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  1. Viral fight leads to third probation sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    DECATUR, Ill. The second of two women involved in a viral fight caught on video was sentenced to probation.

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  2. Investigators name cause of death for man shot, killed near homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    The 25-year-old was gunned down near his own home back in November. Apholone was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the 2100 Block of E. Whitmer St. The Macon County Corner, Michael Day, says the jury deliberated only for a few minutes before they ruled the case as a homicide.

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  3. Coroner's jury rules child's death as accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    DECATUR, Ill. Marqueis Gray, 12, was shot in the chest back in November by a friend playing with a gun.

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  4. Kroger donating $15,000 to Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    A total of $15,000 will be donated by Kroger Central Division to the Salvation Army for the holiday season. Kyle Karsten, Director of Development & Community Relations for the Salvation Army of Decatur, said, "A huge and sincere thank you to Kroger.

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  5. Illinois residents could see hike in gas prices next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    According to the Tax Foundation, Illinois has not raised taxes on gasoline since 1990, but Illinois is still the tenth highest state in the nation for gas prices. Departing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Decatur resident, Jerry Lane, says there are more vehicles on the roads now than ever before, which is why he thinks Illinois roads are in bad shape.

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  6. This is big - Toys for TotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Decatur, Ill "This is big," Salvation Army Major Greg Voeller exclaimed as he watched parents collect toys at the Toys for Tots Christmas toy distribution. Wednesday was the first day of a two-day toy distribution for families that may not have had enough money to purchase gifts for their children this Christmas season.

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  7. Decatur woman robbed at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police said the 28-year-old woman was walking north on N. 19th St. close to 8:30 p.m. when she heard footsteps behind her. The suspect was a black man standing 5'7" with a thin build.

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  8. Donor drops gold coins in Salvation Army kettlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WAND-TV Decatur

    "We just want to say 'thank you' to the person who donated those coins," Voeller said. "That was really great, and we appreciate it.

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  9. Decatur firefighters give the gift of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Kelsey and Mike Smith just met Monday night. Smith, a firefighter, guided her through the store, picking up one gift after another.

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  10. Gold coins donated in Salvation Army eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | WAND-TV Decatur

    It's unknown who the donation came from or what the coins are worth. As the Salvation Army works to figure the value out, they'll continue to ring bells, with a community event coming up to keep raising money.

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  11. Decatur ranked in top 2% of cities with least credit card debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Decatur has been ranked as being in the top 2% of cities with the least amount of credit card debt in the United States. Another Federal Reserve rate hike, which has a 70% chance of happening on Dec. 19, would now cost credit card users an extra $1.56 Billion in interest.

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  12. Pritzker meets with voters, leaders in DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The purpose of his Decatur stop was to thank voters for their support in the 2018 gubernatorial campaign. He took time to shake hands with voters and people who were important during the election process when he arrived at 4:15 p.m. Pritzker talked with Decatur Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe and Tony "Chubby" Brown, the newly-elected sheriff in Macon County.

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  13. Warren Buffett's son staying as Illinois sheriff stint endsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 8 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he'll remain committed to his central Illinois community after his unlikely term as the local sheriff. The Herald and Review reports that Howard Buffett was a longtime volunteer with the Macon County Sheriff's Office before the wealthy philanthropist, author, photographer and farmer was appointed in late 2017 to fill the vacant post.

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  14. Pearl Harbor survivor calls Decatur homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Brenda Eisel was just 2 1/2 years old, but she still remembers December 7, 1941 like it was yesterday. Eisel's mother was a nurse, and her father was a U.S. Army engineer when the bombs were dropped on Pearl Harbor.

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  15. Pearl Harbor ceremony held in DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Veteran's Assistance Commission of Macon County held their ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Beach House Restaurant in Nelson Park.

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  16. Decatur woman robbed at gunpoint in her drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A Decatur woman had a gun put to her back as she stepped out of her car in her own driveway.

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  17. Warrior Project builds confidence, inspires studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Terrel is a senior at Eisenhower High School in Decatur. He's lived with cerebral palsy all his life, but he's now helping other students challenge their limitations.

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  18. Water level drops in Lake DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WAND-TV Decatur

    City leaders say the north Bascule gate stopped working as staff took lake level meter calibrations and worked on winter preparation. They say water is flowing out of the lake at a "rapid rate" from that gate.

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  19. Decatur learning center closed, allegations of employment discrepanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Sources tell WAND News the Little Minds Learning Center recently closed because it did not have enough employees. Parents claim it was communicated yesterday.

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  20. Root: Lawsuit coming after Brown refused recountRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WAND-TV Decatur

    DECATUR, Ill. Jim Root says he plans to sue after his opponent in the sheriff election said no to a recount.

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