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Suspect in the shooting of a restaurant owner pleads guilty

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Iroquois County Circuit Court records show that Judge James Kinzer sentenced Randy E. White of Milford during a pretrial hearing after White pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed violence a...

U of I alum gives major donation to university

foxillinois.com     1+ mon ago

Stuart and Nancy Levenick are funding an endowed faculty position and a resident scholars program. -For the Stuart L. and Nancy J. Levenick Sustainability Chair Fund, which will establish an endowed ...

Woman convicted of coercing church members into forced labor

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Illinois medical cannabis growers lobby on license issue

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Medical marijuana (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) CHICAGO (AP) -- Medical marijuana growers in Illinois have formed a political action committee and...

Congressman LaHood introduces new bills to support families in need

foxillinois.com     1+ mon ago

The bills are Improving Access to Child Care, Improving Access to Work and Supporting Work Through Apprenticeships Act. "The primary goal of the TANF program is to assist families in need with a hand...

Police: Woman hid 11-gram bag of meth in genitals

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Decatur Police Department arrested Adrienne L. McClure after she allegedly hid meth in her genitals during a traffic stop. (Macon County Jail) Police observed a silver Chevrolet Monte Carlo fail to s...

Deaths of 2 found in auto shop ruled accidental

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Police lights (MGN) DECATUR, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) -- The deaths of two people found dead inside a mechanics shop in Decatur have been ...

Survivor of abuse looking to change child abuse prevention laws

foxillinois.com     1+ mon ago

The Illinois Chapter President of Foster Care Alumni of America, James McIntyre, was abused as a child for more than five years. In 2017, he proposed a bill that would have required all people in Ill...

Destihl Restaurant moving to new location

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Destihl (WCCU) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCCU) -- Destihl Restaurant has announced it is moving out of its downtown location in Champaign. ...

Champaign Park District seeks name nominations for Martens Center

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Champaign Park District seeks name nominations for Martens Center (WCCU) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCCU) -- A change is coming to north Champaign and Champ...

Veterans invited to share feedback on VA health care system

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs banner at a recent health care town hall for veterans (WRSP) EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WICS/...

Man starts Polar Plunge team to raise awareness on mental illness

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Mike Primm is starting a team for the Polar Plunge on March 2nd to raise awareness for mental illnesses. It all started back in 2015 when he was inspecting a grain bin when he slipped and knocked him...

Lawmakers introduce Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act

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Meth found on man filing police report

Meth found on man filing police report

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Police say 38-year-old Brian E. Willenborg came to the police station around 5 a.m. Tuesday to file a report on a separate matter. While reporting an incident to police, Willenborg...

South Cottage Grove closure Monday

South Cottage Grove closure Monday

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

South Cottage Grove Avenue will be closed between East Green Street and East Illinois Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, weather permitting. ...

Two Urbana High School students expelled after fight

Two Urbana High School students expelled after fight

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Kindergartener found with handgun on school bus

Kindergartener found with handgun on school bus

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Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says the gun was found in the student's backpack Monday after school was dismissed. The student attends the Pittsburgh Faison K-5 s...

Siblings sue after urn containing fathers ashes disappears

Siblings sue after urn containing father's ashes disappears

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Police: Aurora gunman lied to get firearm card

Police: Aurora gunman lied to get firearm card

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Illinois State Police say a man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse lied about his criminal history in 2014 to obtain a card from the agency ...

Champaign housing authority works to increase business opportunities

Champaign housing authority works to increase business opportunities

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CHAMPAIGN, ILL. (WCCU) -- The Housing Authority of Champaign County (HACC) is developing Haven at Market Place and Bristol Place. HACC wants to make sure all businesses have an op...

ALPLM hosts Fact vs. Fiction: Lincoln and Kennedy

ALPLM hosts Fact vs. Fiction: Lincoln and Kennedy

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. (File photo) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) -- The Abraham Lincoln Presidentia...

Murder for hire plot uncovered in Danville

Murder for hire plot uncovered in Danville

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

23-year-old Bradley Servis, of Danville, was already behind bars for allegedly committing hate crimes against an elderly neighbor, when police said he tried to hire a hitman to hav...

Destihl Restaurant relocating from downtown location

Destihl Restaurant relocating from downtown location

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCCU) -- Destihl Restaurant in Champaign is building a new location at Carle at The Fields in southwest Champaign. According to a recent Facebook post, the busine...

Oakwood Village Board proposes ban on plastic bags for local businesses

Oakwood Village Board proposes ban on plastic bags for local businesses

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Oakwood Village Board proposes ban on plastic bags for local businesses (WCCU) OAKWOOD, Ill. (WCCU) -- If you visit an Oakwood store in the near future, you may have to bring your...

Tobacco 21 bill moves to Illinois House of Representatives

Tobacco 21 bill moves to Illinois House of Representatives

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According to a recent press release, the bill will now go to the full Illinois House of Representatives for a vote. The American Lung Association issued a statement, in support of...

Illinois woman claims $2M won through Iowa Lottery

Illinois woman claims $2M won through Iowa Lottery

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Hays, who lives in Monmouth, Illinois, says she bought the ticket while shopping at the Hy-Vee store on Agency Street in Burlington. It matched the first five numbers in the Feb. 9...

Working to fund Springfield police and fire pensions

Working to fund Springfield police and fire pensions

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Right now, those pensions are only about 45 percent funded, according to the Springfield Firefighter Pension Fund. Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin is proposing an ordinance, discuss...

Champaign Police investigating shots fired at Camp Drive

Champaign Police investigating shots fired at Camp Drive

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Heavy police presence, shell casings found in Champaign at Camp Drive and Parkland Court near the corner of Bradley Avenue and Country Fair Drive. (Lauren Kostiuk) Anyone with mor...

Springfield looks to pass balanced budget Tuesday evening

Springfield looks to pass balanced budget Tuesday evening

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

For the last couple of years, Springfield's budgets have seen several amendments and close calls for the signing deadline. Reporter: "What are the differences between last year's ...

Zombie Deer reported in several Illinois counties

Zombie Deer reported in several Illinois counties

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"Zombie Deer" reported in several Illinois counties (WRSP) "All it could do was walk in circles. I got real close to it and it couldn't walk away," Doug Schmidgall, a local hunter...

Local kids take part in UIS baseball camps

Local kids take part in UIS baseball camps

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Local kids take part in UIS baseball camps (WICS) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) -- Some local kids in Springfield had the chan...

Police: Suspect sought after armed robbery at Dollar General

Police: Suspect sought after armed robbery at Dollar General

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Police lights and money background (MGN) DANVILLE, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) -- Danville Police were called to an armed robbery at Doll...

Judge to rule Tuesday in Chicago Obama Library lawsuit

Judge to rule Tuesday in Chicago Obama Library lawsuit

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Obama Library plans. (CNN Newsource) CHICAGO (AP) A federal judge will rule on the city of Chicago's request to toss a lawsuit...

Champaign locals protest against President Trumps emergency declaration

Champaign locals protest against President Trump's emergency declaration

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Champaign locals protest against President Trump's emergency declaration (WCCU) Organizers said the march is in response to a national emergency declaration that doesn't exist. D...

Armed robbery leads to police pursuit, teens arrested

Armed robbery leads to police pursuit, teens arrested

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Robbery background (MGN) DANVILLE, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) -- Danville police are investigating an armed robbery which happened early...

Humane Society rescues cat after pierced by arrow

Humane Society rescues cat after pierced by arrow

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

A Wayland, the cat, was rescued by the Humane Society of Mid Michigan after being struck with an arrow. He's currently on the road to recovery. (Credit: Hu...

Whos responsible for 2-year-old TaNajas death?

Who's responsible for 2-year-old Ta'Naja's death?

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

2-year-old Ta'naja Barnes was found unresponsive on Feb. 11. (WICS) Also inside that home was Ta'Naja's younger brother and her mother's boyfriend, Anthony Myers. People have ask...

Two more cases of measles have parents with infants worried

Two more cases of measles have parents with infants worried

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Chicago police fatally shoot 17-year-old after traffic stop

Chicago police fatally shoot 17-year-old after traffic stop

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Authorities say the teen was shot during a foot chase late Saturday and taken to a hospital. Authorities say he died early Sunday. Authorities identified the teen as Michael Elam ...

Emergency cell phone feature could save your life

Emergency cell phone feature could save your life

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Now, Springfield Fire is working to get parents to teach their children about an emergency feature on your phone, so if something happens, a child can get help right away. "If the...

Police: 10 homes burglarized in Urbana neighborhood

Police: 10 homes burglarized in Urbana neighborhood

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Home burglarized (MGN) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) -- Champaign police are searching for the person(s) responsible for approxi...

Annual spaghetti dinner helps raise money for local school

Annual spaghetti dinner helps raise money for local school

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Officials say tradition, good fellowship, a tasty meal, and helping others is what helped keep the dinner going for so long. ...

Community helping Monticello family obtain visa for fathers funeral

Community helping Monticello family obtain visa for father's funeral

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

He was heavily involved with an orphanage, God's Littlest Angels (GLA), in Haiti. Now after his recent passing, the community is coming together to bring someone from Haiti to Ill...

Code Red issued for Wednesday morning

Code Red issued for Wednesday morning

foxillinois.com     2+ mon ago

Code Red issued for Wednesday morning SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) -- A CODE RED WEATHER ALERT has been issued for Wednesday ...


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