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Kim Yost Winningham

The new issue of Disclosure—April-May 2014—is now on stands in all locations, and, as usual, it’s moving fast. Why? Content.

Nightly NewsCap: Recapping the last 24 hours of news, in AUDIO!

nightly newscap

Topics covered include: Candice Brown sentencing in White County yesterday; a protest is held at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale on behalf of Rocky Branch residents in opposition to Peabody coal; and the trial and ultimate guilty verdict in the Solicitation to Commit Murder for Hire case of Roger Young in Saline County.

Guilty verdict rendered in Murder for Hire case following passionate closing arguments

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A trial that began two years to the day of the death of Linda Young ended this afternoon after a jury took only nine minutes to find 63-year-old Roger Young guilty of Solicitation of Murder for Hire.

Defense in Murder for Hire case rests; case goes to jury this afternoon


In the continuing trial for Roger Young’s alleged attempt to hire a hit man for his wires murder, the defense has now rested, and the jury will be given the case this afternoon, with a verdict likely to be handed down later this afternoon.

Man accused of Murder for Hire to take the stand; “It was the other guy” defense begins

Murder for Hire suspect Roger Young, right,  is shown here with his defense attorney Morgan Scroggins flowing this morning's testimony.

First thing this morning Olsen put the “hit man”, who was actually a state police undercover agent, on the stand.

Nightly NewsCap! A very active news day in the area, in AUDIO!

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Topics covered include: the Saline County trial of Roger Young, accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife; Jefferson County woman convicted of federal meth charges; and the safe return of Brianna Eckelberry.


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“The only way I am going to get money out of this bitch is if she’s dead.”

Missing Harrisburg woman has been located, friends and family thank the public for their help in locating her


Friends of a young woman who has been missing from Harrisburg for several days have contacted Disclosure, telling us that she had been found safe and soun

Jury selected in Murder for Hire Case

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SALINE CO.— A jury has been selected in Saline County today in the Murder for Hire case of Roger Young, 63, of Eldorado.

Xtra: Saline County Board votes to close Rocky Branch Road; accepts agreement with Peabody Coal

County board chairman Carey Harbison talking to the visitors at the start of the meeting.

During a special meeting of the Saline County Board tonight, April 15th, one battle between the citizens of Rocky Branch and Peabody Coal was lost.

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