Sangamon County Newswire (Page 8)

Sangamon County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sangamon County, IL. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 1,085 in Sangamon County, IL

  1. Friends of 13 year old shooting victim speakRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... like there was an issue between." Police arrested the 12 year old and he is currently being held at the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention center. Facing charges of reckless conduct and unlawful use of a weapon. Childhood friend of Wilson's, ...

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  2. 13 year old shooting victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The Sangamon County Coroner, Cinda Edwards, has identified the young girl who died from a gunshot wound as Savanna Wilson. Wilson.

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  3. 13 year old girl dies from gunshot injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... A 12-year-old boy, described by police as a close friend of the victim's, has been arrested and taken to the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center. He is facing charges of unlawful use of a weapon and reckless conduct. Police say The juvenile ...

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  4. Rabid bat found in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Will County health officials have recommended seven people get treatment after they came in contact with a 5-month-old puppy that had carried a rabid bat in its mouth. There have been four confirmed rabid bats in the state so far this year, with two in Sangamon County, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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  5. Springfield police arrest third teen in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... custody by the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force Wednesday morning. Police say he was taken to the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center, and faces charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, ...

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  6. Teen arrested after traffic stop, facing weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... marijuana, and that a .40 caliber handgun was found inside the car. The teen was arrested and taken to Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center. Detectives say the teen faces preliminary charges of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of ...

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  7. Lincoln Yellow Cab driver ejected during carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... A. Hardin hiding in a vehicle in the 1800 block of Brian Lane. He was arrested and is being held at the Sangamon county jail. He is being charged with several crimes including vehicular hijacking, aggravated battery, aggravated fleeing and eluding, ...

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  8. Woman seriously injured in I-55 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Illinois State Police officials say the crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-55 in Sangamon County, near mile post 88, at 2:36 p.m. Troopers say a 2008 Buick was driving in the right lane of traffic when it turned into the path of a 2011 Nissan in the left lane. The Buick was struck on the driver's side, and eventually came to rest in the median.

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  9. Deadly crash on I-72 claims 1 lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Troopers say the crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-72, near mile post 83 in Sangamon County, at about 3:58 p.m. According to the preliminary investigation into the crash, a 2004 Pontiac struck the rear of a 1997 Kenworth truck-tractor semi-trailer, and a 2009 Toyota struck the rear of the Pontiac. ISP officials say the driver of the Toyota was taken to a local hospital for injuries sustained in the crash, and that the driver of the Pontiac was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  10. Extreme winds creating problems on I-72Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    Master Sgt. Mark Holley said there is zero visibility on a stretch of Interstate 72 from mile marker 122 in Sangamon County to mile marker 128 in Macon County in both directions.

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  11. Workplace drug testing finds cocaine, marijuana use on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Daily Gazette

    ... presence throughout much of northern and central Illinois but leads to a particularly high positive rate in Sangamon County, home of the state capital. The rate of positive drug tests in the nation's workforce remains far lower than the nearly 14 ...

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  12. Workplace drug testing finds cocaine, marijuana use at 12-year highRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... presence throughout much of northern and central Illinois but leads to a particularly high positive rate in Sangamon County, home of the state capital. The rate of positive drug tests in the nation's workforce remains far lower than the nearly 14 ...

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  13. Police vehicle chase leads to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The Sangamon County Sheriff's office got a call close to 3am, and were dispatched to the 600 block of Highland after a report of a suspicious vehicle. When deputies arrived, they located the vehicle but the driver disobeyed several stop signs until police turned on their emergency lights.

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  14. Shots ring out during high speed chase, 1 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office say the chase began in the 600 block of Highland at about 2:52 a.m., when a vehicle refused to stop for deputies attempting to initiate a traffic stop. Deputies say they backed off and continued to follow the vehicle from a distance, due to the risk to public safety.

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  15. Bark for Life supports local sheltersRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Humane Society of Logan County, Tazewell Animal Protective Society, Mason County Pets without Parents and Sangamon County Animal Control. Humane Society of Logan County Since April 2006, the Humane Society of Logan County has been protecting ...

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  16. Sangamon County Coroner: Stabbing victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says an autopsy performed this morning indicates that 36-year-old Maurice Watts died of multiple stab wounds. Police say they were called to 2128 East Keys early Saturday morning by someone saying there was an unidentified man who knocked on their door, looking for help.

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  17. Emberclear Project could be economic boon to Sangamon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The Emberclear Project is a natural gas power plant the could be developed in the Pawnee Area. The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Chris Hembrough talked about the economic boon it could provide to Sangamon County.

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  18. Statewide Karaoke ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WDLM-AM East Moline

    This summer twelve regional county fairs will host qualifying rounds of State Fairs Karaoke. Regional Contests: June 10 Macon County Fair June 18 Sangamon County Fair June 20 Jasper County Fair June 21 Greene County Fair June 22 Henry County Fair July 2 Schuyler County Fair July 3 Grundy County Fair July 6 Macoupin County Fair July 15 Marshal-Putnam County Fair July 20 Menard County Fair July 24 Champaign County Fair July 28 Adams County Fair The first and second place winners from the regional level contests will move on to the finale at the Illinois State Fair on Saturday, August 12th, with the overall winner performing two songs on the Grandstand stage both in Springfield and Du Quoin.

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  19. Springfield man found guilty for New Yeara s Eve 2012 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... of Decatur. He is accused of stabbing Pocklington in the neck and abdomen. His trial is forthcoming. Sangamon County Assistant State's Attorney Dan Wright, who prosecuted the case with Assistant State's Attorney Derek Dion said afterward that he was ...

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  20. Springfield man gets 35 years in brother's shooting deathRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... attorney has said Kincade has an intellectual disability and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. But Sangamon County Judge John Schmidt said he was troubled by Kincade's behavior in jail including be kicked out of a drug rehabilitation ...

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