A Franklin County couple are expected to be ok after they were involved in a traffic crash Sunday afternoon in Saline County. State Police say Larry and Sheila Davis of Benton were southbound on Route 34, north of McFarland Road when Larry Davis hit... Read More.
The Southern Illinoisan newspaper is reporting at this hour that a Franklin County resident is the latest southern Illinoisan to have tested positive for Covid-19. The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department has confirmed the woman is recovering on her own at home. In her 50's,... Read More.
(Franklin County, IL) -- A Kentucky man is facing charges after officer say he drove to Illinois to abuse a child. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Jacob Ebsersol traveled to Illinois to have... Read More.
A Thompsonville man has been arrested and charged with three counts of Official Misconduct, two counts of Custodial Sexual Misconduct, those are Class X felonies and two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault. The allegations were made against 58 year old Chet Shaffer who... Read More.
A federal grand jury in Benton, Illinois, has charged a Franklin County, Illinois, resident with methamphetamine related offenses. The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced the charges Wednesday. Carl L. Darnell was charged in a nine count indictment... Read More.
Carmi Police arrested 28 year old Ashley McNeal of Carmi Monday evening following a traffic stop in the Autozone parking lot. McNeal was pulled over just after 7 pm for a loud exhaust, and during... Read More.