Bomb Threat

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a West Frankfort man in the October 2014 mailing of two threatening letters to officials in Franklin County.

A southern Illinois man has admitted he made a false threat to blow up a military recruiting center in Carbondale.

The U.S. attorney says 42-year-old George Rita II of Carbondale pleaded guilty Tuesday.

Operations are getting back to normal at Franklin Hospital, after an evacuation Sunday.