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  1. Two Arrested for BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | WSIL

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Anthony Finney, 22, and Joseph Ashleman, 20, both of Mt. Vernon, were arrested Thursday after an investigation into a Sept.


  2. Jefferson County Residents to See Higher Property Tax BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WSIL

    Officials say this is because some residents haven't been paying enough on the value of their property for years. Now, county leaders say they have no choice but to even the playing field.


  3. Restaurant Report Card: September 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | WSIL

    The Tequila's in Marion is our low scorer with an 81. The Williamson County inspector found eleven violations, one of them was critical. Five points were deducted because the refrigerator temperature was at 45 degrees.


  4. Police Investigating Fatal Shooting in Mt. VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | WSIL

    Police are still searching for a suspect in a shooting that happened early Sunday morning. Officers from the Mt.


  5. Mt. Vernon Police Ask for Help Locating Missing WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | WSIL

    Mt. Vernon Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing woman. Lashawn Denise Golliday was last seen Aug. 18 in the area of 15th and Casey Street in Mt.


  6. 2 Arrested in Mt. Vernon Meth BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | WSIL

    Two people were arrested during a drug bust Wednesday in Mt. Vernon. Members of the Mt.


  7. Police Searching for Mt. Vernon Bank RobberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | WSIL

    The search continues for a bank robber in Mount Vernon. The Old National Bank on 34th Street was robbed back on June 12. The robber, who a witness described as "calm and polite," got away with an undisclosed amount of money.


  8. In God We Trust Decals on Jefferson County Squad CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | WSIL

    He said most people in the county support the stickers, but the Freedom From Religion Foundation is challenging the move. "The people of Jefferson County have spoken and they want these stickers on our cars and that's exactly what we're going to do," announced Allen during a media conference Friday.


  9. 12 Old National Branches to Open as First Mid MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | WSIL

    Old National Bank customers in southern Illinois will soon see a change. On Monday, 12 local branches will reopen as First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust.


  10. Three Mt. Vernon Residents Facing Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | WSIL

    Three people have been arrested on drug charges in Mt. Vernon. The Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff's Department High Risk Team served search warrants Wednesday at homes on South 22nd Street and Spruce Street.


  11. 2 Year-Old Ewing Boy Drowns In Family's PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | WSIL

    A two year-old drowned Saturday after falling into the family pool. Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Marks said two year-old Ryan Russell had made his way out of his mothers sight for about five minutes.


  12. Neighbors Relieved After Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WSIL

    Police seized more than six pounds of marijuana, heroin and drug paraphernalia from a Mt. Vernon home.


  13. B-17 Bomber Lands in Mt. VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WSIL

    During the 1930's and 40's, more than 12,000 B-17 bombers were produced and used during World War II. Today, there are less than 100 still in existence and fewer than a dozen actually fly.


  14. 4th of July Lane ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WSIL

    To improve traffic flow and reduce congestion for the busy weekend, IDOT says those roadwork projects will be suspended where possible from 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 to 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 6. Roots Road, between Oakview Road and Collins Road, will be closed for the removal and replacement of the existing bridge deck carrying Roots Road over the Union Pacific Railroad. Illinois Route 15 east of Fairfield; bridge rehabilitation; stage construction with one lane open, traffic signals and concrete barriers in place.


  15. Hayes Wanted for Failure to AppearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WSIL

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating Robert T. Hayes. Hayes, 22, is wanted on a failure to appear warrant. 1 comment

  16. Restaurant Report Card: May 11, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WSIL

    Restaurant employees are not allowed to store medication in the food prep area. That mistake cost a Jefferson County restaurant several points this week.


  17. IDOT Gives Drivers Green Light to Voice ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WSIL

    Illinois drivers get the green light to voice their concerns, telling IDOT officials about changes they'd like to see. It's all part of the department's statewide listening tour.


  18. Crimestoppers Convention Kicks Off in Mt. VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | WSIL

    Advocates working to stop crime across the state are gathering in Jefferson County. Thursday kicked off of the Crimestoppers Convention at the Drury Inn.


  19. Minutes of Mt. Vernon Council's Executive Sessions Offer Few DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WSIL

    Complying with a Freedom of Information Act request News 3 made on March 11, the city clerk turned-over the minutes from city council executive sessions in which members discussed the potential deal with American Water. The city clerk wasn't at liberty to release the minutes until the city council voted to make them public, as it did last night in a vote that covered minutes of meetings from 2008 to the present.


  20. Any Court Challenges Against Marion Candidates Likely UnsuccessfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WSIL

    Illinois courts appear to have no problem with candidates running for city council when they or their spouse already works for city government, according to research from the Illinois Municipal League and the law firm Robbins Schwartz. Three of the nine candidates for Marion City Council already have ties to City Hall.


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