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  1. 8 people indicted in connection to Mount Vernon murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KFVS12

    According to the Mount Vernon Police Department, a Jefferson County Grand Jury indicted eight people on charges of first-degree murder, attempted robbery, and conspiracy to commit murder: Officers were called to the area of South 19th and Conger Streets at 5:43 p.m. for a report of shots fired. Lamar Williams was arrested by the U.S. Marshals in Indiana on Feb. 17. He was initially considered a person of interest.

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  2. Mt. Vernon attorney named to vacancy on Illinois Appellate CourtRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Illinois Bar Journal

    Chief Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier and the Illinois Supreme Court have announced that Circuit Judge David K. Overstreet of the Second Judicial Circuit has been assigned as an Appellate Court Justice in the Fifth District Appellate Court.

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  3. Feb. 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Born June 21, 1925, in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, she was the daughter of Irl Maxwell and Jesse Brock.

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  4. Third person wanted in murder investigation in Mt. Vernon arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KFVS12

    A man wanted for questioning in connection to a murder in Mount Vernon has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals in Indiana. According to the Mount Vernon Police Department, Williams is being held on a charge of petition to revoke probation from a reckless discharge of a firearm charge.

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  5. Lynden beats Liberty in 2 OT thriller to stay alive in 2A districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bellingham Herald

    Lynden's Connor Shine is fouled while diving for a loose ball during a 84-81 victory over Liberty in 2OT on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Mount Vernon High School. Lynden's Connor Shine is fouled while diving for a loose ball during an 84-81 victory over Liberty in double overtime on Thursday at Mount Vernon.

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  6. City clerk collapses at Mount Vernon meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | News12.com

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas threw the city clerk out of a meeting at Mount Vernon City Hall Tuesday -- and when the clerk left, it was on a stretcher. City Council President Roberta Apuzzo says she'd never seen anything like it before.

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  7. Mt. Vernon, IL police arrest woman allegedly trying to break into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KFVS12

    On February 8, at 9:58 p.m., officers from the Mt. Vernon Police Department responded to the area of Evergreen Street for a report of a person trying to break into a home.

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  8. Man wanted in murder investigation in Mt. Vernon arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KFVS12

    ... F. Wells, 20, of Mt. Vernon was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 12:50 p.m. at a home in Bridgeton, Missouri. A Mount Vernon teenager, Lekedrieon Russell, also faces a charge of 1st-degree murder in connection to Jackson's death. Anyone who knows ...

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  9. Industrial supply company takes over tool makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Tribune-Star

    EBN is an industrial supply company with headquarters in Evansville and branches in Terre Haute, Jasper and Vincennes, and Henderson and Owensboro in Kentucky, and Mount Vernon, Illinois. The company offers inventory programs with nine outside sales representatives and 10 delivery/VMI representatives.

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  10. Victor Goines Quintet playing on Saturday, February 11 at Cedarhurst Center for the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines and his quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 11 at the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts , 2600 Richview Rd in Mt. Vernon, IL.

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  11. Davis, Trever AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Marion Star

    Trever Allen Davis MOUNT VERNON: Trever Allen Davis, age 28, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at his residence. He was born on June 8, 1988 in Columbus, Ohio the son of Greg and Sue Davis.

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  12. Mt. Vernon teen charged with murder in deadly shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | KFVS12

    A Mount Vernon teenager faces a charge of 1st-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Deandray Jackson. Anyone who knows their whereabouts is asked to contact the Mt.

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  13. 2 persons of interest in deadly Mt. Vernon, IL shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | KFVS12

    Anyone who knows their whereabouts is asked to contact the Mt. Vernon Police Department at 618-242-2131 or Crime Stoppers at 618-242-TIPS .

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  14. PPG Foundation Supports Life Science Learning at New Hope SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Coatings World

    Customer Service Representative Lisa Guy of the PPG industrial coatings plant in Mount Vernon, Illinois, sponsored a $1,000 PPG Foundation grant to support the purchase of dissection projects, rocketry equipment and science-fair materials for sixth- and seventh-grade students at New Hope School in Fairfield, Illinois. Teacher Scott Webb requested funding to support hands-on science learning at his school, and Guy applied for the grant through a program that encourages PPG employees to connect with their communities by supporting education initiatives.

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  15. Pvt. Jake Roustio sworn into Illinois National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    ... training. After finishing his training, Roustio will be assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry in Mount Vernon, Illinois. After successfully completing his training, Roustio will be eligible to receive 100 percent free college tuition ...

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  16. Man arrested, facing charges for allegedly hijacking car, trespassing in Mt. Vernon, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | KFVS12

    A man is facing charges after he allegedly tried to hijack someone's car and trespassed on someone's home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. On January 24 at 10:30 p.m. officers responded to Taco Bell for a report of a driver being carjacked by a white man armed with a gun.

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  17. Schools Turn To Basketball To Help Family Of Fatally Shot Westchester TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Tarrytown Daily Voice

    The Mount Vernon School District will honor 13-year-old Shamoya McKenzie next week, with a varsity basketball doubleheader in her name, featuring the team she loved playing for so much. Next week, on Friday Feb. 3, Mount Vernon High School will play host to the Shamoya McKenzie Memorial Basketball Doubleheader, featuring an afternoon of basketball with both the boys and girls varsity teams facing their rival Scarsdale Raiders.

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  18. Second person arrested in connection to deadly Mt. Vernon, IL shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KFVS12

    A 17 year old and a 26 year old have been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in Mount Vernon, Illinois. According to Mt.

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  19. Conti recalling 325 Grabber LT tiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Tire Business

    ... of vehicle control. The tires being recalled are size 33x12.50R18 LT118Q. Produced in May 2015 at Continental's Mount Vernon, Ill., plant, the tires carry Department of Transportation codes A3CB 1YC 1815 and A3CB 1YC 1915 and were sold into the U.S. ...

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  20. 17 year old arrested in connection to deadly Mt. Vernon, IL shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KFVS12

    According to Mt. Vernon police, the juvenile is being held on robbery and mob action charges, but is not currently facing homicide charges.

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