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Another winter storm for the Northeast, Carbondale shooting suspect arrested, I-Team looks into 20-year-old death investigation

Omari Tinsley was taken into custody Thursday on an outstanding arrest warrant in connection with a shooting at the Rebound School in January. Omari Tinsley was taken into custody Thursday on an outstanding arrest warrant in connection with a shooting at the Rebound School in January.
I-Team looks into a 20-year-old death investigation on a West Frankfort man found shot to death in a hotel room. I-Team looks into a 20-year-old death investigation on a West Frankfort man found shot to death in a hotel room.
A love story that started 54 years ago at Dexter High School has not faded even after their relationship took a turn. A love story that started 54 years ago at Dexter High School has not faded even after their relationship took a turn.

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Yet another storm paralyzed the Northeast with heavy snow and sleet Thursday, giving the winter-weary that oh-no-not-again feeling, while hundreds of thousands across the ice-encrusted South waited in the cold for the electricity to come back on.

They say you first true love never fades away and one Dexter couple is proof. Don and Patti Gard were apart for more than 50 years, but the spark between them never went away. Kadee Brosseau the story on this love story that started at Dexter High School 54 years ago.

A 27-year-old West Frankfort, Illinois man was found shot to death in the hotel room he lived in. Was it suicide, or something else? Tonight's I-Team investigation comes 20 years later, when his case remains open and his family says they remain determined to learn the truth.

A Carbondale shooting suspect has been taken into custody. Omari Tinsley, 18, was arrested Thursday on an outstanding arrest warrant for aggravated battery with a firearm in connection with a shooting at the Rebound School in January.

Three schools in Johnston City were placed in lock down Thursday afternoon after someone walked in front of the school with a BB gun. Nathan D. Murray, 23, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, according to Johnston City Police Chief Vernon Campbell.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said a missing woman was found dead in a crash after a search along the route she was believed to have driven. Caroline Wylie, 68, had been missing since Feb. 11 and was last believed to be going from Carbondale, Ill. to Chester, Ill. in her 2000 Chrysler Town and Country.

We're halfway through month two of your New Year's resolutions, and while some are sticking to their plan to lose weight, others are taking that goal too far by losing too much weight. Christy Millweard talked to a woman who is reaching her goals and hoping to maintain them.

In national news, General Motors is recalling almost 780,000 older-model compact cars in North America because a faulty ignition switch can shut off the engines without warning and cause crashes.

Financial markets were watching, the retirement accounts of millions of Americans on the line. Nervous senators were watching too, well aware that political fortunes could be on the line. So on perhaps the most important vote of the year, the Senate did something extraordinary this week: It tried to keep the vote tally secret until the outcome was assured.

Amber Ruch
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