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Dairy Queen robbery suspect punched in face

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:40
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Police say someone punched an armed robbery suspect as they tried to steal from a Dairy Queen.
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Man who squirted urine at officer pleads guilty

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:49
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A man who sprayed urine at a Macon County court officer pleaded guilty to the crime.
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Abuse survivors sue Catholic bishops

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 16:28
Baltimore, MD (WAND) – Six survivors of abuse by Catholic clergy, including one from central Illinois, have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. 
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Urbana school leader charged with eavesdropping on board meeting

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:58
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A district leader in Urbana is accused of eavesdropping on a school board meeting. 
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Nick Offerman to perform in Champaign

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:47
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - University of Illinois alumni Nick Offerman is making his way back to central Illinois.
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Alzheimer's Disease program held in Springfield

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:32
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Senior Services of Central Illinois and the Alzheimer's Association hosted a event informing people on the warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease.
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Man charged with violating sex offender registry

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:56
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon man has been charged with violating the sex offender registry.
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Police: Man hit 2-month-old baby in face for crying

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:41
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon man has been charged with hitting a two-month-old baby in the face.
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Man arrested for drugs in Mattoon

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:32
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Janesville man has been arrested on drug charges in Mattoon.
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Former Rep. Davis staffer sentenced for punching man at bar

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:03
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The former campaign staffer of Representative Rodney Davis has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct.
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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:45
NEW YORK (AP) — A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
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Decatur police increasing patrols over holiday

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:33
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police will have an increased presence during the Thanksgiving week.
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Sangamon Co. shows road conditions through online map

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:08
SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Sangamon County is reminding drivers about access to the Road Condition Map on the Sangamon County website.
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Champaign Co. Airbnb hosts earn $200K during UI games

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:03
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Airbnb hosts in Champaign County earned more than $200,000 hosting guests for University of Illinois games.
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14-year veteran state trooper pleads guilty to soliciting prostitute

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:27
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A state trooper who admitted he offered to pay a woman for sex has been given probation and agreed to resign from his position.
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Driver airlifted after crash in Effingham County

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:16
EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - One person was injured Wednesday afternoon in a crash in Effingham County.
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Urbana man charged with molesting young girl

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:57
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A man has been charged with sexually molesting a pre-teen girl.
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Phone scam plaguing Macon Co. residents

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:46
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Macon County officials are warning people about a phone scam that threatens to have money withdrawn from people's bank accounts.
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Casey man charged in home burglary

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:37
COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - A Casey man has been arrested and charged with stealing in Coles County.
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Effingham's Wonderland in Lights prepping to open

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:19
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WAND) - Effingham's Wonderland in Lights display is gearing up for the holiday season.
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