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Paxton "boom" remains a mystery

WAND News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:50
PAXTON, Ill. (WAND) - The source of a loud boom that shook windows in Paxton Saturday night remains a mystery.
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Woman shot, man in custody

WAND News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:19
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A woman was shot in Danville this weekend, and the suspect is in custody.
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One hospitalized after Decatur shooting

WAND News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:05
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - One person as taken to the hospital after being shot on Sunday evening.  
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Champaign Fire Department extinguishes house fire

WAND News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 00:32
CHAMAPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1312 N. Neil Street, Sunday, Dec.16, around 7:34 p.m. 
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Danville man killed in Pearl Harbor finally laid to rest

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 15:11
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A Danville man, Charles Edward Nix, has finally been laid to rest, after dying 77 years ago.
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Blackhawks' mascot body slams violent fan

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 14:51
Chicago police say they were called to a disturbance Friday at United Center. A fan had attacked mascot Tommy Hawk.
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Illinois communities to receive funds to reduce lead-based paint hazards

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 14:38
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) - Communities across Illinois are receiving a combined $13.7 million to reduce hazards from lead-based paint in low-income housing.   
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Private security guards aren't monitored as police in Illinois

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 14:31
ILLINOIS. (AP) - A newspaper investigation has found that private security guards in Illinois often aren't as closely monitored as police officers, who in recent years have faced scrutiny over excessive force.  
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Coroner releases name of man killed in Danville crash

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 14:27
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Vermillion County Coroner Jane McFadden has released the name of the man killed in a head on collision. 
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University of Illinois to Partner with Tel Aviv University for research

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 14:23
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Tel Aviv University is the first international partner in a research center led by the University of Illinois.   
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Trucker saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 10:08
NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of beagle mixes are on the mend after authorities say someone threw them out of a moving vehicle on a snowy New York highway.
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Illinois cities receive $13.7M to reduce lead in homes

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 10:02
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) — Communities across Illinois are receiving a combined $13.7 million to reduce hazards from lead-based paint in low-income housing.
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Copy Story Print Share Springfield wins auction for historic Route 66 neon sign

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 09:31
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The city of Springfield is the winning bidder for a historic neon sign that's one of the city's remaining Route 66 landmarks. 
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Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

WAND News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 06:32
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram. And they visited the "Saturday Night Live" star to make sure he was OK. 
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Amber alert issued for missing 13-month-old

WAND News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 21:38
FARMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) - An amber alert has been issued for a 13-month-old. 
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Kenney resident killed in single car crash

WAND News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 20:14
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - A man is dead after after being trapped in a crashed vehicle. 
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Wreathes Across America honors Danville veterans

WAND News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 20:06
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) -- Dozens of volunteers gathered at Danville National Cemetery Saturday for the annual wreath-laying holiday.
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Broken sewer line at Danville school proving difficult to fix

WAND News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 18:57
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Garfield Elementary is struggling to fix their broken sewer line. 
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Normal to nearly double mayor's salary

WAND News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 16:32
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - A central Illinois community may nearly double the next mayor's salary and also give raises to city council members.    
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Fuji Japanese Steak House & Sushi closed by health department

WAND News - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 15:56
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Fuji Japanese Steak House & Sushi has been closed down by the Macon County Health Department. 
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