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Taylorville Business Fire

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Firefighters determine what caused a fire at a Taylorville company.

Fire captain Matthew Adermann says the fire at Ahlstrom Filtration, located on 1200 east Elm Street, started around 11 a.m. on Monday.

Adermann says the incident started when the insulation inside a saturation machine overheated.

Ahlstrom Filtration Inc. is a fiber-based materials company.

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Charleston Sexual Assault

Monday, 29 August 2016

Charleston Police are investigation a reported sexual assault.

Police say a woman reported being sexually assaulted in an apartment on Saturday August 27th while visiting Charleston.

The department says they're looking for two suspects.

Officials say if you have any information related to the incident to please contact the police department or Coles County Crim ... READ MORE >>


Mattoon Shooting

Monday, 29 August 2016

The Mattoon Police Department is investigating an alleged shooting. Officers were dispatched on August 28, 2016 around 6:17 P.M. to 1005 N. 12th Street and found Raymond Eugene Wines who appeared to have been suffering from a gunshot wound. Wines is recovering at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and is in stable condition. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Mattoon Police Depa ... READ MORE >>


Shelby County Fatal Crash

Monday, 29 August 2016

A 21-year-old Shelbyville man died early Sunday morning when he lost control of his vehicle. Tucker M. Schwengel was southbound on Shelby County Road 1950 East at 1:10 A.M. when his car went off the road into a ditch. The 2008 Volkswagon Jetta was then airborne for 40 feet and eventually landed between the tree lines. Schwengel was the only occupant and was pronounced deceased by the Shelby Cou ... READ MORE >>