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Wednesday | WJPF-AM Carterville

Rollover Crash On I-57 Injures Three

Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 57. The crash happened yesterday around 3:09 p.m. in Franklin County near mile marker 69. State Police say a tire blew and the driver lost control.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

Man Pleads Guilty To Trying To Set Wife On Fire

A man will be sentenced in July after pleading guilty to felony charges linked to an attempt to kill his estranged wife in a fire.

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Related Topix: Sesser, IL, Christopher, IL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Man admits igniting estranged wife's apartment

A southern Illinois man faces a July sentencing after pleading guilty to felony charges linked to his alleged attempt to kill his estranged wife in a fire.

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Related Topix: Sesser, IL, Christopher, IL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

Two Arrested For Burglary And Theft

In Franklin County, two men face burglary and theft charges. The sheriff's office says 20-year-old Antuan Davis and 18-year-old Trenton Little, both of Herrin, were arrested Tuesday for crimes that occurred April 2nd in Royalton.

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Related Topix: Herrin, IL, Royalton, IL

WJPF-AM Carterville

Two Arrested For Burglary And Theft

In Franklin County, two men face burglary and theft charges. The sheriff's office says 20-year-old Antuan Davis and 18-year-old Trenton Little, both of Herrin, were arrested Tuesday for crimes that occurred April 2nd in Royalton.

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Related Topix: Herrin, IL, Royalton, IL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Man admits claims of Election Day threat was bogus

A southern Illinois man faces up to 13 years in prison after admitting he falsely told an FBI agent he knew of a plot to disrupt the 2012 general election with explosives.

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Related Topix: Sesser, IL, Benton, IL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Herald

Local 4-H members part of legislative team in Springfield

Avni Patel promoted the value of the 4-H program as part of Illinois' delegation to the Illinois Capitol as part of Illinois 4-H's Legislative Connection.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Springfield, IL, Clinton County, IL, Ford County, IL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Illinois woman becomes fire captain

Zeigler Fire Department Capt. Kathie Flowers poses for a photo Feb. 27 in Zeigler.

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Related Topix: Zeigler, IL, Fire

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WSIL

Sesser Woman Charged with Smuggling Drugs in Jail

She's accused of trying to smuggle drugs into the Franklin County jail. he Franklin County Sheriff's office says Caitlen Haynes, 23, tried to sneak drugs into the county jail in Benton this past Friday.

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WJPF-AM Carterville

Field Fires In Southern Illinois Prompt Cautions

Authorities in Franklin County are using a recent spate of apparently suspicious field fires to warn residents that dry conditions could court disaster.

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Related Topix: Sesser, IL, Carbondale, IL, Williamson County, IL

SFGate

Charges: Ill. woman tried sneaking drugs into jail

A woman ordered to serve weekends in jail on an impaired-driving conviction is now accused of trying to smuggle banned prescription drugs into the lockup.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

Man Arrested For Home Repair Fraud

In Franklin County, a man is charged with aggravated home repair fraud. 33-year-old George May was arrested Tuesday for failing to do tree trimming and yard work.

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