A jury acquitted an Oakland man of having a stolen gun, concluding a trial that included testimony from a witness who said he bought it from the suspect.
Dave Fopay is a reporter for the JG-TC who covers Coles County, the local court system, Charleston schools and more.
A $226,500 loan to cover the purchase of new ambulance got the OK Tuesday from the Charleston City Council.
The Charleston school district will follow its usual approach with the district's annual property tax levy: the levy set for school board approval on Wednesday will ask for the maximum possible increase though that's not actually expected.
The Charleston High School speech finished 19th out of 24 teams at a tournament in Peoria on Saturday.
A man who was allegedly recruited to offer a bribe to a juror in a DUI case is now facing charges.
A man pleaded guilty on Monday to a charge in connection with his false statement that led a judge to overturn a guilty verdict in a DUI case.
Approval of a loan for an addition to the city's ambulance fleet goes before the Charleston City Council Tuesday.