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  1. Man In Custody after 5-Hour Dalton City StandoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Y 103

    June 11 - A 60-year-old Pittsfield man is being held at the Moultrie County Detention Center following a Monday morning standoff in Dalton City. According to a news release issued by Moultrie County Sheriff Chris Sims, Albert Kimber surrendered was taken into custody shortly after 11 a.m. and faces preliminary charges of home invasion, unlawful restraint and armed violence.

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  2. Police surround area in Dalton CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police were still on scene but couldn't share any details about their investigation. Illinois State Police, Moultrie County Sheriff's Office and the Sullivan Police Department wall responded.

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  3. Day After: officials taking stock of damage, floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | The News-Gazette

    New 5:45 a.m. Monday: After peaking at around 7000, around 200 Ameren customers remain without power in Champaign and Vermilion counties after Sunday's storms. A flash flood watch is out for Douglas, Edgar, Coles, Macon, Shelby and Moultrie counties until 9 a.m. A flash flood warning is out for Shelby and Moultrie counties until 9:15 a.m. A flood warning is out for the Vermilion River near Danville until Tuesday afternoon.

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  4. Domestic violence prevention helped with farmer's donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A $2,500 gift is going to Dove Inc., thanks to a partnership between Moultrie County farmer David Smith and the America's Farmers Grow Communities program. Smith was able to choose where to send his donation and went with the domestic violence program.

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  5. Macon County Sees an Increase in the Deer Harvest for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Y 103

    ... generations get hooked on it," Cross said. Counties surrounding Macon also saw increases in their deer with Moultrie County leading the way with 346 deer harvested compared to 253 last year. Sangamon county followed with 748 so far in 2017 compared ...

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  6. Santa came to town for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Families were able to attend and visit with Santa before and after the Sullivan parade. Kids were able to decorate cookies and ornaments for free. There was also a 50/50 raffle and silent auction. All of the money raised went to Dove's Moultrie County Domestic Violence Program.

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  7. Residence hall fire reported at Eastern Illinois UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    First responders say they went to the scene of a reported structure fire at Douglas Hall on the Eastern Illinois University campus. Coles-Moultrie County 911 Cecom shared a notice about the fire to Facebook at about 7:40 p.m. In an 8:30 p.m. update, the page said Charleston's fire department is ventilating the second and third floors of Douglas Hall.

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  8. Jim Dey: Straightening out Illinois' law on corpsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    The legal case started with a missing body, that of a 39-year-old Moultrie County man who died suddenly and mysteriously at home. It ended recently with a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court decision in which the justices conducted an autopsy of tort law and corrected a long-standing, but erroneous, interpretation of the meaning of a 100-plus-year-old high court ruling.

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  9. Traffic stop in Decatur results in drug-related arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Decatur police say a traffic stop on the city's west side resulted in a man being arrested on multiple drug-related charges. Officers say a Decatur Police Department detective conducted a traffic stop on a Suzuki motorcycle near the 900 block of West Packard Street, as the detective identified the driver as Brent Crockett, 30. Police say Crockett was wanted on an active warrant filed in Moultrie County.

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  10. Woman receives prison sentence for DUI in school bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... guilty plea to aggravated DUI on September 12, 2017. In exchange, two other DUI charges were dismissed. The Moultrie County Sheriff's Department says a van that McKinzie was driving struck a school bus near the intersection of Moultrie County Road ...

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  11. Sullivan man in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... are searching for a 42-year-old Sullivan man who has been on the run since being sentenced recently in Moultrie County to three years in prison for a forgery conviction. Area police were alerted at 8:21 a.m. Tuesday that a gray 2015 F-250 truck had ...

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  12. Suspect in Custody After Injuring One in Shooting at Illinois High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Time

    Officials at a central Illinois high school say police have someone in custody after one person was wounded during a shooting. The Coles-Moultrie County Emergency Communications Center says there was a report of shots fired and one person shot at the high school.

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  13. 1 shot, shooter arrested at central Illinois high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... that the Mattoon Police Department "responded to an active shooter" at Mattoon High School. The Coles-Moultrie County Emergency Communications Center says there was a report of shots fired and one person shot at the high school. No details have been ...

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  14. Shooting took place in high school cafeteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    ... and prayers to the injured student and all who are affected by this tragedy." According to the Coles-Moultrie County Emergency Communications Center, there was a report of shots fired and one person shot at the high school. "No further info at this ...

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  15. Woman pleads guilty to DUI in February bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... were dropped. Police say McKinzie was driving a van that struck a school bus near the intersection of Moultrie County Road and Route 32 East in February . Investigators say the collision caused the bus to flip onto its side. Five students, as well ...

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  16. Missing test delays bus crash court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... discovered a psychological evaluation was never completed. The company that was meant to do the test told Moultrie County court leaders it caused the delay. McKinzie faces several charges, including one for aggravated driving under the influence and ...

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  17. A new bird rehabilitation center coming to DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... ceiling will allow nature to infiltrate. Which will help the birds become acclimate to the outdoors again. MOULTRIE COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Sangamon County Coroner has released the name of a man who died after a farm implement vs. train collision ...

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  18. Raising funds to send medical equipment to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... abnormalities within the heart and detect heart disease. Without the equipment, these problems go untreated. MOULTRIE COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Sangamon County Coroner has released the name of a man who died after a farm implement vs. train ...

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  19. Military car show gives people glance into historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... they truly stepped into the past. Also on display at the event were different types of guns and ammunition. MOULTRIE COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Sangamon County Coroner has released the name of a man who died after a farm implement vs. train collision ...

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  20. Paint the Street is rescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... encouraged to come and paint sections of the street in downtown. Paint, brushes and water will be provided. MOULTRIE COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Sangamon County Coroner has released the name of a man who died after a farm implement vs. train collision ...

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