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  1. Man accused in killing mistakenly released from custodyRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A man accused in a Chicago expressway killing has been released from custody after being found eligible for parole in an unrelated attempted robbery case. The Illinois Department of Corrections released Garrett Glover on Friday after he was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for an attempted armed robbery in 2014.

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  2. Ohio zoo's polar bear moves to Chicago to find romanceRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Toledo Zoo says its 21-year-old female bear named Nan has been moved to the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago to see if she will breed with the zoo's male bear. Nan moved into her new home this week where she's separated by a fence from her potential mate named Hudson.

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  3. Brookfield Zoo hoping for match with new female polar bearRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Brookfield Zoo is hoping their new female polar bear Nan is a match with the suburban Chicago zoo's male polar bear Hudson. The Chicago Zoological Society said Tuesday that Nan arrived earlier this month after spending the last 16 years at the Toledo Zoo in Ohio.

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  4. Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfishRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The White House is expressing confidence the courts will ultimately restore President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries Lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota have told a federal appellate court that restoring President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries would "unleash chaos again."

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  5. Willis Tower in Chicago prepares for a $500M face-liftRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Willis Tower in Chicago is preparing for a $500 million face-lift under an ambitious plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel supports. The renovations call for six levels of entertainment, restaurant and retail space, which could become an attraction for thousands of building employees and 1.7 million yearly visitors drawn to the observation deck on the 103rd floor.

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  6. Teen dies after being pulled from Chicago high school poolRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says the boy, who hasn't been identified, was pulled from the pool at Kennedy High School on Wednesday before firefighters arrived.

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  7. Chicago Blues Festival moving to Millennium Park this yearRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The 34th annual Chicago Blues Festival is getting a new home this year in the city's lakefront Millennium Park after being held in Grant Park. City organizers said Tuesday that headliners for this year's festival will be Billy Branch and the Sons of the Blues, Gary Clark Jr., William Bell and Ronnie Baker Brooks.

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  8. Chicago Trump signs that were taken down have gone missingRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Mike Claffey of the city's Department of Transportation says he doesn't know what happened to the signs. The Chicago City Council voted to remove them because during his campaign Trump characterized the city as a "war zone."

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  9. Nature museum's alligator snapping turtle to get bigger homeRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A nature museum in Chicago says a 10-year-old endangered alligator snapping turtle is doing so well that she's being transferred to a new home. The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum plans to transfer "Patsy" from a 75-gallon tank to a 300-plus-gallon tank to accommodate her growth.

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  10. Off-duty Chicago police sergeant fires shots at vehicleRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities say an off-duty Chicago police sergeant fired shots at a vehicle after a person inside showed a gun during a verbal confrontation on the city's northwest side. Police say the sergeant was walking with acquaintances Sunday night in the Albany Park neighborhood when a group of people in a vehicle instigated a verbal confrontation.

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  11. The Latest: Conditions force cancellation of basketball gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    One to 3 inches of snow fell across northern Georgia before tapering off Saturday morning. Though rain and freezing rain... .

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  12. Snow pounds parts of East Coast, spares several big citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The incident involved one vehicle and the dr... . Luis Morales laughs as Salvador Damazo crashes into him, while pushing him, down a hill at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex in Jackson, Tenn., on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

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  13. Chicago alderman announces campaign for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Our partners at WTAX News Radio report, Pawar told a Chicago TV station he is concerned that, in his words, "Wealth worship is the only qualifier for public office, trumping public policy." Pawar reportedly has about $50,000 in the bank, compared to incumbent Governor Bruce Rauner's $50 million.

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  14. Mattoon police arrest 1 for domestic batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Mattoon Police Department says a Chicago man is facing a preliminary charge of domestic battery following an incident that happened on January 2. Mattoon police say officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of South 9th Street for a report of a domestic disturbance. Upon arriving, officers say they found a man, identified as Steven Terry Barron, 21, who was injured by a knife.

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  15. More \232aRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.

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  16. Beefed up security obvious at Chicago holiday marketRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Chicago Police Department has stationed two large vehicles just outside the downtown Christkindl Market to act as barriers to prevent the kind of deadly truck attack that happened in Germany this week. Shoppers and merchants alike say they appreciate the beefed up security that also includes other police vehicles parked just outside the market at Daley Plaza.

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  17. Berlin attack prompts high security in US cities for holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says police are reinforcing various Christmas market lo... . FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, visitors make photos with New York City Police as they patrol near the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in New York.

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  18. School merger between affluent poor areas sparks backlashRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A proposal to merge an overcrowded Gold Coast school in Chicago with an under-enrolled Cabrini-Green school has struggled to gain traction with some parents. WBEZ-FM reports the idea to merge the affluent Ogden International School of Chicago with the primarily black, low-income Jenner Academy for the Arts came up two summers ago, when Ogden parents saw the merger as a way to relieve overcrowding.

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  19. Hearing set for Chicago man denied pardon by PenceRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Chicago man denied a pardon by Gov. Mike Pence for a robbery he said he did not commit will get a hearing in March for his request for a new trial. The Elkhart Truth reports the hearing for Keith Cooper is scheduled for March 23. In a petition for post-conviction relief, Cooper's attorney cited newly discovered evidence, including DNA that pointed to another suspect, and recanted witness statements as reasons for a new trial.

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  20. Chicago transit on 2 lines disrupted by man on tracksRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Chicago Transit Authority says service on two transit lines has been disrupted during the morning rush hour period due to a person on the tracks. Police were notified about 2:40 a.m. Tuesday of a man walking back and forth on the tracks in the West Loop area.

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