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    Ina pastor and wife killed in house explosion

    by  • October 18, 2014 • News

    INA — Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks confirms an Ina pastor and his wife were killed Friday night when their house exploded. Byford and Wastina Campbell, both 87-years-old, reportedly died in the incident that happened around 7:45 p.m. at 205 North Elm Street in Ina. Autopsies are scheduled for Sunday in Mt Vernon....

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    UPDATE w/capture: Hardin County inmate escapes jail on stolen 4-wheeler

    by  • October 17, 2014 • Breaking News

    UPDATE 1:40 p.m. Oct. 18, 2014: HARDIN COUNTY — Authorities say a 30-year-old Hardin County jail escapee has been captured in Carrier Mills. Robert Hardy Rush was taken into custody on Saturday afternoon, according to sheriff’s office dispatch in Hardin County. Rush, of Elizabethtown, escaped during processing on Friday. He had been driving a...

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    Mt. Vernon PD investigating another shooting

    by  • October 17, 2014 • News

    MT. VERNON — Authorities with the Mt. Vernon Police Department are investigating another shooting incident; this one sent a male victim to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center for treatment. Police responded at approximately 9:40 Thursday night to the 1600 block of South 12th Street on reports of a shooting. The suspect in the shooting...

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    Feds indict Greenville graduate and gameshow contestant

    by  • October 16, 2014 • News

    BENTON — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today that a federal grand jury in Benton, has charged a 23-year-old former Altamont man with four counts computer-related harassment and extortion offenses. Stephen B. Mislich, now of Bowling Green, Ohio, has been indicted for allegedly engaging in a pattern...

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