PINCKNEYVILLE – A Mulkeytown man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Perry County early Monday morning. According to a preliminary investigation by Illinois State Police, just after 6 Wesley J. Borden of Columbia, Illinois was driving his International straight truck east on Route 152 two miles east of Route 127 when Borden crossed the
MT. VERNON – A 22-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced Monday afternoon in Jefferson County court to 70 years in prison for the January 2017 shooting death and botched robbery of DeAndrey Jackson in a Mt. Vernon alley. A Jefferson County jury in March had found John Wells guilty of first-degree murder in that he
MT. VERNON – The city of Mt. Vernon is looking into options for what to do with the lake at Veterans Park. City Manager Mary Ellen Bechtel admits that over the years, the city hasn’t put as much funding as necessary into maintaining the lake, and now the lake has become a problem for the
MT. VERNON – A 22-year-old Mt. Vernon man is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in Jefferson County Court for the January 2017 shooting death and botched robbery of DeAndrey Jackson in a Mt. Vernon alley. A Jefferson County jury in March found John Wells guilty of all first-degree murder and robbery charges against him. Prosecutors
CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police need your help identifying suspects in two separate retail theft investigations. Police say suspects concealed merchandise at Macy’s on East Main and left the store without offering payment. Police say on Aug. 6, two suspects stole a money bag containing cash from Kroger on North Giant City Road. Anyone who can
CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police need your help in identifying suspects in a retail theft investigation at Best Buy on East Main in Carbondale. Police say the suspects concealed merchandise and left the store without offering payment. Anyone who can identify the suspects or anyone with information about the incident should contact Carbondale Police at 457-3200.