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Historic Halloween Chill, Weekend Freeze Watch
Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:46 AM
The National Weather Service office in Paducah says this Halloween could be one of the five chilliest on the books, and they have issued a freeze watch for the region for Friday night through Sunday morning. After collecting historical Halloween data for Paducah, meteorologists say that if Friday's forecast high doesn't reach 50 degrees, it would be only the 5th Halloween in 77 years ...
Federal Inmate Accused of Attacking Prison Worker
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:00 AM
A Maryland man serving a 60-year federal prison sentence has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a correctional officer in Illinois. Thirty-eight-year-old Erick Roman is serving time on a gang-related racketeering conviction out of Maryland. He was arraigned Monday in federal court in Benton on a felony count of assault on a correctional officer. Roman was indicted on ...
Froman Pleads Not Guilty in Kim Thomas Murder
Monday, October 27, 2014 11:48 AM
A southern Illinois man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he kidnapped and killed a Mayfield, KY woman who was found dead in a vehicle along a highway in southwest Ohio. The Warren County prosecutor says attorneys for Terry Froman, of Brookport, IL, on Monday entered not-guilty pleas for him to charges of aggravated murder, kidnapping and firearms discharge. The 41-year-old Froman ...
UF6 Leak Confirmed at Metropolis Honeywell Plant
Monday, October 27, 2014 6:01 AM
The Honeywell plant in Metropolis confirmed a leak of uranium hexafluoride at around 7:35 pm Sunday. In a news release issued late Sunday night, the company said the "leak has been contained and a trained response team is currently working to ensure the leak has been stopped completely." Honeywell spokesman Peter Dalpe said in the news release that "there have been no injuries and there ...
Missing Child Found Safe, Suspects in Custody
Friday, October 24, 2014 8:58 AM
UPDATE: WMC TV reports that the child has been found, and the suspects are in Illinois State Police custody. EARLIER STORY: Police in Memphis have issued an Amber Alert for an 8-month-old Samiyah Nicholes who was taken from the Econo Lodge at 6045 Macon Cove around 6 am Friday. Officers are looking for two men and a woman believed to have taken the baby after a ...
IL Grant Will Install LED Lighting on SIU Campus
Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:35 PM
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced Thursday that the state will invest $1.5 million to improve campus safety at Southern Illinois University Carbondale by upgrading lighting along campus walkways. The investment is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to improve public safety across Illinois. “All people of Illinois deserve to feel safe, especially while they are at their college ...
Fall Foliage Starting to Show Off in Region
Thursday, October 09, 2014 10:32 AM
Forecasters say within the next week or two, the area will be basking in different colored leaves as the fall season is officially noticeable. The Travel Channel has western Kentucky and southern Illinois right on the border line of "Beautiful" and "Gotta See" for people traveling around the country looking for colorful displays of beauty. The Weather Channel indicates patchy fall ...
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