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Springfield city employee arrested for alleged prostitution, human trafficking

A Springfield man was arrested Wednesday for prostitution/human trafficking. The Springfield Police Department with help from the United States Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Marcus M. Rouse, 43, of Springfield. Police suspect Rouse to be involved in several incidents where women were

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-01-18 15:19:46

Mendoza to keynote Women's March Saturday in Springfield

State Comptroller Susana Mendoza will be the keynote speaker at the "Women's March to the Polls" rally at noon Saturday at the Abraham Lincoln statue on the east side of the Statehouse. Jennifer Lee of Springfield, co-president of Action Illinois, a progressive group organizing the event, said she e

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 20:46:17

City man accused of promoting prostitution, human trafficking

A 43-year-old Springfield man was arrested Wednesday on a variety of charges including promoting prostitution and human trafficking. Marcus M. Rouse, of the 2300 block of Ash Street, was arrested by Springfield detectives with the assistance of the United States Marshals Violent Fugitives Task Force

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 19:33:47

IDOT offering free child car seat checks

September 17-23, 2017 is National Child Passenger Safety Week and authorities are warning about the common mistakes parents make when putting infants in car seats. (WICS) The Illinois Department of Transportation has scheduled several events over the next couple of months where they will be offering

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-01-18 11:07:44

Pana man sentenced to 2.5 years in theft case

Rodney L. Green, 34, of Pana, was sentenced on Wednesday to 2.5 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to retail theft and driving with a revoked license, Shelby County State's Attorney Gina Vonderheide said. The theft charge came after Green stole eight PS4 controller

SHELBYVILLE DAILY UNION - 2018-01-18 16:27:57

Republicans scrambling to avoid shutdown

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, A U.S. Park Police officer watches at left as a National Park Service employee posts a sign on a barricade closing access to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. The world won't end if a dysfunctional Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before t

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-18 13:12:00

Hess sentenced to 35 years in prison

CARLINVILLE (Jan. 18, 2018) - Macoupin County State's Attorney Jennifer A. Watson announced Tuesday, Jan. 16, that Associate Judge Joshua A. Meyer has sentenced Thomas A. Hess, 33, of Virden to 35 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. On Nov. 14, a Macoupin County jury found Hess guilty o

ENQUIRERDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-01-18 09:32:31

HVAC units issue continues at school building

CARLINVILLE (Jan. 18, 2018) - The Carlinville Unit School District #1 held its monthly board of education meeting Monday, where they learned about the continuing issues of the newly installed HVAC unit at the Carlinville High School building. Dr. Becky Schuchman, Superintendent of Schools, notified

ENQUIRERDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-01-18 09:54:59

William Gray, missing from Kalamazoo for weeks, found dead in Detroit; suspect arrested

William Henry Gray is missing, and police said there is a potential that he is in danger. He was last seen Dec. 29, 2017. (Contributed) William Henry Gray, the 69-year-old Kalamazoo man police have been trying to find for weeks was found dead in Detroit. Police also have arrested a suspect in his de

WWMT - 2018-01-18 13:55:22

Athens teacher under investigation for alleged relationship with student

ATHENS, MI -- A teacher at Athens Area Schools in Calhoun County is on leave as police investigate an alleged teacher-student relationship. Carter Bright, chief of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi police, said his department was notified by Athens Area Schools Superintendent Joseph Huep

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:20:46

North and southbound U.S. 131 business route in St. Joseph County closed

CONSTANTINE, MI -- The north and southbound lanes of U.S. 131 Business Route are closed Thursday morning due to downed power lines. The closure of U.S. 131 Business Route at Birch Street was reported by the Michigan Department of Transportation about 8:17 a.m. Jan. 18. The downed power lines are th

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 13:42:28

Murder arrest made after Kalamazoo man's body found in Detroit

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo police have arrested a South Haven man on a charge of open murder following the discovery of a missing Kalamazoo man's body. The body of William Henry Gray, 69, was found in Detroit, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said in a press release Thursday. His body was r

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:06:52

Police & Fire: Warrant sought for woman who pushed boyfriend from moving car

Subscribed, but don't have a login? MAN REPORTS ROBBERY: A 65-year-old Kalamazoo man told Battle Creek police he was robbed of his wallet and $200 by three men. The man reported the robbery at 9:09 p.m. Wednesday. He told police he had come to visit a friend on Euclid Avenue and while there met anot

BATTLE CREEK ENQUIRER - 2018-01-18 19:51:25

Woman sentenced to 25 to 40 years for roll in boyfriend's murder

HILLSDALE, MI - Ashley Hoath went for a ride, knowing well Jeremy Barron would never leave the vehicle. There is evidence to support the contention she even fired one of several fatal shots. For this, there is no acceptable justification, Hillsdale County Circuit Judge Michael Smith said Thursday. "

MLIVE.COM - 2018-01-18 21:22:07

Police:Alcohol factor in U.S. 127 crash

WOODSTOCK TWP. - A Cement City woman was injured Jan. 12 in a one-vehicle crash that police report was attributed to alcohol consumption. Susan Christine Brinson, 60, was driving south on U.S. 127 near U.S. 223 at 11:11 a.m., when her vehicle drifted across the snow-covered highway and crashed, acco

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 19:00:00

4 injured in U.S. 12 wreck

SOMERSET - Four persons traveling in a mini-van were injured and transported to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson Thursday morning in a vehicle collision on U.S. 12 at the intersection of Somerset Road in Somerset. The four individuals - who have not been identified by authorities - all rece

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 15:59:55

Remsen man accused of robbing Walmart pharmacy for Hydrocodone

Jonathan Demala, 27, was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree felony robbery. Police say on Jan. 11, Demala allegedly went to the Walmart pharmacy in Utica and demanded Hydrocodone pills. Demala said that he had a weapon and that people would get hurt if his demands weren't met, accor

WKTV - 2018-01-19 00:10:00

Crash sends Remsen man to hospital

TOWN OF MARCY - A 48-year-old man was hospitalized after he was cut off on Old River Road Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff's deputies said Frank Getti, of Remsen, was eastbound at about 5 p.m. when Christopher Crolius, 59, of Boonville, pulled out in front of him from Chaminade Road. Deputies said Gett

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-19 00:00:00

1 person hurt in 2 car crash in Marcy

Authorities with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said a pick-up truck pulled out in front of Frank Getti of Remsen on Old River Road Wednesday evening. Getti was rushed to a local hospital suffering from leg and back injuries. The driver of the truck, Christopher Crolius, of Boonville, was no

WKTV - 2018-01-18 03:26:00

Oneida meth lab explosion leads to charges for 2 people

Oneida police responded to 168 Madison St. on Monday for a reported explosion of a possible meth lab, which caused a fire within the residence. Police say upon arrival they found a smoldering fire inside an apartment, and the Oneida Fire Department was called to the scene. Bryan Musacchio, 36, an