Hurst man arrested for accosting women in Carbondale

Ryan Steinman CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) – A man who Carbondale Police say accosted two women on city sidewalks is now behind bars. Ryan Steinman, 38, of Hurst, was arrested on charges of aggravated battery and disorderly conduct.

Williamson County Sheriff’s Office adding ATV patrols

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) – Williamson County Sheriff Jeff Diederich says his deputies will soon be patrolling rural areas of the county on ATVs. Deiderich says deputies have already successfully completed a pilot program in which they

Attorney General Raoul announces passing of utilities bill

Legislation to protect residents from gas or electric utility service disconnection for nonpayment of bills has been passed by the Illinois House of Representatives. Attorney General Kwame Raoul initiated House Bill 1541 to amend the Public Utilities