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IDPH Tuesday Reported 1,471 New Positive COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 1,471 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 184,712 cases, including 7,545 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Tuesday, August 4

MT. VERNON, IL — On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests Forty-eight-year-old Vonna Lane of Mt. Vernon was arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Monday for Violation of Bail Bond. Eighteen-year-old Mt. Vernon resident Alexandra Stephens was arrested Monday by Mt. Vernon Police for Battery Causing Bodily Harm. This information

Marion Police Report – Monday, August 3

MARION – The Marion Police Department released the following information on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Raymond Woodley, 36, of Carbondale was issued a citation for Possession of Methamphetamines in the 800 block of South Russell Street on Aug. 1, 2020. Mariah Herron, 29, of Carbondale was issued a citation for Domestic Battery in the 3300

Governor Pritzker to Make Stops in Southern Illinois Today

CARBONDALE/CAIRO – Governor JB Pritzker will be in southern Illinois today. The governor will join local leaders to discuss the COVID-19 response in Jackson County this morning at 10:30 in Ballroom B at the SIU Student Center in Carbondale. The governor will also make two stops in Cairo. He will tour a local food drive

Illinois Launches $5M Ad Campaign to Encourage Mask Wearing

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has launched a $5 million advertising campaign to remind people to cover their faces in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, which has had a resurgence in the state. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday unveiled the “It Only Works if You Wear It” campaign that will run on traditional

IDPH Monday Reported 1,298 New Positive COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,298 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 10 additional confirmed deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 183,241 cases, including 7,526 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, August 3

MT. VERNON – On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Thirty-six-year-old Racheal Warrant of Mt. Vernon was arrested by the MVPD Friday for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Meth. Thirty-five-year-old Brandi Tate was arrested Friday by Mt. Vernon Police for Controlled Substance Trafficking, Manufacture/Delivery of Fentanyl, and Unlawful Possession

Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The Herrin Police Department released the following information on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Anthony S. Andreola, Age 28 From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 07-21-2020 for retail theft, criminal trespass to property, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Andreola was released pending an arrest warrant for the above described charges. Kalen L. Gibbs, Age 30