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Ashe Sells Out Europe Shows

Ashe Sells Out Europe Shows

“The Fault Line Tour” featuring Ashe SOLD OUT the same day that tickets were on sale! She’ll be back in the US for some 2022 dates.  Check them out here.

Alt Songs in Your Fave TV Shows

Alt Songs in Your Fave TV Shows

How often have you been chillin’ and watching a TV show, and then you hear a song and realize, “I HEARD THAT ON ALT2K!” Maybe more often than you’ve even noticed! I remember when I was watching an episode of “The Good Doctor” and “You’re Somebody Else” from Flora Cash came on! Amazing song, btw.…

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Police Searching for Missing Williamson County Woman

Police Searching for Missing Williamson County Woman

UPDATE: 6/22 8:25 A.M. WILLIAMSON COUNTY – Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick said in a press release a missing Williamson County woman has been found safe. Forty-year-old Liz (Lora) E. Jackson was found early Tuesday morning with the public’s assistance. Vick thanked the public for their assistance.   ORIGINAL STORY: 6/21 2:02 p.m. The Williamson…

Norris City Man Sentenced for Stolen Vehicle Possession

Norris City Man Sentenced for Stolen Vehicle Possession

CARMI – A Norris City man was convicted and sentenced Monday in White County Court in Carmi to the Illinois Department of Corrections for possession of a stolen vehicle, a Class 2 felony. According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 28-year-old Dylan T. Sutton will spend six years in IDOC and serve two years of mandatory…

Emergency Pavement Patching to Close Portion of I-24 in Johnson, Massac Counties

Emergency Pavement Patching to Close Portion of I-24 in Johnson, Massac Counties

VIENNA/METROPOLIS – A section of I-24 in Johnson and Massac County will be shut down tonight and Wednesday night for emergency pavement patching. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), eastbound I-24 from milepost 16 at Viennato milepost 37 in Metropolis will be closed starting at 8 tonight until 7 Wednesday morning and from 8 Wednesday night until 7 Thursday morning, weather permitting. Traffic on eastbound…

Anna Man to be Sentenced on Sexual Assault Charge

Anna Man to be Sentenced on Sexual Assault Charge

ANNA – An Anna man is set to be sentenced later this year in Union County after pleading guilty for criminal sexual assault. Union County State’s Attorney Tyler E. Tripp announced Monday that 22-year-old Rusty A. Shipley pled guilty to one count of Criminal Sexual Assault, a Class 2 Felony, which is a non-probational offense. Shipley was…

Mt. Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Child Porn Charges

Mt. Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Child Porn Charges

JEFFERSON COUNTY – A 32-year-old Mt. Vernon man pleaded guilty last week in Jefferson County to half of the felony counts involving child pornography against him. Philip Borcherding was facing 10 Class X felony counts of possessing child pornography depicting a victim under the age of 13. He pleaded guilty last week to counts four…

Illinois Officials Hoping for More Vaccinations With Lottery

Illinois Officials Hoping for More Vaccinations With Lottery

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (IOCI RADIO) – Illinois officials are hopeful the new lottery promotion will prompt more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “All in for the Win” includes cash prizes for adults and college scholarships for teens who have gotten their shots. Speaking last week, Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said reasons for…

Bodies of Two Brothers Pulled from Ohio River

Bodies of Two Brothers Pulled from Ohio River

WICKLIFFE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials said the bodies of two brothers who had apparently been boating have been pulled from the Ohio River. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources said in a statement that conservation officers were investigating what led to the deaths of 60-year-old Raymond Sheffer of Sweetwater, Texas and 63-year-old…

IDES Offices Remain Closed With Illinois Entering Phase 5

IDES Offices Remain Closed With Illinois Entering Phase 5

SPRINGIELD, Ill. – With Illinois entering Phase 5 of the COVID-19 re-opening plan, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) remains closed. The IDES has remained closed since March 2020 and currently has no planned date of opening, according to the IDES website. The prolonged closure has caused some lawmakers to question why. State Rep. Adam Niemerg…

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