• Two truckers id’d in fatal I-64 accident

    by  • May 1, 2014

    Police have identified the two truck drivers who died Wednesday morning in a crash that closed westbound Interstate 64 in Clinton County. Alex Delgado, 27, of Key West, Fla., and Melvin C. Lewis, 54, of Opa Locka, Fla., died in the crash. The men were working for a trucking company out of Florida. Delgado...

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    CHS graduate nominated for two Tony Awards

    by  • May 1, 2014

    His work on the Broadway production of Aladdin has a 1986 graduate of Centralia High School nominated for two Tony awards. Chad Beguelin, who grew up in Irvington, was nominated for Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score of Music and/or Lyrics written for the theatre. Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim...

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    Police searching for armed robbery suspect

    by  • May 1, 2014

    Authorities in Marion are looking into a Wednesday night armed robbery at a local store, during which a shot was fired. The incident happened around 10 last night at the Dollar General along North Court Street when a suspect reportedly demanded money and fired a weapon before leaving the scene. He left with an...

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    Three arrested in Carlyle Lake duck poaching

    by  • May 1, 2014

    Illinois conservation police have arrested three men in connection with a March duck poaching incident at Carlyle Lake Wildlife Management area near Vandalia. Steven Dean, of Granite City, along with Bradley Peters and Daniel Groves of Wood River, were arrested April 25. The three men face felony charges for their alleged involvement in the...

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    Altercation lands Centralia man in jail

    by  • May 1, 2014

    A Tuesday night altercation in the 400 block of South Locust in Centralia resulted in the arrest of a 43-year-old Centralia man on multiple charges. Shawn ause has been charged in Marion County court with two felony counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm with a prior conviction – a Class...

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    Find in trashcan results in Sandoval school lockdown

    by  • May 1, 2014

    The discovery of an empty box of shotgun shells resulted in the Sandoval Junior/Senior High School being placed on lockdown Wednesday. The empty box was reportedly found inside a trash can in the school, and school administrators then issued a “Code Red” warning for a potential active shooter. Ultimately, a school administrator noted the...

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