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    • Government seeks death penalty in Yingying Zhang case

      URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - Official paper work by the government has been filed to officially seek the death penalty against Brendt Christensen.   

    • Dangers of using essential oils around pets

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)-To many essential oils are used as medicine, but those oils can be lethal to pets. 

    • Man sentenced for molesting 90-year-old nursing home resident

      URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A 24-year-old man has been sentenced for sexually assaulting a 90-year-old care facility resident with dementia.

    • 1 dead after car strikes concrete bridge

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - One person is dead after a crash on Lakeshore Drive in Decatur, according to Decatur Police. 

    • Two sentenced in child abuse case

      A man and woman from Cowden were sentenced to prison time Thursday after pleading guilty in a child abuse case.

    • Historic gem apart of the Lincoln Trail

      BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) - A historic gem just an hour North of Decatur.  The David Davis Mansion is just one of many stops along the Lincoln Trail. The nineteenth-century estate tells the story of Judge David Davis, whose influence on Abraham Lincoln's legal and political career was crucial to President Lincoln's success.  The Mansion features collections of mid-nineteenth-century decorative arts and technological conveniences, illustrating the life of a prosperous Victor...
    • Bald Eagle released back into the wild

      LITCHFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A Bald Eagle was released on Sunday in Central Illinois after months of rehabilitation for injuries she received in a fight.      

    • Victim in deadly Vermilion County crash identified

      VERMILLION COUNTY, Ill. (WAND)- The Vermillion County Coroner has identified the victim in a fatal crash on I-74.

    • A shooting at a house party in Urbana has left 2 people injured

      URBANA, Ill. (WAND)-  The condition of the two shooting victims has been determined to be serious, but stable for the 23-year-old female with a gunshot wound to the back. The 21-year-old female has been described as stable. She has undergone surgery. 

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