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  Neighborhood Watch: Police looking for man after ‘unlawful’ trash dump

The Mt. Carmel Police Department wants to remind everyone it is unlawful to dump trash on another person’s property.

  Neighborhood Watch: Carmi Police asks for help in theft investigation

  It’s Election Day in the Tri-State

Herrin police receive more than 900 nationwide phone calls after lewd photos on Google Review

Nestle announces cookie dough recall

Potential listeria contamination leads to apples recall

  Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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  Bill making animal cruelty a federal felony passed by the House

Opening day set for Planned Parenthood’s new Illinois clinic

  Touchdown Live Week 9

Mt. Carmel man charged in church burglary

Local impact as Peabody to closes mining facilities in Saline County, Ill.

Bill would require lab testing of CBD items sold in Illinois

  Fire prevention week marks good time to review safety plan

This week is fire prevention week so now is a perfect time to make sure you have a safety plan.

  Evansville woman dies after fall at the Garden of the Gods

Officials tell us a woman fell more than 60 feet Saturday night.

  IL State Police: Driver killed in single-vehicle wreck late Fri.

One person is dead after a car crash late Friday on IL-242.

  Schnucks to stop selling tobacco at start of 2020

You already can’t buy e-cigs or vaping products at Schnucks.

Lipari Foods issues recall of bulk chicken salads and chicken salad sandwiches over Listeria concerns

  Two people flown to hospital after White Co. crash

  Wabash Co. man facing sexual assault charge

Seeking Census workers

  Register to vote on National Voter Registration Day

Illinois state lawmakers to consider flavored vaping ban

Gas prices rising after attack on oil fields

Prices usually dip as summer winds down, but an attack on oil fields in Saudi Arabia this weekend took out five percent of the global oil supply.

  Neighborhood Watch: Gibson Co. teacher facing child seduction charges, KSP trooper captures man from Louisiana

Gibson Co. teacher facing child seduction and theft charges. KSP trooper captures man on the run from Lousiana.

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  Father, daughter identified as victims in deadly Sat. house fire

Wabash County Sheriff’s Office tells us two people were killed in the fire.

Illinois man in coma after struck in head with thrown bowling ball

Cicero police posted a photo of the suspect on its Facebook page.

  Man arrested for shooting gun through motel door, police say

It happened around 12:30 Friday morning at the Super 8 in the 900 block of Enterprise Ln.

Schnucks to prohibit customers from open carry inside stores

Schnucks said it will continue to allow the concealed carrying of weapons where permitted by law.

Illinois awards 1st licenses to sell recreational marijuana

Illinois has awarded its first licenses to businesses that will be allowed to sell recreational marijuana when it becomes legal in the state next year.

Illinois bans smoking in cars with anyone under 18

Violators could get a fine up to $100 for the first offense and up to $250 each time after that.

  Two arrests made in IL oil field thefts and cemetery burglary

White County Sheriff Doug Maier says two people are charged with theft and criminal damage.

  Shaelie previews exciting new season of Sunrise School Spirit

Who’s got their Sunrise School Spirit? We are one week away from our first rally this year.

  Storm causes damage in Grayville

Around 3 p.m. Sunday, heavy rain and winds came through, tearing down trees and scattering debris.

  Sun. evening storm causes damage throughout Tri-State, thousands lose power

The storms Sunday evening have caused thousands to lose power in the Tri-State.

Former Chicago Bear RB Cedric Benson killed in crash

Benson was drafted No. 4 overall by the Chicago Bears in 2005.

Back-to-school illnesses parents need to watch for

School is now in session for germs, viruses and bacteria that cause illnesses that can make your child or you sick.

Firefighters called to Carmi business

Dispatchers say it’s at Vibracoustic on East Main Street.

Missing IL man could be in White, Gallatin, or Posey Counties

A Silver Alert has been issued for Wendell A. Williams, 64, of Galatia, Illinois.

  Ill. State Police investigating fatal crash in White Co.

A three-car accident that happened on U.S. Route 45 at Co. Road 400 Sunday evening that resulted in one death.

Authorities in Wabash Co. looking for man in connection to drug investigation

The sheriff said they found more than 135 grams of crystal meth in Groves’ apartment in Mount Carmel while executing a search warrant.

  Neighborhood Watch: increased penalties for stop arm violations; Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over

Neighborhood Watch: increased penalties for stop arm violations; Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over

  Neighborhood Watch: Father arrested after child shoots gun in apartment; Suspects arrested after Verizon robbery

Neighborhood Watch: Father arrested after child shoots gun in apartment; Suspects arrested after Verizon robbery

Mt. Carmel robbery suspects arrested after chase, crash with police car

It happened just before 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Verizon store on 9th Street.

Truck driver dead after vehicle struck by Amtrak train

Authorities say the driver of a box truck has died after the vehicle was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in northeast Illinois, causing several train cars to derail.

  Neighborhood Watch: drug trafficking arrest; 20 cars hit by teens throwing rocks

Neighborhood Watch: drug trafficking arrest; 20 cars hit by teens throwing rocks

  Large mural honors small town life in Fairfield, IL

David and Cheryl Harl have titled the mural Love Thou Thy Land.

K9 catches suspect after chase in Mt. Carmel

Deputies say 37-year-old Robert Harms was wanted on warrants out of Wabash County and Gibson County in Indiana.

  KSP near top of cruiser contest; IL, IN state police near bottom

Right now, Kentucky State Police’s entry is in second place. Illinois and Indiana could use a little help though.

  Neighborhood Watch: Credit cards stolen; Sprint date breach; Darmstadt stop sign

Neighborhood Watch: Credit cards stolen; Sprint date breach; Darmstadt stop sign

  How you can help your pets on the Fourth of July

Fireworks may be your favorite part of the Fourth of July, but your pets aren’t fans.

  Man arrested on kidnapping charges involving Evansville woman, daughter

An investigation revealed that the victim and her daughter were allegedly abducted from their Evansville home by her boyfriend Quinton Jennings.

  Invasive black carp enter the Ohio River

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is offering a $100 bounty per fish.

  New laws go into effect in Indiana and Illinois

A host of new laws go into effect in Indiana. These new laws range from protecting victims of crime, defining animal abuse, to protecting school children.

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana

Nearly two dozen states have pursued legalization in the past two years.

  Ill. State Police: woman taken to hospital after truck flips several times early Sun.

The news release says the truck flipped several times after hitting the ditch.

  Woman hospitalized after vehicle hydroplanes during Fri. storms

Troopers say the storms on Friday caused a crash that sent a woman to the hospital.

  Tri-State reacts to President Trump’s ‘Affordable Clean Energy’ rule

A plan to reduce pollution could impact the Tri-State.

  Illinois farmer uses field to help get cousin released from Japan

An Illinois farmer is using his field to protest to help get his cousin back to the United States.

  Long lines at Targets nationwide after register outage

According to some customers, they were waiting for 30 minutes in line to check out.

  Mt. Carmel child gets wish granted to throw first pitch at Cardinals game

It wasn’t just any game, it was the Cardinals vs. Cubs rivalry match-up.

  Neighborhood Watch: OPD investigating church theft; Drug take back day success

Neighborhood Watch: OPD investigating church theft; Drug take back day success

  Wabash Valley’s Kelly picked No. 65 by Brewers

The tall left-handed pitcher from Wabash Valley College is Milwaukee bound.

  Neighborhood Watch: Police searching for driver in hit and run in Evansville, Police look for man who stole tip jar from Phone Todd

EPD looking for driver in hit and run incident. Police looking for made accused of stealing tip jar from Phone Todd.

  IL nearing legal recreational marijuana after House vote

It appears Illinois will be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana. The House voted to send the marijuana bill to Governor JB Pritzker.

Ill. House approves legalized recreational marijuana use

The Illinois House approved legalized recreational marijuana use on Friday, May 31.

  Neighborhood Watch: Law enforcement warns residents of scams

Neighborhood Watch: Law enforcement warns of scams in Tri-State

  Sheriff’s Office: 2 teens air lifted to hospital after truck hits tree

In the news release, deputies say the Chevy S-10 went off the road and hit the tree head-on.

  Two taken to hospital after crash involving motorcycle in Gallatin Co.

Illinois state police say this happened just before 6 Wednesday evening on Route 141 at Vine Street.

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit

Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune.

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights

House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state's abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people "a fundamental right" to make decisions about their reproductive health.

Gambling expansion in Illinois back on the table

The long-pursued goal of expanding casino gambling in Illinois is scheduled for a new look by the General Assembly.

Missing boy in Edwards Co., IL found safe

The boy has been found and is safe.

  Death investigation underway in Wayne Co.

Illinois State Police is investigating the death of a Cisne man.

Theft suspects lead Posey Co. authorities on high-speed chase

Someone led authorities on a high-speed chase in Posey County early Monday morning.

  Bill would allow food stamps to be used at restaurants in Illinois

If passed, restaurants could choose to accept food stamps

  Shawneetown man killed in White Co. crash

The coroner tells us a semi and a car were involved in the crash Thursday around 4:15 a.m.

Cubs investigating fan’s ‘offensive’ hand gesture

The Chicago Cubs say they are investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind a black television reporter who was on the air.

  Neighborhood Watch: ISP Jasper collects hundreds of pounds in drug take back; OPD search for suspects

Recently, the Jasper Post participated in the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Agency’s Drug Take-Back initiative.

  Neighborhood Watch: 3 men threaten teen; Fugitive uses son to shield her from arrest

Henderson Deputies say the woman used her son shield her from being arrested.