A sworn affidavit obtained by the Herald & Review outlines what led to the exchange of gunfire and chase Friday night.
Matthew A. Anderson Jr. will be a senior citizen by the time he gets released from prison.
Top half of two-story home on East Division Street gutted by flames.
The Sullivan Police Department had planned to create a "dual purposed" subject apprehension and drug detection canine unit.
Jim Root is sworn in as Macon County sheriff on Monday.
Already in jail for robbery, police say he confessed to earlier theft as well
Macon County Coroner Michael Day has identified three people killed in two fatal crashes on Friday and Saturday.
Damaging winds, perhaps up to 70 mph, are the main threat. Large hail is possible too, especially farther north.
Two crashes in Decatur, one Friday and the other on Saturday, involving multiple vehicles have resulted in the deaths of three people, Decatur police said.
The following days will be used to study safety processes, and the park district will post any new rules on their website and social media by Monday.
A stalled car on the U.S. 36 bridge carrying traffic over Lake Decatur led to a collision Saturday morning that left two people dead, police said.
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A 39-year-old man was arrested late Friday after police said he fired a handgun at a squad car, prompting a pursuit during which a Decatur officer fired a gun at the suspect. Neither the suspect nor officers were hurt.
Police are working the scene after a multiple-vehicle crash on U.S. 36. Drivers should avoid the area. This is a developing story that will be updated.
The water park said it was "reviewing current policies and procedures to ensure the safety of our employees, community and patrons."
An 89-year-old Decatur resident was killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles on North Monroe Street, police said.
The total number of Macon County COVID-19 cases is now at 11,015, since the start of the pandemic.
The road will be closed for several months to replace the Lakeshore Pump Station at 550 S. Lakeshore Drive.
Police statewide will be stepping up patrols during the weekends surrounding the Fourth of July holiday in an effort to keep impaired drivers off the roads.
Decatur police and fire crews responded to a four-vehicle accident
Walker Road will be closed between Church Road and McDonald Road for patching work Monday through Thursday, June 21-24.
HSHS St. Mary's Hospital has updated visitor guidelines.
Preliminary assessments point to a mechanical failure as the possible cause for an airplane fire Wednesday at the Decatur Airport.
Decatur police seeking help with investigation