Simon running for state senator

Former Illinois Lt. Governor Sheila Simon, a Democrat, announced her candidacy for State Senate in the 58th District on Labor Day at the Du Quoin State Fair. “The governor’s priorities…

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Coleman trial now under way in Waterloo

Christopher Coleman Murder trial

Monroe County State’s Attorney Kris Reitz began his “very comprehensive” case against accused murderer Christopher Coleman Monday morning at the Monroe County Courthouse in Waterloo. Testimony continued Tuesday and is…

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