Services are pending for a former Sangamon County prosecutor and judge who died while vacationing in South Carolina. Don Cadagin was 73 when he died Friday at a Myrtle Beach hospital after having recently had a stroke. The Springfield native was appointed state’s attorney in 1986 and was elected to the job in 1988 and 1992. He was elected as a circuit judge in 1994 and retired in 2005.
Winslow says he wants to use body cameras as a means to protect officers on every call, every time.
There are now some new people to work at some of the state's prisons.
A Springfield man is in custody, charged with disarming and aggravated battery of a peace officer among other charges.
Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal, has died.