Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Benton, IL or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Thursday Mar 13 | via WJPF-AM Carterville
In Franklin County, more interviews with police are expected to be played in a murder trial. Comment?
Thursday Mar 13 | via WAND-TV Decatur
Jurors in the southern Illinois murder trial of a man accused of killing his girlfriend are listening to the defendant's statements to police where he claims he doesn't remember moments leading to the shooting. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 12 | via FindLaw
Before WOOD, Chief Judge, and BAUER and EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judges. George A. Norwood, Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Benton, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee. Comment?
Saturday Mar 8 | via WJPF-AM Carterville
In Franklin County, a murder trial will begin next week. Jury Selection was finalized Friday in the murder trial of 40-year-old Donald Lee of Elkville. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 5 | via Evansville Courier & Press
A Fairfield, Ill., man arrested in January on meth-related charges now faces federal charges of being in possession of a sawed-off shotgun. Comment?