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Manhunt ongoing in southern Vigo County
Suspect John Brown, 37, is described as a white male about 5-feet, 10-inches tall weighing 170 pounds with blond hair and hazel eyes.
Daily News in Robinson, Ill.
Palestine shop may be added to enterprise zoneA Palestine automotive shop could soon be the newest addition to the Robinson Enterprise Zone.Robinson City Council Tuesday approved an ordinance allowing Kennedy Auto Care to enter the zone. Aldermen also authorized purchases for the police and street d
Breeland officially charged in death of 2-year-old boy
Breeland, who was living with his girlfriend, the boy's mother, Tamorra Anderson, at 502 Bowman Terrace, was arrested on June 12 after police found the boy, identified as Jaqreion Anderson, unresponsive.
Two-vehicle crash on I-70 Thursday leads to personal injury
The driver of the Toyota, Abdullahi Noor, 30, of Kansas City, exited the vehicle on his own and was transported to the Terra Haute Regional Hospital for treatment.
Suspects rob Burger King at gunpoint
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WCIA) -- Police are looking for two armed robbery suspects. It happened about 10:20 pm, Thursday, at Burger King, in the 1300-block of North Keller Drive.
New businesses come to knox county
First Vincennes Savings Bank branch manager Carol Bowlin says, "It feels wonderful, it feels wonderful. There's lots of new things coming to Vincennes and we're happy to be part of it."
Driver injured in interstate accident
Abdullahi Noor, 30, of Kansas City, Missouri, was driving a silver 2017 Toyota Corolla and attempted to pass a tractor-trailer driven by Cody A. Fischer, 51, of Watertown, South Dakota.
County IT services to be let out for bid
The bid package will also include a rubric, or scoring mechanism, county attorney Yvette Kirchoff explained at this week's commissioners meeting, that outlines the county's priorities to potential bidders.
Massachusetts grants state’s first recreational marijuana license
In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, lead grower Dave Wilson cares for marijuana plants at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)more >
Heroes Hall at Children's Museum of Illinois to open July 7
The two-story, 7,000 square foot law enforcement-themed addition was made possible by a $3 million grant from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.
Prosecutor: Trucker showed handgun while trying to steal porn at Edgewood store
EFFINGHAM — A Louisiana trucker has been indicted on a charge of armed robbery after allegedly displaying a gun while trying to steal pornographic movies from a store near Edgewood on May 25.Ricky D. Growe, 26, of New Orleans, first came to the attention of law enforcement after a confrontation in t
Princeton's Dove verbally commits to Army West Point
By GRANT ESSENMACHER Sports EditorThe process takes time. College coaches nowadays offer athletes as young as eighth grade, but Princeton basketball's Matt Dove is a rare outlier in today's recruiting world. It only took him two days to pounce on the offer from head coach Jimmy Allen and Army West P
Southern Ill. farmer electrocuted in farming accident
Steve Brookes, 61, died of apparent electrocution Monday night at a farm near the small eastern Wayne County community of Ellery, Illinois.
Watson teen injured in accident
A driver was injured after a one-vehicle accident at 7:16 p.m. Wednesday on 500th Avenue, about an eighth of a mile east of east 1500th Street, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office reported.
White County, Ill. sheriff removes federal inmates from Carmi jail; cites security issues
Three inmates, including one being held for federal authorities, escaped from the single-story facilityin the early morning hours last Saturday.
Arkansas court clears way for medical pot program's launch
FILE - This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo shows marijuana plants a few weeks away from harvest in a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. A survey of U.S. cancer doctors released on Thursday, May 10, 2018, finds nearly half say they've recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, a
Prosecutor seeks 22 felony charges against Held
PRINCETON — Gibson County Prosecutor Michael Cochren filed documents seeking 22 felony theft, forgery and fraud charges in Gibson Circuit Court Monday afternoon against Neely M. Held, 25, Vincennes.Held resigned from her advertising sales position with Paxton Media Group in April during an investiga
Carmi man arrested after high speed pursuit
A Carmi man was taken into custody by the Mount Carmel Police Department after leading an officer on a high-speed car chase a week ago.Gregory A. Williams, 56, was placed under arrest on June 13, after being the subject of a pursuit by the department throughout Wabash County. Williams reached a top
Rainbow over the Bridge, the county's first LGBTQ pride event, to be held Saturday
Sun-Commercial contributed photo | Rainbow over the Bridge, Wabash Valley Progressives' inaugural Pride on the Wabash festival, will kick off at 5 p.m. Saturday on the Riverwalk, with events expected to last until midnight.
Six Arrests for Drugs Due to Task Force Work in Area
On Wednesday, the South Eastern Illinois Drug Task Force (SEIDTF), the Salem Police Department, the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, the Centralia Police Department, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force (SIDTF) arrested six of the individuals. The names are