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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...
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Carbondale man accused of shooting several vehicles

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – A Carbondale man faces several charges after police say he shot several vehicles. Terrill A. Walker, 44, of Carbondale faces charges of unlawful use of weapon by a felon, aggravated discharge of a firearm, armed habitual criminal and terroristic threats with a bond of $1,250,000.

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.

Man charged with murder after Colp stabbing

WILLIAMSON COUNTY - A Colp man has been arrested as the result of a stabbing investigation that occurred yesterday morning in Colp. Illinois State Police were called to investigate and approximately 6:42 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of South Johnson Street in Colp. As deputies arrived on scene, they...

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.

Vergennes man faces vehicle burglary charge in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – A Vergennes man faces a burglary charge after police say he was found in a vehicle in Carbondale. Gerald D. Stroud, 37 of Vergennes faces charges of burglary to motor vehicle, obstructing identification and possession of a hypodermic syringe/needle. Carbondale police were called to the...

Southern Illinois graduate signs to play basketball for WKCTC

(KBSI) – It was signing day for one southern Illinois high school graduate who is now preparing to embark on his college basketball career. Wyatt Sherwin received academic scholarships and financial awards both at Illinois Wesleyan and University of Illinois, but he was determined in his desire to play collegiate basketball.

Carbondale police: Man accused of breaking into vehicle found still inside

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - A man was arrested in connection with a vehicle burglary on Tuesday, June 28. Gerald D. Stroud, 37, of Vergennes, was arrested for burglary to motor vehicle, obstructing identification and possession of a hypodermic syringe/needle. According to Carbondale police, they responded to the 300 block of...

Vergennes man arrested for Carbondale vehicle break-in

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) – A Vergennes man was caught by Carbondale Police breaking into a vehicle. Carbondale Police say they were called to the 300 block of West Walnut at about 6:10 p.m. Tuesday. When officers arrived, they found Gerald Stroud, 37, inside of the vehicle and in possession of property that belonged to the vehicle’s owner.