Tuesday Apr 8
Ill. woman gets 5 years in child pornography case
A southern Illinois woman has been ordered to spend five years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.
Tuesday Apr 8
Carterville Woman Sentenced to 5 Years for Sex Assault
The Williamson County State's Attorney's Office says Monique Leonard, 4 5 , received the sentence after pleading guilty Monday.
Crime Tracker: Illegal Garbage Dumpers Caught on Camera
Illegal garbage dumping has become a major issue in the area. It's costing taxpayers big time, but detectives are using technology to crack down on the crime.
Bill Pushes for Illinois Drivers to Sign for Tickets
It's a situation many Illinois drivers have been through. If you get a ticket for something like speeding or not wearing a seat belt, the officer can take your license.
Field Fires In Southern Illinois Prompt Cautions
Authorities in Franklin County are using a recent spate of apparently suspicious field fires to warn residents that dry conditions could court disaster.
Man sentenced for misconduct during driver's tests
A former Illinois state driver's license examiner convicted of sexual misconduct involving teenager girls during their road tests has been ordered to spend four years in prison.
March Busy Month for Field Fires
Even with a little snow Monday night, the brush is still dry and brown. When that's combined with wind and some lower humidity days, it makes it easy for a small burn to get out of control.