Two Arrested After Harrisburg, Saline Co. Police Chase

Two Arrested After Harrisburg, Saline Co. Police Chase

HARRISBURG – A Carmi man and a 17-year-old juvenile were arrested after leading Harrisburg Police and the Saline County Sheriff’s Office on a vehicle and foot pursuit Monday night. According to Harrisburg Police, shortly after 9 p.m., Carmi Police notified Harrisburg Police that they were investigating an Attempted Homicide/Unlawful Use of a Firearm case that had happened…

Cook County Records Over 1,000 Homicide Deaths in 2021, Most in 27 Years

Cook County Records Over 1,000 Homicide Deaths in 2021, Most in 27 Years

CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County has recorded more than 1,000 homicides in a year for the first time in more than a quarter of a century. The county’s Medical Examiner’s Office said that as of Tuesday, the county’s homicide total stood at 1,009, with a full month left in the year. Of those, 927 were gun-related…

Search Continues for Second Suspect in Zeigler Assault

Search Continues for Second Suspect in Zeigler Assault

ZEIGLER – Zeigler Police said they’re still searching for the second suspect allegedly involved in an early Sunday morning assault on Beaumont Street in Zeigler. Zeigler Police Chief Ben Burkhamer said a warrant for aggravated battery has been issued for the second suspect identified as Seth Murphy from the Frankfort/Thompsonville area. The victim told police there were…

White County Crash Leaves McLeansboro Woman Injured

White County Crash Leaves McLeansboro Woman Injured

CARMI – A McLeansboro woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash in White County Monday evening. According to Illinois State Police (ISP), around 5:45 p.m. a car driven by 35-year-old Chelsey Smith of Fairfield was driving west on Illinois 14 near County Road 900 East as another car driven by 83-year-old Jesse Campbell of McLeansboro was also…

Shots Fired Through Chicago Hospital’s Windows, No Injuries

Shots Fired Through Chicago Hospital’s Windows, No Injuries

CHICAGO (AP) — Gunshots fired from cars outside a Chicago hospital entered windows on the hospital’s third and fourth floors Monday morning, but police saidno one was injured. Chicago police said the gunfire about 7 a.m. came from people shooting from inside cars during an altercation outside Saint Anthony Hospital and that bullets entered third-…

Carbondale Police Investigation Home Invasion, Battery

Carbondale Police Investigation Home Invasion, Battery

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police continue to investigate a weekend home invasion and battery that lead to the arrest of a Missouri man. According to Carbondale Police, officers responded shortly after 11 Saturday morning to the 1900 block of South Illinois Avenue in reference to a report of a battery. Officers learned the suspect, identified as 20-year-old Zayivion…

Deere & Co. Profits Jump Despite Strike

Deere & Co. Profits Jump Despite Strike

Deere & Co. said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 69% on strong sales of its agricultural and construction equipment despite a monthlong strike that began near the end of the period. The Moline, Illinois-based company said Wednesday that it earned $1.28 billion, or $4.12 per share, in the quarter that ended Nov. 1. The results topped Wall…

Marion Man Arrested for Stabbing Tuesday

Marion Man Arrested for Stabbing Tuesday

MARION – A Marion man was recently arrested for allegedly stabbing a man in the 1700 block of North Russell Street. According to Marion Police, officers responded to a disturbance in the area mentioned Tuesday and found that a man had been stabbed. The man was taken to Memorial Hospital in Carbondale for treatment of non-life-threatening stab…

Brookport Bridge to Temporarily Close Wednesday

Brookport Bridge to Temporarily Close Wednesday

BROOKPORT – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) office in Paducah said the U.S. 45 Ohio River “Brookport” Bridge will temporarily close Wednesday so repairs can be made to the grated metal decking and for work to be done on guardrail and other maintenance items. KYTC engineers also plan to run maintenance checks on the navigation lighting and…

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