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Two Cited in Recent Shots Fired Investigation in Marion

MARION – Two men are awaiting their day in Williamson County Court after they were recently cited and taken to jail in a recent shots fired investigation in Marion. According to Marion Police, last Thursday the police department received a 911 call relative to “shots fired” at the Quality Inn on West Main Street.  Upon

Meth Bust Conducted at Marion Econo Lodge Tuesday

MARION – The Marion Police Department says beginning late last year, its Narcotics Unit initiated an investigation relative to the sales of crystal methamphetamine, involving multiple subjects that reside at the Econo Lodge hotel, located in the 1800 block of Bittle Place. During the investigation multiple confidential sources were utilized to conduct several controlled drug

Winter Storm Warning Continues until Noon Today

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The National Weather Service in Paducah says a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for a good portion of southern Illinois until noon today. Gallatin, Johnson, Pope and Pulaski counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory until noon today. Massac and Hardin counties are not affected. If you are in the Winter

Pritzker Appoints Finnie as IDNR Director

SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker has appointed a former southern Illinois lawmaker to serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Natalie Phelps Finnie has served as Deputy Director of IDNR since August of 2021 where she oversaw the Office of Land Management, Legislative Department, Office of Oil & Gas Management, and Office

Man Charged with Murder in Weekend Shooting Death of Carbondale Man

CARBONDALE – A Carbondale man has been arrested and charged with First Degree Murder in a weekend shooting that killed another man from Carbondale. According to Jackson County State’s Attorney Joseph A. Cervantez Monday, 19-year-old Keon L. Foulks has been charged for the murder of 26-year-old Robert L. Delmore Jr. Saturday. If convicted, Foulks faces

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Parts of Southern Illinois

PADUCAH – The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Storm Watch that will be in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for Edwards, Jackson, Jefferson, Wabash, Wayne and Perry counties in southern Illinois. Forecasters say heavy wet snow with total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches possible. You can plan