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Jefferson County authorities are searching for a Du Quoin man.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office wants to locate 25-year-old Davon McLorn.

A southern Illinois prosecutor says he's changing political parties for the 2020 election.

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Two men are in jail after a police chase Monday night in Jefferson County.

Sheriff's Deputies responded to an address on Park Avenue where shots were reportedly fired at around 8:30 p.m.

Two people are in custody in Jefferson County after an explosive device was found inside a residence.

Deputies say at around 7:30 Monday evening, they and other area law enforcement agencies served a search warrant for drugs and explosives on North Stratford Lane in Jefferson County.

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Continental Tire Company in Mt. Vernon says there have been two bomb threats made towards the mixing department in the last five days.

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Two people suspected in a Kentucky homicide case have been arrested in Jefferson County, Illinois.

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Two teenagers are accused of being involved with a series of thefts in Jefferson County.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department reports 18-year-old Travonte Cain and 19-year-old Mikayla Ford were taken into custody on theft charges after stopped their vehicle in the 1300 block of George Street on Tuesday.

Illinois State Police are investigating a weekend crash that killed a mother and her 9-year-old son.