Herrin Police Department Arrests 6/25/18-7/1/18

From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 06-25-18 for Criminal Damage to Property over $500. Andreola was transported to the Williamson County Jail. Brian C. Case Age 25 From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 06-26-18 for Domestic Battery. Case was transported to the Williamson County Jail. Betty M. Colp Age 30 From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 06-26-18 for

AUTHORITIES SEEKING MAN ACCUSED OF USING STOLEN CREDIT CARD

CARBONDALE – AUTHORITIES SEEKING MAN ACCUSED OF USING STOLEN CREDIT CARD The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an unlawful use of credit card investigation. On 06-02-2018 an unknown male suspect made two purchases using a stolen credit card at Walmart, 1450 East Main Street. The

Du Quoin Woman, Two Others Named to Illinois Prisoner Review Board

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed three new members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board. Rauner on Thursday called the new members “smart, qualified people.” He says they’re aware of his goal to reduce the number of former prisoners who re-offend. Lisa Daniels of Lansing is a former Cook County corrections employee

Illinois to Get $16M in Federal Money for Community Service

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Sixteen community service programs in Illinois will receive more than $16 million dollars in federal funding. The federal Corporation for National and Community Service is distributing $11.6 million to help more than 900 AmeriCorps members conduct community projects and pay college costs and student loans after completing their service. Democratic U.S.

Two Injured in Thursday Morning Crash in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD – A crash between a car and an ambulance Thursday morning in Fairfield resulted in the driver of the car and an EMT in the ambulance suffering injuries. The driver of the car, 94-year-old Bob Watson, reportedly collided around 9 with a Wayne County ambulance responding to an emergency. The impact of the crash

Man Killed in Tree Cutting Accident in Rural Makanda

MAKANDA – A man was killed when one of the trees he was cutting on his property in rural Makanda fell on him Monday morning. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and other emergency responders went to the scene around 10:30 and found that 44-year-old Bryan Addington had already succumbed from his injuries

Severin: Rend Lake Resort Vendor Conference to Be Held July 12

BENTON – State Representative David Severin (R-Benton) is sharing information with the public regarding a request for proposals being offered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) at the shuttered Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center. Significant efforts have been made by IDNR to clean up mold and take care of other maintenance related