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    • Woman receives probation for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A Decatur woman who pleaded guilty to an aggravated criminal sexual abuse charge has been sentenced to four years of probation.

    • 1 arrested in Georgetown homicide investigation

      GEORGETOWN, Ill. (WAND) - The Georgetown Police Department has announced it has arrested one person in connection with a homicide investigation.

    • Decatur neighborhood revitalization steps in place

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Action is beginning with the revitalization process of Decatur neighborhoods. 

    • Bus strikes child in Springfield area

      SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Police say a school bus hit a child Thursday afternoon.

    • Family plans vacation after Powerball win

      LINCOLN, Ill. (WAND) – Illinois has seen another Powerball winner in 2017. 

    • KINCAID, Ill. (WAND) – Police in Kincaid say a man attacked an officer during a traffic stop. 

    • Farmer discovers remains of missing man

      EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WAND) – A local farmer said he discovered what appeared to be human remains in a field while harvesting soybeans. 

    • This wasn't your grandfather's commitment ceremony. On Thursday night Chicago five-star basketball recruit Ayo Dosunmu announced he was choosing Illinois at the uber chic Jordan flagship store on State St., a swanky second-floor venue that routinely hosts professional signing ceremonies. In front of a large gathering of family, friends, teammates and media members, the 6-foot-4 point guard became the first five-star prospect to choose the Illini in more than a decade -- going b...
    • Local hot sauce business spicing up central Illinois

      ATHENS, Ill. (WAND) - One central Illinois man is turning his hobby of growing spicy peppers into a profitable business.

    • Police: 10 men gang up on 70-year-old shooting victim

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened on the city's northwest side Monday evening. 

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