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Montgomery Township Road Commissioner Ed Carpenter

A township road commissioner in Crawford County has been jailed on multiple, very serious counts, after a DUI stop lead to a little something more.

Autopsy report made public

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EFFINGHAM CO.—Effingham County authorities, acting on a request from Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, allowed editorial staff to view the autopsy report of Willow Long.

Effingham City ignores the law, seems ambivalent about child porn in library

Illinois Leaks co-founder Kirk Allen is shown here offering up a pop quizz to the Effingham City Council concerning the law as it pertains to the Open Meetings Act. They failed.

EFFINGHAM— A stunning display of both arrogance and ignorance was beheld at the Tuesday, July 15 meeting of the Effingham City Council, unfortunately to no one’s surprise.

Mainstream media defends actions of park board; ends up with egg on their faces

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CLARK CO.—Apparently the nationwide coverage of the lawful citizen’s arrest executed by Illinois Leaks’ John Kraft in May on the entire Clark County Park District board was completely lost on the county’s newspaper.

Jasper County bad boy commits suicide

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JASPER CO.—A man whose terrorization of his girlfriends and ex that escalated to charges of arson being filed against him two years ago committed suicide in July.

DUI-drugs focus of Crawford police blotter

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CRAWFORD CO.— Four of six cases coming out of the Crawford County Courthouse this issue focuses on individuals driving under the influence of drugs.

Short meetings in Crawford County, City of Robinson

CRAWFORD CO./ROBINSON—The monthly meetings in June and July for the Crawford County Board and the Robinson City Council were so short and uneventful that this month, they’re being combined in one article.

Oblong man facing six counts of deceptive practice

JASPER CO.— An Oblong man has been charged with writing half a dozen bad checks drawn on the First Robinson Savings Bank in a little more than one month’s time.

Nightly NewsCap: Ang returns for one more evening of ‘capping for your AUDIO headlines!

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Topics covered include: The manhunt that ensued in and around Newton/rural Jasper County yesterday and on into last night; an Albion man is headed to prison after a probation revocation in Edwards County; and the details of the news we received this morning that Lawrence County businessman James Brunson’s fraudulent felony charge, filed against him in 2010, has been dismissed.



Authorities in Jasper County were in search of Kenny D. Mathis, 33, after an incident that occurred yesterday evening.

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