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    Centralia couple arrested in connection with Mt. Vernon toddler’s savage injuries

    by  • November 20, 2014 • Breaking News

    MOUNT VERNON — Mt. Vernon police arrested two individuals on arrest warrants Thursday night issued from grand jury indictments in connection with the savage injuries inflicted earlier this month on a 3-year-old Mt. Vernon toddler in their care. According to the Jefferson County jail, 27-year-old Kaysie J. Belmont and 28-year-old Michael J. Belmont, both...

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    Centralia man struck and killed by semi on I-64

    by  • November 20, 2014 • Breaking News

    JEFFERSON COUNTY — Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal accident that resulted in a 34-year-old pedestrian being struck and killed on Interstate 64 by a semi early Thursday morning. According to Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Jo Marks, Michael Dale Neff, of Centralia was killed as he was walking near mile marker 7 on...

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