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Man Arrested in Thursday Afternoon Shooting in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG – Harrisburg Police say a man is facing gun charges following a report of shots fired in the 200 block of West Lincoln Street Thursday afternoon. Police say Saline County Central Dispatch got several 911 calls around 3 p.m. reporting gunshots in the area mentioned and also received a 911 call from a man

2.4 Magnitude Earthquake Reported in White County Tuesday

SPRINGERTON (IRN) – The U.S. Geological Service reports an earthquake that struck southern Illinois this week was a magnitude of 2.4. The small tremor was recorded at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday in White County, two miles southeast of Springerton. Officials say the depth of the quake was over 7 miles.   

Man Arrested for Making Recent Bomb Threats in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon Police have made an arrest following an investigation into recent bomb threats in the area. According to MVPD, 21-year-old Raymond Needy was arrested Tuesday on five counts of Aggravated Disorderly Conduct Make False Bomb Report. The investigation that led to Needy’s arrest was the result of bomb threats made to

Marion Police Report

MARION – The Marion Police Department released the following information on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Monica Gibbs, 42, of Marion has been issued a citation for Theft in the 4500 block of W. DeYoung St. on April 4, 2022. Charles Montgomery, 63, of Marion has been arrested for Battery in the 100 block of N.

Join the Fun at SIU’s 47th Great Cardboard Boat Regatta on April 23

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Will the cardboard watercraft navigate the course to the finish line across the lake or will it sink, perhaps in dramatic fashion? There’s only one way to find out and that’s by attending the 47th Great Cardboard Boat Regatta at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on April 23. After a two-year hiatus, the

Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The Herrin Police Department released the following information on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Daniel R. Muck Age 29From: Sandoval, ILArrested on 03-29-22 for possession of cannabis. Danny J. Bayless Age 60From: Herrin, ILArrested on 03-29-22 for driving while suspended. Luan V. Diep Age 34From: Herrin, ILArrested on 03-31-22 for driving while suspended and