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Tweet: At a news conference Wednesday Mayor Juanita Williams said she would support Council Member Hong Xiang rather than run for re-election. (136)
Web: Mayor Juanita Williams announced at a news conference Wednesday that she would not be running for re-election but would instead support First Ward Council Member Hong Xiang. (28)
At a news conference held at Springfield City Hall Wednesday, Mayor Juanita Williams announced that she would support First Ward Council Member Hong Xiang in the up-coming election instead of running herself. (33)
A man driving through a red light Monday afternoon on Ninth and Elm caused a fatal car crash when his car T-boned another car causing it to flip three times and hit a pole. (35)
The victims were 55-year-old President of Merchants National Bank, James Westhaver, and his wife, and tv host, 60- year-old Martha Westhaver.
Forty-three-year-old Park and Recreation Department employee James West was driving that day as his car ran through a red light killing two people. He suffered a broken leg and possible concussion. His passenger and fellow employee, 32-year-old Samuel Blackwater, is suffering from two broken arms and a broken noes.
West was ticketed with careless and imprudent driving and is under further investigation for charges of involuntary manslaughter.
Funeral arrangements for the deceased are still underway.
A city employee caused the deaths of two people Monday afternoon when he ran the red light on Ninth and Elm T-boning a car causing it to roll three times and slam into a pole. (35)
The deceased are 55-year-old President of Merchants National Bank, James Westhaver, and his wife, and tv host, 60-year-old Martha Westhaver.
Driving the car that caused the accident was 43-year-old Park and Recreation Department employee James West. His passenger was fellow employee, 32-year-old Samuel Blackwater. West suffered a broken leg and possible concussion. Blackwater, has two broken arms and a broken noes.
Funeral arrangements for the Westhavers are still being made.