Evansville Man Facing Multiple Charges Including Meth, Stolen Vehicle Possession

Evansville Man Facing Multiple Charges Including Meth, Stolen Vehicle Possession

CARMI – An Evansville, IN man will face several charges following an incident in White County late Sunday night into Monday morning. According to the White County Sheriff’s Office, 23-year-old Dalton E. Adams faces two felonies – one for possession of methamphetamine and another unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, plus two misdemeanors – one for criminal trespass to…

Mt. Vernon Man Charged in Connection to Monday Stabbing

Mt. Vernon Man Charged in Connection to Monday Stabbing

MT. VERNON – A 29-year-old Mt. Vernon man was charged Tuesday in Jefferson County Court with multiple felonies in connection with the stabbing of a 34-year-old Mt. Vernon man early Monday morning. Joshua Williams was charged with armed violence, felony aggravated battery and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard said…

IL State Police Announce Results of January Scott’s Law Operation

IL State Police Announce Results of January Scott’s Law Operation

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Police (ISP) announced Tuesday the results of a special enforcement memorial operation dedicated to a fallen officer. From Jan. 12 through Jan. 18, ISP conducted “Operation Lambert,” which troopers throughout the state aggressively patrolled roadways looking for Scott’s Law violators. State troopers issued 281 Move Over (Scott’s) Law citations during the…

Governor Pritzker to Visit Carbondale For Two Stops Tuesday Afternoon

Governor Pritzker to Visit Carbondale For Two Stops Tuesday Afternoon

CARBONDALE – Governor J.B. Pritzker will visit Carbondale this afternoon where he will provide opening remarks at the deployment ceremony for the Illinois Army National Guard at the Banterra Center at 2 p.m. The governor will then join stakeholders and share remarks on Rebuild Illinois and investments in SIU Carbondale at the university at 3:30…

Three Dead After Head-On Collision Sunday in Pope County

Three Dead After Head-On Collision Sunday in Pope County

UPDATE: 1/21 9:24 a.m. POPE COUNTY – Illinois State Police (ISP) Tuesday morning released the names of the three people killed in an early Sunday morning crash on Route 34 about a mile north of Williams Hill Rd. in Pope County. ISP said the victims were 27-year-old David A. Wasson of Harrisburg, 39-year-old Jarret M. Bencie of…

Man Arrested, Charged with Agg. Battery After Mt. Vernon Stabbing

Man Arrested, Charged with Agg. Battery After Mt. Vernon Stabbing

MT. VERNON – A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday after accused of stabbing a 34-year-old Mt. Vernon man over the weekend. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard said his office received notification from Good Samaritan Hospital just before 1 a.m. Monday regarding a stabbing victim at a hospital being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The incident occurred in 13,500…

Details Planned for New Mt. Vernon Post Office, Hopes for Aug. Finish

Details Planned for New Mt. Vernon Post Office, Hopes for Aug. Finish

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon’s post office relocation continues to progress as the city and the U.S.P.S. narrow down the final details of the new building to be constructed at the corner of 10th and Jordan. Mt. Vernon City Manager Mary Ellen Bechtel said she hopes the council can award the project at the second…

Fatal Accident in Union County Sat. Under Investigation by ISP

Fatal Accident in Union County Sat. Under Investigation by ISP

UNION COUNTY – One is dead following a single-vehicle accident Saturday in Union County. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, a Buick sedan driven by 21-year-old Taylor Tomazzoli of Cobden lost control on Route 127 and struck a tree before rolling over and catching fire. She was pronounced dead at the scene.…

Pritzker Signs Act Eliminating Most Non-Moving Violation License Suspensions

Pritzker Signs Act Eliminating Most Non-Moving Violation License Suspensions

SPRINGFIELD – Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the License to Work Act Friday, eliminating driver’s license suspensions for most non-moving violations and allowing tens of thousands of Illinoisans whose licenses were canceled, suspended or revoked to have their driving privileges reinstated. According to the governor’s office, more than 50,000 Illinois licenses are suspended each year because…

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