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Judge: Traffic stop timing OK

A judge ruled that a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy did not unnecessarily prolong a traffic stop in which a K-9 unit discovered drugs on a Danville man.

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Joshua Morrison/News On Sept. 11, 2017, Mount Vernon Police and Fire Departments responded to a fire at homeless camp near Arch Park. Camps like this one have sprouted up around the city.

No fixed address: Homelessness and the law

Having contact with the legal system can deepen problems already plaguing a homeless individual. However, it can also lead to getting in touch with programs that can alleviate those problems, and being held to them by a court order.

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Incident leads to arrests

A Mount Vernon man was arrested for aggravated menacing after police were summoned to a 100 block South Gay Street apartment building on reports of threats involving a firearm.

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Sanford asks to suppress tests

Justin Sanford did poorly on field sobriety tests the night he was arrested for drunk driving because he did not have the proper instructions on how to do them, his attorney said Monday.

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