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Springfield woman, son sentenced for marijuana money laundering conspiracy

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A Springfield mother and her son were sentenced for marijuana and money laundering conspiracy. Jennifer Fisher, 50, was sentenced to 14 months in prison and fined $10,000 for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Fisher is accused...
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Second man dies after I-72 crash

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County coroner released the name of a second man who died following a Wednesday crash on I-72. In a news release, Coroner Jim Allmon said 27-year-old Zachary Wilham, of Decatur, died in a Springfield hospital Thursday afternoon. He said Wilham died from multiple blunt force injuries he got […]
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17 year old woman charged with murder

A 17 year old woman has been charged with a variety of crimes including first-degree murder in connection with the June 23rd stabbing death of 26 year old Thomas Sheppard. Andrea Oliver of Springfield is charged with First Degree Murder, Vehicular Invasion, and Aggravated Domestic Battery arising from the incident.
SPRINGFIELD, IL

Second driver dies following head-on collision on Interstate 72 east of Springfield

A second driver in a Wednesday night head-on collision on Interstate 72 has died. Zachary R. Wilham, 27, of Decatur, died one day after his car collided with one containing Lucas S. Otto, 20, of Arthur, a pitcher for the Springfield Lucky Horseshoes summer collegiate baseball team. Otto had been heading home following a Wednesday night game against the Normal CornBelters.
SPRINGFIELD, 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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Second man, of Decatur, dies in Interstate 72 crash

DECATUR — Zachary Wilham, 27, of Decatur, has died as the result of injuries sustained in a a collision on Interstate 72. Sangamon County Coroner Jim Allmon reported that Wilham died at 12:19 p.m. Thursday in HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield. The same crash claimed the life of Lucas Otto of Arthur.
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Springfield rental car agency owner faces charge of insurance fraud

The owner of a Springfield rental car agency has been accused of insurance fraud amid an investigation into the agency by the secretary of state's office. Jordan J. Monroe, 31, of Chatham, faces one count of insurance fraud, a Class 3 felony. The charge, filed Wednesday in Sangamon County Circuit Court, alleges that a false claim was made on or about Feb. 13, 2021, to National Interstate Insurance Co. of Richfield, Ohio.
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Two, including Springfield Lucky Horseshoes pitcher, die in crash

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND)- Two people, including a Springfield Lucky Horseshoes player, were killed in a crash Thursday morning. Pitcher Lucas Otto, 20 years old of Arthur, and Zachary R. Wilham, 27, of Decatur both died after the collision on Interstate 72 eastbound near milepost 118 around 11:20 p.m. Police...
SPRINGFIELD, IL
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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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Man sentenced for Central Illinois robbery spree

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A man from Mechanicsburg, IL was sentenced for a 2021 crime spree Wednesday. According to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office, Central District of Illinois, 55-year-old John W. Beck was charged with four counts of interference with commerce by robbery, one count of bank robbery, and one count of armed bank robbery.
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Robbery spree lands Sangamon County man 12-year prison term

PEORIA — A Sangamon County man who pleaded guilty in January to federal charges in connection with a string of robberies at banks and convenience stores in Central Illinois in spring 2021, including the robbery of the Village Pantry in Paxton, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in federal prison.
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Mechanicsburg man sentenced for multiple robberies, attempted escape

PEORIA, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A Mechanicsburg man will spend more than a decade behind bars for multiple robberies and trying to escape from jail. John W. Beck, 55, was sentenced on Wednesday to 144 months in prison on the following charges:. Four counts of interference with commerce by robbery.
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