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    Fire kills 3 in Jacksonville mobile home

    by  • June 27, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a mobile home in Jacksonville has killed three people. Two of the dead are children younger than 10. Morgan County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Mike Carmody told the Jacksonville Courier-Journal that fire started sometime around 1 a.m. Thursday. Jacksonville is about 30 miles west of Springfield. The...

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    Woman allegedly stabs boyfriend in face

    by  • June 27, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    According to the Mount Vernon Police Department, a 38-year-old man was allegedly stabbed in the face Tuesday night, near the corner of Second Street and Opydyke Avenue. Jerry Gill reportedly told police that his 44-year-old girlfriend Rebecca Harper had stabbed him in the face with a pocket knife. Gill was taken to a local...

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    West Nile confirmed in southern Illinois

    by  • June 27, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The first positive batch of West Nile Virus mosquitoes for this summer has been reported in southern Illinois. Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health say a positive sample was collected from earlier this week in Tamaroa in Perry County. Another positive sample was discovered in East St. Louis. West Nile virus is...

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