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    • Computers cut food stamps for tens of thousands in Illinois

      Problems with a state computer system have prevented tens of thousands of Illinois households from receiving federal food stamp benefits since the new system's latest phase got underway.
    • Nearly 50 tow truck drivers in Springfield to honor fallen tow brother

      SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Nearly 50 tow truck drivers in Springfield on Saturday.   

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    • Charges upgraded to murder in attack of 70-year-old

      SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The victim in Tuesday's attack in Springfield has died from his injuries, according to the Sangamon County Coroner's office.  

    • Decatur man found guilty of torturing, raping woman

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A jury found Demariel T. Cunningham guilty of raping and torturing a woman in April.  

    • Friday Frenzy Highlight Zone: 12/15

      From a 100-point Lanphier outburst to 28 points from Eisenhower freshman RJ Walker to three overtime finishes, it was a wild night on the basketball courts of the 217 area code! Join Gordon Voit and Noah Newman for every game and score in this edition of the Friday Frenzy! (Games in bold are featured in the show as video highlights.)   Arcola 36, Neoga 35 Bloomington 79, Champaign Central 76 (OT) Central A&M 52, Okaw Valley 25 Cerro Gordo-Bement 69, DeLand-Weldon 30 Dieter...
    • Deputies: Missing teenage girl found safe

      CLINTON, Ill. (WAND) – Deputies say a missing teenage girl has been found. 

    • Illinois drops United Center game with NMSU

      CHICAGO -- Illinois once won 18 games in a row at the United Center between December 2001 and March 2007. Since then the program has gone 6-9 between Big Ten tournament games and the annual December non-conference showcase game -- a record that took a hit on Saturday with a 74-69 loss to New Mexico State. It's a critically important game for the team -- a Chicago homecoming of sorts for the thousands of alumni in the metro area -- and on Saturday the Illini erased a 15-point first h...
    • Restaurant safe theft caught on camera

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Police say someone stole a safe from a Decatur restaurant this week. 

    • High-powered Danville heals community through hoops

      It's been a time of waiting for the Danville community. Waiting to make sense of the shooting near Champaign Central High School after a recent game. Waiting to see if the act of violence is an isolated incident or perhaps more. Waiting to see if the school's cancelled home games will have lasting effect on the teams themselves. What's not up for speculation is the role head coach Ted Houpt's squad has played in helping heal the community. This year's Vikings are big, physical, and...