Sangamon County Newswire

Sangamon County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sangamon County, IL.

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  1. Consolidation on McCartya s agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 13 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The general assistance functions of Capital Township can be done some other way, says Bill McCarty, who is running for Sangamon County treasurer on the Republican ticket next week. He's hoping to explore whether Capital Township, coterminous with the city, can be folded.


  2. Three stabbed during overnight fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 11 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Three people were taken to the hospital with stab wounds after an overnight fight on South 13th Street, according to investigators with the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office. Deputies say were called to a home in the 2800 block of South 13th Street several times overnight on reports of a raucous party there.


  3. Third suspect arrested in Feb 23 homicide.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Springfield police are reporting the arrest of the third suspect in the February 27th homicide of Dohndre Hughes. 20 year old Mark D. Meszaros was arrested in Sarasota, Florida on March 7 on a Sangamon County warrant issued for him on February 27 for first degree murder, home invasion, and armed robbery.


  4. Murder suspect found in Florida, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Sangamon County deputies issued a warrant for the arrest of 20-year-old Springfield man Mark Meszaros on Feb. 27. They are investigating the death of Dohndre Hughes, which happened at his home in the 1900 block of East Jackson Street.


  5. Magazine names Rapp Master FarmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Bureau County Republican

    ... was nominated by IL Corn. The 2018 Master Farmers are (from left) Darell Sarff, Mason County; Fred Reichert, Sangamon County; Jim Rapp, Bureau County; and Tom Martin, Logan County. Jim Rapp is among four Illinois farmers who will be honored for ...


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    Friday Mar 2 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The State Journal-Register reports that former Dawson village official Dennise "Shelly" Farley is charged with felony theft over $10,000. She turned herself in to the Sangamon County jail Thursday and is held on $100,000 bond.


  7. Pictured: Dennise FarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Sangamon County State's Attorney John Milhiser told WAND-TV that Dennise Farley, who is listed on Dawson's website as a water clerk and treasurer, turned herself in to Sangamon County deputies.


  8. Illinois protecting against Russian election tamperingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... sponsibility at the local level to maintain the accuracy and the integrity of the registration system," said Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray.


  9. Life After Prison Special ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... is from the state, the city and the county I feel they could do more." In 2017, 479 inmates were released to Sangamon County, 563 to Macon County, and finally 508 to Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Corrections . Mindy ...


  10. State protecting against Russian election tampering ahead of primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | The Daily Gazette

    ... ility at the local level to maintain the accuracy and the integrity of the registration system,” said Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray.


  11. Suspect arrested after grooming, harmful material investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police say they obtained a search warrant for grooming and harmful material investigation. Police interviewed Collins and he was then transported to the Sangamon County Jail.


  12. Longest-serving inmate gets court dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The longest-serving inmate in the history of the Sangamon County Jail is scheduled to have his day in court. 39-year-old Johnny Ray Priester will be in court March 12. He was arrested on first-degree murder charges May 29, 2012.


  13. Sangamon County Homeowners: Where do Your Property Taxes Go?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... bills grew six times faster than household incomes from 2008 to 2015. But where does all that money go? In Sangamon County alone, property owners were billed for more than $324 million in property taxes in 2017, $215 million of which was for ...


  14. Holiday Monday quick takes: Rotering's new ad slams Quinn; Biss ...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 19 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... association including suggesting the recent name change and rebranding of the former Chairmen's Association. Sangamon County Chair Doris Turner, Co-Chair of the Task Force, says the zero-tolerance pledge is the most important recommendation to come ...


  15. "Let Us Do Our Duty: Abraham Lincoln and Citizenship"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... displayed by Abraham Lincoln, by volunteering to join the Illinois Militia, surveying a portion of Sangamon County, and fighting for the rights of citizens by debating Stephen A. Douglas. The exhibit has been officially endorsed by Illinois ...


  16. Rauner will lay out ambitious goals for budget in Wednesday speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | The Daily Gazette

    ... said his budget will include a plan to start cutting back the state income tax increase. During a speech to Sangamon County Republicans on Thursday, Rauner said he will "bring 'em back down to 3 percent over the next two years." At the same time, ...


  17. 1,000 Women Strong looking for volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    However, during the month of February Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County is looking for 1,000 women to give $100 for their 1,000 Women Strong Project.


  18. Volunteers, donations needed in housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A project started by Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County wants volunteers to join them in building a habitat house in the area. The "1,000 Women Strong" project puts everyone involved to work in a variety of tasks.


  19. Police: Foul play no longer suspected in deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... They say she later died in the St. John's Hospital emergency room after police performed CPR at the scene. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says investigators now do not suspect foul play in Poole's death. She performed an autopsy on Poole ...


  20. Lincoln's angry patronage plea acquired by museumRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum launched its celebration of Lincoln's birthday by announcing two major acquisitions: an angry letter the future president wrote to a colleague and a painting that shows the young Lincoln reading while he takes a break from chopping wood. Andrew McCormack was one of the "Long Nine," an alliance of Whig legislators from Sangamon County whose average height was 6 feet.