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Meth Bust Conducted at Marion Econo Lodge Tuesday

MARION – The Marion Police Department says beginning late last year, its Narcotics Unit initiated an investigation relative to the sales of crystal methamphetamine, involving multiple subjects that reside at the Econo Lodge hotel, located in the 1800 block of Bittle Place. During the investigation multiple confidential sources were utilized to conduct several controlled drug

Illinois Appeals Judge’s Restraining Order on Gun Ban

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has asked a state appellate court to dismiss a temporary restraining order on Illinois’ new ban on semiautomatic weapons. The two-week-old law was adopted in response to a mass shooting at the July 4th parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park. Raoul filed the request

Murbarger to Be Sentenced Today for Girlfriend’s 2014 Murder

FAIRFIELD (WMIX) – A 27-year-old former Fairfield man is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon for the murder of his then high school girlfriend nearly 10 years ago. A Wayne County jury found Brodey Murbarger guilty in November 2022 of strangling to death Megan Nichols at her Fairfield home in July of 2014. Murbarger was

Winter Storm Warning Continues until Noon Today

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The National Weather Service in Paducah says a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for a good portion of southern Illinois until noon today. Gallatin, Johnson, Pope and Pulaski counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory until noon today. Massac and Hardin counties are not affected. If you are in the Winter