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A Chester man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to reckless homicide in the death of a southern Illinois police officer who crashed during a 2016 high-speed chase.

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A Randolph County man is headed to prison on methamphetamine charges.

The U.S. attorney says 35-year-old Jason Stoker of Chester received a 15-year federal prison sentence.

At the Jackson County Sheriff's office, a certain officer will get some new equipment. But, it's not just any officer ... and it's not just any equipment.

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The man wanted in connection to the death of a Chester Police officer has been arrested.

Randolph County authorities say James Michael Stoker was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon in the St. Louis area.