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Democrats Won't Consider Short Term Budget To Assure School Funding

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP)   Illinois Democrats say they won't take up Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's suggestion for a short-term budget fix before they conclude this year's legislative session on Tuesday night. 

TJ Howard Posts Bond Again Following Latest Arrest Monday Night

A 29-year-old Centralia man has posted bond following his latest arrest for criminal trespass to government supported property.  

CORLHS Honor Students

Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School honored its seniors and other outstanding students during its 12th annual Awards Night held May 6 in the school gymnasium.

Christ Our Rock Prom

Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School's Junior/Senior prom royalty this year are King Darahn Sparks and Queen Sicily Gans.  The theme was the Roaring 20s held April 15th.  

Wuebbels Surprised With Award

Two Killed When Out of Control Car Strikes Two Motorcycles Head On Monday Night Near Kell

KC Students Creating Map App for Visitors and Students

Centralia Woman Arrested Following Green Street Road Crash

Child Death Task Force Activated to Investigate Death of Salem Infant

Kell Sets City Wide Rummage Sales and Village Wide Cleanup

Police Beat for Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Senate OKs Plan to Reopen State Museum, Repair Fairgrounds

Senate OKs Bill to Give Unpaid Leave to Sexual Abuse Victims

Centralia Woman Arrested After Car Runs Off Green Street Road and Hits Building

Two Hurt in Sunday Night Green Street Road Crash

Hope of Illinois Budget Agreement Dimming Before Deadline

Those Attending Memorial Day Service In Salem Told 1.5-Million Have Given Their Lives For Our Freedom

Colonel Mace Carpenter Gives Speech in Honor of Memorial Day

Illinois House OKs Plan to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois Lawmakers Propose Study of Lead in State Water

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Cincinnati Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Gorilla Incident at Zoo

The shooting death of an endangered silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday to rescue a toddler who had fallen into the enclosure has garnered national outrage from animal rights activists and citizens concerned about zoo safety.On Tuesday, prosecutors from Hamilton County, Ohio have said that the Cincinn ...

Alleged Houston Shooter Was Veteran, Stepmother Says 'I Think He Was Haunted' by Time in Afghanistan

After a 25-year-old veteran was identified by ABC station KTRK-TV as the alleged gunman behind a deadly shooting in west Houston, the young man's devastated stepmother told ABC News, "I think he was haunted by everything he experienced" in Afghanistan.Police have not confirmed the identity of the shooter, who also die ...

Texas Zookeeper Who Raised Killed Gorilla from Birth Mourns His Death

One of the zookeepers who raised the gorilla shot dead at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday said the loss of the animal was "no different than losing a family member that was very close to you."Jerry Stones, the facilities director for the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas, the birthplace of Harambe, told ABC affil ...

Taxi Takes Flight Through Chicago O'Hare Airport Glass Doors, Causing Major Damage

Courtesy Daniel X. O’Neil(CHICAGO) — A taxi cab literally took a flight right through the glass-door entrance at Chicago O'Hare International Airport on Memorial Day.The driver jumped the curb at Terminal 3 Monday and smashed into the entrance, causing major damage, Chicago police reportedly said.No one was ...

Three Girls Killed, Eight Injured in Car Crash Near Orlando, Florida

Former College Swimmer Drowns During Lifeguard Tryouts

Five People Injured in Memorial Day Shooting in Baltimore

10,000 Flags Planted on National Mall to Commemorate Our Nation’s Heroes

Bloody Weekend Leaves 4 Dead, Dozens Wounded in Chicago

Vandals Set Off Illegal Fireworks, Setting Home Ablaze in Maryland

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Salem Shows Well At Effingham Memorial Day Tournament...SC Wins Mt Vernon Tournament.

EFFINGHAM - The Salem travel baseball teams were busy with play at the Effingham Tournament over the weekend with the 12 and 10U Cats each bringing home championships.  

2016 Midland Trail Conference -- Baseball All-Conference Team

The following are the members of the 2016 All-MTC Baseball Team for 2016.  They include MVP Brandon Repking of North Clay.  

Salem Shows Well At Effingham Memorial Day Tournament...SC Wins Mt Vernon Tournament.

EFFINGHAM - The Salem travel baseball teams were busy with play at the Effingham Tournament over the weekend with the 12 and 10U Cats each bringing home championships.  

Mt Vernon Advances....North Clay's Season Ends At Supers

UNDATED - The prep baseball and softball post season continued yesterday as Super Sectionals were held in small school play.  

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Golden State Warriors Top Oklahoma City Thunder, Advance to NBA Finals

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Despite scoring only 42 points in the first half — a first half low for a home game this year — the Gold ...

Warriors complete rally, reach finals

     OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are making a return trip to the NBA Final ...

Pens take opener on Bonino's tally

     PITTSBURGH (AP) - Nick Bonino has come up with another huge goal in the Stanley Cup playof ...

Bogaerts stretches streak...Harvey returns to form

     UNDATED (AP) - Xander Bogaerts extended his hitting streak this afternoon, while Matt Harv ...

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Woman's Physical Condition May Have Saved Her During Shark Attack

A woman's physical condition may have saved her during a Memorial Day weekend shark attack. In Newport Beach, California, on Sunday, Maria Korcsmaros was bitten by ...

Mommy Blogger Josi Denise Explains Why She Quit; Says Blog ‘Consumed’ Her Life

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Josi Denise was a popular “mommy blogger,” writing about her p ...

WHO Strengthens Guidelines to Prevent Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

iStock/Thinkstock(GENEVA) — The World Health Organization has strengthened its guidelines for Zika due t ...

“General Hospital” Actress Kirsten Storms Taking Leave from Show Because of Skin Issues

ABC News(NEW YORK) — General Hospital actress Kirsten Storms is taking a break from the show because of ...


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James Bond Director Says Next 007 Will "Not Be What You Expect"

The next actor to portray James Bond will be an unexpected candidate, according to recent 007 director Sam Mendes. Speaking at the Hay festival to The Guardian, th ...

Directors Come to Keira Knightley's Rescue After "Begin Again" Director Knocks Her

Keira Knightley has a more than a few hit films and a couple of Oscar nominations to her credit, but she's al ...

Former "The Shield" Actor Michael Jace Found Guilty of Murdering Wife

Former The Shield actor Michael Jace has been found guilty of second-degree murder in connection with the fa ...

Dan Aykroyd Says New "Ghostbusters" Has "More Laughs...Than the First Two"

In a post on his Facebook page -- one that unsurprisingly sparked yet another flurry of angry comments on the ...

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