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    Two U.S. & one former German soldier arrested for conspiracy to murder DEA agent

    by  • September 27, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    NEW YORK – Michele M. Leonhart, the Administrator of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) and Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, today announced the arrests of three defendants – JOSEPH MANUEL HUNTER and TIMOTHY VAMVAKIAS, both citizens of the United States, and DENNIS GOGEL, a...

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    Judge calls Quinn maneuver unconstitutional, orders backpay plus interest

    by  • September 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO — A Cook County judge has ruled that Gov. Pat Quinn’s decision to halt lawmaker pay over the pension crisis is unconstitutional and has ordered Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to pay them immediately. Judge Neil Cohen made the ruling Thursday. He says the state Constitution makes it clear that lawmakers’ pay can’t be...

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    I-64 rollover accident leaves three dead

    by  • September 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Three people were killed in a crash on Interstate 64 at mile marker 69 near the Woodlawn exit early Thursday, Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks has confirmed. Preliminary information indicates an eastbound SUV carrying three people was struck by a car, also eastbound on the interstate, around 1:55 a.m., he said. The SUV...

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    Obit: Mary L. Peppenhorst

    by  • September 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Mary L. Peppenhorst, 54, of Breese, and formerly of Highland, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Assembly of God, 750 S. Moreland Rd., Bethalto, IL 62010, with Pastor Eric Scottberg officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery in...

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