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Victim identified in Marion shooting

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) – A victim has been identified in a shooting in Marion. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Griffith Lane in Marion around 10:50 pm on Wednesday June 29th. 57-year-old Shawn Adams was located with a gunshot wound and was pronounced...
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Break-In And Burglary Reported In Norris City

A report of break-in and burglary has been made to the White County Sheriff’s Department. On Wednesday morning, Officer George Spencer responded to 452 County Road 60o N in Norris City and met with Michial Phillips who advised Spencer that someone had cut a lock off of his front porch door and entered his residence. Phillips said that on June 28th between the hours of 3:00 and 10:00 PM, someone broke into his home and stole 100 10 mg Hydrocodone. There were also items thrown around inside the residence. Phillips said that he located a glove in his driveway that does not belong to him. Spencer photographed the damage lock piece near the door as well as the pry marks on the door frame, and collected the glove to put in evidence. Phillips stated that he wanted to file a report about the incident. Spencer told Phillips it would be placed on file at the WCSD. The officer also told Phillips he would be contacted if any further information became available.

Colp man charged with murder after 30-year-old stabbed

COLP. Ill. (KBSI) – A Colp man faces a murder charge after Illinois State Police say a Marion man was stabbed to death. Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 7 agents are investigating a homicide that occurred in Colp. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office requested ISP to...

Suspect charged with murder after Colp stabbing

COLP, Ill. (WJPF) – 57 year old Nathan Clark was arrested and charged with first degree murder after a stabbing in Colp. Police were called to the 300 block of South Johnson street at about 6:45am Thursday June 30th where they found a 30 year old male with stab wounds. The victim died from his injuries after being taken to an area hospital.

Suspect charged with murder in Williamson Co. stabbing

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A man was charged with murder in connection with a Williamson County stabbing. Nathan Clark, 57, from Colp, Ill., was arrested and has been charged with first degree murder. According to a release from Illinois State Police, officers found a man with stab wounds while...

Ronald Kreamalmeyer – Service 1pm 7/5/22

Ronald James Kreamalmeyer of West Frankfort, IL died Sunday at the age of 62. The funeral service will be 1:00 Tuesday at Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation for Ronald Kreamalmeyer will be 11:00 until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Williamson Co. Coroner seeking information on two deceased individuals

MARION - The Williamson County Coroner's Office is seeking information on two individuals recently found deceased. According to Williamson County Corner Mike "Junior" Burke, David C. Held who was found deceased at his residence in Carterville on April 27, 2022. Multiple attempts at locating family for Mr. Held have been unsuccessful.

17 year-old charged with murder in shooting death of Marion man

WILLIAMSON COUNTY - A 17 year-old has been arrested in the shooting death of a man in rural Marion. According to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, on Wednesday June 29th, 2022 at approximately 10:50 p.m., deputies responded to a residence located approximately 2 1/2 miles south of Marion. Upon arrival,...

Stabbing under investigation in Colp

COLP, Ill. (WJPF) – A fatal stabbing is under investigation in Colp. Police were called to two different locations on Johnson Street and Ferguson Street – at about 6:45 a.m. Thursday. No arrests have been announced, but police say there’s currently no ongoing threat to the public.

Joan Marie (Tiemann) Pritchard

Joan Marie (Tiemann) Pritchard, 81, of Norris City, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on November 10, 1940, the daughter of Loren Frederick and Helen Marie (Runau) Tiemann. Joan married Frank G. Pritchard on July 11, 1959, and he preceded her in death on January 10, 2010. She was a farmer and enjoyed gardening, photography, working puzzles, shopping, enjoyed being around animals, and was a member of the Norris First Southern Baptist Church.