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String of suspicious fires in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WICS/WLDS) — A string of suspicious house fires in Jacksonville has the Office of the State Fire Marshal and Jacksonville Police investigating. The most recent fire was Monday at a vacant house in the 600 block of North East Street, according to our media partner WLDS. The...
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Murrayville Home Total Loss After Mower Ignites Garage

A single-family home in Murrayville is a total loss after a lawnmower caught fire Monday afternoon. Both the Murrayville and Woodson Fire Departments responded to a call of a structure fire at 103 Murray Street in Murrayville just after 4 pm Monday. Murrayville Fire Chief Cody Kitselman says the fire...
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Thunderstorms, high winds moving into Jacksonville

Another round of thunderstorms and high winds will be moving into the Jacksonville area May 24-26. The National Weather Service Lincoln office is forecasting high winds to start picking up later this afternoon and thunderstorms to move into the area late this evening and into tomorrow morning. Today there is...
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String of Suspicious House Fires Continues in Jacksonville

The Office of the State Fire Marshal and Jacksonville Police are investigating after yet another vacant house on the city’s northeast side was gutted by fire Monday afternoon. The Jacksonville Fire Department was called to the scene of a structure fire at 607 North East Street just before 4:00...
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Autopsy Results Say Former Jacksonville Man Died of Natural Causes While in Custody in Sangamon County

Autopsy results have been released of a former Jacksonville resident who died while in custody at the Sangamon County Jail. 23-year-old Dylan Schlieper-Clark of Springfield and formerly of Jacksonville allegedly fell ill on April 14th at the Sangamon County jail and was transported by EMS to Springfield Memorial Hospital where he died three days later while in inpatient care.
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Teen accused of breaking into vehicles while armed with a weapon

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A teenager is accused of breaking into vehicles in Jacksonville while armed with a gun. Police said they saw a vehicle traveling in the area and started a traffic stop for a moving violation. They said a 17-year-old boy known to officers got out of the...
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Gun recovered after 17-year-old arrested

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — Jacksonville Police said a teenager was arrested after being accused of breaking into vehicles. In a news release, Jacksonville Police officials said they responded to a report of someone who may have had a gun trying to break into cars. That was around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday near Franklin and East streets. […]
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Jacksonville Juvenile Arrested on Weapons Charges Overnight

More information has become available after a juvenile was arrested early this morning on weapons charges. According to a press release from the Jacksonville Police Department this afternoon, at approximately 12:37 am today, officers were dispatched to the area of Franklin and East Streets after a call of a male suspect attempting to break into vehicles who may be armed with a firearm.
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Jacksonville house fire under investigation

Jacksonville and South Jacksonville firefighters tackle a residential fire at 617 N. East St. The Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office and Jacksonville Police are investigating the cause of the fire Monday at the vacant duplex, according to Chief Doug Sills. It was the second suspicious fire at a vacant building this month.
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Griggsville Woman Arrested for Threatening Public Official

More information has been released about a Griggsville woman who was arrested Sunday for threatening a public official. 25-year-old Rachelle R. Gress was arrested by the Pike County Sheriff’s Department yesterday following an investigation into a threat made to the immediate family of a public official that had been posted on a social media website.
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Hood wins Sara Carlberg Scholarship

Special to McDonough County Voice, USA TODAY NETWORK. American Legion Auxiliary Unit #6 is pleased to announce the winner of the $500 Sara Carlberg Scholarship. Rachel Hood of Industry, IL is a 2022 graduate of Rushville-Industry High School. The Scholarship is based on: need, scholastic standing/academic achievement, character/leadership and initiative/goals.
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