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Posted Jan 29, 2015 at 8:00 AM

RAVENSWOOD -  Better safe than sorry.An emergency lockdown at two Ravenswood schools was lifted around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, after it was determined that a man spotted with a gun in the vicinity of Ravenswood High School had legally purchased the weapon from a pawn shop.The incident began about 11 a.m. when a school employee saw a man walking down a side street near Ravenswood High School, carrying a shotgun.Ravenswood Police officers,...

Posted Jan 22, 2015 at 8:00 AM

RIPLEY - A Ravenswood man will serve at least 50 years in prison for five sexual offenses;Timothy P. Charlton, 33, was sentenced January 16 in Jackson Circuit Court to 25-100 years in prison for sexual assault in the first degree;...

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 11:52 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.

Posted Jan 15, 2015 at 8:00 AM

JACKSON COUNTY - Two Detroit, Michigan men remain lodged in the South Central Regional Jail after a traffic stop and subsequent K-9 search of their vehicle Monday disclosed a large amount of powder heroin.Subsequently...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 3:07 PM

The last 12 months may well mark the beginning of the end for the death penalty in America.

Posted Dec 16, 2014 at 8:00 AM

RAVENSWOOD - A traffic stop on the four-lane near Ravenswood Friday night led to the seizure of one-half kilo of crack cocaine and the arrest of two individuals.Ravenswood Police Patrolman A.R. Boggess was on patrol at around...

Posted Nov 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM

RIPLEY - A Ripley man faces 21 misdemeanor charges including 12 counts of petit larceny, five counts of breaking and entering of a vehicle and four counts of destruction property, stemming from a series of thefts in the Ripley-Fairplain...

Posted Nov 13, 2014 at 8:00 AM

RIPLEY - The discovery of an abandoned, stolen four wheeler off Parchment Valley Road near the intersection of New Stone Ridge Road initiated an investigation that led to the recovery of a myraid of stolen items including  more four...

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