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An elderly Edwards County, Ill. man was seriously injured Tuesday morning when he was mauled by a bull. Edwards County Sheriff Darby Boewe identified the victim as Loren Webb, 78 of 220 County Road 510 E Albion. The sheriff said

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TORNADO WATCH EXTENDED UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT 

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman Oklahoma has placed Wayne, White and nearby counties under a tornado watch until midnight tonight  The greatest thread for strong to severe storms,

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currierRobert MeadTwo escapees from the White County jail in Carmi were captured Saturday evening at a house off Raleigh Road in rural Saline County. 26-year-old Donald Currier of Golden Gate and 32-year-old Robert M. Mead of Johnston City escaped through the

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 Robert MeadWhite County Sheriff Dougcurrier Maier says two inmates were missing from the White County Jail this morning.  26-year-old Donald Currier of Golden Gate (right) and 32-year-old Robert M. Mead of Johnston City, IL  (left) were missing from

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costonIllinois’ Fifth District Court of Appeals has rejected Danny K. Coston’s appeal of his conviction for the August, 2012 slaying of a young Southern Illinois couple. The ruling was issued Thursday afternoon. Coston, 39 of Centerville, Ill. is currently serving

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An elderly Sims man faces a charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly using a shotgun to kill his neighbor’s dog. 80-year-old Jackie L. “Jack” Scott is accused of killing a dog belonging to his neighbor, Jamie L. Howard. The incident

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bridwellA McLeansboro, Ill. man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges he had unlawful sexual contact with a minor under the age of 13. Stephen K. Bridwell, 21 entered a guilty plea to a

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campbellAt 9:14 a.m. this morning, Gibson County Indiana Central Dispatch received a report of a shoplifter at the Pilot Travel Center located on 1042 E. Warrenton Road and US 41. When officers arrived an investigation was conducted and 23 year

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19-year-old Thomas Hatcher of Fairfield was jailed Friday on a preliminary charge of aggravated domestic battery.  Hatcher is accused of slapping and choking his 15-year-old girlfriend.  Hatcher was arrested by Fairfield City Police on S.W. 6th Street

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27-year-old Alan Dale Stratton of Crossville was injured and cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident following a motorcycle wreck Saturday afternoon in White County.  State police say Stratton was riding a motorcycle on White County

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