• Three vehicle crash leaves two drivers dead

    by  • December 15, 2014

    FRANKLIN COUNTY — Two people are dead after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 37. Franklin County Sheriff’s Department says two cars collided head on Highway 37 just north of Yellowbanks Road in rural Benton. Each car had only the driver. Nicholas Lee Doyle, 23, of Benton was pronouced dead at the scene, the other...

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    Amber Alert ends with happy resolution, sisters found safe

    by  • December 15, 2014

    WILLIAMSON COUNTY — An afternoon Amber Alert for two Southern Illinois sisters had a happy resolution, with the two girls being located safe and reunited with their family. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is thanking everyone who helped investigators find 9-year-old Corbyn and 7-year-old Celsie Erwin. Sheriff Bennie Vick says his office received several...

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