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Kane man wanted for two separate vehicle thefts in Wood River

Kelley WOOD RIVER - A Kane, Illinois man has been charged after two vehicles were stolen from Wood River in recent days. Aaron S. Kelley, 24, of the 200 block of Main, Kane, was charged with two counts of offenses related to motor vehicles, a Class 2 felony, for two separate thefts since Jan. 10. I

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-17 20:54:54

The driving mistake that authorities say could have a tragic ending

As the cold weather continues to hit central Illinois, drivers are running into road closures due to water main breaks. (WRSP) As the cold weather continues to hit central Illinois, drivers are running into road closures due to water main breaks. "If people are looking at their phones instead of loo

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-01-17 22:41:43

AMC movie theater on Dirksen Parkway to sell liquor

The overhaul of AMC Showplace 8 will introduce not only a newly renovated theater to Springfield audiences but also a new concept for the city - liquor for sale in movie theaters. The theater, 2945 S. Dirksen Parkway, plans to apply for a liquor license after the Springfield City Council unanimously

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 01:41:00

Tim Nelson dies, his long battle with cancer ends

Tim Nelson grins after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch during Strike Out Cancer Night prior to a 2014 game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Nelson, 42 died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. Billy Hurst | For The Telegraph Tim

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-17 19:45:24

Jacksonville plant untouched by Nestle sale

While Nestle USA's almost-$3 billion sale of its U.S. candy division to Italian confectioner Ferrero is raising questions about the future of several of its Illinois locations, the Jacksonville facility will be unaffected, a representative said Tuesday. The company announced the $2.8 billion agreeme


Former county employee pleads guilty to theft

A former Morgan County employee charged with the theft of thousands of taxpayer dollars pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Morgan County Court. Per a plea agreement, Stacy Brickey, 41, of Murrayville pleaded guilty to one count of theft. Brickey turned herself in April, when she was charged with theft aft


Jerry Seinfeld inspires local comedy scene

"Seinfeld" the sitcom was noted for being free of sentimentality. The only time the lead character cried, as a bizarro version of himself, he was confused as to the nature of the "salty discharge." But watch the real Jerry Seinfeld on an episode of his current series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coff

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Where's the school bus? There could be an app for that in Springfield

Springfield School Board members will decide next month whether to extend the district's contract with First Student bus company two more years or go out to bid. The proposed contract also includes a cost increase but also new buses and technology upgrades that will make it easier for parents to see

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 16:40:23

Illinois man wanted for child abduction found in Rome motel with missing teen

ROME - A man who was wanted in the state of Illinois for alleged child abduction was found with a missing 16-year-old in Rome and charged with rape, according to the Rome Police Department. Scroll for more content... At 7 a.m. Wednesday, Rome police were contacted by the Will's County Sheriff Off

WKTV - 2018-01-18 00:17:00

Rome man accused of stealing $17.5G from eBay buyer

ROME - A Rome man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly took $17,500 for a Bobcat skid-steer sale and never gave the buyer the equipment, the New York State Police said. Cody Madonia, 25, was arrested and charged with third-degree grand larceny, police said. The arrest followed an investigati

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 16:42:39

Runway Illinois Teen Found In Rome, Male Companion Arrested

A 16-year old runaway from Illinois has been located in Rome and the man she was with has been arrested on a rape charge. Rome Policesay they found the missing girl and the man in a room at the Red Roof Inn on Lawrence Street. Police say 27-year old Dakota Adair was wanted in Illinois for child abdu

WIBX950.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Retooling Rome seeks public input

There will be a public open house for the Retooling Rome for Smart Growth project including the draft Zoning Code and Zoning Map Monday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 26, each day from noon to 2 p.m., in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. There will be an additional open house 5-6 p.m. on Wed

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Police: 2 charged after meth lab explosion

ONEIDA - Two Oneida residents are facing charges following an explosion that occurred from a meth lab in an apartment, according to the Oneida Police Department. Authorities responded to a reported explosion Monday that resulted in a fire at 168 Madison St., police said. Individuals located in the a

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 15:10:55

Assured Information Security in Rome awarded nearly $48M Air Force contract

The $47,974,580 contract will allow AIS to "explore next-generation network operations and vulnerability assessment technology, or INNOVATE," according to the news release. The goal of INNOVATIVE is to provide new cyber assessment tools for high-priority, emerging or existing telecommunications tec

WKTV - 2018-01-17 01:21:00

Woman hurt as car flips onto roof

WESTMORELAND - A Utica woman was hospitalized after her car flipped onto its roof on Route 5 early Monday morning. Sheriff's deputies said Mileena Tran, 20, was eastbound at about 2:15 a.m. when she lost control of her 2005 Toyota Camry. Deputies said the car went off the shoulder and hit a street s

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-17 00:00:00

Man taken to hospital after Madison County house fire

CHITTENANGO, N.Y. -- A Chittenango man was taken to the hospital after his house became engulfed in flames, said Chittenango Fire Department chief John Morgan. When Morgan arrived at 111 Richmond Circle, he found the man on the front lawn of his house. Morgan didn't know the extent of the man's inj

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-17 04:40:39

Trooper charged with filing fake domestic violence report

A New York State trooper has been arrested and charged with filing a false report in a domestic violence incident, state police said. Brianna J. Smith, 25, of Batavia was charged Wednesday with offering a false instrument for filing and falsely reporting an incident. Police said Smith on Dec. 20 rep

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-01-18 00:15:00

Corfu added to local law enforcement aid agreement so K-9 officer can respond to calls outside of village

An inter-municipal agreement that allows Batavia PD and the Le Roy PD to work with the Sheriff's Office outside of city and village limits is being updated to include Corfu PD. The impetus behind the update is the addition of a K-9 officer to the Corfu force. Sheriff William Sheron told the Public S

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-01-17 19:34:24

Missing person investigation underway on Cameron Street

Get the news Rochester police are conducting a missing person investigation on Cameron Street in the city early Tuesday. Camerson is closed between Myrtle Hill Park and Otis Street for the investigation, police said. Elsdon Street is also closed between Sherman and Myrtle streets. Get the news Roc

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-16 12:10:01

Thompson, Canandaigua Medical Group move forward

Formal partnership will mean a new, modern building among other benefits CANANDAIGUA - Under construction is a new building for Canandaigua Medical Group. The 44,000-square-foot structure will replace the existing building built in 1970 at 335 Parrish St. The project coincides with plans for the med

MPNNOW - 2018-01-17 23:47:40