• Sesser man dies in Tuesday morning accident

    by  • July 29, 2014

    FRANKLIN COUNTY — A Sesser man died in a single-vehicle crash early this morning. Patrick T. Styve, 51, died from injuries he suffered in the 3:39 a.m. crash on Illinois 148, about a half-mile south of Illinois 154, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Styve was driving northbound on Illinois 148 when his...

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    Man shot and killed after shooting Pana officer

    by  • July 29, 2014

    PANA — An unidentified man was shot and killed by an Illinois State Police swat team early Tuesday after he allegedly shot a Pana police officer. The police officer sustained a non-life threatening injury and was in stable condition at an area hospital, an Illinois State Police news release said. The incident occurred about...

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    Murray closure on indefinite hold

    by  • July 28, 2014

    CENTRALIA — Despite a positive ruling from a federal judge, Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration’s push to close the Warren G. Murray Developmental Center in Centralia is on indefinite hold. According to the Illinois Department of Human Services, there is no timetable for closing the facility, but the agency, which operates the Murray Center, anticipates...

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    More federal charges filed against former Fairfield coach

    by  • July 28, 2014

    EAST ST. LOUIS — Charges keep building up against former Fairfield Community High School Coach Timothy Going, who was arraigned Monday on a new four-count federal indictment. The 43-year-old is charged with attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. A detention hearing has...

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