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Early morning shooting injures one in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) —Springfield Police are investigating an early morning shooting.According to officials, a make victim walked into HSHS St. Johns Hospital around 5 am with a gunshot wound to the chest.The victim has non life-threatening injuries.Police don't have an exact location however th

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-05-27 10:29:53

Police: 2 hospitalized in Springfield after shooting near Main, Jasper streets

A short time later, two victims — a 25-year-old woman and 41-year-old man — arrived at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital with apparent gunshot wounds. Both were taken to HSHS St. John’s Hospital for more treatment, Cleary said.


Police news for Saturday, May 26

• Jeremy M. Schoonover, 34, of 519 Myrtle St. was booked into the Morgan County Jail at 2:44 a.m. Friday on charges of theft and resisting a peace officer.


Plan for downtown Springfield casino floated again

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, left, D-Chicago, center visits with Senator Terry Link D-Vernon Hills, left, and Dave Syverson, R-Rockford, on the floor of the Illinois Senate before session was adjourned for the day Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.Ted Schurter, The State Journal-Register via AP

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-05-27 14:14:00

Sheriff's office: Man faces assault charges after threatening bar customer with knife

DECATUR — A 58-year-old man was arrested early Thursday after Macon County sheriff's deputies said he threatened a customer with a knife at Timbuktu Saloon, 5843 East U.S. 36.A signed affidavit said the incident happened Tuesday after the customer refused to talk to the man. The customer told deputi

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-05-25 23:16:00

Tick-borne diseases on the rise in Illinois

"Lyme disease is becoming a little more prevalent, at least the cases are being reported, and it can become a serious illness,” Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said. “It can be a neurological illness. So you want to make sure that if you do find a tick, you pull out t

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-05-25 22:41:50

Winning numbers drawn in 'LuckyDay Lotto Midday' game

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NEWSBUG.INFO - 2018-05-27 18:04:08

Former USS John McCain officer pleads guilty in deadly collision; Harristown sailor among dead

WASHINGTON — The officer in command of the USS John S. McCain when it collided with an oil tanker near Singapore in August 2017, killing 10 sailors, has pleaded guilty to dereliction of duty, the Navy said Friday. Among the dead was Petty OfficerLogan Palmer, 23, of Harristown.Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanch

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-05-26 19:32:00

Church works to ensure neighbors have working smoke detectors

"If you ride around this area, you can see a lot of houses that have been burnt,” church member Nicki Renfro said. “Luckily there's not been a lot of injuries, but we do like to prevent, you know, people from being injured, so the fire alarms are very important."

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-05-26 21:27:38

Bill to give Sangamon County first dibs on state jobs passes Senate

SPRINGFIELD — A bill aiming to bring state jobs back to Springfield unanimously passed the Illinois Senate Thursday, and now just needs Gov. Bruce Rauner's signature to become law.If signed, House Bill 4295 would make Springfield and Sangamon County the default location for employees of most state a


Two people arrested for home invasion

Both are charged with home invasion, residential burglary, and aggravated battery.


New Berlin barber’s last day shared with first customer 57 years ago

Now a new berlin barber, Denny Nordike, who spent his life cutting hair, is closing up his own shop.

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-05-26 22:29:13

Police: 1 arrested for obstruction of justice after Decatur shooting wounds 2

A short time later, two victims — a 25-year-old woman and 41-year-old man — arrived at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital with apparent gunshot wounds. Both were taken to HSHS St. John’s Hospital for more treatment, Cleary said.


Parents react after another public school employee is arrested

“It can happen anywhere. That's not just a big city problem, a little city problem it's, any area it can happen," Ruth Ream, a parent, said.


Latest retaliation claims spark new push for lawmakers to address sexual harassment

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, appears at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Madigan has asked for an outside review of whether he or his staff retaliated against a lawmaker for speaking out on sexual harassment. Madiga

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-05-27 11:00:00

Crime of the Week: Forged and stolen checks

He is described as a black male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and around 200 pounds.


Apartments closing, renovation planned of skilled nursing facility

Generations at Lincoln, a skilled nursing care facility whose entrance is shown above, is planning a renovation following the closing of two apartment buildings on its property.FOR THE PANTAGRAPH. GENERATIONS HEALTHCARE NETWORK


Raymond-Harvel firefighters respond to pig farm fire Friday

NOKOMIS, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) —Raymond-Harvel Fire Chief Dan McCallum confirmed the department responded to a fire at the Borgic Farm at 4:29 a.m. Friday.Firefighters are currently on scene extinguishing hot spots left over from the fire earlier this morning. The farm is located at 19007 E. 13th Road in


Paychecks Could Be On The Horizon For State Workers Waiting 7 Years

The legislation authorizes spending more than $63 million owed to about 24,000 state employees in the departments of Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Human Services, Natural Resources and Public Health. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union, which represents the worker


Semi-trailer catches fire overnight on I-55

Illinois State Police were responding to a semi trailer fire on Interstate 55 near mile marker 88.State Troopers were called to the scene around 11 p.m. Thursday .The semi was hauling two trailers.State Police say the fire started under the first trailer.Springfield fire crews were able to put the f