Wednesday, November 30, 2005


Jacksonville, Illinois sure looks like a scary place if you only read the headlines in today’s online version of the Jacksonville Journal-Courier:
Young brothers in trouble again
Two brothers — already in trouble with the law for violating their probation, imposed for trying to rob an elderly, disabled man more than a year ago — were arrested again last week after allegedly stealing a billfold from a hard-of-hearing man.

Man accused of raping mother deemed fit for trial
A 48-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting his 81-year-old mother in 2003 and stabbing another elderly woman multiple times when she came to her rescue was deemed fit Tuesday to stand trial.

Arson suspected in Westminster fire
Authorities suspect arson in a fire that damaged a carriage house adjacent to 235 Westminster St. early Tuesday morning.

Man who confessed to murder wants guilty plea overturned
Steven London, sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally stabbing his mother in September 2002, wants to withdraw his guilty plea.
Thank goodness for mid-America heartland values!

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