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Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the man accused of kidnapping University of Illinois visiting scholar YingYing Zhang.

The Carbondale City Council is directing the town's tourism agency to narrow its focus.

Carbondale Tourism executive director Cinnamon Wheeles -Smith says her organization has been working to attract visitors to town for overnight stays. But, now she says the City Council is wanting it to just get people to town for the day, or hopefully for longer.

Cape Girardeau will field a team in the Prospect League starting in 2019.

Local officials made the announcement Friday at the Cape Girardeau Sportsplex.

22nd Annual Science In The South Conference

Jan 19, 2018

SIU hosted the 22nd annual Science in the South Conference Friday.

Dozens of K-12 educators from around Illinois gathered at the Student Center Friday for the annual Science in the South Conference.

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The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be announced next week.

In this edition of Reading Baseball, Pete Peterson tells us about the person who some consider the most despised member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

A lawsuit against Illinois’ Department of Healthcare and Family Services claims the state illegally withholds medically necessary services from children with severe mental health disorders. The case was settled in federal court this week.

One man was killed and another seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash early Thursday morning in Washington County.

Illinois State Police say 35-year-old Matthew McKinley of Coulterville died in the accident, while 40-year-old Michael Barfield, Jr. of Nashville suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to a regional hospital.

Salem Police Warn About Hard to Spot Scam

Jan 18, 2018

A new phone scam is going around the Salem area.

Phone scams are becoming more common and now they use local numbers to get you to answer the phone.

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