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Illinois rural - Rockford man charged in Byron shooting

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Rockford man charged in Byron shooting

pantagraph.com2014-04-09 17:31:06Cache

OREGON, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Illinois say they've charged a Rockford man in connection with a shooting last month in rural Byron.The Telegraph in Dixon reports Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1hsRgxk) that 20-year-old Brandon McMahon faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and other weapons charges. He's accused of shooting 19-year-old Wyatt Ackerson of Byron at a party March 22. Ackerson remains hospitalized.McMahon is a parolee.

Rockford man charged in Byron shooting

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Rockford man charged in Byron shooting

pantagraph.com2014-04-09 17:31:06Cache

OREGON, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Illinois say they've charged a Rockford man in connection with a shooting last month in rural Byron.The Telegraph in Dixon reports Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1hsRgxk) that 20-year-old Brandon McMahon faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and other weapons charges. He's accused of shooting 19-year-old Wyatt Ackerson of Byron at a party March 22. Ackerson remains hospitalized.McMahon is a parolee.

Brakes put on push for 70-mph Chicago area speed limits

suntimes.com2014-03-21 23:16:15Cache

The chances of being able to legally drive 70 mph on Chicago-area expressways and tollways anytime soon hit a major speed bump Friday after a Senate panel rejected Republican U.S. Senate nominee Jim Oberweis’ push to allow higher speeds in the city and suburbs.

Police seek public's help in unsolved 1994 killing

ctpost.com2014-03-20 08:28:07Cache

KARNAK, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Police is counting on publicity of the 30th anniversary of an unsolved southern Illinois killing to draw the public's help in solving the case.State police said in an advisory Wednesday that the milestone in the case of 26-year-old victim Lisa Ann Carnes will be March 30.Authorities say Carnes' body was found in a rural Massac County field.State police say hundreds of leads have been vetted, and the case remains active.