• Internal investigations at sheriff’s department result in resignation, retirement

    by  • October 4, 2013 • 0 Comments

    We have disturbing news coming from the Marion County Sheriff’s Department of two internal investigations that resulted in one sudden resignation and one sudden retirement. The recent and sudden retirement of one of the department’s sergeant deputies came just days after an internal investigation into the deputy was launched regarding reported sexual harassment. Internal...

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    IDOC searching for inmate released before parole date

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    An inmate apprehension team was dispatched Friday, to take back into custody an inmate accidentally released earlier in the day from Vienna Corrections. According to Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer, 38-year-old Michael Sanders was released Friday, when prison officials miscalculated his parole date and placed him on a passenger bus bound for...

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    Mt. Vernon woman charged in stabbing

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    A 36-year-old Mount Vernon woman is free on bond, after being arrested Thursday for allegedly stabbing someone very late Wednesday night or very early Thursday morning. According to the Mount Vernon Police Department, they were called to a residence on the 300 block of Jordan after LaTanya Elion allegedly stabbed Brian Griffith in the...

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    Wholesale club helps military during shutdown

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    In response to dozens of domestic commissaries shutting down Wednesday as a part of the government shutdown, Sam’s Club has decided to help out the affected communities and military members. In appreciation for the service that military personnel provide, Sam’s Club locations near military bases will waive membership requirements for military personnel, retirees and...

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