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Police preach preparedness for winter drivers

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:49
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Illinois leaders say drivers need to take extra steps to stay safe when winter weather hits. 
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Lawmaker Exodus

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- It's the largest exodus in modern Illinois legislative history. 
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Woman sentenced for defrauding Medicaid program

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 20:47
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A Decatur woman is going to prison for falsifying time cards in a Medicaid program. 
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Danger of thrown objects prompts warning

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 19:54
ILLINOIS (WAND) – A potentially deadly highway danger has led to police issuing a warning. 
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Man behind bars in murder investigation

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:33
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Police arrested the man they believe to be responsible in the shooting death of Todd Feldkamp. 
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Crash causes injuries, forces road closure

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 18:11
WARRENSBURG, Ill. (WAND) –  Police had to close a road after a car crash in Warrensburg. 
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1 injured in afternoon apartment stabbing

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:41
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Police say one person is in hospital care after a Monday afternoon stabbing. 
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New Taylorville food pantry opens

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:29
The building includes a walk-in cooler and more room for volunteers to work and store food.
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High toxin levels found in Illinois quarries

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 17:28
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Illinois quarries are showing high levels of toxins including the Buckhart Sand and Gravel in Mechanicsburg.
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Suspect search underway in linked armed robberies

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:47
RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND) – Rantoul police are on a manhunt for suspects in two armed robberies. 
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Goats killed in collision with train

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:16
HARRISTOWN, Ill. (WAND) – Deputies say a train passed through a herd of goats early Monday morning. 
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Decatur murders triple since 2016

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:08
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Police Department Crime Analysis Unit says shootings in the city have increased over the last five years.
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Is your car ready for winter?

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:07
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Making sure your car is ready for winter is very important, but not only the outside of your car should be prepared. 
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Cause of fire at Danville home remains 'undetermined'

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:03
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - The cause of a house fire at a Danville home remains "undetermined," according to the state fire marshal.  
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Found ammo prompts school lockdown

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 14:12
ROCHESTER, Ill. (WAND) - A lockdown has been lifted after a student found ammunition at Rochester High School and middle school on Monday morning. 
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Good Samaritan Inn gets turkey delivery

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 13:34
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -  Central Illinois Foodbank passed out more than 1,400 turkeys on Monday for families and children this Thanksgiving. 
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Bradley Avenue getting pedestrian crossing signs

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:36
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – An intersection will soon get pedestrian crossing signs after two similar pedestrian deaths have happened in the last year.
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Water tower going up in Mount Zion

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:21
MOUNT ZION, Ill. (WAND) – A new water tower is in the works in Mount Zion. Construction on the project began earlier this month. 
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Boil Water Order in Effect: Cumberland County

WAND News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:37
GREENUP, Ill. (WAND) - The Village of Greenup is under a boil order.
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Helping to feed thousands this Thanksgiving

WAND News - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 21:47
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Annual Judy Mason Thanksgiving Basket Project boxed up Sunday afternoon.  
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