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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Strange lights in the Tuesday night sky

Sheriff's department deputies in Monroe and St. Clair counties turned their eyes to the sky Tuesday night near Paderborn just east of Waterloo, after...

Coleman bodies to remain in Chester, for now

A judge in Randolph County ruled Tuesday that the bodies of a Columbia mother and her two sons cannot be exhumed from their current...

Ministry dismissed from Coleman wrongful death lawsuit

In an order handed down Tuesday by Judge Richard Aguirre at the Monroe County Courthouse, a motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed...

Ministry seeks removal from wrongful death suit

Attorneys representing Joyce Meyer Ministries and the family of Sheri Coleman appeared before a judge in Monroe County court last Wednesday afternoon, as the...
Joyce Meyer

Televangelist to give deposition in Coleman wrongful death case

A judge last Wednesday granted a motion by the plaintiffs to conduct discovery depositions of televangelist Joyce Meyer, her son, and another ministry official...
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Coleman moved to Wisconsin prison

The Illinois Department of Corrections announced last week it has moved convicted triple-murderer Chris Coleman from the Pontiac Correctional Center to a maximum security...

Judge denies Coleman retrial

Judge Milton Wharton on Monday denied a defense motion to retry Chris Coleman in what may have been the convicted murderer's final court appearance...

Coleman defense seeks re-trial

In an expected move by the defense, attorneys for convicted triple-murderer Christopher Coleman filed a motion Friday morning at the Monroe County Courthouse requesting...
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Coleman begins serving life sentence

Following his May 5 conviction for the 2009 strangulation murders of wife Sheri and sons Garett and Gavin inside their Columbia home, Chris Coleman...
Coleman Trial Crowd 5/11/11

Mixed bag of emotions after the verdict

By COREY SAATHOFF with ANDREA DEGENHART and MARK HODAPP For the Republic-Times Columbia Police Chief Joe Edwards called it "the longest wait of my life." But his...
Chris Coleman 5/11/11

Jury finds Coleman guilty of murder

Judge chooses life imprisonment over death penalty Into the evening hours on the second anniversary of Sheri, Garett and Gavin's deaths, a Perry County jury...
Chris Coleman mug shot

Decision in Coleman trial could come this week

Following a seventh day of witness testimony, the prosecution concluded its case against accused murderer Christopher Coleman Tuesday afternoon in Waterloo. "Your honor, the state...
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