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  1. Murphysboro man sentenced to 5 years for Aggravated Domestic BatteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A Murphysboro man will spend the next five years in state prison after being found guilty of Aggravated Domestic Battery. According to officials, in May of last year Webb's then girlfriend walked into the Jackson County Police Department and made the report of domestic battery.

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  2. Murphysboro man to serve 5 years on aggravated battery chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KFVS12

    A Murphysboro, Illinois man has been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections after being found guilty of Aggravated Domestic Battery. Tyrone C. Webb, 36, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after being found guilty by a Jackson County jury.

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  3. Proposed bike path would connect Carbondale, MurphysboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KFVS12

    The first segment of a bike path designed to connect the cities of Carbondale and Murphysboro is being considered by local leaders. The $71,000 project would be 80 percent funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the remaining $165,000 would be evenly split between the cities of Carbondale and Murphysboro and Jackson County.

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  4. Photo of the Day: Modeling a musk oxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Daily Egyptian

    Barbara Cosgrove, of Murphysboro, brushes hair away from the face of George McNeal, of Murphysboro, as he tries on a cloak made from the wool of a musk ox Wednesday at George's Resale and Antiques, the used furniture store he owns in Murphysboro. "George is really good about offering everyone a fair price," Cosgrove said.

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  5. Carbondale man sentenced to 3 years on credit card fraud chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | KFVS12

    A Carbondale man was sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to unlawfully using a credit card. On October 8, 2016, Brooks used a credit card belonging to another person to purchase items at Walmart in Murphysboro.

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  6. Flu cases up in the HeartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KFVS12

    ... Healthcare. They include: Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Herrin Hospital and St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. The Centers for Disease Control has a list that includes avoiding close contact, washing your hands and staying home when you ...

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  7. Best of the Best: CheeseburgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    The cheeseburger is one of my favorite food groups! And people are passionate about their burgers, and the places to get a good cheeseburger! I had votes for Liz's Cafe in Eldorado, The Mills Cafe in Carrier Mills, West Frankfort Bowling Alley, Chuck's BBQ in Herrin, Lou Dean's in Hurst, The Corner Pocket in DuQuoin, Bonnie Cafe, Seasoning's on the square in Benton, The Italian Club in Coelo, JT's on the Hill in Zeigler, Jack's Meat Market in Murphysboro, and on and on and on!! I didn't have time to get all the phone calls on the air!! So many great cheeseburgers, so little time!! In the end, after the votes were counted and tallied, the top-vote getter, and going onto the Best of the Best WALL of FAME is Mike's Drive-In! West Frankfort, IL! Thank you for all of the calls, and comments, another round of "The Best of the Best" is coming up next Wednesday!

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  8. Police: Woman hospitalized with gunshot wound, 2 arrested in separate incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Daily Egyptian

    ... injury. Police identified the woman and she was taken to the St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro for treatment, said Randy Mathis, Carbondale police's community resource officer. While police were on scene at North Wall, a man by the name of ...

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  9. Southern Illinois community group rallies against Trump's immigration banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Daily Egyptian

    From left: Kitty Juul, of Carbondale, Sana Haque, from Karachi, Pakistan, and Cindy Stall, of Murphysboro, participate in the Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois monthly vigil for justice Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, on East Main Street. Haque, a graduate student in education, has worked for non-profit education organizations in Washington D.C. and Latin America.

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  10. Overnight fire destroys brewery in Pomona, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | KFVS12

    ... Firefighters say a 911 call came in around 12:30 a.m. to the business on Brewster Lane in Pomona, Illinois. Murphysboro/Pomona/Somerset Fire Chief Bill Bateman says when crews arrived, flames had engulfed the building, and the roof had already ...

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  11. Work continues on southern Illinois prisoner facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Times

    Work continues to transform a former youth detention center in southern Illinois into a facility for prisoners about to re-enter the community. There is no firm timeline on when the former Illinois Youth Center in Murphysboro will reopen as the Life Skills and Re-entry Center, The Southern Illinoisan reports.

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  12. Anti-abortion marchers demonstrate in downtown CarbondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Daily Egyptian

    ... at the intersection of West Main Street and North Illinois Avenue. The event was sponsored and organized by Murphysboro Knights of Columbus, the local chapter of an international charity organization, and members of various area churches. Jeff ...

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  13. Gallery: Southern Illinois March for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Daily Egyptian

    ... Gray joined the demonstration with other members of Calvary Campus Church. (Bill Lukitsch Sharee Langenstein, of Murphysboro, takes a photo with her cell phone Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, as anti-abotion marchers walk west down East Walnut Street. She ...

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  14. New re-entry center slated for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Work continues to transform a former youth detention center in southern Illinois into a facility for prisoners about to re-enter the community. There is no firm timeline on when the former Illinois Youth Center in Murphysboro will reopen as the Life Skills and Re-entry Center.

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  15. Work continues on southern Illinois prisoner facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Daily Chronicle

    MURPHYSBORO – Work continues to transform a former youth detention center in southern Illinois into a facility for prisoners about to re-enter the community. There is no firm timeline on when the former Illinois Youth Center in Murphysboro will reopen as the Life Skills and Re-entry Center, The Southern Illinoisan reported .

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  16. Party bus to give $1 rides during Polar BearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Daily Egyptian

    Jakob Guetersloh writes "Polar Express" on the side of his bus Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in the driveway of his Murphysboro home. The 19-year-old is owner of At Your Service, a party bus company that specializes in tours along the Shawnee Wine Trail.

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  17. Senate Delays Vote on Grand BargainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... common ground and that is a significant step, we haven't had that in two years." said Senator Paul Schimpf, (R)-Murphysboro.

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  18. Murphysboro, IL man sentenced 3 years after battering inmates while incarceratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County State's Attorney announced Thursday that a Murphysboro man was sentenced to serve three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated battery. The charges stem from two separate incidents, both occurring on September 13, 2016, when Kyle E. Easterly, 30, battered two other inmates while all three were incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail.

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  19. Eleanor Ann PetersenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Tammy Moreland (Marc Dosh) of Brainerd, Terry (Clarissa) Moreland of Alberque, NM, Michael (Julie) Moreland of Murphysboro, IL, Marcy Moreland of Brainerd, Missy (Ray) Giles of Brainerd and Troy Petersen of Brainerd; beloved sister: Charlene Bartha ...

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  20. Proposed cuts to WSIU broadcasting services would be 'catastrophic,' director saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Daily Egyptian

    WSIU Radio Community Engagement Producer and reporter Kevin Boucher, of Murphysboro, reads local and state news headlines Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, during the daily newscast for WSIU in the radio studio of the Communications Building. A southern Illinois native and SIU alumnus, Boucher said he has been around SIU's radio department since 1976.

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