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(WSIL) -- A program in Johnson County will restart after ending during the pandemic. The program runs inside Shawnee Correctional Center and trains companion dogs for Veterans.

SACO, Maine (AP) — Since the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed, police departments around the country are increasingly pushing for de-escalation training. The Police Executive Research Forum, the foremost policing think tank in the country, offers such training, and requests have skyrocketed. It’s a mix of classroom training and scenarios played

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — A 2-year-old filly got loose before a race at a Kentucky track and ran onto a highway alongside cars before being apprehended. The filly named Bold and Bossy got loose on her way to the starting gate at Ellis Park and unseated her jockey. She then ran off the track and

CHICAG0 (AP) — Oakland Athletics right-hander Chris Bassitt was carted off the field after he was struck on the side of the head by a line drive. In the second inning against the Chicago White Sox, Bassitt threw a pitch that that Brian Goodwin drove up the middle. Bassitt went down on the mound right

NEW YORK (AP) — A racehorse trainer has pleaded guilty in New York to charges related to a scheme to give horses performance enhancing drugs so they perform better. Jorge Navarro entered the plea Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. Navarro was charged last year along with over two dozen others in a crackdown by federal

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CARBONDALE (WSIL) — I thought we would talk about a sport we hadn’t covered in a while; high school wrestling. On January 11th of last year we were covering the 59th annual Murdale Wrestling Tournament. Not having one of the biggest wrestling events this year feels a little odd and I’m not alone. I caught