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  1. 19-year-old man convicted of murder in 11-year-old's deathRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Prosecutors say a southern Illinois judge has convicted a 19-year-old man of murder in the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy. Madison County prosecutors say Ta'Mon F. Ford of Alton was convicted Tuesday after a bench trial in the 2016 death of Ronnell Jones.


  2. Missouri woman gets Illinois prison time in son's deathRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Missouri woman has been ordered to spend a quarter century in Illinois prison for killing her infant son in 2012. Twenty-four-year-old Wallisha Bland of St. Louis was sentenced this week in southwestern Illinois' Madison County.


  3. Olin's $90.8M contract extension means work in MississippiRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A nearly $91 million extension to an Army contract means more work at the Olin/Winchester centerfire ammunition plant in Oxford, Mississippi. A Pentagon list of military contracts signed Friday includes a $90.8 million modification to a contract for 5.56mm, 7l.62mm and .50-caliber ammunition cartridges.


  4. Election judge pleads not guilty in absentee ballot caseRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    An 88-year-old election judge from southern Illinois has pleaded not guilty after allegedly sending in an absentee ballot in her late husband's name. Cook, of Alton, told The Associated Press this month that she filled out the ballot for her husband after he died in September because she knew he would want Donald Trump to be president.


  5. Drunk driver who caused death of Wood River couple sentencedRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A man whose aggravated drunken driving caused the death of a Wood River couple has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. The Telegraph reports that 28-year-old Jeffrey Rynders of Alton was sentenced by a federal judge Wednesday after a police officer testified that Rynders was yelling at other drivers on Sept.


  6. Police probe death of man who broke window to enter his homeRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police in a southwestern Illinois community are investigating after a man who was apparently locked out of his house broke a window to get in, seriously cut his arm and died. The Telegraph reports that a neighbor called police after spotting the man around 7 a.m. Monday.


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