Topics covered include: Danny Coston’s appeals argument heard in Mt Vernon yesterday; Cindy Stearns gets sentence in the killing of her father in Williamson County; names released in yesterday’s U.S. 50 wreck; Edgar County Watchdogs plugged on Reboot Illinois; sad anniversary of the plane crash that killed Paris pilot Rusty Bogue a year ago today; Tina Williams finally arrested in Hardin County; former Carbondale teacher Jordan McGuire exonerated in Evansville sex trial; and the Olney city council approves siting of a medical marijuana facility after a short meeting this afternoon.
A former Evansville and Carbondale teacher was found not guilty August 26, during a two day jury trial.
Topics covered include: Post-Ferguson coverage in MAJOR news outlets include Jack and Chris (see links below); naked man in hospital takes Mt. Carmel peeps off-guard; former Carbondale police chief Jody O’Guinn tries to say he doesn’t know why he was fired; Zackery S. Wagner busted in Wabash County; Flat Rock burglary arrest follows discovery of a deceased elderly man in the same home that was burglarized; Samantha J. Plumlee and Heather L. Richey sentenced in federal court on meth conspiracy; and Danny Coston’s attorney will argue in an appeals court hearing tomorrow.
Heather L. Richey, 38, of Murphysboro, Ill., was sentenced for her involvement in a methamphetamine conspiracy.
Samantha J. Plumlee, 28, of Christopher, Ill., has been sentenced for her involvement in a methamphetamine conspiracy
Former Carbondale Police chief Jody O’Guinn says he has no idea why he was fired this week, although he is certain it had to do with a string of recent controversial death cases that have shaken the Police Department, despite the city manager’s statements to the contrary.
Aug 23 2014 | Posted in Jackson
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Topics covered include: Darrell Delong sentenced this morning in Hamilton County DUI case that lead to the deaths of family members; Southern Illinois University-Carbondale roof fire caused a stir this afternoon; rash of vehicle break-ins plaguing Lawrence County, along with a car theft; and a big meth bust in Eldorado nets Joseph S. Robertson.
A fire has been reported at a building at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
Aug 20 2014 | Posted in Jackson
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The reaction to the news of former Carbondale police chief Jody O’Guinn’s termination yesterday was captured in interviews with family members of the two young people who lost their lives in that city…and whose deaths remain uninvestigated and unresolved.
Aug 19 2014 | Posted in Jackson
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Former Fairfield mayor/alderman killed in Gibson County, Indiana, wreck; the nearly tragic car crash that landed a man into floodwaters in Hamilton County; a second arrest of former Hardin County chief deputy Bobby Deppen; and this morning’s announcement of the firing of Carbondale’s chief of police.