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1 dead in 2-vehicle crash - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

JACKSON COUNTY -- The Jackson County coroner has released the identity of the person killed in Thursday's crash. Coroner Thomas Kupferer says the victim was Shaun A. Morgan, 40, of Tamaroa. Kupferer says Morgan died from multiple injuries due to blunt force trauma in the crash. We'll have more infor

WSIL TV - 2017-09-22 16:06:00

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James H. Morton

PRINCETON - James H. "Jim" Morton, 80, of Princeton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born Jan. 2, 1937 in Washington to Herman J. and Wanda H (Hopper) Morton, both deceased. Jim graduated from James E. Roberts High School for the physically disabled

PRINCETON DAILY CLARION - 2017-09-22 19:01:29

Dalton Clyde Goodrich

Dalton Clyde Goodrich, 81, of Owensboro passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at home. He was born Oct. 11, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois to the late Clyde Henry and Corinne F. Smith Goodrich. Dalton was a wonderful person who was good to people. He was gentle, caring, loving and enjoyed joking around


Collinsville mosquito tests positive for West Nile

A mosquito in Collinsville has tested positive for West Nile, shortly after the first Illinois fatality from the disease was reported by state officials. The Madison County Health Department notified the city of Collinsville that a mosquito trap within the city tested positive for the West Nile viru

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 22:53:00

A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois calling for more charges in deadly crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - One local motorcycle rights group is calling for additional charges in connection with a deadly motorcycle crash in Springfield earlier this year. Springfield police say that crash happened near the intersection of North Dirksen Parkway and East Linden Avenue on May 6, whe

WAND TV - 2017-09-22 02:37:00

Bert E. Washer

January 18, 1930 ~ September 3, 2017 Bert E. Washer passed peacefully in his sleep on 3 September 2017. He was born on the 18th of January 1930 in Elgin, Illinois to Clifton D. and Mary Washer. He spent his summers in southern California with his aunt and uncle. In the summer of 1948, while in sout

NEVADA APPEAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

When will the next big earthquake hit Southern Illinois?

Q: Years ago, experts predicted a major earthquake for the area in about 50 years due to the New Madrid fault. The longer the delay, the more severe it will be. What do the seismic experts at St. Louis University think now? Daniel Stocker, of Belleville A: The only valid opinion you'll hear from rep

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 15:00:00

New Pa-chan-ga restaurant to open Monday

Pa-chan-ga, the Mexican restaurant that replaces the short-lived Bombshell Bar & Grill in Kankakee's Shoppes at Meadowview location, will be open for business on Monday. Co-owner Katlyn Diaz, of Bradley, said the restaurant will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to mid

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 12:42:00

Teacher hailed as hero for taking down gunman at Illinois high school

Angela McQueen, teacher who took down a gunman at Mattoon High School in Illinois. Photo courtesy of CBSNews.com, Mattoon Community Unity School District 2. Illinois (CBS News) - A teacher took down a gunman inside an Illinois high school after he opened fire in the school's cafeteria on Wednesday.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:34:22

Woodstock man deemed 'sexually violent,' committed to IDHS custody

A McHenry County judge has ordered a north suburban sex offender committed to a mental health facility after ruling him a "sexually violent person." Judge Sharon Prather ruled that 47-year-old Robert Bacci of Woodstock must remain in the custody of the Illinois Department of Human Services, accordin

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-22 15:59:00

DNA results confirm bones belong to Robert Bee

Robert Bee Bee was last seen on November 17th, and multiple search groups took time to search the area Police on the scene of a house on Rt. 29 in rural Pekin, where human remains were found on July 24, 2017. The Tazewell County Coroner said DNA testing has confirmed the bones found south of Pekin i

WEEK.COM - 2017-09-23 15:42:00

Conflict delays Beloit man's upcoming homicide trial

BDN File Photo Janesville shooting suspect Barquis McKnight (right) will see his homicide case start over following a conflict with his attorney and the court. The case was originally set for trial Sept. 25. JANESVILLE - Janesville's first homicide case in three years will head back to square one, a

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 23:00:00

Funeral arrangements set for Christopher Michaels from Dixon, IL

Christopher Sean John Michaels DIXON, Illinois - Funeral services have been set for five-year-old Christopher Michaels, who police say died at the hands of his father in a suspected murder-suicide. In the obituary for Christopher Sean John Michaels, he is described as a kindergartner who loved his

WQAD - 2017-09-21 16:18:32

Former president of UAW local 2419 sentenced to prison

PEORIA - Bob Buford, a former president of United Auto Workers Local 2419 in Danville, was sentenced Thursday to 21 months in federal prison for mail fraud related to embezzling union funds, according to information from the U.S. Department of Justice, Central District Office of Illinois. Chief U.S

COMMERCIAL NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:03:00

Cops: Dad strangled young sons as wife slept, set home ablaze

National News Authorities in Bloomington, Illinois, say a 33-year-old man hid his family's cellphones, killed his two children and intentionally set a house fire before hanging himself. Police on Wednesday identified the man as Eric Ringenberg. Officials identified the two boys only by their initial

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2017-09-22 00:35:49

Was Janesville homicide a case of self defense?

JANESVILLE -- What was billed as Janesville's first murder case in three years might turn out to be something else. Barquis D. McKnight's lawyer said Thursday the evidence is more consistent with a struggle for a gun than an intentional shooting of one person by another. McKnight, 33, faces charges

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Uftring Chevrolet celebrates 35 years of being in business

WASHINGTON, IL - A car dealership in central Illinois celebrates it's 35th anniversary of when it first opened for business. Gary Uftring, of Uftring Chevrolet, began his career in the auto business at the age of 17, as a vehicle detailer. Uftring purchased the Chevrolet Oldsmobile dealership in Was

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-09-22 22:59:25

Illinois Father Strangled 2 Sons Before Setting House on Fire and Killing Himself While His Wife Slept

An Illinois man strangled his two sons to death early Tuesday morning and then set his home on fire before killing himself while his wife slept, PEOPLE confirms. Eric N. Ringenberg, 33, was identified by police in a release provided by the Bloomington Police Department. Police responded to the fire

PEOPLE - 2017-09-21 11:04:18

Radio host Delilah sees Springfield's spirit at Paint the Town

Radio host Delilah and hundreds of volunteers beautified Commercial Street on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, as part of her "Paint the Town" event. Andrew Jansen/News-Leader Delilah said during the process of choosing where to do her annual 'Paint the Town' event, she could tell there was a different sp

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2017-09-23 19:23:43