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House fire damage deemed 'complete loss'

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:08
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Firefighters are now calling damage caused by a Monday house fire a “complete loss”.
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Police: Family attacked at restaurant, men arrested

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:02
CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) – Two men are accused of attacking a family in Charleston. 
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Tow truck driver injured in crash on I-72

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:46
MORGAN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Illinois State Police say a tow truck driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 72 Monday evening.
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Decatur man helps pull over drunk driver

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:39
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A Decatur man's video of a drunk driver goes viral. 
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Champaign fire displaces 6, causes $170,000 in damage

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:52
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign Fire Department says six people were displaced after a house fire on the city's southwest side Monday evening.
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Decatur police make second arrest in September 9 armed robbery

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:05
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police say a second man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened on the city's northeast side on September 9.
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Sen. Durbin urging lawmakers to support DREAM Act

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:03
CHICAGO (WAND) - One U.S. Senator is pushing for other federal lawmakers to support the DREAM Act.
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Decatur man sentenced to prison for aggravated battery

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:44
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A Decatur man arrested in connection with the March 3 stabbing of another person has pleaded guilty to aggravated battery.
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Champaign set to renovate Altgeld and Illini Halls

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:35
URBANA, Ill. (WAND): "These buildings were not designed to be academic buildings," Sheldon Katz, Interim Chair of the Mathematics Department at the University of Illinois, says.
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Grant to support pregnant women, infants in Illinois

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:00
ILLINOIS (WAND) – A new grant awarded in Illinois will help pregnant mothers and infants. 
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Give Back Garden seeks volunteers

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:51
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): A community garden is seeking some green thumbs. 
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Military Vehicle Convoy makes stop in Springfield

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:47
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Around 45 military vehicles could be seen in the Capitol City Monday.  
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Pizza, cash stolen in armed delivery robbery

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:23
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Two men are accused of robbing a pizza deliveryman at gunpoint.
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Child Care Assistance Program eligibility criteria broadened

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:21
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Governor Bruce Rauner has announced that the Illinois Department of Human Services will broaden eligibility criteria for the Child Care Assistance Program.
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Farm Safety Week kicks off harvest season

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:05
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The official first day of Fall is Friday, but Harvest season is in full swing for farmers. National Farm Safety and Health Week is from September 17-23. 
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Deputies seeking 1 in Mahomet burglary

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:01
MAHOMET, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office needs your help in its investigation into a burglary in Mahomet on September 5.
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Mobile home park relying on bottled water

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:54
Routine water samples found dangerous bacteria.
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IEMA issues grants to 32 counties

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:45
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A total of $500,000 in Illinois Emergency Management Agency grants were awarded to 32 Illinois counties on Monday.
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Champaign considers gaming permit crackdown

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:43
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Champaign leaders are considering a new permit system for video gaming centers.
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Mural art beautifying worn buildings

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:26
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - One Decatur business is adding mural art to its building.
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