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  1. Residents of West Frankfort, IL rallying to help fellow community member in immigration battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KFVS12

    According to the U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs enforcement, many of them had been charged with violent crimes, drug offenses, or cases of sexual assault. But tonight, a Heartland community has spoken out, furious that one of their own community members was caught up in the mix - a person who they say is anything but a "threat to public safety."

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  2. Poshard named president of Morthland College in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | KFVS12

    Poshard retired as president of Southern Illinois University in 2014. He's also served on the board at John A. Logan College.

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  3. Multiple crews respond to West Frankfort house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | KFVS12

    According to the West Frankfort Fire Department, crews were called to the home on Highway 149 east of West Frankfort at 6:38 a.m.

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  4. Flames extinguished in fire near West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KFVS12

    According to the Benton, IL. Fire Department, several area fire departments were called out to a fire on Antioch Rd, just east of West Frankfort, IL.

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  5. Home destroyed by fire in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | KFVS12

    According to the fire department, crews were called to the home in the 1200 block of East Elm Street just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2. In addition to the West Frankfort Fire Department, crews from Zeigler, Benton, and West City all responded to the scene.

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  6. Fire Marshal at the scene of a house fire in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | KFVS12

    One of the assisting crews was the Zeigler Fire Department who posted on Facebook that it was headed to the scene. The fire marshal said the home was unoccupied at the time and there is a for sale sign in the front yard.

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  7. Multiple crews responding to a fire in West Frankfort. Open the App for More.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KFVS12

    Multiple crews are at the scene of a structure fire in Franklin County. The fire station in Zeigler posted on facebook that it was called in for assistance.

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  8. Cedarhurst Center to host regional student art exhibitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | KFVS12

    The 43rd installment of The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition will open at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts on Sunday, January 15. Cedarhurst is proud to be the southern Illinois affiliate of the Scholastic Art Awards, a juried student art competition that draws hundreds of entries each year. Works of the top award recipients from the regional program are sent to New York for the national competition.

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  9. Southern Illinois prepared for first snow of new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | KFVS12

    As we wait for the first snowfall of 2017, public works departments have already started the process of pre-treating the roadways. Robert Hardin, the Maintenance & Environmental Service Manager of Public Works Carbondale, explained what kind of work goes into preparing for winter weather to strike.

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  10. Southern Illinois awaits for first snow of new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KFVS12

    As we wait for the first snowfall of 2017, public works departments have already started the process of pre-treating the roadways. Robert Hardin, the Maintenance & Environmental Service Manager of Public Works Carbondale, explained what kind of work goes into preparing for winter weather to strike.

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  11. Smelling natural gas around West Frankfort? Fire department says don't worryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | KFVS12

    The West Frankfort Fire Department says it has received several reports of people saying they smell natural gas around town. According to the fire department, the likely cause is hydrogen sulfide gas that is the byproduct of oil wells or coal mines in the area.

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  12. 'Suspicious' house fire under investigation in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | KFVS12

    The cause of a suspicious house fire in West Frankfort is under investigation, according to the West Frankfort Fire Department.

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  13. 65th Anniversary Memorial Service for The Orient #2 mine explosion to be held in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | KFVS12

    The 65th Anniversary Memorial Service for The Orient #2 mine explosion will be held in West Frankfort, Illinois on Wednesday, December 21. It will feature several special speakers who will give their thoughts on remembering the disaster in which 119 lost their lives on Dec. 21, 1951 in one of the deadliest mine explosions to ever occur in the United States. Each miner who lost their life will be memorialized in a special candle lighting service as their name is read and their picture is shown on a large screen.

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  14. Heartland couple creates app to help find lost childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KFVS12

    Ryan and Deanna Davis are from West Frankfort, Illinois and have two kids, one who is autistic and has a tendency to wander off. So the couple created Whistle - an app built to broadcast a message to an area to bring people together to help search.

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  15. Candy Cane Lane back open for Christmas in West Frankfort, ILRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | KFVS12

    It's a Christmas display that's years in the making and the creator said the hard work is worth it. Dozens of decorations featuring popular animation characters in Christmas settings draw a crowd to the West Frankfort, Illinois display every year.

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  16. 3 bikers seriously injured in crash in West Frankfort, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KFVS12

    According to West Frankfort Police Chief Shawn Talluto, three people were seriously injured in a collision in West Frankfort, Illinois on Saturday, November 5. The crash happened around 11 a.m. Saturday after a driver in a 2012 Buick four-door was traveling northbound on Route 37 and crossed the center line and struck a motorcycle traveling southbound. After the initial collision, the motorcycle collided with a second motorcycle.

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  17. West Frankfort, IL man arrested, charged with battery after allegedly stabbing other manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KFVS12

    On Oct. 27 at 10:21 p.m., the West Frankfort Police Department was dispatched to a stabbing in the 400 block of East Charles Street. When they got there, officers discovered two men that had been fighting over a property dispute.

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  18. Kentucky man arrested, charged with battery after stabbing of another manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | KFVS12

    On November 2, at 11:30 a.m., the West Frankfort Police Department was dispatched to the 1000 block of West Main Street in reference to a stabbing. On November 3, Munsell was found and arrested without incident.

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  19. Police surprise boy with special needs during birthday party in West Frankfort, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KFVS12

    A West Frankfort boy with special needs was celebrating his 13th birthday on Saturday when it took a turn for the better. Not knowing if any officers would show up, Spencer wrote out some "Notice to Appear" citations as invitations to area police officers.

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  20. More than 1,500 people without power in West Frankfort, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KFVS12

    Ameren is currently working to restore power to these customers and is asking residents to not call 911 to check on the status of the restoration.

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