Franklin County,

Serious crash under investigation in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY - A serious overnight crash is under investigation in Franklin County. Police were called to the scene of the incident around 4:00 a.m. overnight at the intersection of Illinois Route 14 and 184. Initial reports indicate one vehicle was involved. Multiple ambulances were requested to the scene, along...
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Johnston City,

Missing Johnston City children located

JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. (WJPF) — Three missing Johnston City boys have been found safe. Their kidnapper is now in custody. Johnston City Police say Cassandra Carter currently sits in a Texas Jail. Police alerted the public Friday about the missing children. All three are now in protective custody.
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Marion, ILDu Quoin Evening Call

Marion City Council New asst. chief, vehicles and Tasers for MPD

MARION -- The Marion Police Department designated a new assistant chief, was awarded a $10,000 grant check and had the purchase of three new vehicles approved on Monday night by the Marion City Council. Emotions were in effect as Police Chief David Fitts named Sgt. Jody Wright as assistant police...
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Missing Johnston City Boys Found in Texas

JOHNSTON CITY – Johnston City Police say three missing boys from Johnston City have been found. According to a Facebook post from Johnston City Police, the boys – age 15 and 8-year-old twins – were found in Texas and are in protective custody. The suspect in this case, Cassandra Carter, is in custody in Texas. The boys went missing last Thursday.

Carbondale Police investigate report of shots fired

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) — Carbondale Police say an ongoing dispute between known acquaintances led to shots fired. It happened at about 4:30 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of East Walnut Street. Police say a pair of suspects fired the shots, damaging a vehicle parked in the area. No injuries...

One killed in Carbondale crash

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) — Carbondale Police have confirmed a fatality related to a Monday car crash. It happened just after 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Illinois 13 and Giant City Road. Police say a good Samaritan at the scene attempted life saving first aid on the victim, but the...
Marion, ILDaily Republican

Police discover human remains near Peabody Road

MARION -- Responding to July 23 call around 9:15 p.m., Marion police discovered the remains of a deceased suspected female in the wooded are north of the 1600 block of Peabody Road. It is presumed that the person had taken up residence in the area. Members of Marion's Investigations Unit...

Carbondale Police confirm fatality in Route 13 crash

CARBONDALE - The Carbondale Police Department has confirmed one fatality in a multi vehicle crash that occurred on Monday evening on Route 13. The accident, involving two vehicles, occurred at the intersection of Giant City Road at around 6:30 p.m. Police say one of the drivers suffered life threatening injuries...
Johnston City, ILDaily Register

Johnston City police searching for 3 missing juveniles

JOHNSTON CITY -- The Johnston City Police Department is asking the public for help in locating three juvenile males. The children, a 15-year-old and a set of twin boys, were last known to be with a woman known to police as Cassandra Carter. Carter was formerly the custodial parent of...