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    State agrees to paper applications for concealed carry permits

    by  • December 18, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    State officials have changed their minds about the kind of applications they’ll accept from people who want concealed carry permits. After saying the Illinois State Police would only accept online applications, the Quinn administration says that beginning in July paper applications will also be accepted. The online application process begins next month. In similar...

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    Red Bud girl’s “kill list” posed no actual threat

    by  • December 18, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Police in southern Illinois’ Red Bud say they’ve concluded that a sixth-grade girl’s list of schoolmates she wanted to kill posed no actual threat. Reports say the unidentified girl’s so-called “kill list” involving 11 students was discovered Friday. Police investigated and have told parents there’s nothing to fear. Police and school administrators say the...

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    One Hope resident charged in child sex assault

    by  • December 18, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A 17-year-old resident of One Hope United was arrested Tuesday morning by Centralia police for alleged sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl. Phinique L.D. Jones was formally charged in Marion County court Wednesday morning, with two Class X counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13. According to...

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