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Jefferson County Arrest Reports 1-10-19

MT. VERNON — On Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 22-year-old Darrion Culpepper of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Wednesday for driving while never issued a license. 33-year-old Thyrus Feltus of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Wednesday for criminal damage…read more

Truckers Association Warns Against Lame Duck Gas Take Hike Without Debate

SPRINGFIELD (IRN) — An association for truckers in Illinois expects a gas tax increase to be debated, but it doesn’t want to see the hike rushed through the General Assembly during the lame duck session at the statehouse that wraps up this week. While no legislation has been filed, Gov. Bruce Rauner and some politicians…read more

Illinois’ Congressional Delegation Split on How to End Federal Budget Impasse

Illinois’ Congressional Delegation Split on How to End Federal Budget Impasse

WASHINGTON, D.C. (IRN) — If the clash isn’t resolved soon, more Illinoisans could be affected by the partial government shutdown over increased southern border barrier funding. Should President Donald Trump declare a national emergency to continue building a physical barrier on the southern border? Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation hope it doesn’t come to that.…read more

101st Illinois General Assembly to Start Session This Week

101st Illinois General Assembly to Start Session This Week

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers are heading back to the Illinois Capitol this week.  Lawmakers are due back in session tomorrow, and it’ll be the last day for the 100th General Assembly. Democratic Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker takes over from one-term Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner after four years of ideological stalemate that prevented a state spending plan for two straight years.…read more

Jefferson County Arrests 1-8-19

Jefferson County Arrests 1-8-19

MT. VERNON — On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 26-year-old Shantell Williams of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Tuesday for burglary, criminal damage to property between $300 and $10,000, and resisting / obstructing a peace officer. 26-year-old Abby Bravard of Mt. Vernon…read more

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 1-7-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 1-7-19

MT. VERNON — On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 43-year-old Amy Lewis of Christopher was arrested Friday for forgery. 39-year-old Eric Oliver of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday for possession of a controlled substance, possession of meth less than five grams…read more

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 1-3-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 1-3-19

MT. VERNON — On Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 25-year-old Myles Bush-King of Flora was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Wednesday for obstructing justice and possession of meth between five and 15 grams. 48-year-old Darrell Jones of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police…read more

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