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Recent Crime News
10 hrs ago | via WAND-TV Decatur
According to the initial investigation into the incident, Springfield police say officers were dispatched to the 600 block of White City Boulevard at about 9:47 p.m. for a report of a person with a gun. Upon arriving, officers say a 27-year-old woman reported being confronted by her neighbor, Regina Tillman, 58. Authorities say the woman reported that Tillman allegedly pointed a silver handgun at her during the confrontation. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via WAND-TV Decatur
Springfield police say officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of East Mason at about 3:37 p.m. for a reported shooting. Upon arriving, officers say they found a 13-year-old male who had suffered an apparent gunshot wound to his right leg. Comment?
Thursday Dec 1 | via WAND-TV Decatur
The Springfield Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman wanted in connection with a robbery that happened on November 23. Springfield police say the theft happened at Betty's Place Video Gaming Parlor on Wabash Avenue just after noon. According to the preliminary investigation into the theft, a black female wearing a white sweater took a purse belonging to another person, and attempted to leave the business. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via WAND-TV Decatur
Springfield police say officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of East Jackson Street at about 5:49 p.m. for a report of a shooting. Upon arriving, officers say they found a 21-year-old man who reported being shot in the bicep by a black male. Comment?
Monday Nov 28 | via WYMG-FM Springfield
Attorneys for Aaron Schock say none of the criminal charges connected to his allegedly lavish spending during his time in Congress have nothing to do with Springfield. So, attorneys for Schock have filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Springfield to have whatever trial comes of 24 fraud, theft, false filing, and false tax return charges be held in Peoria instead of Springfield. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 23 | via WAND-TV Decatur
Springfield police say officers were dispatched to the intersection of State and Cook Streets at about 9:15 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arriving, officers spoke with a Lincoln Cab employee who reported being robbed at knife point by a man. Comment?
Monday Nov 21 | via WAND-TV Decatur
The Springfield Police Department says one person has been arrested in connection with multiple robberies that happened in September 2016. Springfield police say David Denotto, 38, was arrested by members of the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force on November 18. Denotto is facing a charge of robbery, two counts of burglary, and three counts of theft in connection with three robberies that happened at the Walgreens location in the 3400 block of Freedom Drive in Springfield. Comment?
Thursday Nov 17 | via WYMG-FM Springfield
The Sangamon County Sheriffs Department says one person is in custody after a late-morning shooting Tuesday near Lake Springfield. Sheriffs Deputies say 41-year-old Robert Abner is being charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. Comment?
Monday Nov 14 | via WYMG-FM Springfield
The State Journal-Register and Springfield police say it happened around 3 am at the Curve Inn in Springfield's Southern View area. 29-year-old Taofik Oshodi and 22-year-old Salvador Corona got into some sort of an argument that spilled into the street. Comment?
Friday Nov 11 | via News9 Oklahoma City
Donald Trump has vowed to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, airports and railways, but the path to delivering on... Jury deliberations will stretch into a third day in the murder trial of a white former police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a traffic stop last year near the University of Cincinnati. Jurors on Friday told a judge they can't reach a decision after three days of deliberations in the murder trial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a traffic stop. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 9 | via Northern Michigan News
The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump's transition activities : 2:15 p.m. NATO says its secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg - Authorities say a man accused of fatally shooting the mother of a 2-year-old during the child's birthday party in western Tennessee had been at the residence earlier in the day in a disturbance repo... SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Comment?
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