• Quinn says more layoffs possible with shutdown

    by  • October 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says if the federal government shutdown continues more state workers will be laid off whose paychecks come from federal funding. Illinois has already issued nearly 100 such temporary layoffs. They include employees with the state Department of Military Fairs, economic analysts at the Illinois Department of Employment Security...

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    Centralia man arrested for burglary

    by  • October 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Centralia police have arrested a 36-year-old Centralia man for alleged burglary to his ex-girlfriend’s home. Zachary Hiltibidal is accused of taking a phone after entering a on south Marion Street on Saturday. The ex-girlfriend reportedly told police this is the second time that Hiltibidal had broken into her home. She was reportedly showing a...

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    Inmate released in error, back in IDOC custody

    by  • October 7, 2013 • 0 Comments

    As first reported by Withers Broadcasting, a Vienna Correctional Center inmate was accidentally released by the Illinois Department of Corrections Friday and placed on a passenger bus bound for Chicago. According to a corrections spokesman, 38-year-old Michael Sanders is back in custody. Corrections department spokesman tom Shaer says Sanders was apprehended without incident in...

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