The latest from TV, Radio, and Newspapers

Add a news source

Are we missing a Decatur news source? Let us know!

Decatur Newswire

Decatur Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Decatur, IL.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,580 in Decatur, IL

  1. Memorial Day Ceremonies set to honor those who gave allRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Y 103

    May 25 - The Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on those who served our country in the military and especially those who paid the ultimate price. There are multiple opportunities to pay your respects this coming weekend in the Decatur area.

    Comment?

  2. Wednesday Night High School Highlight ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... 70 pounds in just less than five months. Finally today, I allowed myself to stop and think about that for a second. DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)- Monday's bombing in Manchester, England at an Ariana Grande concert left 22 dead and even more hurt. ...

    Comment?

  3. The San Fernando Valley Honors Its Fallen SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | San Fernando Sun

    ... after the American Civil War. In 1868, the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur, Illinois, established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers. By ...

    Comment?

  4. Special prosecutor to probe Macon County misconduct claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    The (Decatur) Herald & Review reports Bloomington defense attorney Stephanie Wong has been appointed. She's a former McLean County prosecutor. The allegations come from a petition filed in September by a Macon County board member and a local attorney ...

    Comment?

  5. Decatur dad charged in crash that killed 1-year-old daughterRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Decatur man has been jailed on $300,000 bond after his arrest on preliminary charges related to a crash that left his 1-year-old daughter dead. Police say 30-year-old Matthew D. Jackson had a blood-alcohol content that was more than three times the legal limit after the May 15 crash.

    Comment?

  6. Free American Flag to first 100 Customers Memorial Day only.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Evening Journal

    Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur Illinois, established it as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the Union war dead with flowers.

    Comment?

  7. Bill removing statute of limitations on child sex crimes passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... no matter how much time has passed. One of the measure's dozens of sponsors, State Representative Sue Scherer (D-Decatur) says, "Too many times, sexual offenders are able to escape accountability of their actions because enough time passes when the ...

    Comment?

  8. A time to remember, honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bureau County Republican

    ... the American Civil War in 1866, when the Grand Army of the Republic - which was a Union veterans group founded in Decatur, Ill., established the holiday as a time for the United States to decorate the graves with flowers of the Union war dead. By ...

    Comment?

  9. Businesses still have chance to participate in Bee-utiful Decatur contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    DECATUR, Ill. Time is running out for businesses to take part in the Business Beautification Contest.

    Comment?

  10. District 61 hires Curriculum and Instruction DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 95Q

    ... Thompson as the Elementary Curriculum Director, and Joshua Peters as the Secondary Director. Peters comes to Decatur from Kansas City where he is an assistant high school principal. He says when the hiring process began, he brought his wife to town ...

    Comment?

  11. Ariana Grande's bassist from Decatur survives bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Monday's bombing in Manchester, England at an Ariana Grande concert left 22 dead and even more hurt. Eric Ingram, from Decatur, plays in Grande's band as the bassist.

    Comment?

  12. Man charged in deadly crashed that killed 17-month-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    DECATUR, Ill. Police say a man has been charged in a crashed that killed a 17-month-old earlier this month.

    Comment?

  13. Sexual assault charge dropped against Decatur manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    According to court records, a sexual assault charge against Quintin Jarrett, 40, has been dropped. Jarrett was initially arrested in connection with an alleged incident that happened in Decatur on May 13. Decatur police say a woman told officers that a man had sexually assaulted her in a home in the 600 block of East Cantrell Street.

    Comment?

  14. Decatur police seeking tips in May 11 burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Decatur police say they are seeking the public's help in its investigation into a burglary that happened on May 11. Detectives say during the early morning hours of May 11, a person broke into Carolyn's Mega Slots, located at 1621 East Eldorado Street, and took an ATM that has cash inside of it. Decatur police say the investigation into this burglary is ongoing.

    Comment?

  15. HSHS St. Mary's Hospital raising awareness of strokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officials say the open house will be held in HSHS St. Mary's Hospital's main lobby in Decatur from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Attendees will be able to learn more about warning signs and risk factors for strokes, and can receive blood pressure screenings, exercise and healthy eating tips, and information on the hospital's primary stroke center and stroke support group.

    Comment?

  16. Fisher, HelenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Dayton Daily News

    FISHER, Helen Louise Miller A long-time resident of Springfield, passed away on May 18, 2017 at a care facility in Garland, TX. Helen was born on August 31, 1918 in Decatur, IL.

    Comment?

  17. 10th wettest May on record for DecaturRead the original story

    Monday | WAND-TV Decatur

    May 2017 is now the 10th wettest on record for Decatur as 7.95" inches of rain has fallen. The heaviest rains fell from May18th thru the 20th, with 5" inches being reported.

    Comment?

  18. Illinois' first black sheriff could have a road named after himRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Gazette

    ... closings, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from SaukValley.com, but text rates may apply. The (Decatur) Herald & Review reports that an Illinois Senate resolution that would rename a major roadway that runs north and south through ...

    Comment?

  19. Decatur Area Arts Council to hold first gallery walk June 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAND-TV Decatur

    The First Friday Gallery Walk for June will take place on Friday, June 2 from 5-7:30 pm in downtown Decatur. The Decatur Area Arts Council presents its International Arts Experience featuring a Chinese cultural experience centered around the exhibit of Chinese art and artifacts in the Anne Lloyd Gallery at the Madden Arts Center.

    Comment?

  20. Highway could be named after former sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A portion of U.S. Route 51 that cuts through Decatur could soon be renamed after Illinois' first African American Sheriff. Under a resolution introduced by State Senator Andy Manar , U.S. Route 51, between Ash Street and Elwin Road, would be named the "Sheriff Roger E. Walker Jr. Memorial Road."

    Comment?

Decatur Job Listings
View or post Decatur job listings on Topix.
Decatur Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Decatur from Topix.
Decatur Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Decatur on Topix.