MARION – Click here to see the Marion Police Report that was released on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday reported 1,884 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 32 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,181,226 cases, including 20,406 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Feb. 18–24 is 2.5%. The preliminary
BONNIE – A Waltonville firefighter suffered minor injuries Wednesday night while working a residential structure fire in Bonnie. According to Assistant Waltonville Fire Chief Scott Pennington, they responded around 6:25 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a fire at a home in the 11-thousand block of East Bonnie Road. While fighting the blaze, a plastic
CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 5:30 Wednesday night in the 1500 block of West Walnut Street. Police say officers responded to that area after getting a report of an aggravated discharge of a firearm from a vehicle. During the course of the investigation, officers learned the suspect
MARION – The City of Marion is moving along with plans to put 10 permanent murals on historic buildings located in the downtown area. Allison Hasler, the City’s Director of Community Programs, shares with us where the murals will be located. The City is currently accepting applications from artists for the mural project until March
MT. VERNON – When the recently signed criminal justice reform bill first became a topic of discussion, the Jefferson County Sheriff began drafting some protection for his employees regarding qualified immunity. The ‘Back the Blue’ Ordinance was crafted by Sheriff Jeff Bullard and although the qualified immunity portion was taken out of the new version
ULLIN – Illinois State Police Wednesday released the names of the two people killed when the truck they were in was struck by a train Tuesday morning in Pulaski County. According to Illinois State Police, at 11:30 a.m. a white Ford Truck, driven by a 76-year-old Lanny Stocke of Carmi, was turning west onto McIntosh
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 2,022 new COVID-19 cases, including 44 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,179,342 cases, including 20,374 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Feb. 17–23 is 2.6%. The
HERRIN – Click here to see the Herrin Police Report for the week of Feb. 15, 2021.
MARION – The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has added two used patrol vehicles from the Kansas State Highway Patrol to its fleet of vehicles. Sheriff Bennie Vick thanks the Williamson County Board of Commissioners for their recent decision to buy the vehicles. The sheriff says the addition of these two Ford Explorer vehicles helps replace