• Mt. Vernon PD investigating another shooting

    by  • October 17, 2014

    MT. VERNON — Authorities with the Mt. Vernon Police Department are investigating another shooting incident; this one sent a male victim to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center for treatment. Police responded at approximately 9:40 Thursday night to the 1600 block of South 12th Street on reports of a shooting. The suspect in the shooting...

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    Feds indict Greenville graduate and gameshow contestant

    by  • October 16, 2014

    BENTON — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today that a federal grand jury in Benton, has charged a 23-year-old former Altamont man with four counts computer-related harassment and extortion offenses. Stephen B. Mislich, now of Bowling Green, Ohio, has been indicted for allegedly engaging in a pattern...

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    Mt. Vernon apartment fire deemed suspicious

    by  • October 15, 2014

    MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon firefighters responded to a fully-involved fire last night at an old apartment complex in the 1500 block of South 9th Street, and are now calling the fire suspicious. Firefighters responded to the scene around 10:30 Tuesday night, and advised as they arrived that fire was through the roof of...

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