• Carlyle teen pleads guilty to stabbing dad

    by  • September 6, 2013

    A 19-year-old Carlyle teenager has pleaded guilty to stabbing his father during a June argument. Kole P. Koehler will be sentenced October 15th. He pleaded to aggravated domestic battery and misdemeanor unlawful weapons use. A charge of armed violence using an edged weapon was dismissed as part of the agreement. The June 19th argument...

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    Vacant Selmaville home destroyed by Friday fire

    by  • September 6, 2013

    A vacant home that was in the process of being torn down at 3043 Selmaville Road southwest of Salem was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon.  According to the Salem Fire Department, the single story vacant house, had not been lived in for some time and was in the process of being torn down. When...

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    Missing Illinois teen found in southeast Mo.

    by  • September 6, 2013

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after a 13-year-old girl officials say was abducted in Champaign Thursday afternoon was found in southeast Missouri. Police said Cleo Younce was found safe in Cape Girardeau Friday afternoon. Authorities said Cape Girardeau police on Friday worked with U.S. Marshals to track Cleo Younce...

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    AMBER Alert: Cleo M Younce

    by  • September 6, 2013

    …CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY AT THE REQUEST OF THE CHAMPAIGN ILLINOIS POLICE DEPARTMENT… AT THE REQUEST OF THE CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS POLICE DEPARTMENT, THE ILLINOIS EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM IS ACTIVATED FOR AN AMBER ALERT. THE CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS POLICE HAVE A CONFIRMED CHILD ABDUCTION THAT OCCURRED IN THE 2400 BLOCK OF HATHAWAY DR, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013...

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    Lt. gov. candidate Jil Tracy talks vision for Illinois

    by  • September 5, 2013

    Republican state Representative Jil Tracy called our newsroom this week to discuss running with GOP gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Kirk Dillard. Tracy says if Dillard is elected governor in 2014 as his lieutenant governor, her primary focus will be economic development, saying Illinois needs good jobs and Illinois families need to know state government...

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