State and Local News

Interviews

Mike Bost 09-17-2014

State Rep. and Republican Congressional Candidate Mike Bost joins us.

Bruce Wallace 09-17-2014

Executive Director of the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce, Bruce Wallace, joins us to discuss this weekend’s BBQ Championship and Murphysboro Blues Festival.

David Luechtefeld 09-16-2014

Republican State Senator David Luechtefeld joins us to discuss the November election and the possibility of the Sparta World Shooting Complex falling into the hands of the private sector.

Skip Cosgrove 09-16-2014

Mark ‘Skip’ Cosgrove joins us to discuss the response to the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall last weekend.


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  • White House intruder was armed with knife September 21, 2014
    A man who jumped a fence and entered the White House was carrying a knife, officials say.
  • Afghan presidential candidates sign unity deal September 21, 2014
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal Sunday, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops.
  • California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees September 21, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say four of five inmates who escaped from a central California jail have been caught.
  • Florida prison system fires 32 guards after inmate deaths: Miami Herald September 21, 2014
    (Reuters) - The secretary of Florida's prison system has fired nearly three dozen guards in the wake of the recent scrutiny given to inmate deaths across the state during recent years, the Miami Herald newspaper reported. Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews dismissed 32 guards on Friday, according to the newspaper. All of them had
  • Police capture four of five escaped California inmates September 21, 2014
    (Reuters) - Police have recaptured four of the five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Saturday. The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped on Friday shortly after 9 p.m. local time from the Madera County jail, about 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Fresno, s
  • Wife of British IS hostage pleads for his release September 20, 2014
    London (AFP) - The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State jihadists implored his captors to release him, saying Saturday she could not see how his death could assist any cause.
  • Why Secret Service didn’t shoot intruder September 20, 2014
    Agents defend their decision to hold their fire after a man scales the White House fence.
  • Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis September 20, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York.
  • Egypt's president ready to back anti-IS fight September 21, 2014
    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.
  • Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days September 21, 2014
    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just ou

RSS World News

  • PM: Al Qaeda will fail in India
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will fail if it seeks to spread its terror network into his country because Muslims there "will die for India."
  • PM: Al Qaeda will fail in India
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will fail if it seeks to spread its terror network into his country because Muslims there "will die for India."
  • Police: Couple confesses to death of woman in suitcase
    A Chicago man confessed to killing his girlfriend's mother, whose body was found last month in a suitcase outside a hotel in Indonesia, police in Bali tell CNN.