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Statistics show crime increases during the summer season

6 hours 17 min ago
Statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention show violent crimes - depend on some one's age and time of day. Recently, Danville leaders made the decision to have a curfew all-year-round. The DOJ said crime peaks around 10PM for those who are older than 18-year-old. Those who are younger than 18; crime peaks at three in the afternoon.  
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Champaign-Urbana protest to push back against ICE

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 22:59
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Protesters are saying immigration enforcement leaders need to leave the Champaign-Urbana area. 
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Thousands without power after storms

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 21:47
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) -  Several thousand people dealt with power outages Tuesday night in Springfield. 
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Company considers buying out GameStop

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 21:21
(WAND) – GameStop could soon be sold to new ownership. 
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Rauner: Separating children from parents is 'bad policy'

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 20:38
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is taking a stand against the separation of children and parents at the southern U.S. border. 
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FBI: Trooper's 'relentless' actions led to drug seizure, arrests

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 18:04
ILLINOIS (WAND) – A state trooper earned recognition for persistent work in drug busts. 
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BBB: Rural King Supply did not address complaints

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 16:53
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) – Rural King Supply is under fire for accusations of poor customer service filed with the Better Business Bureau.
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Illinois candidate apologizes for decade-old blackface photo

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 15:30
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A candidate for the Illinois Senate has apologized for a decade-old photo from a Halloween party that depicts him dressed in blackface as a rapper. 
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Funnel cloud sighted over Champaign County

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 15:10
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The National Weather Service said a funnel cloud was spotted over Champaign County.  
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Police: Woman gave 9-year-old boy Cannabis while babysitting

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 14:11
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) – Mattoon Police have arrested a woman who faces charges of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
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Decatur schools' assistant superintendent leaving

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 13:24
Michael Dugan will lead a district in northern Illinois.
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Chicago police sued for wrongly classifying people as gang members

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 13:23
CHICAGO, Ill. (WAND) - Chicago police are facing a class-action lawsuit claiming an error-plagued database listed 195,000 people as street-gang members when many are not and never have been in gangs.
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Mattoon considering solar farm

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:27
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - The Mattoon City Council is considering approving a special use permit for a solar farm. 
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Frontier Airlines returns to central Illinois

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:12
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) – Frontier Airlines is returning to Illinois, bringing two new direct routes to and from Bloomington.
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Frontier Airlines announces nonstop service to Denver, Orlando

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:12
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) - The Central Illinois Regional Airport has new flights coming this fall.
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Gov. Rauner proclaims Juneteenth Day in Illinois

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 12:06
CHICAGO, Ill. (WAND) - Gov. Bruce Rauner proclaimed June 19, 2018 as Juneteenth Day in Illinois to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S.
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Decatur hosting 4th of July events

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:59
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur is hosting events to celebrate Independence Day.
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Millikin hosting 39th annual Showchoir Camps of America

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:52
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Millikin University is hosting the 39th annual Showchoir Camps of America. 
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Charges could be filed in Springfield homicides

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:41
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Charges could be filed Tuesday against a Springfield man arrested in connection with two homicides.
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Rockford hospital flooded

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:19
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WAND) - A Rockford hospital is flooded after heavy rain drenched the area.
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