• Odin teen killed in one-car accident

    by  • November 11, 2014

    ODIN — A 16-year-old Odin teen was killed Tuesday afternoon in a one-car accident on Odin Road. According to Marion County Coroner Troy Cannon, Kalib Paschal was pronounced dead this afternoon, at the scene on Odin Road, about one-quarter mile north of Green Street Road. Cannon says Kalib was driving northbound on Odin Road,...

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    Sandoval murder suspect surrenders to county jail

    by  • November 11, 2014

    SALEM — A 50-year-old Sandoval man is being held in the Marion County jail this afternoon with bail set at $1 million, after he turned himself in for the alleged murder of another man early Monday morning. Johnnie Mack, who law enforcement had been searching for since Monday, is being held  on two counts...

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    Sandoval homicide victim ID’d as 45-year-old Wamac man

    by  • November 11, 2014

    SANDOVAL — Marion County authorities are continuing their search for a suspect in what is being treated as a homicide in the Village of Sandoval. State’s Attorney Matt Wilzbach says an arrest warrant has been issued for a Sandoval man wanted in connection with an early Monday morning shooting that left another man visiting...

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    Centralia man sentenced to 7 years on burglary plea

    by  • November 10, 2014

    SALEM — A 23-year-old Centralia man was sentenced Monday to 7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, after after a negotiated plea of guilt in one residential burglary case had another dismissed. David J. Teitsort pleaded guilty to the July 2014 residential burglary of a Centralia home — a Class 1 felony. At...

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    Texico man accidentally kills self in tree stand

    by  • November 10, 2014

    TEXICO — According to Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks, a 76-year-old rural Texico man died over the weekend from what appears to be an accidental gunshot wound to the chest, suffered in his tree stand when he attempted to remove his gun from its holster. Authorities say when Robert Okraj of East Canton...

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