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Illinois 'Fracking' Off to Slow Start Amid Oil-Price Slump

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Fracking is off to a feeble start in Illinois as slumping oil prices and the rigors of Illinois' new regulations have energy interests waiting on the sidelines.

Coal Mining Simulator Coming to Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Illinois coal miners will get a chance to learn how to react to emergencies without setting foot in a coal mine.

Police Beat for Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Arrests made for DUI, outstanding ordinance violation warrant and for driving on suspended license.  

Car Sideswipes Propane Truck on U.S. 51 North of Vernon

Both drivers were airlifted from the scene when a car and propane tanker truck collided Saturday morning on U.S. 51 just north of Vernon in extreme Southern Fayette County.  

Farina Woman Hurt in One Vehicle Crash

Centralia Man Appeals Driving on Revoked Conviction Based on Secretary of State Mailing

Work Release Prisoner Charged With Escape

85,000 Temporary Driver's Licenses Issued to Immigrants

Patient Transport System Unveiled at Scott Air Force Base

Police Beat for Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Amazon to Start Collecting Sales Tax in Illinois

Problems With Both Engines And Potential For Icing Conditions Reported Before Kentucky Plane Crash

Marion County Hunters Took 2,637 Deer in 2014

Numbers of Illinois Households on Food Stamps Still Rising

Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.2 Percent, Lowest Since '08

Illinois Governor Makes Several Cabinet Appointments

Illinois' AG Blocks Lottery Termination Agreement

Raccoon Grade School Teacher Scores Grant

Centralia to Talk Tourism During Monday City Council Meeting

Booths Still Available for Centralia Home Show

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Two Killed in Shooting at New York City Home Depot

Two people were shot inside a Home Depot store in New York City on Sunday.ABC News has confirmed that two employees were shot at the Home Depot on 23rd Street and 5th Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Police believe the incident may have been a murder-suicide. The store was crowded at the time of the shooting as New Yorkers ...

Two Shot at New York City Home Depot

Two people were shot inside a Home Depot store in New York City on Sunday.ABC News has confirmed that two people were shot at the Home Depot on 23rd Street and 5th Avenue on Sunday afternoon. The circumstances of the shooting were unclear, though it did not appear that shots were fired at anyone on the street.The cond ...

Three Killed, 10 Injured in Omaha Shooting

Three people were killed and 10 more injured in a shooting at a house party in Omaha, Nebraska Saturday.According to a press release from the office of Mayor Jean Stothert, dozens of people may have witnessed the shooting. Two women and one man were killed and five others were shot. The incident occurred at about 1:45 ...

Winter Weather Expected to Hit Northeast

With winter weather and a possible blizzard heading for the northeast, many are worried about the potential travel nightmare. From northern Virginia up through Maine, the National Weather Service has issued winter storm watches and winter weather advisories. "Heavy snow and strong wind, even blizzard conditions, are p ...

Patriots Coach Says 'Climatic Conditions' May Have Under-Inflated Balls

F-16s Scrambled to Escort Jets After Twitter Bomb Threat

Patriots Coach Belichick Blames Under-Inflated Balls on 'Climatic Conditions'

Sexual Assaults Under Investigation at Iowa State University

F-16s Scrambled to Escort Jets After Bomb Threat

New York Man Dead After Killing Three, Including Daughter: Police

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Salem Wildcat Bowlers Headed to State

The Cats finished in sixth place at the Herrin Sectional on Saturday.  The top six teams advanced to State at O'Fallon this Friday.  

Edwardsville Tops Centralia to Win SIT Championship

Mt. Vernon wins third place game, while Salem drops consolation championship game to Marion after beating Mattoon earlier in the day to advance to the title game.  

HS Boys BB Round-Up: Woodlawn Wins Midland Trail Conference Tourney

See all of the Southern Illinois boys tournament results. 

Girls HS BB Round-Up: South Central Wins National Trail Conference Consolation Championship

Christ Our Rock wins 12th in a row.  Belleville West wins Highland Tournament.  

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Scoreboard Roundup - 1/25/15

NBA: Miami Heat 96 (20-24) - Chicago Bulls 84 (29-17) Cleveland Cavaliers 108 (25-20) - Oklahoma City Thunder 98 (22-22) Top 25 Men's College Basketball:(2) Virgini ...

Browns W.R. Josh Gordon Facing One-Year Ban

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon failed another drug test and will now face a one-year suspension, ...

Mike Krzyzewski Wins 1,000th Game in Duke's 77-68 Victory over St. John's

The wait is over.  Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski won his 1,000th game after his team beat St. John's 7 ...

Ohio State gets Past (23) Indiana, 82-70

D'Angelo Russell wasn't a heralded player heading into this season, but that's all changed as he continued hi ...

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UK Ebola Patient Released from Hospital, Free of Virus

The Ebola patient admitted to a London hospital in December was discharged on Saturday and is now virus-free.Pauline Cafferkey, a Scottish nurse, had returned from ...

Epileptic Boy's Parents Frustrated by Delays Plaguing Medical Marijuana Rollout

Andrea Saretti's son Sam starts the day each morning by putting on a special helmet and medical bracelet to p ...

Sorry, Pregnant Women, New Study Is Not a Carte Blanche to Eat Sushi

Despite jubilant tweets and Facebook posts to the contrary, a new study does not reverse decades of advice pr ...

CDC Issues Health Alert Over Measles Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control issued a health alert on Friday to health department and hospitals around the ...


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"American Sniper" Retains Top Spot at Box Office

For the second week in a row, American Sniper dominated the box office.The film, starring Bradley Cooper, is about Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and one of the dea ...

Latest “Hunger Games” Sequel Becomes Highest-Grossing 2014 Movie

Part 1" - Lionsgate(NEW YORK) — The latest film in The Hunger Games series has just become the highest- ...

"American Sniper": How Bradley Cooper Always Stayed in Character On Set

Bradley Cooper recently earned an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Chris Kyle and for good reason.Not only did ...

Taylor Swift Ends the 'Mystery,' Shows Bellybutton in Instagram Photo

  Pop superstar Taylor Swift put an end to one mystery this weekend, posting an Instagram picture of hers ...

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