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Champaign police are investigating an overnight shooting

WAND News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 09:50
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Champaign police are investigating a shooting that left one woman in critical condition. 
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Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

WAND News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 09:39
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The death of an inmate following an "altercation with correctional staff" at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information request. 
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Western Illinois Correctional Center death ruled a homicide

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 21:33
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Documents provided to The Associated Press show the death of an inmate following an "altercation with correctional staff" at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide.   
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Deputies on the scene of train v.s. car collision

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 20:46
BLUE MOUND, Ill. (WAND) - Deputies are on the scene of a vehicle vs train traffic collision at the Lewis St. crossing in Blue Mound. 
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Little crime investigators take a stroll down Champaign

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:56
CHAMPAIGN Ill. (WAND) -- The Orpheum Children's Science Museum held a real crime scene investigation with the Champaign Police Department. 
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ORTHO-NOVUM recalled for misprinted instructions

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:05
U.S. (WAND) - ORTHO-NOVUM is recalling its 1/35's and 7/7/7's due to incorrect dispenser instructions.
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County board seeks extension on nursing home sale

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 17:32
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign County board is seeking an extension the the sale of its nursing home. 
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UofI police officer files complaint after sexual-misconduct allegations go public

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 16:46
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A University of Illinois Police Officer has filed a complaint over information made public about his sexual-misconduct allegations. 
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Farm income still decreasing across Midwest

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 15:18
Ill. (AP) - A report by the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank says farm income is continuing to decline within its district. 
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One dead in head on collision

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 14:59
MENARD COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Police say a 60 year old man has died in a head-on collision near Petersburg. 
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New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 09:00
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights. 
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Judge allows class-action lawsuit by mentally ill veterans

WAND News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 08:54
HARTFORD, Conn. — A federal judge in Connecticut has ruled that thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs benefits can sue the military.
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Bill to name post office after fallen Sailor nears final step

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 23:18
WASHINGTON (WAND) – A measure to name a post officer after a fallen Illinois Sailor has passed the U.S. Senate. 
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Thousands stolen from accounts through banking app hacking

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 22:10
(WAND) – Hackers are accessing a mobile banking app and stealing thousands of dollars, consumers say. 
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Jell-O introduces its first edible slime

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 20:33
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kids will soon be able to eat AND play with their food. Jell-O Play on Thursday introduced edible slime. 
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Students place wreaths on vets’ graves

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:38
It’s part of a three-year-old Remembrance Wreath program in Shelbyville.
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University of Illinois seeks more money to hire faculty

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:10
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - University of Illinois officials are looking for a big state funding increase to make up for stalled faculty hiring while its enrollment has grown during the state's two-year budget impasse. 
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Sexual assault of child leads to prison time

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 17:18
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A man who sexually assaulted a child in Champaign is going to prison.
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APNewsBreak: Obama's memoir sells more than 725,000 copies

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 15:49
NEW YORK (AP) - First day sales for Michelle Obama's "Becoming" topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year's biggest debuts. 
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Judge allows class-action lawsuit by mentally ill veterans

WAND News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 14:08
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs health benefits have been given a green light to sue the military, under a ruling by a federal judge in Connecticut.
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