Chancellor C. Embry, already facing charges he robbed a Decatur woman in her home at gunpoint, now faces new charge of attempted robbery.
Being declared the winner Tuesday meant a trip back to the future for Scott Rueter, who previously served as Macon County state’s attorney from 2000-2004
A Decatur man will not be prosecuted after being accused of domestic battery in a fight with his 16-year-old son.
Decatur library to open again on Saturdays
The infection of a Macon County Circuit Court Judge with COVID-19 caused a cascade of effects in the local legal world.
Macon County State’s Attorney Jay Scott said there was insufficient evidence to support the husband’s version of events.
Bryant K. Bunch is facing three alternate counts of murder in the April 5 killing of 36-year-old Devin Slater.
Scam involves fake unemployment benefit debit cards.
Paul M. Folks pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder Wednesday after prosecutors accused of him of firing his revolver into the backs of a fleeing crowd and shooting a Decatur woman dead.
Bruce A. Malone is charged with two counts of committing aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, two counts of committing domestic battery while having three previous domestic battery convictions and a charge of aggravated domestic battery.
A Mount Zion man acquitted by a jury in January of trying to murder his parents but sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted on weapons charges is back in custody.
The two protagonists in the Decatur gas station face mask dispute that escalated into violence will not be charged with any crime, the Macon County State’s Attorney’s Office has decided.
A Decatur woman accused of helping herself at gunpoint to contents from a home she had previously moved out of pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a charge of residential burglary.
A defense attorney wanted to know why police “initiated an encounter” that ended up with a Decatur man allegedly resisting arrest and needing hospital treatment after he was subdued by a K-9 officer.
Eric D. Currie appeared in Macon County Circuit Court pleaded not guilty to a charge he hit a glass counter window at a Krekel's restaurant, causing flying glass shards to cut the chin and forearm of a female employee.
Among almost $100,000-worth of COVID-19 related expenses the federal government is ready to reimburse the Decatur Police Department for, one item stands out: $5,000 to pay for officer time spent enforcing Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive orders on restrictions designed to stop the spread of the disease.
Citizens who are both masked and armed will not alarm law enforcement in Decatur and Macon County, just as long as they are not committing a crime, top law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
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Street crime levels appear to be going down as restrictions on public movement in the wake of coronavirus take effect. But domestic violence looks like it might be a different story when the final numbers are crunched.
Voters were trending towards giving public defender Scott Rueter a chance to go back to the future Tuesday with a solid lead in the Republican primary election for the next Macon County State’s Attorney.
Trial week, scheduled to begin March 23 at the Macon County Courthouse, is canceled, the latest victim of the coronavirus.
When a rural Decatur mom looked for someone to help her sexually traumatized daughter find justice and a path to healing, she put her trust in Kate Kurtz.
Charles Gardner, accused of stabbing to death Decatur man Cody Drew, is now accused of committing an attempted murder the day before the homicide.
Attention Howard Buffet: the last time I was in Decatur more than five years ago, I counted 14 drive-through liquor windows there.
Attempted murder, aggravated battery and weapons charges have all been dismissed against Jamaal A. Jackson.