State Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) is setting up temporary office space after fire damaged his district office in Staunton. He says the fire started about noon on Monday in a business next door to his office in a historic building on Main Street. Manar says no one was injured. He did not know the cause or a damage estimate. The city has offered Manar space for a temporary office on Main Street.
Springfield's sitting mayor won't say who he wants to replace him in a few weeks.
The Kankakee County Sheriff's Office says Kamron T. Taylor fled from the Jerome Combs Detention Center at about 3 a.m. Wednesday.
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