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It’s Fair Time in Williamson County

MARION – The Williamson County Fair gets underway Thursday at the fairgrounds in Marion. There will be something for everyone including a carnival, rodeo, demolition derby, car show, live music and more. For a complete list of events, go to  

Suspects in Custody in Monday’s Homicide in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police investigators say they have suspects in custody in connection with a homicide that happened Monday afternoon in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane. Investigators are working with the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office to determine charges. The names of the victim and suspects are not being released at this time.

Woman Reported Missing in Franklin County

UPDATE: The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday morning said 38-year-old Tyechia L. Younglove has been found. She was found safe in the area of Logan Road and Illinois 34. ORIGINAL STORY: BENTON – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of 38-year-old Tyechia L. Younglove.   Officials believe Younglove was in the

Two-vehicle Crash Reported in West Frankfort Sunday Night

WEST FRANKFORT – A crash involving a West Frankfort Police car and another vehicle happened around 7:15 Sunday night at the intersection of East Poplar and North Lincoln streets in West Frankfort. According to preliminary information from Illinois State Police, the West Frankfort police car was going east on Poplar Street approaching the stop sign

Burn Bans in Effect in Union and Pope County

JONESBORO/GOLCONDA – Union County Sheriff Dale Foster has issued a county-wide burn ban until further notice. The Pope County Sheriff’s Office says the county is under an open fire burn ban until further notice. If you are aware of anyone setting any fires, please call the sheriff’s office at 618-683-4321.  

Marion Police Report

MARION – The Marion Police Department released the following information on Friday, September 30, 2022. Jennifer Shelton, 33, of Carbondale has been arrested for Criminal Trespass and Resisting a Peace Officer in the 1800 Block of Bittle Place on September 16, 2022. Eric McCay, 46, of West Frankfort has been arrested for Violation of an

Benton Police Report

BENTON – The Benton Police Department released the following information on Friday, September 30, 2022. On September 24th, 2022 Benton Police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Taylor and Frisco Street. Through investigation, police cited Justus J. Poole, age 21, of Benton for operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Poole was provided with a

Carbondale Police Looking for Robbery Suspect

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are looking for a suspect involved in a robbery during the early morning hours of Sept. 18 in the 300 block of South Illinois Avenue.  Officers learned at about 12:28 a.m. the victim was inside a business when they were approached by the suspect. The suspect grabbed property that was in