9 hrs ago
Warm Weather and Crime
Violent crime and warm weather. Many think the two go hand in hand. "People have been cooped up all winter," said Decatur Police officer, Steve Carroll.
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EXCHANGE: Firm captures memories for generations
ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, APRIL 20 AND THEREAFTER - In this March 21, 2014 photo, Bob Wilcott prepares for an interview with Mike Cheever at Cheever's home in Decatur, Ill.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
A new summer camp could be coming to Decatur, but only if the funds are there. Saturday, leaders of First Gig Rock 'n Roll Camp held an all-day benefit concert to raise money to make the camp a reality.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
KCJJ-AM Iowa City
Johnson County Authorities Arrest Illinois Man Accused of Kidnapping Dog
Johnson County Authorities Arrest Illinois Man Accused of Kidnapping Dog Hughes 4-18-14 An Illinois man faces a theft charge after he allegedly kidnapped a dog in rural Johnson County.
Easter Seals Celebration Day Next Week
Easter Seals in Decatur is gearing up for its annual Celebration Day fundraiser.
Man sentenced to 6 years for toddler's death
A 24-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison for the death of a 19-month-old Decatur boy who was killed in a hit-and-run crash last summer.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Steaks, Gelato & $20 Million
Steve and Wilma Durbin are newlyweds. Now they are the states newest millionaires.
Man sentenced to 20 years for 2011 Decatur slaying
A central Illinois man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of a teenager in Decatur.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
District 12 business club tallies up awards
JOHNSBURG – Sitting down for an interview would have been a terrifying thing for Nick Pease a couple of years ago.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Experts: winter ice, winds damaged Illinois trees
Tree trimmers tell The Herald & Review that ice storms and straight-line winds caused most of the damage to trees in the state this winter.
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Sylvia Rose graced the world with her presence on Jan. 31, 1984, in Decatur, Ill., to her very proud parents.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Springfield: Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for placing pipe bomb in mailbox.
Senior U.S. District Judge Harold A. Baker yesterday sentenced Lloyd B. Lockwood, 47, of Bloomington, Illinois, to serve the statutory maximum 10 years in federal prison for placing a pipe bomb in a Decatur, Illinois mailbox in March 2011, as announced by U.S. Attorney Jim Lewis, Central District of Illinois.
Bureau County Republican
A new county administrator?
The Bureau County Board will consider hiring another county administrator to run the day-to-day operations of the county.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Pricey Pork For Summer Grilling
Millions of baby pigs in 27 states, including Illinois, have died from a virus. It is coming as the summer demand for pork goes up and the supply is dropping resulting in higher prices at your local market.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Dress code proposal review set today
As Chuck Hoots walks the halls of Eisenhower High School in Decatur, he's pleased to see most of the students dressed in black, white or ash-gray polos, sweaters and sweatshirts and khaki or black pants.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Investing In The Future
Aging roads, bridges, dams, water and sewer lines. America's cities are getting older and these assets are often forty to eighty years or older.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Home Ownership Assistance in Decatur
Decatur- Banks, realtors and anyone who deals with home ownership were available for assistance at Eisenhower High School in Decatur on Saturday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Ex-Marine sentenced in killing 2 women in 2011
A former U.S. Marine recruiter who pleaded guilty in February to killing two women in central Illinois in 2011 and seriously wounding a third heard how his crimes impacted the victims' families.
NTSB report on fatal Taylorville crash almost done
A detailed report on a fatal central Illinois plane crash could be ready soon, more than 18 months after a dozen skydivers jumped from the aircraft just before it went down.