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JCSO COMPLETES INVESTIGATION INTO ATTEMPTED ESCAPE, DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING AT JEFFERSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE

MT. VERNON – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has completed their administrative investigation into the attempted escape and deputy involved shooting at the courthouse while a criminal investigation by Illinois State Police is still underway. Sheriff Jeff Bullard says in an online video release that the office will now use …

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BLUFORD HOME SEARCHED FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS MONDAY, SEVERAL SUSPECTS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

MT. VERNON – Members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office High Risk Team executed a search warrant early Monday morning for illegal drugs at 319 Poplar Street in Bluford. According to Mt. Vernon police, multiple suspects were taken into custody and transported to the Jefferson County Justice …

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SOUTHERN ILLINOIS COVID-19 INFORMATION

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Click on the links below to see the latest COVID-19 information from our local health departments.  Egyptian Health Department Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department Hamilton County Health Department Jackson County Health Department Jefferson County Health Department Perry County Health Department Southern Seven Health Department Illinois Department of Public …

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ONE PERSON DEAD AFTER DROWNING IN RURAL BELLE RIVE POND

BELLE RIVE – One person lost their life after a boat capsized in a pond in rural Belle Rive Sunday. According to the Jefferson Fire Protection District, shortly after noon they received a report of a boat with two individuals in it that had capsized with one person not resurfacing. …

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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE TO INTRODUCE FOID KIOSKS

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Police (ISP) Firearms Services Bureau (FSB) announces another option for customers without access to online devices (computer, smart phone or tablet) to apply for and update FOID cards. Customers can now utilize FOID Kiosks at three ISP facilities across the state. Current locations and hours …

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DEAD MAN FOUND IN PANKEY CREEK IN HARRISBURG WEDNESDAY

HARRISBURG – A death investigation is underway in Harrisburg. According to a post on the Harrisburg Police Department’s Facebook page, officers responded to Pankey Creek at East Sloan Street where they found a white man in the creek dead Wednesday afternoon. Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigators arrived and processed …

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MT. VERNON MAN SENTENCED FOR MURDERING HIS DAD

MT. VERNON – A 31-year-old Mt. Vernon man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2020 shooting death of his father. A Jefferson County jury deliberated a few short hours in September before finding Traviel Gibson guilty of the May 13, 2020 shooting death of Sam …

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