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Coles Co. Sheriff's Office releases Top 10 Most Wanted list

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 13:35
COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Coles County Sheriff's Office has released a list of their Top Ten most wanted suspects.
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Man accused of walking into stranger's house, demanding car keys

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 13:21
DEWITT COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - An Arizona man was arrested after police said he walked into a random home and demanded the homeowner's car keys.
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Drive-by shooter wanted by police

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:49
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Police are trying to find the person or people responsible for a drive-by shooting in Springfield.
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Danville resident found dead from apparent gun shot wound

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:38
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – A shooting in Danville has left one person dead, according to police.
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Senior living center to become student housing for Lincoln College

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:29
LINCOLN, Ill. (WAND) - The former St. Clara's Manor will be handed over to Lincoln College officially.
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Champaign council approves plan for new housing development

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:19
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign City Council has approved the last plat for a new housing development near Walmart.
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Lincoln pharmacy to close

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:45
LINCOLN, Ill. (WAND) - Lincoln is losing one of its pharmacies. 
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Campaign pushes Big Ten schools to require Meningitis B vaccination

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:34
(WAND) - A nationwide campaign is pushing Big Ten universities to require students receive Meningitis B vaccinations.
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DPD officers use own money to put on pizza party for kids

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:15
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Two Decatur police officers are being celebrated on social media for using their own money to throw a pizza party for neighborhood kids.
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Only 1 in 4 ready for kindergarten, ISBE says

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 09:46
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Only 1 in 4 children are ready for kindergarten, according to results of the Illinois State Board of Education's first survey of kindergarten readiness.
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Northeast Community Fund needing new refrigerator

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 09:23
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Northeast Community Fund usually helps others, but now they need your help.
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Illinois man fires shots at police during chase

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 09:11
CENTRALIA, Ill. (WAND) – A 41-year-old man was taken into police custody after shooting at police during a chase through multiple Illinois counties, say police.
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Ex-Illinois congressman Schock wants corruption trial moved

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 08:13
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock is seeking to move his corruption trial from a federal court in Urbana to Peoria. 
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Church raising funds for new roof

WAND News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 05:50
KANSAS, Ill. (WAND) - A small congregation is working to keep Pleasant Hills Christian Church in Edgar County alive and going.  
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Coles County family says contractor didn't finish deck project

WAND News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 23:34
TRILLA, Ill. (WAND) - The news about police arresting Christopher Evans for not finishing a repair project for an elderly woman is described as poetic justice by Debra Harris and her daughter. 
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Facility to provide mental health treatment for offenders

WAND News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 23:17
JOLIET, Ill. (WAND) – A new facility for mentally ill offenders is on track to open in 2019. 
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New laws look to keep college students in Illinois

WAND News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 22:15
ILLINOIS (WAND) – A push to keep students in Illinois after high school took a new step with the signing of new laws.
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Pharmacy to close in Lincoln

WAND News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 21:01
LINCOLN, Ill. (WAND) – A pharmacy in the Lincoln area is closing down. 
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Possible shootout forces lockdown at school

WAND News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 18:50
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A report of shots fired forced a Decatur school to go on lockdown. 
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Forsyth approves TIF fund program

WAND News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 18:48
The Village of Forsyth Board of Trustees approved a TIF grant program Monday to fund exterior improvements to businesses.
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