• Lawrence on full-lockdown after attempted escape

    by  • April 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to Illinois Department of Corrections Spokeswoman Stacey Solano, at approximately 1:00 p.m. today an inmate attempted to escape from the Lawrence Correctional Center. “He never made it off of the prison grounds and was quickly apprehended by IDOC personnel,” says Solano. “The prison’s security protocols and quick-acting staff ensured that the incident was...

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    Details released in Centralia fatal shooting

    by  • March 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to Capt. Richard Densmore, a detective with the Centralia Police Department, 21-year-old Chelsea Wilkin was fatally shot Saturday by her 55-year-old father Charlie Wilkin, in the home they shared in the 1300 block of Short Street. Densmore says the father is being held in the Marion County Jail and has been charged with...

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    Shooting in Centralia

    by  • March 30, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Centralia police responded this afternoon to a report of a shooting in the 1300 block of Short Street in Centralia. Reports indicate an adult woman was shot by her father. She was transported to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment of gun shot wounds. Details have not yet come in regarding the woman’s...

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    Homes evacuated after Ark. oil pipeline ruptures

    by  • March 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Authorities are evacuating at least 50 homes after a crude oil pipeline ruptured in central Arkansas and spilled oil into a nearby lake. Arkansas Department of Emergency Management spokesman Brandon Morris says an Exxon pipeline ruptured Friday afternoon near Mayflower, a small city about 20 miles northwest of Little Rock. Morris says authorities have...

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