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Marion County records another 20 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday   

Marion County records another 20 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday   

The Marion County Health Department is reporting 20 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and no additional deaths. Of the 20 new cases, none were long-term care residents and one was a student not in class during their infectious period.  The Health Department found 14 of the cases are from community spread and six from household…Read More »

Documents: Illinois House spent $330K for 2 weeks of rent

Documents: Illinois House spent $330K for 2 weeks of rent

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House spent $187,000 in taxpayer money to rent out Springfield’s downtown convention center last week after the coronavirus pandemic forced lawmakers from the Capitol. Lawmakers met at the Bank of Springfield Center in downtown Springfield, the second time the House has conducted business outside the Capitol since the pandemic…Read More »

Man held without bond for threatening inauguration violence

Man held without bond for threatening inauguration violence

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man was ordered held without bond for allegedly threatening the lives of President Joe Biden and other Democrats before the inauguration. U.S. Magistrate Judge Gabriel Fuentes on Thursday rejected a defense argument that there was no evidence Louis Capriotti had any real plan to act on the threat. The 45-year-old…Read More »

Police: Illinois girl, 3, fell from window, died from cold

Police: Illinois girl, 3, fell from window, died from cold

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old northwestern Illinois girl died after she apparently fell from a window on a frigid night and couldn’t get back inside her family’s home. Rock Island police say Charlotte Handelman appears to have fallen out of a second-floor window at her family’s Rock Island home between 11…Read More »

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KC Volleyball Loaded With Area Talent Opens Up Season Today

KC Volleyball Loaded With Area Talent Opens Up Season Today

The KC volleyball team will open up their season today as they host Frontier College at 1pm.  Kim Rahar’s squad features a ton of area talent including Centralia’s Jacqueline Grimes, Alyssa Hutton and Mady Becker; Carlyle’s Molly Diekemper and Brooklynn Smith as well as Mater Dei’s Gabby Jamruk, Baylee Richter and Carter Mohesky.

Elite Head To Damiansville For Weekend Action

Elite Head To Damiansville For Weekend Action

The SI Elite 8th Grade AAU basketball team that includes athletes from Franklin Park, Iuka, Central City, Woodlawn, Bluford, Irvington and Raccoon, will return to action with 4 games this weekend. They will play in Damiansville on Saturday at 8am when they take on Hoop Squad followed at 3pm against the Shockers.  Then on Sunday,…

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