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Wind Chill values overnight expected to drop below zero

Wind Chill values overnight expected to drop below zero

Bitter cold temperatures and gust winds will move in Saturday night and stick around until Tuesday when the temperature will once again get above freezing. Here’s the forecast: Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Sunday Mostly sunny,…Read More »

Fayette County police chase ends in crash on I-70   

Fayette County police chase ends in crash on I-70   

A police chase ended in a traffic crash on westbound Interstate 70 near the  Brownstown exit early Friday night. State Police say a juvenile fleeing an attempted traffic stop by a St. Elmo Police Officer was traveling at a high rate of speed when losing control while crossing an elevated bridge.   The car then hit…Read More »

Local Sports

No. 24 Illinois hangs on to beat Northwestern 75-71

No. 24 Illinois hangs on to beat Northwestern 75-71

Trent Frazier scored 16 points, including hitting four 3-pointers, to lead No. 24 Illinois to a 75-71 win over Northwestern. Illinois (13-4, 5-2 Big Ten) had five players in double figures on Saturday. Ayo Dosunmu scored 14 points, Giorgi Bezhanishvili had 13, Kofi Cockburn 12 and Andres Feliz added 10. Robbie Beran led Northwestern (6-11,…

Orphans Fall To Carbondale, Salem Resumes 2nd Half With Tribe Today

Orphans Fall To Carbondale, Salem Resumes 2nd Half With Tribe Today

The Salem Wildcats had their game with Breese postponed last night due to the weather forecast.  Salem will be back in action today when they complete the 2nd half of their game with Carlyle.  Game time will resume at 1pm just beginning the 2nd half with Salem leading 22-10. Centralia v Carbondale Last night, Centralia…

Salem Opens Up Highland Tournament Today, Pink Out Announced

Salem Opens Up Highland Tournament Today, Pink Out Announced

The Salem Lady Cats open up the Scott Credit Union Highland Girls Basketball Tournament today when they take on Belleville West at 1pm.  The day at Highland starts at 10am with Civic Memorial and Althoff followed by Collinsville and Breese Central at 11:30.  Following Salem and West today will be TTown and Triad at 2:30. …