• Appeals court reinstates Coleman family lawsuit

    by  • August 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois appeals court has reinstated the wrongful-death lawsuit claiming Joyce Meyer Ministries should have done more to prevent Christopher Coleman from killing his family. The Fifth District Appellate Court on Tuesday remanded the lawsuit back to the circuit court. It was filed on behalf of the family of Sheri...

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    Local groups give back to their community

    by  • August 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    SALEM — In the midst of so much bad news, let’s put some light on some good news. A park rededication is planned, thanks to the efforts of two organizations that helped revitalize a Salem neighborhood park. Salem Mayor John Raymer has announced that the City of Salem will be holding a rededication ceremony...

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    Mt. Vernon man gets fed time for meth

    by  • August 12, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A 37-year-old Mt. Vernon man has been sentenced to federal prison, after he earlier pleaded guilty to federal methamphetamine charges. Jose A. Roman was sentenced to 188 months’ imprisonment, five years’ supervised release following his imprisonment, and was fined $200. According to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen Wigginton, the court...

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