27 year old Charles Ray Kerns, of Carmi, was arrested Carmi Police Friday night. Officers responded to 127 Fair Street, in Carmi, around 7:30 PM, on a report of a male displaying knives and threatening to cut people up as well as himself. Upon... Read More.
Additional funding to provide support to Illinoisans amidst ongoing public health crisis CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD - Today, the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced it is launching a $1.2 million plan to increase the capacity of its current statewide network of services for domestic violence and... Read More.
Sheriff Called to Scene of Domestic Violence White County Sheriff Doug Maier responded to a report of domestic violence at 405 Hammel Street, Crossville this past Wednesday. According to the incident report, the sheriff arrived to find Tara M. Johnson, 31 of 405 Rudolph Street, Crossville,... Read More.
Domestic Violence Awareness Amanda Johnson with SWAN (Stopping Woman Abuse Now, Inc.), a not for profit organization that has been providing services to low-income families, domestic violence victims, homeless, disabled and the elderly residents of our community since 1981 asked Mayor Pollard to sign the... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) will serve on the Legislative Public Safety Group, after being appointed by Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady March 20. The Legislative Public Safety Group is a bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the Senate and House who... Read More.
Carmi Police arrested 40 year old Donald Davis at his residence on Saunders Avenue Friday afternoon after a domestic violence incident was reported. Davis was taken into custody at 12:50 pm and was charged with... Read More.
left to right: Amanda Johnson (SWAN), Candace Masterson (White County States Attorney’s office), Denton Aud (White County States Attorney), Kelly Fulkerson (White County Circuit Clerk), Sheila Headlee (White County... Read More.
Carmi Police arrested 38 year old Jamie Browning after receiving two 911 calls early Friday morning about a domestic dispute at her residence on North 7th Street. Browning was taken into custody at 12:46 am on... Read More.
Carmi Police responded to a traffic accident on Oak Street Monday afternoon involving a Fed Ex semi. At 12:39 pm, William Badham of Shelbyville, Kentucky told officers he was eastbound on Oak Street and was watching a vehicle that had pulled out from Sixth... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today announced the creation of two task forces aimed at improving workplace environments for state employees. The Health and Safety Task Force and the Workplace Violence Task Force, both part of the state’s last, best and final offer and proposed... Read More.