• News

    Vernon woman found dead in backyard

    by  • May 29, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    According to the Marion County Coroner’s office, a 66-year-old Vernon woman has been found dead Wednesday morning in her backyard. At approximately 6 a.m., Shirley Brumfield of South ‘A’ Street was found dead in her backyard, with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Coroner reports indicate Brumfield was suffering from cancer and...

    Read more →

    Armed man barricades himself in Irvington

    by  • May 29, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    According to Irvington police, at approximately 7:45 Tuesday night, officers responded to a residence on East  Huron Street, where a 58-year-old man armed with a handgun ultimately barricaded himself in a bedroom. Police reports say officers responded to a residence in the 600 block of East Huron Street on third party report of a ...

    Read more →

    Hand held cell phone ban heads to Quinn

    by  • May 28, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A measure banning the use of hand-held cell phones while driving now goes to Gov. Pat Quinn for his approval, after the House voted 69-48 to give final approval to the bill. Opponents of the bill say it only addresses one part of distracted driving, and that people get equally distracted while eating while...

    Read more →