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McLeansboro Police Report – Monday, July 27

MCLEANSBORO – A McLeansboro man wanted on an active Hamilton County warrant for violating probation is facing new charges after a McLeansboro Police officer saw him walking at the intersection of Randolph and Locust streets around 8:20 Sunday night. According to McLeansboro Police Chief Nathan Taylor, the officer made contact with 46-year-old Patrick Bishop and

Woman Killed after Being Struck by Train in Carbondale Monday

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale woman was killed after being struck by a train Monday afternoon in Carbondale. According to Carbondale Police, officer responded to the area south of the College Street railroad track in the 600 block of South Illinois Avenue regarding a train crash involving a pedestrian around 12:20 p.m. Witnesses reported a white

IDPH Monday Announced 1,231 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,231 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional confirmed deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 172,655 cases, including 7,416 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 30,567 specimens for a

Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The Herrin Police Department released the following information on Monday, July 27, 2020. Dylan M. Russell, Age 25 From: Johnston City, IL Arrested on 07-14-2020 for driving while suspended and possession of adult use cannabis. Russell was released on a notice to appear. Jason L. Lindsey, Age 41 From: Desoto, IL Arrested on

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, July 27

MT. VERNON – On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Forty-six-year-old Charles Hurd of Belleville was arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Friday for driving with no license or permit. Sixty-one-year-old Krzysztof Czarnowski of Brooklyn, NY was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Sunday for DUI-alcohol. Thirty-seven-year-old Cerica Barnett of Mt.

Fire Destroys Home near Mt. Vernon Outland Airport Saturday

MT. VERNON – Multiple fire departments responded Saturday morning to a fire that destroyed a home on East Fairfield Road near the Mt. Vernon Outland Airport. According to the Jefferson Fire Protection District, no one was at home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries. The fire in the two-story home

Truck Driver Injured in Friday Morning Crash in White County

CARMI – A Geff man was injured in a one-vehicle crash in White County Friday morning. According to Illinois State Police, 26-year-old Remington C. Harrison was going west on Illinois 141 at Noel Road when for an unknown reason, he lost control of his 1998 Mack truck and left the roadway to the right. His