Topics covered include: Lewallen sentencing in White County over Escape conviction; burglary sentencing in Crawford County hems up Timothy Ward; Joseph Murphy requests, and gets, a speedy trial demand in Edwards County; early-morning crash in Lawrence County injures Mississippi truck driver yesterday; name not yet released in Lawrence County fatality earlier this afternoon.
After a two-month wait, sentencing has been issued in the case of a White County man who was convicted last November of Escape: Failure to Report to Penal Institution.
Jan 28 2015 | Posted in Breaking
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Topics covered include: West Salem’s Greg Leigh busted over the weekend after an apparent altercation with a county deputy; another burglary arrest in Robinson hems up a teen there; the second Corn Days escapee in White County is sentenced; a Norris City sex offender is headed to prison out of White County; and Dr. Naeem Mahmood Kohlo loses out on a 17-day jury trial for illegal dispensation of prescription pills.
Failure to register as a sex offender proved to be costly—and has resulted in a Department of Corrections stint—for a Norris City man.
Jan 27 2015 | Posted in Breaking
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A Williamson County man is headed to prison for his escape from a local jail that occurred during a fest in the town where it occurred.
It’s on the stands and it’s flying off the shelves…and the e-Edition day passes are mounting up…it’s the January/February special edition (second of the month of January) 2015! And we’re going to give you a little preview of what’s in it by posting THIS MONTH’S PRINT HEADLINES, which are a view of each article in […]
Jan 24 2015 | Posted in Breaking
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Topics covered include: Edwards County crims get sentenced; former Gallatin County state’s attorney Keely Dobbs-Wright is hooked up with the wrong guy AGAIN; Robinson man busted on burglary charges in Crawford County; and a member of the Earp/Trout bunch rears his ugly head in Hamilton County with the arrest of a Broughton man associated.
The specter of the Earp/Trout trash that still, apparently, haunts southern Illinois to this day has arisen again, this time yesterday in Broughton in Hamilton County.
Topics covered include: Wreck north of Olney Friday morning sends two to undisclosed hospitals; a single-car wreck Saturday night has two Carmians allegedly ridin dirty; and the e-Edition is ready, in advance of the release of the January/February issue, which begins hitting the stands tomorrow!
WHITE CO.— A Carmi woman, who is a convicted drug felon and describes herself as a private sitter for the elderly, has been charged multiple drug offenses, again.