News 5/9/15

Caterpillar Sales
Sales at Caterpillar Incorporated dropped slightly in 2014 but CEO Doug Oberhelman’s pay increased 14 percent, to $17.1 million. Caterpillar paid Oberhelman $15 million in 2013, the Journal Star in Peoria reports. Caterpillar spokeswoman Lisa Miller says Oberhelman’s pay increased through an incentive program and was based on a rise in per-share profit.

Springfield Man Sentenced
A man who pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of a Springfield man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. The State Journal-Register reports that 40-year-old James Eudy received the maximum sentence on Friday under terms of a negotiated plea deal.

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