IllinoisTimes - Breaking News http://illinoistimes.com/articles.sec-139-1-breaking-news.html Thu, 25 May 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 SoS won't say if agency knew about criminal past - Claims can't talk about personnel issues http://illinoistimes.com/article-18631-sos-wont-say-if-agency-knew-about-criminal-past.html SoS won't say if agency knew about criminal past - Claims can't talk about personnel issues
The administration of Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White won’t say whether the agency knew that Candace Wanzo had pleaded guilty to stealing more than $230,000 from Southern Illinois Univers...]]>
Secretary of State official placed on leave - Investigation underway http://illinoistimes.com/article-18630-secretary-of-state-official-placed-on-leave.html Secretary of State official placed on leave - Investigation underway
Candace Wanzo, a high-ranking official in the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, is under investigation by the office’s inspector general and has been placed on paid leave. The nature of...]]>
“You’ve always got respect down here” - Springfield officer returned to scene of fight http://illinoistimes.com/article-18478-%25E2%2580%259Cyou%25E2%2580%2599ve-always-got-respect-down-here%25E2%2580%259D.html “You’ve always got respect down here” - Springfield officer returned to scene of fight
In the wake of a fight with a 19-year-old man who had insulted him, Springfield police officer Samuel Rosario returned to the scene and took responsibility.Rosario was greeted like a friend by Robert...]]>
Inmate dies after suicide attempt - Found in cell on March 18 http://illinoistimes.com/article-18477-inmate-dies-after-suicide-attempt.html Inmate dies after suicide attempt - Found in cell on March 18
A Sangamon County jail inmate has died after an apparent suicide attempt. Tiffany A. Rusher, 27, was rushed to St. John’s Hospital after she was found in her cell at 3:45 p.m. on March 18, acc...]]>
Blow by blow - Man who fought cop says adversary deserves promotion http://illinoistimes.com/article-18426-blow-by-blow.html Blow by blow - Man who fought cop says adversary deserves promotion
On East Stuart Street, the Feb. 27 fist fight between Officer Samuel Rosario and Robert Humes seems common knowledge.“He’s down the street,” says a man working on a car in...]]>
Lovelace takes the stand in his own defense http://illinoistimes.com/article-18395-lovelace-takes-the-stand-in-his-own-defense.html Lovelace takes the stand in his own defense
  The second the defense called Curtis Lovelace to take the stand, chatter emanated from a courtroom gallery that has been all but silent throughout this murder trial. Walking a thin line between...]]>
Lovelace found not guilty http://illinoistimes.com/article-18397-lovelace-found-not-guilty.html Lovelace found not guilty
After two hours and 20 minutes of deliberating, a jury found Curtis Lovelace not guilty in the murder of his wife, Cory. In an emotional mix of jubilation and sorrow, the verdict was the final destina...]]>