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Two Hamilton Co. Teens Reported Missing Have Been Found Safe

Two Hamilton Co. Teens Reported Missing Have Been Found Safe

Hamilton Co. – Two teens reported missing yesterday in Hamilton County have been found safe and are with families this morning. According to a release from the Hamilton Co. Sheriff’s Office, 16-year-olds Dillion Voss and Emma Barker had been reported missing after having last been seen in the Dahlgren area yesterday morning. A post from the sheriff’s office’s Facebook page states that the two have been located and are safe. The post thanked social media for helping in the search.

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office Asking for Help in Finding Man Considered to be Dangerous

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office Asking for Help in Finding Man Considered to be Dangerous

Union Co. – Authorities are asking for your help in tracking down a man in Union County that is considered to be dangerous. According to a release from the Union Co. Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Kelly Kimmel is wanted on several warrants. He was last seen this morning near N. John and Jasper Streets in Jonesboro.…Continue Reading

Frankfort Community Unit School District Board of Education Holding Open Meeting this Evening

Frankfort Community Unit School District Board of Education Holding Open Meeting this Evening

West Frankfort – The Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Board of Education will meet tonight at 6 at the Central Junior High School Library on East Ninth Street. Items on the agenda include placing the 2019-20 tentative budget on review, consideration of a joint dual credit agreement for 2019-20 between John A. Logan College in Carterville…Continue Reading

Second Arrest Made in Connection to January Murder in Marion

Second Arrest Made in Connection to January Murder in Marion

Marion – A second arrest has been made in connection to a January murder in Marion. 33-year-old Christina Inselmann was arrested on Friday. She is being charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of 62-year-old Donald Ray Schultz of Marion. The Williamson Co. State’s Attorney’s office has already charged 33-year-old Ernest Alex Pulliam…Continue Reading

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Saline Co. Man

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Saline Co. Man

Saline Co. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a Wendell A. Williams, 64, of Galatia, Illinois. Williams has not been heard from since Saturday and his last known location via his cell phone was near the Gallatin- White County area between Omaha and Carmi. Williams was driving a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with a license…Continue Reading

West Frankfort Man Charged With First-Degree Murder After Body Found in Rural Williamson Co.

West Frankfort Man Charged With First-Degree Murder After Body Found in Rural Williamson Co.

Williamson Co. – A West Frankfort man is behind bars after a woman’s remains were found in rural Williamson County this morning. According to a release from the West Frankfort Police Department, 48-year-old Thomas D. McCoy was arrested after being named as a suspect in the disappearance of 29-year-old Kendra Ardery of Johnston City. Ardery’s…Continue Reading

One Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident in Randolph Co. Involving Permit Driver

One Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident in Randolph Co. Involving Permit Driver

Randolph Co. – One is injured following a three-vehicle accident in Randolph Co. yesterday morning. According to a release from the Illinois State Police the accident happened at just before 11 when a vehicle being driven by a juvenile with a learner’s permit was attempting to turn from Scherle Road onto Route 3. The juvenile…Continue Reading

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