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Decatur residents encouraged to sign up for citizens' committee

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 23:03
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur residents with ideas on how they can improve their city are encouraged to sign up for a citizens' committee.
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Woman arrested for hiding boyfriend from police

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 22:01
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police say a woman was arrested for hiding her boyfriend from officers, who were trying to take the boyfriend into custody on multiple outstanding warrants on October 2.
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Suspect sought in central Illinois vehicle thefts

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 20:30
(WAND) - Several sheriff's offices throughout central Illinois are searching for a man wanted in connection with the theft of two trucks on Tuesday.
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Macon County child support program ending

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 19:21
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Macon County Board has decided to end the State's Attorney Office's long-time child support programs. 
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Children's plates, bowl dangers force recall

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 19:03
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (WAND) – A toy company is recalling a set of children’s plates and bowls due to danger. 
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Lurking man caught on camera

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:53
Neighbors say nearby homes have been robbed.
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High lead level found in Monticello schools

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:39
MONTICELLO, Ill. (WAND) – Several Monticello schools had to shut down sinks after finding lead in their water. 
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Christensen facing new charges in Yingying Zhang kidnapping

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:33
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that Brendt Christensen has been indicted on new charges related to the kidnapping of University of Illinois scholar Yingying Zhang.
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Pumpkin Patch says full harvest, ready for fall

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:22
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): A popular fall destination is in full swing.
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Costume drive to help with Halloween costs

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:20
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): A local group is trying to make Halloween a little more affordable. 
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Illinois children health insurance at risk

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:08
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Thousands of Illinois children are in risk of losing health insurance after congress let the Children's Health Insurance Program expire over the weekend.  
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Decatur police apprehend juvenile in home invasion

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:38
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police say a juvenile was taken into custody in connection with a Monday evening home invasion.
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New details released in deadly Las Vegas shooting

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:24
LAS VEGAS (WAND) - The Clark County Sheriff's Office has released more information regarding the recent shooting at an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas.
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Central A&M High School to receive $10,000 grant

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:03
MOWEAQUA, Ill. (WAND) - Another central Illinois high school will receive a $10,000 grant from Monsanto.
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Forsyth receives bucket truck from Ameren Illinois

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 16:14
FORSYTH, Ill. (WAND) - The Village of Forsyth received a bucket truck from Ameren Illinois Tuesday morning.
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Standing Order easing distribution requirements of naloxone in Illinois

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 16:04
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A drug that helps reverse the effects of opioid overdoses is being made more readily available to first responders and the community, thanks to a standing order from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
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Man receives 10-year prison sentence for possession of meth

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:54
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A central Illinois man who pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver has been sentenced to a decade in prison.
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Virginia woman dies in I-74 crash

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:25
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - The Vermilion County Coroner has released the name of a woman who died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 Monday afternoon.
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Loved ones mourn victims of Las Vegas shooting attack

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:55
They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners. They were parents, siblings, husbands, wives, neighbors and friends. 
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Honor flight finale to feature capitol, monument tours

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:46
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – The season’s final honor flight will take veterans on a tour of war monuments. 
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