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Salvation Army Seeks Food Donations

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