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Gallery: Jacksonville parade rolls out the red, white and blue carpet

Jacksonville welcomed the long Fourth of July holiday weekend with the Independence Day parade sponsored by Jacksonville Rotary. Hundreds of people lined the streets between the Morgan County Fairgrounds and the downtown square for the hour-long parade celebrating the red, white and blue.
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Rural Roodhouse Man Arrested For Breaking Into Home Armed With a Buck Knife

Information has been released about an arrest of a man who broke into a home with a knife in rural Roodhouse last week. According to charging documents, 30 year old John J. Scheferkort entered a residence with the homeowners present at the time last Wednesday evening. The home is approximately 4 ½ miles east of Roodhouse.
ROODHOUSE, IL
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JPD Investigating Recent Forced Entry Burglary

Jacksonville Police are investigating a burglary that occurred overnight Wednesday. According to police reports, sometime between the hours of 9:30 am Wednesday and 1:00 pm yesterday, someone forced entry to a garage in the 700 block of Sheridan Street and removed approximately $50.00 worth of tools without permission. Police are...
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Hit-and-run suspect arrested twice in one day

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (WICS/WLDS) — A Jacksonville man suspected in a hit-and-run last month was arrested twice in one day. Our media partners, WLDS, report police began investigating the man after he allegedly left the scene of a crash on June 2. We're told the 20-year-old Austin M. McDade's vehicle...
JACKSONVILLE, IL
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Mayor Sends Condolences Following Head-On Crash Claims Life of Arthur Pitcher

The Mayor of Jacksonville is sending condolences to the family of an East Central Illinois man who was killed in a two-vehicle crash late Wednesday night. 20-year-old Lucas S. Otto of Arthur Illinois was traveling eastbound on Interstate 72 near mile marker 118 east of Springfield at approximately 11:20 pm Wednesday when his sedan was struck head-on by a pickup truck that was traveling in the wrong direction in the same lane.
SPRINGFIELD, IL
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