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  1. southern Illinois woman named state's "Big Sister of the Year"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    One southern Illinois woman has been chosen above thousands of her peers as the state's "Big sister of the year" for the 'B Brothers, Big Sisters' Program. and honorary family member to children across the country.

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  2. 2 facing drug-related charges after traffic stop in Benton, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KFVS12

    Police say two southern Illinois residents are facing drug charges after a traffic stop. On February 26, Benton, Illinois police conducted a traffic stop at the 100 block of Martin Street.

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  3. West Frankfort store sells $2M winning Powerball ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KFVS12

    They bought their winning Quick Pick ticket at Farm Fresh Dairy Store on 602 West Main Street.

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  4. Old King Coal Festival seeks nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KFVS12

    The Old King Coal Festival committee is looking for the next Old King Coal who will reign over this year's festival which starts May 7 and runs through May 10 in West Frankfort. The event honors the rich history of coal miners in southern Illinois.

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  5. Owner: Fire at Rend Lake Carbide building won't stop workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KFVS12

    Crews were on the scene of a structure fire at the Benton Industrial Park on Thursday night, February 12. The roof of the metal building collapsed making it difficult for firefighters to get to the fire, according to the Benton Fire Chief. Benton, West City, Du Quoin, Sesser, West Frankfort and Christopher firefighters responded with mutual aid.

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  6. SB I-57 back open in Franklin Co., Il after semi overturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KFVS12

    The southbound lanes of Interstate 57 in Franklin County are back open after semi truck overturned, according to Illinois State Police. Officials say around 5:45 a.m. 64-year-old Glenn Hackney of Hoopeston, Illinois lost control of his truck at mile marker 68. The truck rolled onto its side, blocking both lanes of traffic.

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  7. SB I-57 blocked in Franklin Co., Il due to overturned semiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KFVS12

    Both southbound lanes of Interstate 57 are currently blocked in Franklin County, Illinois due to an overturned semi truck, according to Illinois State Police. Officials say around 5:45 a.m. 64-year-old Glenn Hackney of Hoopeston, Illinois lost control of his truck at mile marker 68. The truck rolled onto its side, blocking both lanes of traffic.

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  8. Woman accused of firing gun into West Frankfort home after argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | KFVS12

    According to West Frankfort PD, on Sunday, February 1 at 1:44 a.m., the department received a 911 call reporting shots fired at a home. Officers arrived at the scene and were told Labreeska A. Redmon, 39, had been visiting at the home when an argument began.

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  9. Train with mechanical issue may block RR crossings in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | KFVS12

    The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency issued an alert for drivers to use alternate routes until the train is cleared.

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  10. Man arrested in connection to Casey's store robbery in ZeiglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KFVS12

    Jared Kelley, 25, of West Frankfort, Ill., was arrested on a warrant for armed robbery. His bond was set at $250,000.

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  11. 2 charged after meth lab found in West Frankfort motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | KFVS12

    A man and woman are both facing meth-related charges after a meth lab was found in a motel according to the West Frankfort police. Chief Shawn Talluto says on January 14, the West Frankfort Police Department responded to the Gray Plaza Motel at 1010 West Main Street.

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  12. Rauner announces team membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KFVS12

    The family of 53 year old Kenneth Willard of Bismark is looking for answers in his disappearance.The Stoddard County Sheriff says family members have not heard from Willard in 10 weeks.He was last seen at the Arab Station Convenience Store in Zalma, Mo. on Oct. 24.Deputies found Willard's truck in northern Stoddard County at a family farm where he was hunting.Willard's brother says Willard was a great guy who got along with everyone."

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  13. West Frankfort man to appear on American IdolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KFVS12

    A West Frankfort man will appear on the 2015 season of American Idol. 29-year-old Dustin Keele, a 2004 graduate of Frankfort Community High School, won over the celebrity judges in Nashville, Tennessee and is headed to Hollywood.

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  14. West Frankfort woman charged with robbery, residential burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KFVS12

    A West Frankfort woman has been charged with robbery and residential burglary following an investigation by local police. According to the West Frankfort Police Department, 28-year-old Whitney Mansfield was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 2 in connection with a incident that happened at a home in the 1400 block of East Oak Street on Nov. 22. A 70-year-old woman called police saying she went into her home and found someone inside.

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  15. West Frankfort, IL pair facing meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KFVS12

    A man and woman from West Frankfort, Illinois are facing meth charges after police say they found an active meth lab at a home on W. Lidell Street. Jeremy A. Breckenridge, 32, and Amie D. Wilson, 23, were both charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials, unlawful possession of methamphetamine-more than 400 grams but less than 900 grams and unlawful participation in methamphetamine production. 1 comment

  16. Southern Illinois deer meat donations down this hunting seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | KFVS12

    A Southern Illinois deer meat processor reports that its seen about half the deer meat donations to local food pantry's than it saw at this time last year. Miles Brother's Meats in West Frankfort donated nearly 6,000 pounds of deer meat to area food pantry's last year, according to owner Chad Miles.

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  17. Man sentenced to 30 years for setting ex-girlfriend on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KFVS12

    A West Frankfort, Illinois man was sentenced to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on Tuesday morning in a Franklin County court. Christopher Rollins was found guilty of setting his ex-girlfriend on fire in 2012.

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  18. Carbondale pair sentenced to prison for harassing witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    The trial date has been set for the suspect in the shooting deaths of a 17-year-old and his mother. The trial date has been set for the suspect in the shooting deaths of a 17-year-old and his mother.

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  19. 2 arrested in connection with reports of shootings at Cape Girardeau homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    The trial date has been set for the suspect in the shooting deaths of a 17-year-old and his mother. The trial date has been set for the suspect in the shooting deaths of a 17-year-old and his mother.

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  20. Man facing child sexual exploitation chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    The trial date has been set for the suspect in the shooting deaths of a 17-year-old and his mother. The trial date has been set for the suspect in the shooting deaths of a 17-year-old and his mother. 5 comments

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