• Area activities available for long weekend

    by  • October 11, 2013 • 0 Comments

    For many this is a three day weekend. Due to Columbus Day being recognized Monday, most government offices, schools and banks will be closed. But it’s a good weekend to enjoy some local events. On Saturday the city of Centralia is hosting “Celebrate Centralia” from 3 until 9 p.m. at the Bell Tower Park....

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    33 alleged gang members hit with drug charges

    by  • October 10, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Federal racketeering conspiracy, drug trafficking and other related charges have been filed against 33 alleged members of a Chicago street gang. The suspects were arrested in raids early Wednesday by local, state and federal agents. Chicago police superintendent Gerry McCarthy said those charged are members of the Imperial Insane Vice Lords, which operates on...

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