Category Archives: Local News

Marion Teen Reported Missing Found Safely Hours Later

Marion Teen Reported Missing Found Safely Hours Later

Marion – A Marion teen is home safe after being reported as missing yesterday afternoon. According to a release from the Marion Police Department, 13-year-old Luke Williamson, who is legally blind, was reported missing after leaving his home yesterday afternoon. Williamson was found safe north of Marion at around 5:15 yesterday afternoon and treated to…Read more…

EF0 Tornado Touchdown Confirmed in Pulaski Co.

EF0 Tornado Touchdown Confirmed in Pulaski Co.

NWS – The National Weather Service is confirming that an EF0 tornado touched down in Pulaski County on Wednesday. According to the report the tornado touched down at just before 4 Wednesday afternoon with peak winds of 70 mph. According to survey damage the storm took down a few large trees which corresponds with the…Read more…

Suspect in Carbondale Shooting Arrested in Harrisburg

Suspect in Carbondale Shooting Arrested in Harrisburg

Carbondale – A suspect in a shooting that injured four in Carbondale earlier this month is behind bars. According to a release from the Carbondale Police Department Jody Pullen was arrested yesterday afternoon in Harrisburg on charges of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Felon in Possession of a…Read more…

Two Vehicles Pulled from Flooding Roadway in Franklin Co.

Franklin Co. – No injuries are being reported after two vehicles had to be pulled from high flood waters in Franklin Co. last night. According to a release from the Franklin Co. Emergency Management Agency, rescue teams were called to the viaduct on Highway 14 in Macedonia last night where four people were rescued after…Read more…

Funeral Arrangements Set for Marion Mayor Bob Butler.

Funeral Arrangements Set for Marion Mayor Bob Butler.

Marion – Funeral Arrangements have been made in honor of Mayor Bob Butler. On Monday April 29, 2019 from 11am to 9pm, Mayor Emeritus Robert L. Butler will lie in State in the lobby of the Marion Cultural and Civic Center for the public to pay their respect. Additional time for visitation will be Tuesday…Read more…

Investigation Underway After Body Pulled from Ohio River Near Cairo

Alexander Co. – An investigation is underway after a body was pulled from the Ohio River in Alexander County yesterday afternoon. According to a release from the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, the body was found by a barge worker in the river at Cairo. The identity of the deceased is unknown at this time. It…Read more…

Two Dead After Head-On Collision Wreck in White County

White Co. – Two are dead after a wreck in White County on Monday. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened at around 10:15 Monday night on Route 141 just east of the Little Wabash River Bridge when two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision. Judith and Michelle Egan…Read more…

Rep. Windhorst to Host Office Hours in Vienna Wednesday Morning

Rep. Windhorst to Host Office Hours in Vienna Wednesday Morning

Vienna – As a part of his new Satellite Office Hours Program, State Rep. Patrick Windhorst will be hosting office hours today at Vienna City Hall from 10 a.m. to noon. Your invited to attend and discuss any issues you would like with Rep. Windhorst. Any questions regarding the Satellite Office Hours Program, or recommendations…Read more…

Four Injured in Zeigler as a Result of Two-Car Accident

Four Injured in Zeigler as a Result of Two-Car Accident

Zeigler – Four are injured as the result of a crash that happened in Zeigler yesterday. According to a release from the Zeigler Fire Department the accident happened at the intersection of Orchard Street and Highway 149 when two cars collided. Three involved in the wreck were taken to local hospitals via ambulance. One had…Read more…

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