• Patoka Warrior Insider – New Faces To Contribute

    by  • November 20, 2013

    PATOKA – The Warriors were already going to be a competitive team with all of last season’s players returning. But add in a very talented freshman and a well-rounded transfer, and it makes Patoka arguably the best team among the seven in the area. Jered Cain, who scored more than 1,000 points in the...

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    Man charged with torturing, taking tenants’ money

    by  • November 19, 2013

    CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who owns a South Side building is charged with torturing his mentally challenged tenants and forcing them to hand over their paychecks to him. Roy Estivez of Calumet City was charged Tuesday with aggravated involuntary servitude, involuntary servitude and aggravated criminal sexual assault. The Cook County state’s...

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    Amended gun bill would still cost corrections $549 million

    by  • November 19, 2013

    Despite making changes to appease some state lawmakers, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to crack down on gun violence still would add thousands of inmates and millions of dollars in costs to the state’s prison system. According to new figures submitted by the Illinois Department of Corrections, the mayor’s revamped bid for stiffer gun...

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    Heiress rescues animal rescuer

    by  • November 19, 2013

    Here’s a feel good story for your Tuesday: a Marine family was set to book tickets on a cross-country flight for their move to North Carolina when, at the last minute, their dogs were denied passage because they were too large. But luck and good Karma was on their side. When an heiress to...

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    Iuka man suffers fatal self-inflicted gunshot wound

    by  • November 19, 2013

    The Marion County Coroner’s Office is reporting a 73-year-old Iuka man has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Marion County Deputy Coroner Claude Howell pronounced Kirk Myers dead at his home at approximately 2 p.m. Monday. Reports indicate Myers had been suffering from significant pain.

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