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    MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - One person is in custody after a shooting at Mattoon High School that wounded one person on Wednesday afternoon.

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    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A nursing home in Decatur is closing its doors for the final time tomorrow.

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) - The Bloomington Police Department says a 33-year-old man killed his two sons before setting fire to his home, resulting in his death and sending a woman to the hospital.

  • Decatur Public Schools dismissing early due to heat

    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Public Schools has announced it will dismiss classes early on September 21 due to high temperatures.

  • ISP investigating Brownstown homicide

    BROWNSTOWN, Ill. (WAND) - Illinois State Police and the Fayette County Coroner's Office are investigating a homicide that happened September 17.

  • Advocacy groups urge U.S. Rep. Davis to support DREAM Act

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Jewish advocacy groups gathered in Champaign on Wednesday to urge U.S. Representative Rodney Davis to vote in favor of the DREAM Act.

  • Springfield police arrest teen after gun found in high school

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Springfield Police Department says an arrest has been made in connection with an unloaded gun being found at Southeast High School on Tuesday.

  • Training to prevent child deaths

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Close to 20 first responders from around the country were in Springfield Wednesday training to learn how to better protect children.

  • HSHS St. John's Hospital begins Cancer Center renovations

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield is getting a new cancer.  

  • Trade group speaks out on water issue

    HEYWORTH, Ill. (WAND) - A trade association is speaking out and offering help to those affected by a water supply problem at a McLean County mobile home park. On Monday, WAND reported that residents of Country Lane Mobile Home Park near Heyworth have been relying on bottled water and water from a tank after water samples turned up evidence of dangerous bacteria including E. Coli. Under an injunction agreed to by the Attorney General's office and the park's owners, the owners must sup...
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    Several farmers harvested for a neighbor recovering from surgery.

  • Police investigating damage at Farmer City BMX track

    FARMER CITY, Ill. (WAND) - The Farmer City Police Department is seeking the public's help in its investigation into criminal damage at the city's BMX track.

  • Stolen sign returned to Monticello property

    MONTICELLO, Ill. (WAND) – Allerton Park and Retreat Center leaders say a stolen sign is now back on site. 

  • Man facing additional criminal sexual abuse charges

    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Macon County Sheriff's Office says a man arrested during the investigation into a child receiving inappropriate images last month is now facing new charges.

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) – A longtime animal at a Bloomington zoo has died. 

  • Man hospitalized after early morning shooting

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – One person had to be hospitalized after a morning shooting. 

  • Mattoon High School issues statement on shooting

    MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - Mattoon High School officials have issued a statement regarding Wednesday's shooting that wounded one person.

  • Staff, pay changes part of firefighter agreement

    DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – Fewer firefighters will be on duty in the Danville fire department’s official new setup. 

  • Boys and Girls Club of Decatur gets big donation

    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is to invest in the youth so that they may have a brighter future. 

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    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – An Illinois man is accused of hitting two other people with a chair.

  • Deadly Bloomington house fire claims 3

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) - An early-morning house fire on Bloomington's west side has claimed three lives.

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