Man Arrested In Shooting Death Of 12-Year-OldPolice say the man was being held on a preliminary charge of involuntary manslaughter. The Macon County State's Attorney's Office was expected to review the case
Decatur Police Car T-Bones Pickup And It's Caught On Dashboard CameraDecatur Police Car T-Bones Pickup And It's Caught On Dashboard Camera
Warren Buffett's Son Funds Central Illinois Zoo TrainIt's full steam ahead for a $2 million train track expansion at a zoo in central Illinois thanks to the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett.
Decatur Native, Prize-Winning Author Richard Peck Dies At 84A native of Decatur, Illinois, and graduate of DePauw University, he was a prolific author who wrote dozens of books, but didn't start until his mid-30s when he decided to quit teaching.
Illinois Sailor Among Missing After USS McCain Collision: ReportLogan Palmer, a 23-year-old from the Decatur, Illinois region, is one of the 10 missing in action, WCIA reports.
Decatur Man Seriously Wounded In Police-Involved ShootingA white Decatur police officer shot and seriously wounded a black man who was allegedly carrying a gun early Monday.
Five Creepy Historical Sites In The MidwestLooking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.
ADM To Open Headquarters In Chicago Archer Daniels Midland Company will move its global headquarters to Chicago, two people with knowledge of the decision said Tuesday.
Millikin Students ‘Creeped Out,’ Curious About Professor Who Killed FamilyThe classroom was buzzing with nervous first-day chatter when the pony-tailed and bearded 61-year-old professor walked in.
Study: Caterpillar Expansion To Boost Economy By $260MA group that promotes downstate business says Caterpillar’s investment in building more machines in East Peoria and Decatur will pay over and over again.
Downstate Lawmaker: Kick Chicago, Cook County Out Of IllinoisA downstate lawmaker would like to kick Chicago and Cook County out of the state of Illinois.
Illinois GOP Pushing $500M Jobs PackageIllinois Republicans have filed a measure they say will create tens of thousands of jobs. They think it’s something Democrats can get behind as well.
Mega Millions Ticket Worth $250,000 Sold In IllinoisNobody in Illinois hit the jackpot in Friday’s $35 million Mega Millions interstate lottery, but a grand prize ticket was sold in Texas and a $250,000 ticket in Illinois.
Plane Crash In DecaturThe crash of a small home-built aircraft has killed one man about a mile and a half east of the Decatur airport.
Dog Attack Leads To Prison For OwnerA teenager has been sentenced to five years in prison for ordering his pitbull terrier to attack a 75-year-old man.