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Fire Damages Mt. Vernon Home Thursday

MT. VERNON – A Mt. Vernon home was damaged by a Thursday afternoon fire. According to fire officials, the home east of Mt. Vernon on Route 15 east of the airport was discovered when the occupants heard a large “pop” noise and found a five gallon bucket of cigarette butts was on fire. The bucket

Human Remains Found in West City Sunday

WEST CITY – The West City Police Department says unidentified human remains were found near a wooded area in the 900 block of West Washington Street Sunday. According to West City Police, they received a call about the remains just after 7:30 Sunday morning. Officers from the West City Police Department, Illinois State Police CSI,

Kentucky Man Injured in Weekend Shooting in Metropolis

METROPOLIS – A late Saturday night shooting in Metropolis leaves one person injured and the subject hospitalized. According to Metropolis Police Chief Harry Masse, At 10:48 p.m., Metropolis Police received a call of shots fired in the 400 block of West 20th Street. While responding, officers were notified that a gunshot victim had arrived at