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Two dozen people sick, one dead in new outbreak of Listeria infections

Officials with the CDC have identified a new outbreak of infections from Listeria monocytogenes that has sickened people in 10 states, killing one. “Of the 22 people with information, 20 sick people reported living in or traveling to Florida in the month before they got sick, although the significance of this is still under investigation,” according to the outbreak notice posted today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Man killed in I-72 crash identified

SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County coroner identified an Arthur man who died in a crash. In a news release, Coroner Jim Allmon said 20-year-old Lucas Otto was pronounced dead around 1:35 a.m. Thursday at the scene of the crash. The crash happened on I-72 between Buffalo and Lanesville. An autopsy performed Thursday […]
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Springfield Lucky Horseshoes player dies in highway accident

A pitcher on Springfield’s Prospect League baseball team, the Lucky Horseshoes, died in a traffic accident early Thursday. The Sangamon County Coroner reported Lucas Otto, 20, of Arthur was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:35 a.m. The accident happened on Interstate 72 between Buffalo and Illiopolis. Police said...
SPRINGFIELD, IL

UIPD: Gun found during traffic stop, driver arrested

URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — A man is in custody after a routine traffic stop revealed he was wanted and in possession of a loaded gun. University of Illinois Police officers pulled over Javario Gill, 24, on Florida/Kirby Avenue Wednesday night for driving 15 miles per hour over the speed limit. During the stop, officers discovered […]
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, IL
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Mahomet-Seymour pitcher Blake Wolters decommits from Purdue

MAHOMET (WCIA) — Mahomet-Seymour pitcher and our Wcia-3 Baseball Player of the Year, Blake Wolters, has decommitted from Purdue. The incoming senior posted on Twitter that he decommitted after receiving his test scores and talking with his family. On Twitter, Wolters went on to thank Purdue, then posted a highlight reel on his profile. Wolters […]
MAHOMET, IL
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U of I: Don't leave your bikes behind

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCCU/WICS) — The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign is dealing with an abandoned bicycle problem. Each summer the staff with the University of Illinois Facilities & Services and the parking department identify and collect unwanted bicycles on campus. Any bike left on university property gets an orange...
CHAMPAIGN, IL
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The Top Things to Do in July in Champaign-Urbana

Summer is officially here, and July is packed with PLENTY to do around around Champaign-Urbana. So to keep it all straight, we’ve picked out a few of our many favorites and listed them here so you will make sure not to miss them. They’re listed chronologically. (For info on area fireworks, go here. For other July 4 events, go here.)
CHAMPAIGN, IL
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Back to School: Immunizations Required for Illinois Students

Find out what you need to know about immunizations for Illinois students. Requirements vary based on what grade your child is entering. Here’s what you’ll need to know about immunizations to make sure your child is ready for the 2022-23 school year. Some schools require that students going...
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Life on the Frontlines with Tolono’s Fire Chief

Fire Chief Chris Humer of Tolono Fire Protection District grew up in the Village of Tolono, and now he’s following in the foot steps of his dad as the Fire Chief. CiLiving’s Grace Khachaturian takes you to Tolono to learn his story and get a little glimpse of life on the frontlines.
TOLONO, IL
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Lake Land College offers 1-year crime scene technician program

MATTOON, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) — People looking to delve into the criminal justice field have a new program available at Lake Land College. The school will be offering a new Crime Scene Technician program starting in the fall. Once completed, you'll get a one-year certificate and can stack that with...
MATTOON, IL

Bement Community Council hosts fourth of July Festivities

BEMENT, Ill. (WCIA) — The Bement Community Council is hosting their Fourth of July event. Their event is listed on Facebook with a statement, “As a council, we are striving to bring back and facilitate a wide range of activities that better our community. It is our goal to advocate for the people and to […]
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