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Dash camera video released from Halloween crash

WAND News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:53
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Dash camera video of a police chase and crash on Halloween night in Decatur has been released. 
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Credit card theft caught on camera

WAND News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:46
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Champaign Police are on the hunt for a credit card crook. They say around 10am on November 7th, the man in the pictures walked into an office at Christie Clinic and stole credit cards right out of a purse.  A short time later someone spent more than $500 on those credit cards a Walmart.   If you have any information call Detective DeLong at (217) 351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at (217)373-TIPS, 373tips.com, or via the P3 Tips mobile app. You will rema...
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Indiana man dies in Danville head-on crash

WAND News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:21
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Danville police are investigating a fatal crash that killed and Indiana man on Thursday afternoon in downtown Danville.  
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2 arrested for stealing car, burglarizing business

WAND News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:11
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - Two people have been arrested for stealing a car and burglarizing an Ideal Auto Sales. 
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Suspect takes plea deal in murder of Cesley Taylor

WAND News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:02
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - One of the men accused of shooting and killing Cesley Taylor has taken a plea deal on Friday in court. 
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Police arrest suspect in home shooting

WAND News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:11
Springfield, Ill. (WAND) – One man is behind bars in connection to an Friday morning shooting in Springfield. 
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Foundation announces million-dollar grant for Decatur

WAND News - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 00:00
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A $1 million grant is expected to help revitalization efforts in Decatur. 
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Car theft manhunt forced school lockdown

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:32
ATWOOD, Ill. (WAND) – Police say a school had to go on lockdown before the arrest of a car theft suspect.
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Engaging Decatur parents

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 23:00
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Parent Leadership Training Institute gives parents the tools to become leading advocates for children in their community.  
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Champaign shooting sends 1 to hospital

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:53
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – One person is in hospital care after a shooting in the Champaign area. 
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Criminal sexual abuse charges filed against woman

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:32
CHATHAM, Ill. (WAND) – A Chatham woman is facing criminal sexual abuse charges. 
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Dead body report under investigation in Champaign

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:03
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Champaign police may have found a dead body in the city. 
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Crews fight house fire near Danville

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:55
VERMILION COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Flames could be seen rising from a house north of Danville on Thursday. 
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Springfield Schools adding K-9 patrol

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:56
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Springfield School District 186 has added a new canine patrol to search schools for drugs, bombs and guns.  
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High blood pressure minimum redefined in U.S.

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:39
(WAND) – A rise in heart disease cases led to medical leaders lowering the minimum for what’s considered high blood pressure. 
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Decatur Township to slash taxes

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:04
Decatur, Ill (WAND) – The Decatur Township Board will soon vote to cut two tax levies providing property tax relief to local taxpayers.
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Campus town burglar sentenced to prison

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:37
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - A Glenwood man believed responsible for several burglaries near the University of Illinois campus last year and early this year has been sentenced to six years in prison. 
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Rauner signs sexual harassment bills

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:26
CHICAGO (WAND) - Governor Bruce Rauner took action on a bill that takes aim on recent accusations about sexual harassment in the Capitol.  
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Central reviewing decision of senior cut from basketball team

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:06
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): A basketball player cut from the team has prompted an official review.
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Suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder of 70-year-old

WAND News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:24
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – The man police say held up a 70-year-old motorist in Decatur pleaded not guilty in court. 
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