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DEMOTTE — A DeMotte man was arrested the day after Thanksgiving after the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a physical domestic disturbance, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Donald W. Eger, 49, was accused of domestic batter, a Class A misdemeano…

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RENSSELAER — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Nov. 26, regarding a stolen 2000 Ford Ranger truck taken from the Parr area. The caller said the person who took the truck, Paul J. Widup, of DeMotte, did not have permission to take the vehicle. The caller also said Widup ha…

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RENSSELAER — On Thursday, Nov. 14, Rensselaer Police arrested 56-year-old Thomas Steele of Chalmers on charges of possessing methamphetamine, hypodermic needles and a firearm. This is according to information from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office.

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WHEATFIELD — A Wheatfield woman was arrested and charged with domestic battery after an alleged altercation in a home northwest of the Town of Wheatfield. According to a release from the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance in the mornin…

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DEMOTTE — The Jasper County Sheriff’s office released information Friday regarding an incident that occurred on Oct. 9. The release states a deputy observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed going northbound on U.S. 231 near County Rd. 400 North. The deputy pulled the vehicle over …

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DEMOTTE — Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call regarding a domestic disturbance at a home southwest of DeMotte Oct. 6. Deputies arrived to find a man who identified himself as Michael T. Baggerly, 23, of DeMotte, who appeared to be intoxicated and agitated, according to a rel…

CHICAGO - You can put it on the board - yes! Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, whose 42 years as a major league broadcaster included 33 with the White Sox, is the winner of the Baseball Hall of Fame's 2020 Ford C. Frick Award. The selection by a panel of the 11 living past Frick honorees and four historians/columnists was announced Wednesday at baseball's winter meetings. Harrelson, 78, who retired in ...

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Six Indian citizens pleaded guilty to a visa fraud conspiracy after a federal government sting ensnared hundreds of foreign students at a fake university, according to government officials. The six men recruited students to the "University of Farmington" in Michigan, which was set up by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and staffed with undercover agents, court ...

MEXICO CITY - As paintings go, it is tiny - about the size of a cereal box. But the controversy it has incited is huge. There, riding bareback on a white horse, is Emiliano Zapata, the Mexican revolutionary leader who, with his big mustache and steely gaze, has long been a symbol here for a certain kind of tough masculinity. The painting challenges that image. In it, Zapata strikes a sensual ...

BALTIMORE - Chief Baltimore Circuit Judge Wanda Heard received medical attention Wednesday after a defendant threw a metal water pitcher at her as she presided over his sentencing hearing in a downtown courtroom, striking her "somewhere around the middle of her forehead," court and sheriff's officials confirmed. Heard, who remained conscious, immediately recessed the courtroom to seek medical ...