The Daily American - Benton, IL
Posted at 4:00 AM

Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.

Updated at 11:42 PM

Waltonville-Sesser-Valier had the tying run on base twice in the late innings of Saturday's Class 2A Softball Regional championship game at Du Quoin, but both times Pinckneyville found ways to get out of the jam and the Lady Panthers held on for a...

Updated at 11:37 PM

With the smoke still pouring off their bats from a semifinal win over West Frankfort, Du Quoin kept their hot streak — and their season — alive with a 5-1 win in Saturday's Class 2A Baseball Regional championship, avenging a pair of...

Updated at 10:28 PM

A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were tossed to the sand before it flew above palm trees and over four lanes of traffic, police said.

Updated at 10:22 PM

From conch fritters to swanky sushi, tour the top restaurants found in Nassau, Bahamas.

Updated at 10:22 PM

Summery watermelon makes a refreshing splash in this blended, tequila-laced margarita.

Updated at 10:22 PM

Allow your patriotism to shine and make these sweet homemade popsicles.

Updated at 10:00 PM

Kaitlyn may have been chosen as the Bachelorette, but the recently rejected

Updated May 25, 2015 at 8:24 PM

Hyundai sells its Santa Fe crossover family wagon in Medium and Large, differentiated not only by trim, toys and engines, but also by an extra row of seats. Unless you put the two side by side, itís hard to tell at a glance which is the 8.5...

Updated May 25, 2015 at 8:14 PM

The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, a senior federal law enforcement official said Monday.

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