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  1. Moment of silence honors shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Nikolas Cruz, 19, is accused of firing a AR-15 gun on Feb. 14 inside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. On Wednesday, the district held a moment of silence in honor of the victims and their families.

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  2. Christian Co. Board approves jail expansion moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The county jail holds federal prisoners as well to bring in extra money for the county. Being able to hold more federal prisoners will bring in extra funds and let the county pay off the cost of the expansion sooner.

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  3. Head-on crash near Pana sends 3 to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police said Fitzgerald drove off the road to the right, overcorrected, crossed the center line and hit Bushue's vehicle head-on. Niantic, Ill Two male students attending Sangamon Valley High School have been arrested in connection with threats made on a school bus.

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  4. Leaking roof postpones MacArthur vs. Eisenhower gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A rivalry game in Decatur will go on after it was canceled on Tuesday evening due to rain water leaking into the gym. Decatur Public Schools rescheduled the game for Wednesday night and anyone who had a ticket stub from last night's game will be able to get in.

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  5. Champaign fire, ambulance services could combineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Fire Chief Gary Ludwig proposed the modifications to the city's 1988 ambulance ordinance, which was last updated in 2002. The update to the ordinance would impact chain of command, training and city fees.

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  6. Threats made against high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Niantic, Ill Two male students attending Sangamon Valley High School have been arrested in connection with threats made on a school bus. One student is 17 while the other is 15. The Macon County Sheriff's Office says the students are being held for making terrorist threats and disorderly conduct in connection with the Friday incident.

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  7. Two-alarm fire erupts in Niantic Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Fire officials responded to a two-alarm barn fire at 688 Harristown Road in Niantic at 2:55 a.m. Saturday.

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  8. Companies come together to feed farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officials say free lunches were provided to farmers at Heritage Grain in Dalton City. Lunches included a Beckett's BBQ sandwich, potato chips, Del's popcorn, and a drink, packaged in a lunch box provided by Scott State Bank.

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  9. 2 arrested in Springfield home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Investigators say the home invasion happened in the 1800 block of East Keyes Wednesday afternoon . Officers responding to the scene say they spoke with a man, who said he shot someone after they forced their way into his home.

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  10. U of I Alum Hugh Hefner dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    "I was surprised because I didn't know it," Wendy Heller, head of the Psychology Department at U of I, says. She says, while she can't be sure, she imagines his time at U of I helped shape what Hefner became.

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  11. Supreme Court to hear union fair share caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Supreme Court made the decision to hear Janus v. AFSCME on Thursday. The case brought by Illinois state worker Mark Janus argues that state employees should not be forced to pay union dues, if they do not support them.

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  12. Police: 'Fit of rage' leads man to break windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officers tracked down and arrested 23-year-old Dejeron Harris about 10 minutes after responding to a report of a Wednesday fight. Police say Harris' brother, 18-year-old Edward Shropshire, told them they both went to Richland Community College because they wanted to fight somebody.

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  13. Rauner signs controversial abortion billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Rauner signed House Bill 40, saying "abortion is a very emotional issue with passionate opinions on both sides. I sincerely respect those who believe abortion is morally wrong.

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  14. 'Knowledge Builder' award to honor Decatur teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The iBIO Institute has announced it will give the iCON Knowledge Builder Award to Elizabeth Bartimus, who teaches science Johns Hill Middle School in the Decatur school district. She will be honored at the 11th annual iCON Awards Ceremony on Oct. 3, held at Chicago's Field Museum.

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  15. Farm gear theft manhunt underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Christian County Sheriff's Office says thieves stole the gear between June and September of this year. Deputies believe they targeted machine storage sheds on two different occasions, stealing two John Deere power take-off corn head drive shafts, two Case IH PTO corn head drive shafts, the male connector from a J&M grain cart's PTO drive shaft, a bat wing mower's PTO drive shaft front end, an air compressor, and an electric pump on a fuel tank.

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  16. Car theft spree ends with full recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Shelby County Sheriff Don Koonce tells WAND-TV thieves stole seven vehicles across four different counties. He says the first report came through Saturday night, with the perpetrators moving into Shelby County and stealing two cars.

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