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Updated at 9:43 AM

An explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least one miner, rebel and government officials said. An injured miner reported seeing five bodies.

Posted at 10:05 AM

The next time you use your cell phone to hail an Uber, beware: Your driver could be a serial killer.Or at least that's what CBS' new drama

Updated at 8:43 AM

Smart-watch manufacturer Pebbles has the most successful Kickstarter in history having pulled in over $15.5 million so far. And they still have 23 days left.

Updated at 8:37 AM

A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

Updated at 8:29 AM

Police in Pakistan this week have arrested 513 parents who refused to have their kids vaccinated against polio. The polio vaccine has nearly eliminated the disease in most of the world, but it continues to be a problem in Pakistan. Last year...

Updated at 8:26 AM

This May, when the Carthage High School graduating Class of 2015 takes the walk to “Pomp and Circumstance,” it will be directed for the last time by Garry Greek.

Updated at 8:25 AM

A telephone scammer recently bilked a Jasper County resident out of $6,900 by convincing the resident the caller was with the IRS and would have the sheriff's office arrest him if he didn't give them the money.

Updated at 8:21 AM

Those with an eye for fashion are in for a treat.

Updated at 8:18 AM

Schools across the Carthage R-9 School District participated in a tornado drill Tuesday afternoon.

Updated at 8:16 AM

A Carthage man wants to raise money to expand the skate board and BMX bike park in Griggs Park with a spectacular ride of more than 500 miles.

Updated at 8:15 AM

Boy Scout Troop 9 and Cub Scout Pack 9 will be distributing Scouting for Food bags on Saturday, March 7.

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