Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 1:27 AM

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) " Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in this Caribbean resort. At least one person died in the crush to escape and some of the 15 people wounded or injured were hurt in the rush out, authorities said. Quintana Roo state Attorney General Miguel Angel Pech ruled out any terror...

Updated at 12:50 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:50 p.m. Military bands and units from all branches of the service, high school bands and even the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will join newly sworn-in...

Updated at 11:24 PM

HOUSTON (AP) " Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," died on Monday, his family said. He was 82. Cernan was with his relatives when he...

Updated at 10:45 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) " The sheer waste of food had been bothering teacher Marijke De Jongh for so long that two years ago she set up a pop-up restaurant to serve perfectly good groceries and meat that were approaching their expiry date. With her...

Updated at 10:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday. Noor Salman...

Updated at 10:17 PM

† The following is a list of †inaugural firsts culled from †material obtained from the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies: In 1793 in Philadelphia, George Washington delivers what remains to this day the shortest inaugural address...

Updated at 9:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people. "Throughout our history, sports has had this power to bring us together even when the...

Updated at 9:45 PM

"What's next?" That was the oft-repeated catchphrase on Aaron Sorkin's political drama series

Updated at 9:31 PM

A Supernatural reunion of sorts will go down on

Updated at 9:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration...

Updated at 8:00 PM

If Gotham fans are over the moon about the return of Jerome (

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