Sunday Jul 13
Former US Rep. Ken Gray dies in southern Illinois
Former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" for bringing $7 billion in projects to his district, died Saturday at age 89. Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort said Sunday that Gray died at a hospital in Herrin after a long illness.
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Herrin man arrested after police chase
An Illinois man is behind bars after a high-speed chase last week. Around11:30 Wednesday night, an Energy police officer attempted to stop a Chevy Malibu driven by 28-year old Victor Shea, of Herrin.
Herrin Burglary Suspect in Custody
Investigators said Harris may be linked to up to 10 break-ins in Herrin. In each case, a back door was kicked in and the home was ransacked.
Man Accused Of Leading Police On Chase, Ramming Two Squad Cars
Energy Police say they tried stopping Shea around 11:30 Wednesday night, but he fled and led Energy and Herrin Police on a chase down Bandyville Road.
Illinois kids to start kindergarten at earlier age
Illinois senator Kimberly Lightford sponsored the bill. She believes the new mandate will keep children from falling behind their peers.
Herrin Man Arrested After Chase
Victor Shea, 28, is charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding, aggravated assault of a peace officer, criminal damage to government property and possession of a controlled substance.