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Mt. Vernon Man Killed at Home in Gary, Indiana

A 20-year-old Mt. Vernon man has died in a shooting at a home in Gary, Indiana.

Police Beat for Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Odin man arrested for aggravated battery.  Another Odin man is arrested for domestic battery.  Centralia man posts bond after being arrested on a petition to revoke his probation.

Illinois Governor Working with Police on Marijuana Bill

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner is working with Illinois state police on how to handle a proposal to make marijuana possession in small amounts punishable only with fines under a bill he appears poised to sign.

ACLU Praises New Illinois Limits on Cellphone Surveillance

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union is praising a new Illinois law that limits how police can use devices that collect cellphone data and track phone locations.

Illinois Town Hopes Its Levee Can Be Inspected, Deemed Safe

Boy Scouts Faring Well a Year After Easing Ban on Gay Adults

Purple People Eater Balloon Returning to Balloon Fest

Special Court in Madison County Helps Veterans Avoid Jail

Water and Sewer Rates Going Up in Odin

South Central School Board Appoints New Board Member

Two Injured in Salem Accident

McLeansboro Teen Killed In Hamilton County Crash

Four Injured in Wayne County Crash

Rauner Vetoes Construction-Wage, Homecare-Worker Pay Hikes

Rauner OKs Regulating Police Use of Cell-Site Simulators

Illinois Supreme Court to Consider Remap Ballot Measure

Providers: Stop Gap Budget Won't Have 'Meaningful' Impact

Deere Continues Layoffs with 120 at East Moline Plant

Police Review Agency Rules 2 Officer Shootings Unjustified

Illinois Ordered to Rethink Medical Marijuana for Migraines

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Wildfire Near Los Angeles Spreads to 20,000 Acres

A raging wildfire in Santa Clarita, California, just north of Los Angeles, spread to 20,000 acres Saturday and 1,500 homes were ordered evacuated, officials said.The so-called Sand Fire broke was first reported Friday afternoon along the northbound side of the 14 Freeway near Sand Canyon Road. The fast-moving brush fi ...

Soldier Surprises Family on Doorstep, Holds Baby Daughter for the First Time

One soldier took the meaning of “home sweet home” to the max on Thursday.Army Sgt. Eddie Martinez surprised his family on their doorstep, home from his second deployment, this time in Iraq. And he got a surprise of his own, as well: holding his 7-month-old baby girl for the very first time.“It was pr ...

Family of Autistic Man Involved in Miami Police Shooting Say He's 'Utterly Traumatized'

The family of an autistic man, whose caregiver was shot while trying to help him, said he's "utterly traumatized." Arnoldo Rios Soto, 26, had run away from a group home in Miami on Monday when Charles Kinsey, 47, a behavioral therapist went to go help him out of the street. Kinsey was shot in the leg while lying on th ...

Beloved California K-9 Officer Dies in Hot Car Tragedy

A beloved California K-9 officer named "Idol" passed away in a hot police car last month after an unknown malfunction caused the vehicle and its air conditioning to shut off while the dog was in the back, according to the Porterville Police Department.On June 20 Idol's handler decided to put the dog in his air conditi ...

Dangerously High Temperatures Blanket US, Expected to Last Into Next Week

Wildfire Near Los Angeles Chars 11,000 Acres, Threatens Homes

Wildfire Near Los Angeles Chars 5,500 Acres, Threatens Homes

North Miami Police Officer ID'd After Shooting of Unarmed Man

Injured Penguin Gets Back on Her Feet With Special 3-D-Printed Boot Designed by Middle Schoolers

Austin Police Chief ‘Sickened and Saddened’ at Arrest of Breaion King

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Nieuwenhuis hits 2 home runs, Brewers beat Cubs 6-1

Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit two home runs, Zach Davies took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Saturday night.

Gonzalez homers, Turner has 2 RBIs; Dodgers beat Cards 7-2

Adrian Gonzalez hit his eighth home run, red-hot Justin Turner got two more RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat St. Louis 7-2 on Saturday night to end the Cardinals' five-game winning streak.  

Jr Legion Opens 5th Division This Weekend

METROPOLIS - The Salem Post 128 Junior Legion baseball team will get a bye in the opening round of the 5th Division Tournament held in Metropolis.  

12u Wildcats Fall In Sectional Opener

BEARDSTOWN - In what was described by head coach Mike Koehnke as a very "clean game", Salem fell to Bradley-Bourbonnais to open up the Beardstown 12u Sectional 1-0.  

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Team USA Announced with Record 292 Women Headed to Rio Olympics

Despite Zika fears, the U.S. Olympic team was revealed Saturday with a record 292 women headed to Rio de Janeiro. Team USA, which includes 555 athletes (263 men) in ...

White Sox Pitcher Chris Sale Sent Home After 'Clubhouse Incident'

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale was scratched from Saturday night's start against the Detroit Tigers and set hom ...

Report: Le'Veon Bell Faces Four-Game Suspension for Missed Drug Test

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell has reportedly violated the NFL's drug policy. According to ESP ...

Dennis Green, Former Coach of Vikings and Cardinals, Dies at 67

Dennis Green, former NFL coach of the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals, has died at 67. Green spent 13 ...

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New Warnings About Hidden Pool Dangers This Summer

You may be headed to the pool to stay out of the heat this summer, but be careful of a pool parasite plaguing some public pools. A parasite called crypto has appear ...

Cheaper Treatment for Depression May Be as Effective as CBT, Study Says

A nonmedical therapy may be as useful for depressed patients as the "gold standard" of therapy. According to ...

Cancer Survivor and Veteran Wins Lotto 6 Times

  A Virginia woman is celebrating after winning big six times in her state lotto.Donna Boyd-Warren won $1 ...

Journalist With Brain Cancer Thanks Those Who Made Her Life ‘Rich and Beautiful’ in Final Column

"What does it mean when the rest of your life may be measured in weeks?"That's the start of Alison Piepmeier' ...


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Paul McCartney Honored as UK's "Most Successful Album Artist"

The U.K.'s Official Charts Company has presented Paul McCartney with the prestigious Official Chart Record Breaker Award in recognition of the rock legend being the ...

AMC Drops "The Walking Dead" Season 7 Trailer, Release Date

On October 23 at 9 p.m. Eastern, fans of The Walking Dead will finally got to see which one of Rick ...

Marvel's "Iron Fist," "Luke Cage," "The Defenders" -- Netflix Socks It to Comic-Con

As its hard-hitting "Hell's Kitchen Heroes" would, Marvel came out swinging at San Diego Comic-Con Thursday, ...

Leslie Jones Is Back on Twitter, Firing Back

Leslie Jones is back on Twitter after nearly 72 hours of social media silence. The Ghostbusters&nbs ...

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