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West Frankfort, Illinois is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in West Frankfort, IL include 62896. The median home price in West Frankfort is $65,000. More West Frankfort information.

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11 hrs ago | WJPF-AM Carterville

Woman Accused Of Fraudulently Filing Tax Returns

The Daily American in West Frankfort reports family members believe Joplin was filing returns with the IRS that were different than ones given to family members for their own records.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

95.5 3WS

Thief Arrested After Selfie | JH

An Illinois woman who shared photos of her eye-catching new dress on Facebook was arrested after the pics caught the eye of people who knew the boutique she had allegedly stolen it from.


101.5 CIL-FM

Weeka s Chevrolet July 24th

Join Leah from Lia and Jonny in the Morning at Week's Chevrolet in West Frankfort THIS THURSDAY, July 24th! Leah will be broadcasting live from 4p-6p at Week's in West Frankfort, where you can find yourself in a new car! It's the Week's Annual Tent Event, That's Week's Chevrolet in West Frankfort where they're right on the price, right off I-57 in ... (more)


Digital Trends

Woman in a stolen dress posts selfie on Facebook, arrested soon after

Detailed by the owners of Mortie's Boutique in West Frankfort, Illinois,store security cameras captured a woman stealing a very distinct multi-colored, leopard print dress, along with .


Tue Jul 22, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

Man Dies From Injuries Suffered In Home Explosion

Police say he died Saturday at a hospital in St. Louis. He suffered burns over 70-to-80 percent of his body in the explosion, but he was the only one inside the home at the time.



How Could You Have Missed These Stories?

LET'S HEAR IT FOR DANIELLE Saxton! She may be one of the dumber criminals of all time.


WJPF-AM Carterville

West Frankfort Considers Ban On Single-Wide Trailers

West Frankfort Mayor Tom Jordan tells WSIL-TV the city is considering whether to ban single-wide trailer homes and to not allow trailer parks.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine plane crash

A piece of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 lies in the grass near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, July 20, 2014.



Illinois woman's Facebook posts lead to her arrest

Danielle Saxton was arrested after she posted a photo of herself wearing clothes that were allegedly stolen from a local boutique.


WAFF-TV Huntsville

Illinois woman posts selfie, leads to her arrest

A social media post helped land a southern Illinois woman behind bars. A southern Illinois business owner says after a women apparently robbed him, she posted the evidence on Facebook, which led to her own arrest.


WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Woman Busted After Posting Selfie in Stolen Dress

An Illinois woman who shared photos of her eye-catching new dress on Facebook was arrested after the pics caught the eye of people who knew the boutique she had allegedly stolen it from.


The Willits News

Court: Hoffman didn't want 'trust fund' kids

In a Jan. 19, 2014 file photo Phillip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.


Evening Sun

Sam Smith, Maroon 5 on tap for iTunes Festival

Last year Sam Smith says he was a spectator at the iTunes Festival. This year, his view will be much improved - he'll be on stage.


Redwood Times

Charlie Hunnam talks about leaving 'Fifty Shades'

The first trailer for the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie will be released this week and the original Christian Grey, Charlie Hunnam, says he can't wait for the finished product.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

The York Daily Record

10 Things to Know for Monday

Secretary of State John Kerry points to what he calls 'extraordinary circumstantial evidence' - including video of a rocket launcher with one missile gone - which he says implicates Russia-supported rebels in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. More than three days after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner crashed, international investigators ... (more)


The Lebanon Daily News

Producers: 'Gracepoint' differs from U.K. version

"Gracepoint," the American version of the critically acclaimed British crime drama "Broadchurch," won't be a mirror image of the original, its producers promise.


Humboldt Beacon

Actor Tyler Posey to host Teen Choice Awards

Actor Tyler Posey will host Teen Choice 2014, with musical groups Magic and Rixton performing on the show that awards popular teens in television, music, film, sports and fashion.


The Daily Democrat

'Apes' outmuscles 'The Purge' at box office

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" outmuscled a trio of new films, as the science fiction sequel topped the box office for the second-straight week with an estimated $36 million.



Cops: Woman's selfie leads to her arrest

Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.


Fri Jul 18, 2014


Selfie Leads to Woman's Arrest

Police say 27-year-old Danielle Saxton stole from a downtown boutique last week.


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