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Woman walking along I-24 arrested
Deputies arrested a Metropolis, Ill., woman found walking along Interstate 24 early Saturday morning.
NEW DETAILS: Friday's drowning victim identified
A second drowning in two weeks occurred at The Offsets, a popular swimming location in Madison County, on Friday afternoon.According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Safion L. Livingston, 21, of St. Louis, was in the water and began to struggle, submerged and did not resurface.
Former Murphysboro gas plant to demolished and remediated
MURPHYSBORO — A former gas plant at the intersection of Illinois 13 and Illinois 127 in Murphysboro will soon be demolished and turned into a space ripe for redevelopment.After a presentation to the Murphysboro City Council on Tuesday, Jeff Hettrick, external affairs manager at Commonwealth Edison,
Harrisburg man convicted of federal meth offenses
A Harrisburg man was found guilty on Thursday of federal methamphetamine offenses, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Donald S. Boyce.Dennis D. Jackson, 32, was found guilty of three counts of distributing meth and one count of possessing meth with the intent to distribute. The offenses
2 women dead in Herrin house fire
HERRIN — A fatal fire in Herrin Friday morning has claimed the life of two women, according to Herrin Fire Capt. Roger Miller.He said crews were called at 12:49 a.m. to a house on North 18th Street in response to a fire in the back of the house with flaming on the inside and outside. He said firefig
This Cobden business is famous for custom wedding bands for hunters
When Don Barden’s friends invited him to go duck hunting for the first time, their expectation was for some laughs at his expense. They didn’t realize that their expedition would set Barden on a new career path, but it is exactly what happened.
Marion Architect McCann turns Green
Jake McCann, AIA, NCARB from Baysinger Architects has earned the LEED AP BD+C credential placing him among an elite group of leading professionals with expertise in green building and the LEED Building Design and Construction rating system. The credential signifies leadership in the field and active
Man killed in one-vehicle accident on Kentucky 142
Harper said the man, who was the only one in the vehicle, was apparently driving west at a high rate of speed. Harper said the man's vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.
Williamson County’s Felony Friday is here!
WILLIAMSON CO., Ill. – Here’s your Felony Friday report, for week ending Friday, July 13, which includes felonies filed, felonies disposed of (either by pleas, dismissal or otherwise) and DUIs, which are not felonies (they’re misdemeanor traffic) but which are serious enough to warrant featuring her
Man who fought police, urinated in cruiser is sentenced to 30 days
Cody Z. Harmon, 25, 8700 section of B.F. Overfield Road, pleaded guilty this week in Henderson Circuit Court to charges of third-degree assault, driving under the influence (third offense) (aggravating circumstances), resisting arrest and second-degree disorderly conduct.
Saline County jury finds Dan Curry guilty of felony Domestic Battery
SALINE CO., Ill. - On July 12, 2018, a Saline County jury foundDaniel M. Curry, age 44, of Eldorado, Illinois guilty of a Class 4 felony charge of Domestic Battery (Enhanced Sentence).
Mother and daughter killed in Herrin, IL house fire
The state fire marshal’s office is investigating following a deadly fire in Herrin, Illinois that happened on Friday, July 13.
Local animal shelter encouraged but still in need of help
MURPHYSBORO, IL -A Facebook post from the Humane Society of Southern Illinois worked as a call to action. The shelter was in desperate need of dog food donations after running extremely low. Now, they are stocking away donations, but the still is still great.
Police Seek Help in Identifying Gasoline Thief
By West Kentucky Star Staff PADUCAH - Paducah Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who stole gasoline from numerous vehicles.According to employees of Auto Salvage of Paducah, a man allegedly took gasoline from several vehicles on July 4th. They say the man left in an older two
State fire marshal investigating after fire kills 2 in Herrin, IL
The state fire marshal’s office is investigating following a deadly fire in Herrin, Illinois early Friday morning, July 13.
With a potential lien, Marion officials hope to have future say in who buys mall property
MARION — During Monday’s City Council meeting, Marion city officials voted to begin the process of filing a lien against the owners of the Illinois Star Centre mall for not paying its taxes to the city.“Actually what propagated a lot of this was we ended up having to pay an individual back over $700
Family sues Illinois father, who said he gave son guns back before Waffle House shooting
A second lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking and his father, who lives in central Illinois.The family of one of four people killed in an April shooting at a Nashville Waffle House filed the suit against Travis Reinking and his father, Jeffrey Reinking,ac
No immediate ruling on motion for new trial of Christopher man convicted of wife's murder
Judge Thomas Tedeschi has takenBrian Pheasant’s June 20 motionfor a new trial under advisement after a motion hearing Friday.Newcomb presented her motion for Pheasant, including seven grounds ranging from arguments of state misconduct during closing arguments and the presentation of prejudicial imag
Marion's Rent One Park will host 3 blockbuster music acts this month
“It was kind of my idea and I worked with Pepsi and Black Diamond to make it happen,” Parton says. “Luke Combs was booked first. Then, I thought we have this mountain of equipment already set up, we should do something else.”
Man injured after driving into Ohio River
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