Coroner: 3rd Springfield Shooting Victim Dies, 2 Identified

Updated Saturday 10:00 p.m.  SPRINGFIELD — Authorities say a third person died Saturday afternoon who was critically wounded in a shooting at a warehouse in central Illinois where the suspect had fatally shot two coworkers before apparently killing himself. Police believe Michael L. Collins opened fire on three of his coworkers Friday, killing two at […]

News Around Illinois – May 21, 2020

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Illinois On Track To Loosen Restrictions Later This Month CHICAGO — Gov. J.B. Pritzker says all parts of Illinois are on track to see coronavirus-related restrictions loosened and more businesses reopen before the end of the month. The Illinois Department of Health reported 2,388 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, with the total cases surpassing 100,000 An […]

Funeral Held For Medical Examiner & Ex-Mayor Husband

SPRINGFIELD — Funeral services were held Tuesday for a former mayor of Springfield and his medical examiner wife who died last week in the crash of a private plane. Frank Edwards and Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards were remembered as “true community servants” during a memorial service at Springfield’s West Side Christian Church. Frank Edwards, 69, […]