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  1. Dairy Queen robbery suspect punched in faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Police say someone punched an armed robbery suspect as they tried to steal from a Dairy Queen.

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  2. Police: Suspect showed knife in robbery at Casey'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police say 22-year-old Richard Wilson Jr. showed a knife on Nov. 5 before taking money and cigarettes from a Casey's at 3001 Ridge Avenue in Springfield. They say Wilson then ran from the store.

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  3. Capitol bomb scare ends in all-clear, nothing foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. A situation at the Illinois State Capitol led to leaders briefly closing off two floors of the building.

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  4. Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Several Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday urged colleagues at their national meeting to take some sort of action on the clergy sex abuse crisis despite a Vatican order to delay voting on key proposals. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, suggested a nonbinding vote to convey a sense of the bishops' aspirations regarding anti-abuse efforts.

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  5. More \232aRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Dr. Carla Knorowski, chief financial officer of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation, answers questions Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill., from Rep. Jean... . FILE - In this June 14, 2007 file photo, Abraham Lincoln's iconic stovepipe hat is photographed at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill.

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  6. Truck strikes motorized wheelchair user in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. A truck hit a man in a motorized wheelchair as he moved along the road Monday night.

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  7. Illinois teacher pens book on 'Biggest Loser' experienceRead the original story

    Monday Nov 5 | WAND-TV Decatur

    An Illinois woman who lost 144 pounds on "The Biggest Loser" television program has written a book about her experiences. The State Journal-Register reports Sherman resident Sonya Jones says it wasn't until after she finished second on the popular weight-loss show that she realized her problem was emotions, not food.

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  8. EDH outbreak plagues Illinois deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, IL As of October 29, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has received reports of 432 suspected cases of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in white-tailed deer so far in 2018. EHD appears to be at low to moderate levels in counties on or near the Illinois River, extending from Schuyler County to the southwest through Bureau County to the northeast.

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  9. Vigil preaches unity, hope in wake of Pittsburgh shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A group of dozens of mourners gathered on the steps of the Illinois State Capitol. Steve Jackman of Springfield was one of many huddled under an umbrella.

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  10. Springfield-based prosecutor takes over as US attorneyRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Former Sangamon County State's Attorney John Milhiser has been appointed the U.S. attorney for Illinois' central district pending confirmation by the Senate. Milhiser started his new duties on Wednesday.

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  11. Correction: Illinois Minimum Wage storyRead the original story

    Monday Oct 29 | WAND-TV Decatur

    In a story Oct. 28 on a study about increasing the minimum wage in Illinois, The Associated Press reported erroneously that lawmakers last year approved a bill that would gradually raise Indiana's minimum wage. It's Illinois' minimum wage, not Indiana's.

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  12. Firefighters put out fire at Springfield recycling centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Quick action by firefighters prevented further damage when a mulch pile caught fire at a Springfield recycling center.

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  13. Springfield prosecutor stepping down for federal positionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A central Illinois county state's attorney is leaving that job and is expected to become the area's interim chief federal prosecutor. Sangamon County State's Attorney John Milhiser is resigning effective Tuesday from the position he's held since 2010.

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  14. 4 suspects appear in court for hotel strangulation deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Four suspects accused of strangling a man to death in a hotel appeared in court on Thursday.

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  15. Lincoln Museum displays powder horn Lincoln once carriedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A container for gunpowder that Abraham Lincoln carried as a soldier during the Black Hawk War of 1832 is now on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. The artifact was loaned to the library by Carl Harmon and his family from Spencer County, Indiana.

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  16. Powder horn Lincoln used to join museum displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. A powder horn that Abraham Lincoln used in the early 1800s can be seen at the presidential library in Springfield.

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  17. Car burglary, theft suspects arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Officers say they arrested the two males after investigating reports of burglaries and car thefts on the southeast side of the city. Police looked at video surveillance and connected the suspects to the crimes.

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  18. Court: Warrant needed for drug-dog search at apartment doorRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 20 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that a police canine's detection of drugs outside an apartment door in an unlocked building is an unlawful search SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that a police canine's detection of drugs outside an apartment door in an unlocked building is an unlawful search.

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  19. Lawsuit filed against Catholic ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of victims alleging clergy abuse against each diocese and bishop in the Catholic church in the state of Illinois.

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  20. FBI investigating Springfield school board member accused of theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now involved in the investigation into a leader on the Springfield School Board.

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