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U of I police searching for two thieves

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 22:56
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The University of Illinois Police Department is searching for two thieves.  
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Murder, armed robbery guilty plea entered

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 22:44
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A man who pled guilty to murder will be sentenced early in 2018.
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Police vote shows low confidence in Springfield chief

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 21:18
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Springfield police officers say they disapprove of their chief’s leadership ability. 
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Police: Stick, knife used in pizza delivery robbery

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 20:28
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Police say an armed robbery during a pizza delivery involved the use of a stick. 
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Danville bus drivers reach deal, avoid school closure

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 19:54
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – Danville schools are staying open and avoiding the threat of a strike. 
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Santa visits, family fun coming to 'Festival of Trees'

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 19:41
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A Festival of Trees event is coming up in central Illinois. 
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Falling into foster care

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 18:43
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Court Appointed Special Advocates departments in Champaign and Sangamon counties say the number of children entering foster care in their counties is the same amount as last year. 
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Groundbreaking held for Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 18:28
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Gold Star families, veterans, and state and city officials were present to witness the groundbreaking for the new Gold Star Families Memorial groundbreaking ceremony.  
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Library to improve technology with grant

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 17:52
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A central Illinois library is claiming a five-figure donation. 
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Armed robbery on West Wood Street

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 17:18
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Park District Police say early Sunday morning a group of four women were at Lock, Stock, & Barrel.
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Cars shot at with bb gun

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 17:17
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Sunday night just before 11 p.m. residents of the Home Park area heard multiple BB gun shots in their neighborhood.
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Holiday basket application process officially opens

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:51
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Families in need can now apply for holiday baskets from the Salvation Army. 
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I-TEAM Update: Essure lawsuits spike in U.S.

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:25
Decatur -  Bayer is seeing a spike in lawsuits over a controversial birth control device called Essure.
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Dentists offer help for vets

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 16:22
Dentists around Illinois are offering free exams to military veterans.
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Police see rash of car burglaries in Savoy

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:48
SAVOY, Ill. (WAND) – Police are looking for more information on several burglaries to motor vehicles over the last month. 
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Police: Man forged Walgreens prescription form

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:38
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) – Two men are behind bars on accusations of drug activity. 
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Police investigate incident after cop fires his gun

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:44
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): The Champaign Police Department is investigating an incident that caused an officer to fire his gun.
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Urbana Landmark Hotel to be auctioned off in December

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:28
URBANA, Ill. (WAND): One of the most easily recognizable Urbana buildings will be up for auction next month.
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2 sought in Walgreens retail theft

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:28
CHARLESTON. Ill. (WAND) - Police in Charleston need your help finding two people who stole items from a local Walgreens.  
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St. Teresa's Todd Vohland to selected for Hall of Fame

WAND News - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:09
St. Teresa High School's girls' cross county and track and field coach is selected for induction into the Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
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