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Two arrested in Marion drug investigations
MARION — The Marion Police Department Narcotics Unit recently shut down two drug operations in the city in separate investigations, according to a news release from Marion Police Department.On Sept. 13, Marion Police Department Narcotics Unit initiated an investigation into a complaint that drug sal
Another ice bust in Marion sends another local to jail
MARION, Ill. – Marion’s narcotics unit has reported another bust of a city resident who has been accused of moving ice, this after this week’s arrest of another mook who went down for the same thing.
Cobden, IL man sentenced to prison for aggravated DUI
UNION COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -A Cobden, Illinois man was sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections according to Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds.Roy Scott Johnson was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of aggravated driving while under the influence, a cla
💸 Bills upon bills: The 20 worst deadbeat parents of Illinois
A "deadbeat" parent is classified as those who owe $5,000 or more in past-due child support.These are the 20 parents that owe the most in past-due child support accumulated under an Illinois court or an administrative support order pursuant to Section 12-12.1 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.Source:I
Judge throws out conviction in Illinois student's death
A Jackson County judge vacated Gaege Bethune's first-degree murder conviction Monday in the death of 19-year-old Pravin Varughese (VAHR'-geez) of Eldorado, Illinois.A jury convicted Bethune in June in the suburban Chicago man's death, but his new defense attorney sought to have the conviction thrown
4 injured in early morning crash on Route 3 in Grand Tower, IL
GRAND TOWER, IL (KFVS) - According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, four people had to be taken to an area hospital after a crash in Grand Tower, Illinois.The crash happened on Tuesday, September 18 around 12:33 a.m.Jackson County Ambulance and Tower Rock Fire Department were called to the sc
Hate group shows its face through flyers on John A. Logan College campus
CARTERVILLE — Brad Cullum was shocked Tuesday morning when he got to his car at John A. Logan College.Tucked under his windshield wiper was a small white flyer with bold black lettering. “It’s ALRIGHT to be WHITE” the flyer read. Cullum looked and said he saw it wasn’t just his car, but maybe 50 to
New Illinois Law Allows Doctors To Switch Opioid Prescriptions For Medical Marijuana - The Ring of Fire Network
A recently-passed law in the state of Illinois is going to give doctors in the state the freedom needed to switch patientsfrom opioid painkillers to medical marijuana, a move the state hopes will help combat the opioid epidemic and thousands of opioid deaths the state has witnessed. Studies have con
Paducah man arrested for sex offender registry violation, woman arrested for harboring him
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -A Paducah, Kentucky man was arrested for not being a compliant sex offender and a woman has been arrested for harboring him according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department.Andrew Paul Lowery, 28, was charged with operating on a suspended/revoked license, failure t
Report: Illinois’ larger cities aren't best for job hunters
The best place in Illinois to find work isn't Chicago but suburban St. Charles, according to a new analysis.Financial site WalletHublooked at 121 Illinois citiesand graded them on 16 key indicators of labor-market health. That includes employment growth, median monthly starting salary, unemployment
First Look, Week 4: Penn State vs Illinois
Illinois opened Year Three of theLovie Smithera with consecutive wins but couldn’t capitalize on early success last Saturday against South Florida. The Illini, playing at home, established a 19-7 lead late in the third quarter but surrendered 18 fourth-quarter points en route to a disheartening defe
Illinois listed as 10th most diverse state in the U.S.
ILLINOIS (WICS/WRSP) —Illinois ranked as the 10th most diverse state in the country.That's according to a survey by WalletHub.com.The most diverse state is California, and the least diverse is West Virginia.For the full list of rankings, clickhere.
State Rep. talks Illinois fiscal woes during C-SPAN’s 50 Capitals Tour in Springfield
C-SPAN representative Joel Bacon, Illinois state Rep. Tim Butler, R-Springfield, and Washington Journal host John McArdle from Tuesday, Sept. 18.
How to watch Penn State vs. Illinois
No. 10 Penn State (3-0) kicks off Big Ten play Friday night, taking on unranked Illinois (2-1) at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. The action between the Nittany Lions and Illini is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Eastern and will be televised nationally by FS1.
City Club of Chicago: Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs
Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs speaks at the City Club of Chicago, September 18, 2018 (City Club of Chicago)
Murder conviction of Gaege Bethune thrown out by judge
Related articles:Days before murder sentencing, Gaege Bethune gets new attorneysJudge denies motion to withdraw attorney from Gaege Bethune’s councilFamily of murdered SIU student relieved to move forward with sentencingMother of Pravin Varughese speaks out after killer convictedJury finds Bethune g
Pepsi MidAmerica plant expanding in Marion, IL
MARION, IL (KFVS) - The Pepsi MidAmerica plant in Marion, Illinois is reportedly expanding and has plans to create more jobs.According to the office of Illinois State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg), the plant in Marion is expanding and efforts are underway to secure funding for on-site roadwork
Woman stabbed, another woman arrested in Sikeston, MO
SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) -A Sikeston, Missouri woman has been arrested following a stabbing on Saturday, Sept. 15.Jasmine N. Stevenson, 28 of Sikeston, was charges with first-degree assault and armed criminal action. Her bond is set at $35,000.According to Sgt. Broom with the Sikeston Department of Publi
Hispanic Heritage Fair, September 21 | News - Illinois State
Hispanic Heritage Fairat Illinois State University from 4-8 p.m. Friday, September 21, in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Police: Child left in hot car, man facing neglect charge
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A man is in jail after police say a young child was found in a hot car in the parking lot of an Evansville business.It happened Sunday evening near Joann’s Fabric on Green River Road.Strangers say they noticed a young toddler inside a car seat with the windows rolled all the