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Illinois baseball to host first regional in school history

No. 6 national seed Illinois will host a regional in the NCAA baseball tournament.  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 6:11pm  |
Rauner's Recent Donation Draws Democratic Criticism

An already-combative legislative session has grown even more challenging as Democrats and Republicans target fellow lawmakers with campaign ads and political committees.Gov. Bruce Rauner's recent donation of $400,000 divided among fellow Republicans drew criticism from the Democratic party, and two new PACs have banks almost $13 million combined since last month. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 1:00pm  |
Man Identified in Weekend Homicide

An update to a homicide investigation in Decatur over the weekend.The victim has been identified at 42-year-old Paul Robinson of Decatur. Police responded to a shots fired call Saturday morning in he 700 block of West King Street.Officers found Robinson on the front porch of a home with multiple gunshot wounds. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:53pm  |
Visitation For Mt. Zion Man Who Went Missing

A visitation is set for Monday for the Mt. Zion man who was found dead over the weekend.38-year-old Bradley Stoneburg went missing last week and his body was found early Saturday morning in rural Kirksville.Stoneburg said he was going to go fishing before heading to work on Wednesday, but never showed up. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:33pm  |
Fatal Shooting At Decatur Bar

One person was shot and killed in Decatur Sunday night at Jabroni's Karaoke Bar and Drive Thru.The shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. Decatur Police say five people were shot. One victim, identified as 28-year-old Mishari Halbrook of Decatur, was taken to a local hospital and died from his injuries. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:33pm  |
Music And Wine Festival Continues To Grow

If you're looking for something fun to do this Memorial Day, the 11th annual Music and Wine Festival is going on at Hill Prairie Winery in Oakford.The event kicked off on Sunday. Owner mark Lounsberry says nearly 600 people turned out for the event to enjoy locally-produced wine and music by the Whirled Peas as well as the Escape Goats. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:33pm  |
Christmon Names Suspect in Champaign Shooting

Champaign Police are looking for the suspect in Saturday night shooting.It happened just after 7 p.m. in the 1300 block of Hedge Road. When officers arrived, they found a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.During the investigation, police identified 25-year0ol Diego Christmon as a suspect. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:33pm  |
Two Men Arrested For Vermilion County Bank Robbery

Two Chicago men are now in custody at the Vermilion County Jail after a bank robbery in Danville on Saturday.Police say the armed robbery happened at Central Illinois Bank shortly before noon.One of the men entered the bank, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:33pm  |
Decatur Remembers Fallen Vets With Parade, Ceremony

Sunday morning, Decatur area veterans were honored with a parade. The Veterans Celebration and Parade honors the men and women who made sacrificed to protect our freedoms.Veterans marched in the parade while members of the community lined the streets to honor these heroes for their dedication and service to our country. ...  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 12:16pm  |
Man dead after second weekend shooting in city

DECATUR -- A 28-year-old man is dead after being shot at a bar early Monday morning. The Macon County coroner says Mishari Halbrook was pronounced dead about 30 minutes after being taken to the emergency room. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday in McLean County. Police say shots were fired at Club Maxey just after midnight. That's on the 1800 block of N. Water Street. They say five people were shot, including Halbrook. Investigators say many people were in the area for a concert type event. This is the third homicide for the city for 2015. The second was earlier this weekend.The Decatur police..."  [Read more]

Monday, May 25, 2015, 10:31am  |
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