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Father who threw child, caused her death sentenced to prison

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 22:50
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A man who threw his child onto a bed and caused her death will spend decades in prison.
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Decatur city council vote fails to affirm new ambulance service

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 22:49
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — The vote to bring in a new ambulance service to Decatur failed by just one vote.
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Frantic search goes on for missing after California wildfire

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 20:14
CHICO, Calif. (AP) - Desperate families posted photos and messages on social media and at shelters in hopes of finding missing loved ones, many of them elderly, nearly two weeks after the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California history.
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Murder suspect arrested in Decatur shooting investigation

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:30
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A murder suspect is in custody following a Decatur shooting investigation.
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Custom shop earns big reputation

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 18:12
WATSEKA, Ill. (WAND) - Nichols Paint and Fab has earned nation-wide recognition for their work on custom hot rods, street rods and motorcycles. 
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Copper Pot serves up coffee and more

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 18:10
WATSEKA, Ill. (WAND) - For three years, The Copper Pot on North Second Street has served up coffee, meals and baked goods. 
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Shots fired, victims reported near Chicago hospital

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:47
CHICAGO (WAND) – Police are on the scene of a shots fired report near a Chicago hospital.
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'Harvest of Thanks' provides Thanksgiving food to people in need

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:31
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- Each year, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church provides food for at least 40 families who are in need of a meal during Thanksgiving.
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$12K donated to Simmons Cancer Institute

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:38
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - More wigs, hats, and scarves are being added to the Simmons Cancer Institute in Springfield.
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Last day of the Judy Mason Thanksgiving Basket Project

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:31
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - 4,000 boxes of food will be delivered to people in need in Macon County Monday.
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Carle/Salvation Army toy drive underway

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:56
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - The Salvation Army and Carle are collecting toys for their annual drive.
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Illinois Lottery sales up almost ten percent from previous record

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:46
(WAND) - Lottery sales in October were the highest monthly sales the Illinois Lottery has every seen.
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Two men wanted for theft and credit card fraud

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:23
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Police are looking for two suspects wanted for theft and credit card fraud.
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75-year-old man injured in Champaign crash

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:10
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A person was seriously injured in a crash on Rt. 47 in Champaign Sunday.
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Woman shot in Champaign

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:57
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A woman was shot in Champaign Sunday.
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Name of 2nd man killed in Iroquois Co. crash released

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:40
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The name of a second man killed in a three-vehicle Iroquois County crash has been released.
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1 dead, 1 injured after Danville shooting

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:03
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - One person was killed and another injured in a Sunday morning shooting in Danville.
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Man charged with DUI in I-72 crash

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:38
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A Decatur man was seriously hurt after police said he got behind the wheel drunk.
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Piano concert benefits Salvation Army

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 23:16
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- On Sunday the Tabernacle Baptist Church held a free piano concert to support the services of the Salvation Army.  
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SIU Carbondale to reopen Neely Hall

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 10:05
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — A Southern Illinois University official says one of the Carbondale campus's iconic 17-story towers will reopen to students next fall. 
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