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Teen told police where to find gun used in Kenosha shootings

Teen told police where to find gun used in Kenosha shootings

ANTIOCH, Illinois (AP) — Police records show a 17-year-old accused of fatally shooting two demonstrators in Wisconsin told officers at his local police station in Illinois where to find an assault rifle he said he had just used to shoot several people. The records say Kyle Rittenhouse was visibly upset as he surrendered to police…Read More »

Court-ordered robocalls sent to ‘electoral terror’ victims in Illinois and other states

Court-ordered robocalls sent to ‘electoral terror’ victims in Illinois and other states

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 30,000 recipients of what a judge described as “electoral terror” robocalls designed to scare people from voting have received new court-ordered calls saying the earlier call had false information that intimidated voters. Lawyers for two men who sent out the original messages notified U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan…Read More »

Central City 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Central City 1st Quarter Honor Roll

8th Grade High Honors: Hunter Allen Tristan Bierman Mylee Cameron Daven Cook Jayden Cushman Ridge Davis Owen Kuhls Drew Lyons Briley Smythe Sara Starr   8th Grade Honors: Ezra Arenas Arabelle Capes Kennedy Connaway Rylee McIntosh Lillian Peters Alex Ray   7th Grade High Honors: Aurura Amason Braxton Davis Emaleigh Davis Nora McKinzie Abram Miller…Read More »

Marion County records another COVID-19 related death   

Marion County records another COVID-19 related death   

The Marion County Health Department has recorded another COVID-19 related death.   The female in her 70s was NOT a long term care facility resident.   The death is the 25th in the county.  The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the death of a man and woman in their 80s in Wayne County, bringing their…Read More »

East Central Illinois Region faces resurgence mitigation beginning Monday   

East Central Illinois Region faces resurgence mitigation beginning Monday   

The East Central Illinois Region that includes Fayette, Clay, and Effingham Counties will face additional mitigations beginning Monday as the positivity rate in the region has stayed above eight-percent for three straight days. The mitigation efforts include no indoor bar or restaurant service, tables six feet apart, outside service stopping at eleven pm, and reservations…Read More »

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KC To Run At Region 24 Meet Today Near Vincennes

KC To Run At Region 24 Meet Today Near Vincennes

Coming in with national rankings and on the heels of their best showing of the season, KC’s cross country teams will take part in the NJCAA Region 24 meet today in Vincennes, Indiana. The 8th ranked Blue Angels and No. 18  Blue Devils will run on the course at South Knox High School which is…

Crosby’s 18 Not Enough For IUN In Loss To Bethel

Crosby’s 18 Not Enough For IUN In Loss To Bethel

Indiana University Northwest fell to 1-2 on the season falling to Bethel 93-88 yesterday.  Salem grad Damond Crosby finished with 18 points 12 rebounds and 2 steals in over 33 minutes of play.  IUN led 51-45 at halftime but Bethel shot 45 free throws to IUN’s 11.

Donoho & Rest Of Sectional XC Field Prepares For Tomorrow

Donoho & Rest Of Sectional XC Field Prepares For Tomorrow

Salem’s Ivy Donoho heads into tomorrow’s 2a cross country sectional hosted by Olney Central College.  Also area teams running will be Carbondale, Charleston and Highland.  On the boys side, Centralia’s Cory Fleeman will compete along with Mt Vernon’s Trey Mygatt and Kevin Perkins.  Area teams competing for the boys will be Carbondale, Marion, Highland and…