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  1. Two Arrested After Meth Lab was Found in WFRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Authorities say West Frankfort Police responded to the Gray Plaza Motel around 10:30 pm Wednesday after it was reported that there was an active meth lab in the room. 26-year old Timothy Carr and 22-year old Ariel Booton were both arrested for unlawful possession of meth, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of meth manufacturing materials, and unlawful possession of meth precursors.

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  2. West Frankfort Mayor Tom JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A $100 fine will be imposed on landlords who had not registered their properties or signed up for an inspection.

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  3. Rollins Receives 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Associated Press reports 30-year-old Christopher Rollins of West Frankfort was sentenced Tuesday morning in Franklin County Court. He was convicted in September of dousing Tessa Leech with cleaning solvent and setting her ablaze.

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  4. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    In Williamson County, voters will decide if the township of Whiteash should dissolve and be turned over to the county. Creal Springs is voting on whether liquor prohibition should continue.

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  5. Man Arrested For Allegedly Holding Family HostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A man from West Frankfort will appear in court November 5th on charges that he held his family against their will. 36-year-old Doyle Marion Jr. faces multiple charges, including forcible detention, aggravated domestic batter and aggravated cruelty to animals. 1 comment

  6. Man Arrested For Shooting In West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The victim is in critical condition as of last night.

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  7. John Mize 10-06-2014Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    John Mize, a landlord in West Frankfort pushing the question regarding Home Rule in West Frankfrot, joins us to discuss his opposition to Home Rule and why he feels people should vote 'Yes' on the ballot question this November. To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

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  8. Tom Jordan 09-30-2014Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    West Frankfort Mayor Tom Jordan joins us to discuss the home rule ballot question in West Frankfort from the perspective of someone in favor of home rule. To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

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  9. ambulance graphic picRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Illinois State Police say the crash happened near mile marker 69 around 8:24 a.m. Sunday. Police say the driver of a 1994 Oldsmobile lost control after a tire blew, entered the median and struck a semi-tractor heading in the opposite direction.

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  10. Rollins Convicted Of Setting Ex-Girlfriend On FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    News 3 reports the ex-girlfriend, Tessa Leech, told them Rollins asked for a plea deal, but Leech refused.

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  11. Rollins Decision Delayed Due To IllnessRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A verdict on 30-year-old Christopher Rollins of West Frankfort was delayed Tuesday morning because one of the attorneys involved is ill. Judge Tom Tedeschi was expected to issue a verdict Tuesday.

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  12. Judge Deliberates in West Frankfort Chemical Attack TrialRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A judge will likely rule Tuesday in the case of a West Frankfort man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. Prosecutors say Christopher Rollins of West Frankfort doused his girlfriend, 24 year-old Tessa Leech with a meth-making chemical back on August 20, 2012, then set her on fire, in accordance with statements he made saying he wanted to burn down his home with Leech inside.

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  13. West Frankfort Man Accused Of Residential BurglaryRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Police say 22-year-old Gino Russotto was arrested after a burglary around 2:10 in the afternoon Sunday in rural Franklin County.

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  14. Two Arrested At John A. Logan CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Police say they found three handguns and suspected controlled substances inside their car.

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  15. Man Arrested For Setting Fires At The Anna Gray High-RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Daily American in West Frankfort reports Evrard was a resident of the Anna Gray High-Rise at the time of the fires.

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  16. New Developer Chosen For Morthland College DormsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Daily American in West Frankfort reports college officials have named Brad McMillin of O'Fallon, originally from West Frankfort, as the lead developer for the Adams House dorms.

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  17. Home Rule Question To Appear On Ballot In West FrankfortRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The city decided not to appeal a petition by local landlord John Mize to place a question on the ballot asking residents if home rule should cease in West Frankfort.

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  18. Murder Suspect Faces New Murder For Hire ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    West Frankfort police are charging 67-year-old John P. Adams with five counts of solicitation of murder for hire.

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  19. Courtesy of: Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A group of mosquitoes that were caught in West Frankfort and Ziegler have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

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  20. Woman Accused Of Fraudulently Filing Tax ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Daily American in West Frankfort reports family members believe Joplin was filing returns with the IRS that were different than ones given to family members for their own records.

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