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  1. Fire marshal called in after "suspicious" fire in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KFVS12

    Crews from at least three departments are on the scene of a house fire in West Frankfort. The call went out at about 4:25 to a home at 504 N. Horn Street.

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  2. Crews on scene of West Frankfort fireRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KFVS12

    Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire in West Frankfort. The call went out at about 4:25 to the home at 504 N. Horn Street.

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  3. 2 dead, 2 injured in apparent murder suicide in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KFVS12

    Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler confirms two people are dead in an incident near the corner of Madison and Lindell in West Frankfort.

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  4. Police investigate after 2 die during incident in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KFVS12

    Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler confirms two people are dead in an incident near the corner of Madison and Lindell in West Frankfort. Illinois State Police, West Frankfort Police, and the coroner are still on the scene.

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  5. Democrats look to regain House seat in southern IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KFVS12

    A Belleville labor lawyer is the first 2016 challenger to a new Republican congressman who won a U.S. House seat that had been in Democratic control since World War II. Thirty-year-old C.J. Baricevic announced his 12th Congressional District candidacy Monday at union halls in Caseyville and West Frankfort.

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  6. 1 dead, 1 airlifted after Franklin Co. motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | KFVS12

    West Frankfort Dispatch received a call just after 9 p.m. on Saturday of a motorcycle crash involving a tractor pulling a hay baler. According to Franklin Co.

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  7. 1 dead, 1 airlifted after motorcycle accident in Franklin Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | KFVS12

    West Frankfort Dispatch received a call just after 9:00 p.m. on Saturday of a motorcycle accident involving a tractor pulling a hay baler.

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  8. Coats for Kids event in West Frankfort, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | KFVS12

    You could call it a "labor of love." During the coldest months of the year, many children in southern Illinois wouldn't have a warm coat to wear if it wasn't for the caring work of a bunch of laborers.

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  9. RR crossing repair in West FrankfortRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | KFVS12

    East Main Street in West Frankfort will be closed Monday, August 3 to make repairs to a railroad crossing.

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  10. IL man sentenced in connection to meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KFVS12

    The Jackson County State's Attorney announced today that a West Frankfort man was sentenced in Jackson County Circuit Court to the Department of Corrections for unlawful possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials. Caleb Ray Grant, 25, was convicted of unlawful possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials, following a plea of guilty on June 24, 2015.

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  11. West Frankfort Fire Department gets life-saving upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KFVS12

    The West Frankfort Fire Department has upgraded its emergency vehicles with equipment that will help first responders to treat life threatening issues during emergency patient transports. The departmetns three ambulances and one fire engine will now be equipped with Advenced Life Support equipment.

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  12. Jule K. WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | KFVS12

    An assisted living center in the village of Tamms, Illinois is packing up boxes and moving out after a long investigation into several violent incidents between residents. An Illinois Department of Public Health investigation of the facility was sparked by a stabbing between three residents which took place in April of 2015, as well as an investigation done by Illinois State Police.

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  13. New IL gun range raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KFVS12

    By mid-July, SI Shooters Supply is hoping to finish building an outside gun range, but one West Frankfort resident hopes it won't happen. "I bought this place in 1968 and I planned on retiring on a peaceful community and it's turning out a little different than I thought," 72-year-old resident, Tom Broy Sr. said.

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  14. Family cleans up after EF-1 tornado destroys homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | KFVS12

    The National Weather Service is calling an EF-1 tornado that occurred around 4:30pm Friday in West Frankfort the most powerful of the three tornadoes to tear through Illinois on Friday. EF-1 is the second weakest rating on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is widely used to measure tornado intensity based on debris, damage intensity, and rotation patterns.

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  15. West Frankfort, IL home severely damaged in possible tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KFVS12

    Witnesses say a possible tornado formed and touched down in Franklin County, Illinois, just south of 149. EMA Director Ryan Buckingham said one house was reportedly damaged, so far.

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  16. Possible tornado touched down in Franklin Co., ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | KFVS12

    Witnesses say a possible tornado formed and touched down in Franklin County, Illinois, just south of 149. EMA Director Ryan Buckingham said one house was reportedly damaged, so far.

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  17. West Frankfort man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KFVS12

    A West Frankfort man was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday night. Mark Holtz, 36, of West Frankfort was driving a 2007 Harley Davidson northbound on Orient Road just south of Carr Road when he failed to negotiate a curve near the intersection of Carr Road, according to Illinois State Police.

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  18. Funeral arrangements announced for West Frankfort officer killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | KFVS12

    In a Facebook post, West Frankfort Fire Department confirmed Police Officer Jeffrey Reed, 53, died in a traffic crash Friday while he was off-duty.

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  19. A 17-year-old was killed in a crash in St. Francois County, MO.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | KFVS12

    In a Facebook post, West Frankfort Fire Department confirmed police officer Jeffrey Reed died in a traffic crash while he was off-duty.

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  20. 2 injured in West Frankfort, IL motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | KFVS12

    Deputies say Jeffrey Reed, 53, of West Frankfort, was driving a 2003 Harley Davidson when he crashed at the intersection of East Main Street and Sunnyslope Street in West Frankfort. Nichole Krantz, 31, also of West Frankort, was a passenger.

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