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Salvation Army Seeks Food Donations

Decatur – People line up with numbers at the Salvation Army food bank.

Man arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery

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MATTOON - Lamont A. Mimms, 22, was arrested Wednesday in the 1700 Block of Champaign Avenue in Mattoon.

Altamont man sentenced in woman's heroin overdose

EFFINGHAM -- An Altamont man sentenced Thursday morning for drug-induced homicide, for his role in a woman's heroin overdose. More>>

Grandstand roof won't be fixed in time for Fair, still safe

SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois State Fair opens in one week, but repairs to the fairgrounds' grandstand roof will not be done in time for the fair to open. More>>

Groundbreaking set on phase two construction at Meridian schools

BLUE MOUND -- Meridian school leaders plan a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday evening, beginning phase two of the district's school facility improvements. More>>

Decatur Celebration kicks off Thursday night

DECATUR -- Decatur Celebration 2014 kicks off Thursday evening with Family night at the Carnival and the 2nd Annual Kick Off Concert. More>>

Salvation Army food pantries in dire need

DECATUR -- The shelves are running low at Salvation Army food pantries across Central Illinois, and Decatur's pantry is especially in need. More>>

Third suspect arrested in June murder

CHAMPAIGN -- A third suspect is arrested in the June murder of Allen Redding. More>>

Kansas man arrested after hit-and-run crash with motorcyclist

FORSYTH -- State police arrest a man who they say hit a motorcyclist then ran from the scene. More>>

Memorial walk Thurs. night for unsolved murder victims

DECATUR -- Families of the victims of unsolved murders will walk in their memory Thursday night.

New baby red panda at Scovill Zoo

DECATUR -- Scovill Zoo is now home to a new baby red panda. More>>

Free motorcycle training courses available

SPRINGFIELD -- Free training courses are still available to motorcycle riders across Central Illinois. More>>

New camp donated to Girl Scouts of Central IL

SPRINGFIELD -- The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois get a new camp ground. More>>

Free Family Night at Children's Museum of IL

DECATUR -- Bring the whole family out to the Children's Museum of Illinois in Decatur Thursday night. It's Free Family Night, sponsored by the Education Coalition of Macon County. More>>

Tourism Brings $$ To Decatur & Illinois

Decatur – When people arrive in Decatur this weekend for Decatur Celebration, the Ursula Beck tennis tournament or the Illinois Sheriff’s Association meeting they will bring their wallets with them.

Springfield police arrest 5 after car crash

SPRINGFIELD - Springfield police made five arrests Tuesday night following a high-speed chase between two cars that ended with one of the cars crashing and rolling over, coming to a stop on top of three vehicles at a car dealership. More>>

Skeletal remains found in Rochester positively identified

ROCHESTER - Illinois State Police Investigators announced Wednesday that female skeletal remains found in a residential area in Rochester have been positively identified. More>>

Federal agencies investigating downtown Springfield pipe bomb

SPRINGFIELD - A Secretary of State Police bomb squad disabled a pipe bomb after it was found outside of a downtown Springfield restaurant, and now federal agencies are investigating the incident. More>>

Ohio-based company to restore Scovill Zoo carousel

DECATUR - An Ohio company that hand-carved animal figures for a carousel at a central Illinois zoo over 10 years ago is giving those figures a touch-up this week. More>>

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