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    Police plan strong weekend presence

    by  • May 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Expect to see a strong police presence this holiday weekend. Buckle up, take your time and don’t get behind the wheel if you’ve been drinking alcohol. That’s the advice – and the warning – from the Illinois State Police for this Memorial Day weekend. The state police say they’re going to be out on...

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    Woman who threw newborn away sentenced to prison

    by  • May 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    (AP) — A Southern Illinois woman who threw her baby away after giving birth at a party has been sentenced to three years in prison. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s office announced Friday that 25-year-old Casey Parnell of Du Quoin had been sentenced. She pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter...

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