The city of Benton, Illinois has a population of 6880 and ranked #256 by population in the state. Benton has 3270 households and a total area of 5.35 sq. miles w/ a population density of 1286 people per sq. mile and approx. 2.1 people per household. Data according to 2000 census.

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Attorneys for cop accused of killing his wife say judge should bar references ... - - Attorneys for Lynn Benton, a former police officer accused of killing his wife, argued Tuesday that prosecutors should not be allowed to mention any allegation of domestic violence at Benton's trial. Prosecutors allege that Benton conspired with two ... - Wed, 06 May 2015

Bossier Parish arrests two more men in Benton home invasion - KTBS - Two more men are behind bars in connection with a home invasion in Benton last week. Jermal Newton, 19, and Johnathan Russell, 19, both of Shreveport, are charged with one count each of home invasion and aggravated burglary. They also face ... - Wed, 06 May 2015

Byrd, Benton repeat as state golf champs - Shreveport Times - CARENCRO – Byrd and Benton successfully defended their boys state golf championships on Tuesday. Byrd won the Division I title and Benton won the Division II crown. Division I. In the Division I tournament, Byrd carded the day's second-best score and ...Boys golf Divisions II, IV state tournaments: Consistent Episcopal of Acadiana ... - The AdvocateESA wraps up Div. IV golf state title - The Daily Advertiser - Wed, 06 May 2015

Benton Harbor schools without superintendent - WSBT-TV - “Currently Dr. Seawood is on paid, administrative, non-disciplinary leave. And after further investigation he very well may be back in his current office [in three weeks],” said Cynthia Lagrow, Benton Harbor's Consent Agreement Consultant. Multiple ... - Mon, 04 May 2015

Benton's Jacob Wyatt leads Tigers to fourth straight state championship - - The Benton High seniors have talked about sweeping the state championships through their four years high school since their days in elementary school. The trio of Tigers saw their dreams come to fruition Tuesday as they solidified their fourth straight ... - Wed, 06 May 2015

Plans revealed for Benton Blvd Extension to Effingham County - FOX6 WBRC - - SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Residents in Savannah and Pooler will learn more on Wednesday about an extension to Benton Boulevard aimed to alleviate traffic in Effingham County. The extension will start at Highland Boulevard and end of State Route 30. - Wed, 06 May 2015

3 hurt in Benton City 3-car crash - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald - Three people including a 5-year-old boy were hurt in a three-car crash in Benton City on Tuesday afternoon. The three cars were headed south on Highway 225 at Babs Avenue at the Benton City limits when Jeffrey N. Davis, 57, slowed to turn left off the ... - Wed, 06 May 2015

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