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West Frankfort man arrested on felony theft charges
WallacePROVIDED BY FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICEFranklin County Sheriff's deputies arrested a West Frankfort man on felony theft charges Thursday.According to a news release from Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones, officers arrested 38-year-old Daniel R. Wallace Jr. for felony theft while he was a
Police Reports: May 24
Holden Stortz, 20, of Perryville by officers on May 13 for driving while intoxicated and failure to drive on right half of roadway.Terrell Damon Taylor, 35, of Perryville by officers on May 22 on a Perry County warrant for driving while revoked.
Carbondale Police asking for public's help identifying home invasion suspect
The Carbondale Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying a suspect allegedly involved in a home invasion on Friday, May 18.Authorities say at about 7:52 p.m., officers responded to the 2800 block of West Kent Drive and learned a suspect illegally entered a residence, stole
Body of Ashley Man Found in Pond Near Radom
Joseph Kujawa, 72, of Ashley was pronounced dead at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday by Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger. The cause of was determined to be accidental drowning.
Carbondale man convicted of attempted robbery of a delivery driver
MURPHYSBORO — A Carbondale man was convicted Wednesday for the robbery of a delivery driver in September 2016, according to Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr.Robert Kahli Williams, 26, was convicted of attempted aggravated robbery after a two-day trial in Jackson County Circuit Court.Two
Carbondale man sentenced to 8 years for aggravated battery in 2017 stabbing
MURPHYSBORO — A Carbondale man was sentenced to prison Wednesday after being found guilty of stabbing another person in August, according to the Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr.Nathan Bowles, 36, was sentenced to eight years in prison for the charge of aggravated battery. He was found g
Trail to start June 4 for man charged in SIU student's death
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) —A man charged with killing a 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student in 2014 is set to go to trial next month.Gaege Bethune's trial is scheduled for June 4. He's charged in the death of 19-year-old Pravin Varughese (VAHR'-geez), whose body was found in a wooded area
Second suspect in Wal-Mart arson investigation
Morganfield Police are looking for Taylor James Shelton in connection with a fire at the Morganfield Wal-Mart early Monday morning.Police say Shelton is considered armed and dangerous. He may be traveling in a black Chevy Colbalt.If you have any information, you're asked to call Union County Dispat
Trial set to start June 4 for man accused of killing SIU student Pravin Varughese in 2014
Gaege BethuneContributed by Jackson County JailMURPHYSBORO — The trial of the man accused of murder in the 2014 death of a 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student is officially set to begin June 4.Gaege Bethune, 23, is charged with first-degree in the death of Pravin Varughese, a 19-year-ol
Police searching for second Walmart arson suspect; new photos released
Accomplice Zachary Dennis has been arrested and charged with arson 1st degree, burglary 1st degree, and wanton endangerment 1st degree. The two set fire in the fabric section of Morganfield Walmart late Sunday night.
Semi truck flips on KY 56
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Judge who took part in storied undercover Chicago probe dies
MARION, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois judge who went to Chicago for a temporary assignment and ended up helping convict dozens of judges, attorneys and police officers in one of city's most famous corruption cases has died.
Franklin County man found guilty of child sexual assault in Union County
JONESBORO — After deliberating only an hour, a Union County jury found Curtis Carr guilty of two counts of criminal sexual assault of a child.It is alleged that in July 2013, Carr sexually assaulted a girl from Franklin County.The trial was originally held in December 2013, but resulted in a hung ju
Morganfield Walmart still closed; $1K reward offered in arson
On Sunday around 2:17 a.m., several departments responded to a structure fire at the Morganfield Walmart including Morganfield Police, Union County Sheriff’s Office, Morganfield Fire Dept., Morganfield Rescue Squad, Union County Volunteer, Sturgis Fire, Sturgis Volunteer, Waverly Volunteer, Whisperi
Harrisburg City Council met March 15.
The Harrisburg City Council met on March 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Council Room, City Hall, Harrisburg, Illinois.
Ava traffic crash results in juvenile being airlifted from the scene
Getty ImagesA traffic crash in Ava Sunday morning resulted in one juvenile being airlifted from the scene.At about 3:16 a.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call in reference to a single vehicle car crash on Illinois 4 near Tanner Road.Deputies say the vehicle was occupied by thr
West Frankfort man transported to St. Louis hospital after 4-vehicle crash in Vergennes
The preliminary investigation shows that Jarrod Barton, of West Frankfort, was southbound on Illinois 13/127 and pulled into the path of a northbound vehicle, driven by Saqib Khan of Carbondale, as he attempted to turn onto Elkville Road. Barton's vehicle was also struck by two other vehicles that w
Southern Illinois man convicted in 2016 death of wife
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Clinic on the Hill: Region's first hybrid clinics opens in Marion
MARION — Officials from Heartland Regional Medical Center and Marion Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting to signify the opening of the Clinic on the Hill, a new hybrid clinic that features express care, occupational medicine and family medicine.“This is actually something I brought with me f
Jury convicts Jack Thomas Jr. in 2015 murder
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL — A jury on Monday found a man guilty of murder in the 2015 shooting death of a Marion, Illinois, man.