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  1. Deputies in Illinois' Union County start using body camerasRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Sheriff Scott Harvel said last week that his deputies started wearing the cameras July 1. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Harvel says deputies will be required to wear the cameras at all times while they are on duty. They must activate the recording devices during any interactions with the public.

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  2. SIU plans to remove algae from Campus LakeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Southern Illinois University plans to remove toxic algae from Campus Lake in hopes people can get back on the water next year. The Southern Illinoisan reports officials at the Carbondale university have closed the lake for the past three summers because of blue-green algae.

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  3. 1 person killed, 1 injured in Southern Illinois plane crashRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    One person was killed and another is listed in critical condition after a single-engine plane crashed at a Southern Illinois airport. WSIU-FM reports two people were on board when the crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. Friday at Williamson County Regional Airport.

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  4. Police identify maker of racist video, say no link to SIURead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities say an anonymous video calling for racial violence at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale was made by a Chicago-area man with no connection to the campus. The video led to heightened racial tensions after it was posted on YouTube in April.

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  5. Carbondale gives family documents about SIU student's deathRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The city of Carbondale has provided police records to the mother of a Southern Illinois University student who died in February 2014. Lovely Varughese tells The Southern Illinoisan she met Friday with city officials and received the records about the death of her son, 19-year-old Pravin Varughese, a criminal justice major from suburban Chicago.

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  6. SIU campuses expect enrollment dip, blame SpringfieldRead the original story

    May 7, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Southern Illinois University is expecting another dip in enrollment this fall. Officials are blaming unrest and uncertainty with the state budget.

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  7. Protests target racism, debt at Southern Illinois UniversityRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students. The Monday march in Carbondale was conceived as a one-day strike to call attention to economic issues.

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  8. 1 dead in Armenia bus explosionRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Of the pieces of anti-abortion legislation that Oklahoma lawmakers have considered this session, one that would strip doctors of their license to practice has abortion rights activists and the state's medical... Of the pieces of anti-abortion legislation that Oklahoma lawmakers have considered this session, one that would strip doctors of their license to practice has abortion rights activists and the state's medical... The head of Michigan's health agency said Monday there was an eight-month gap between when he was made aware of an investigation into a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the Flint area in January 2015 and... The head of Michigan's health agency said Monday there was an eight-month gap between when he was made aware of an investigation into a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the Flint area in January 2015 and when the... The Obama administration is setting new standards ... (more)

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  9. Southern Illinois University leader condemns racist videoRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Racial tension on the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale campus is high after a series of recent incidents that include an anonymous video posted on YouTube that called for the lynching and beating of black students. The video drew condemnation from the university's leader, and YouTube removed it Monday for violating the company's policies on hate speech.

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  10. More Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A man who alleges he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and later promised $3.5 million to stay quiet filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit on Monday, saying he's owed more than half of the... Racial tension on the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale campus is high after a series of recent incidents that include an anonymous video posted on YouTube that called for the lynching and beating of black... Racial tension on the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale campus is high after a series of recent incidents that include an anonymous video posted on YouTube that called for the lynching and beating of black students.

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  11. US journalist says he was denied entry into TurkeyRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A man who alleges he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert decades ago and was later promised $3.5 million to stay quiet has filed a federal lawsuit saying he's only been paid about... A man who alleges he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and later promised $3.5 million to stay quiet filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit on Monday, saying he's owed more than half of the... Racial tension on the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale campus is high after a series of recent incidents that include an anonymous video posted on YouTube that called for the lynching and beating of black... Racial tension on the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale campus is high after a series of recent incidents that include an anonymous video posted on YouTube that called for the lynching and beating of black students.

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  12. SIU-Carbondale chancellor condemns racist videoRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The leader of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is threatening legal action and condemning an anonymous YouTube video that calls for the lynching and beating of black students. Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell also asked students in an email to not distribute the YouTube video, in which a masked speaker attributes the message to the campus' Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.

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  13. News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Illinois lawmakers are pushing state prisons to restrict their use of solitary confinement, joining a national movement that has policymakers rethinking a decades-old punishment that critics say has deep psychological impacts. Legislation sponsored by Chicago Democratic Rep. La Shawn Ford would limit solitary confinement to no more than five consecutive days and five total days during a 150-day period.

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  14. Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The upcoming Indiana presidential primary is focusing renewed attention on Republican front runner Donald Trump's successful bid for a Gary casino two decades ago. Trump was awarded one of two state licenses to build Lake Michigan casinos in the early 1990s.

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  15. Southern Illinois University add major in brewingRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Southern Illinoisan reports the Illinois Board of Higher Education approved the new Bachelor of Science degree in March. Matt McCarroll, director of the Fermentation Science Institute at the university, says students will start the major in the summer.

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  16. Illinois professor to lead review of state's inmate programsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A professor at Southern Illinois University has been recruited by the Illinois Department of Corrections to review the effectiveness of every offender program aimed at reducing recidivism. Department spokeswoman Nicole Wilson tells the Southern Illinoisan that a team led by criminology professor Daryl Kroner will evaluate which programs are effective and which fall short.

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  17. Mother presses Carbondale for answers about student's deathRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The mother of a Southern Illinois University student who died after fighting a driver with whom he had hitched a ride from a late-night party is pressing Carbondale elected leaders for more details about the circumstances that led to his death. Lovely Varughese told the Carbondale City Council on Tuesday that she's been given conflicting accounts of where and how her 19-year-old son from suburban Chicago was found in February 2014.

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  18. Prisons chief: Illinois needs rethinking on drug offendersRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Acting agency Director John Baldwin spoke at the 13th annual Southern Illinois Drug Awareness Conference, held at John A. Logan College. Baldwin said Thursday the increase in Illinois' prison population over the past four decades is largely due to a rise in those behind bars for problems related to substance abuse.

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  19. Woman shot by police in Marion hostage standoff sues cityRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A woman who was shot by police after being taken hostage is suing the city of Marion and members of its police department and the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Samantha Holmes filed the lawsuit Monday over an April 28, 2015, incident at her apartment.

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  20. Police chief resigns after discussing case on FacebookRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A southern Illinois police chief has resigned after he discussed an open criminal investigation into a home invasion and robbery on the department's Facebook page. Anna Chief Scott Rice tells the Southern Illinoisan that his resignation is not related to social media comments in which he suggested the robbery victims had brought the crime onto themselves by growing marijuana in their home.

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