of Whitney Houston's Daughter Arrested for DUI

Bobbi Kristina Brown's husband has been arrested and charged with DUI, police said. Nick Gordon attempted to ...

Reports: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Married Saturday in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are now husband and wife, according to People, which is citing multiple sources. ...

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