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Kentucky man shot dead by police after chase in Benton

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

April 12, 2016

Filed under City, News

A Kentucky man was shot to death Tuesday following a high-speed pursuit and gun battle with police in Benton.Joshua Moreno, 38, of Bowling Green, Ky., was killed by return gunfire after allegedly shooting at law enforcement offic...

SIUC lawyer selected as new U.S. Magistrate Judge

By Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

March 20, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

A lawyer for SIU has been picked as the next U.S. Magistrate Judge sitting in Benton, court officials said Friday.Reona J. Daly, a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University and then the Southern Illinois University School of L...

Legislation would allow SIU to sell real estate for scholarships

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

February 24, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

University officials want to lease or sell land owned by SIU for future student aid scholarships.Sen. Gary Forby, D-Benton, introduced legislation in the Illinois Senate last week that would allow the university to sell surplus pro...

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