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Marion Man Faces Murder Charge in Infant Son’s Death

MARION – A Marion man is now charged with first-degree murder in the death of his infant son last month. Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti says Devin O’Daniell is being held in the Williamson County Jail on a $1 million bond. Zanotti says the investigation into the death of Claude Aleczander Tobias O’Daniell is

Mt. Vernon Parents Convicted of Abusing Infant Son

MT. VERNON – After numerous delays in both cases, the Mt. Vernon parents charged with abuse of their infant son have been found guilty of the Class X felony charges against them. According to Jefferson County State’s Attorney Sean Featherstun, Judge Jerry Crisel has found both 20-year-old Tyrone “EJ” Steele and 22-year-old Abagail Adkins guilty

Saline County Clerk Dies Just Days after Taking Office

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A county clerk in Southern Illinois who took office less than two weeks ago has died. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Saline County Clerk Roger Craig died Wednesday morning. The 57-year-old Craig ran in March and defeated incumbent Kim Buchanan in the Republican Primary Election. During the race he vowed to

West Frankfort Woman Charged in Domestic Dispute Tuesday

WEST FRANKFORT – A West Frankfort woman is facing charges after Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a domestic dispute in West Frankfort around 12:40 Tuesday morning. Sheriff David Bartoni says 30-year-old Bridgett A. Childers was arrested for aggravated assault. She is being held in the Franklin County Jail pending review from the State’s

Domestic Call Leads to Two Arrests in Buckner Monday

BUCKNER – Two people are facing charges after Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a domestic incident in Buckner around 12:20 Monday afternoon. Sheriff David Bartoni says 42-year-old Allen K. Woolard of Buckner was arrested and charged with felony domestic battery. Thirty-year-old Kristen L. Swisher of Sesser was arrested and charged with felony criminal