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Central Illinois man arrested in connection with the death of his girlfriend

MACON COUNTY - A central Illinois man is in jail after Macon County Sheriff's deputies found his deceased girlfriend's body hidden in tall weeds near an intersection in Macon County. More>>

Interim principal hired for Decatur's MacArthur High School

DECATUR - The Decatur Public Schools Board of Education has hired an interim principal for MacArthur High School. More>>

Candidates for U.S. Senate, governor to attend agricultural forum

BLOOMINGTON - Illinois' candidates for U.S. Senate and governor will outline their views on state agricultural issues at a forum Wednesday afternoon. More>>

New forensics lab opened in southern Illinois

BELLEVILLE - The Illinois State Police have opened a new forensics laboratory in southern Illinois to help them solve crimes. More>>

Kidzeum of Health and Science receives $100,000 donation

SPRINGFIELD - The Kidzeum of Health and Science has received a significant donation from Scheels. More>>

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  • Huge waves wow throngs in Southern California

    Huge waves wow throngs in Southern California

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:18 AM EDT2014-08-28 06:18:48 GMT
    Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave...More >>
    Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave off...More >>
  • University bets $10 million on poor city's kids

    University bets $10 million on poor city's kids

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:49:17 GMT
    On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by...More >>
    On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former...More >>
  • Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

    Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 05:49:16 GMT
    When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.More >>
    When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.More >>
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  • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:59:20 GMT
    Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15.More >>
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World Health Organization said Thursday.More >>
  • Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    Strategic Ukraine town under rebel control

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:59:16 GMT
    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.More >>
    Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," as concerns grew about the opening of a...More >>
  • India urges millions of poor to open bank accounts

    India urges millions of poor to open bank accounts

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:48:46 GMT
    India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for poor Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders.More >>
    India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for poor Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders.More >>
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