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Not leaving 'hell zone': Some living on amid wildfire ruins despite orders to evacuate

"If they take me out of here, it will be at gunpoint," Brad Weldon said. "My mom says they'll have to beat her ass, too. She ain't going without a fight." Read more

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The Wagon restaurant relocating to North Woodford Street

DECATUR — The Wagon, a Decatur restaurant renowned for its fried chicken and home-style meals at its 1987 N. Jasper St. location, is moving… Read more

Public Safety

Police: Decatur man suffers serious injuries, cited for DUI in I-72 crash

DECATUR — A 29-year-old Decatur man was seriously injured and cited for driving under the influence after his truck flew off an Interstate … Read more

High School Basketball

All eyes are on the Central A&M boys basketball team

MOWEAQUA — Black jerseys raced up and down the court in almost a blur at a frantic pace. Read more


Illinois basketball on business trip at Maui Invitational

MAUI, Hawaii — Sure, there was a sunset cruise on the second day on the island, but the Illini are in Hawaii on a business trip. Read more