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Illinois State Police investigate officer involved shooting
After the officer arrived, the person who the call was put out for, 40-year-old David Hicks, was found to have run away on foot. He didn’t catch up with Hicks until the 100 block of Sherman Street when according to the Illinois State Police, the officer felt threatened by Hicks and fired his work is
Springfield Police and Sangamon County Sheriff's Office investigate multiple deaths
The suspect, 38-year-old Jason Danenberger, is being held in the Sangamon County Jail on a $1,000,000 bond.
New curator named for Illinois Governor's Mansion
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Rauner administration names a new curator of the newly remodeled Illinois Governor's Mansion.Justin Blandford will start in the new position Monday June 18th.Blandford is the superintendent of Illinois historic sites including the Old State Capitol and the Lincoln Tomb.
Lutheran high school teacher's resignation letter shocks many
Monday, Mike Filtera, Lutheran high teacher, for more than 30 years, told the school board he was resigning.
Springfield man charged with one murder, suspected in second
A 38-year-old Springfield area man was arrested Saturday after police were called to the scenes of two apparent homicides, one in the 800 block of Daniel Avenue and the second in the Oakwood mobile home court off Peoria Road.Jason Danenberger, who gave his address as the 800 block of Daniel Avenue,
Two men found dead after weekend shootings
The second man, 47-year-old John Buecker of Springfield, was found during a welfare check in the Oakwood Mobile Home Court off Peoria Road Saturday night.
Local man connected to two murders
Springfield, Ill. (WICS) —A 38 year old Springfield area man is behind bars accused of two homicides.Police were called to two scenes.The first in the 800 block of Daniel avenue and the second in the Oakwood mobile home court off Peoria road.Jason Danenberger, was arrested Saturday for first degree
Three injured during attempted robbery
Springfield Police are investigating a robbery at a Kentucky Fried Chicken off of 9th and Division in Springfield. According to police, the call came in around 8:30 p.m. Monday.Three people were injured and were transported to HSHS St. John's Hospital. Police do not believe they are in critical cond
Police: Homicide suspect connected to two deaths
Police say Jason Danenburger, 38, is believed to be involved in the death of 53-year-old Thomas Poudzunas. Officers found Poudzunas unresponsive just before 11 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of North Daniel Avenue before he died at St. John’s Hospital. Police called his gunshot wounds suspicious.
Many gather for fundraiser for Shane Shomidie's daughters
Today, June 17th, Shane Shomidie's family hosted a fundraiser for Shane’s daughters.
In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday, June 19. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)J. David Ake
West Springfield residents still cleaning flooded basements after storms
"There are so many people with thousands and thousands of dollars’ worth of damage,” one Mill Creek Estates resident, Julie Giacomini, said.
Springfield day care under investigation for possible neglect
"You never think this is going to happen to your child," said Allison Morgan, a Springfield mom.
Firemen collaborate to fight massive controlled fire under blistering sun
"It was hot! That's for sure,” one Williamsville volunteer firefighter, Tom Weiss, said. “It was a challenging day."
Search for Michael Schmidt enters day 5
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Kid hit by car Friday in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) —A juvenile male was hit by a vehicle on the corner of White City Blvd. and East Monroe in Springfield Friday.The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.Springfield police and first responders are currently on scene.More to come.
Fourth annual Soul-Fest set Saturday at Danville's Lincoln Park
It will feature local arts and crafts vendors, food, face painting, bounce houses and games for kids of all ages. There will also be a car show and live music.
Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cereal
“The Illinois Department of Public Health is urging people to check their cupboards for Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® and to throw them out if they find them, even if they have already eaten some and have not become sick,” said IDPH Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D. “If you have recently eaten the cerea
Springfield native and lottery winner appears on HGTV show
When Denise Banks-Wilson won the Illinois Lottery last year, she didn't expect to end up on HGTV. But the cable channel's booking agency called her after Googling her lottery story."It apparently struck home with a lot of people," Banks-Wilson said.Banks-Wilson, a 56-year-old Springfield native, wil
6 Illinois state police crime scene investigators cover 32 counties
“We will work for local agencies, other state agencies, federal agencies and we respond to all different types of crimes from stolen vehicles to burglaries to any crime against a person or death investigation,” said Rebecca Hooks, acting northern lieutenant for crime scene services.