The candidates vying to replace Mike Bost as the area’s representative in the Illinois Legislature sparred with each other Thursday over their respective party affiliations, but they generally agreed with each other on many other points. Republican Terri Bryant and Democrat Bill Kilquist worked through a range of issues facing the state and in particular the 115th Legislative District.
Police arrested a Marion woman last week after a short vehicle chase.
Three former employees of the Williamson County Circuit Clerk’s Office were indicted this week on charges of theft and official misconduct.
Six SIU students face charges of sexual assault following two incidents reported last weekend.
Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning and left one person with a serious injury.
The 19-year-old who shot a parent at a Carbondale alternative school earlier this year has pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated battery with a firearm.
A former business official and treasurer with Carterville schools was sentenced last week to a year and a day in federal prison for stealing funds from the district.
A Carbondale man faces a felony charge after police found him allegedly in illegal possession of a handgun late last week.
Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon says she was hit by a truck last weekend while riding her bike, although she sustained no serious injuries.
Williamson County’s new state’s attorney has named a new adviser to help address what he says has been a persistent theme in his conversations throughout the county.
Police say they responded around 2:50 a.m. Sept. 7 to the 200 block of West Hospital Drive in reference to a robbery.