Coroner identifies people killed in crash

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Macon County Coroner Michael E. Day just announced the names of two people who died in a car crash that happened on Grand Avenue Friday morning. According to a news release, two cars were traveling on Grand Avenue. A white 2001 Mitsubishi Galant was traveling east while a gold 2007 Honda […]
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Decatur Police: 2 killed in deadly crash

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Decatur Police were dispatched to an area near East Grand Avenue and Clinton Street early Friday morning for a reported car accident. According to an initial investigation from police, a white 2001 Mitsubishi Galant was traveling east onGrand Avenue while a gold 2007 Honda Fit was traveling west on Grand Avenue, […]
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Coroner releases the identities of victims killed in head on collision

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)-Macon County Coroner has identified the two victims killed in a head on collision crash in Decatur. Kesha L. Selvy, 31 of Decatur and Taylor R.W. Lindsay, 26, of Kincaid were both pronounced dead at 4:13 a.m. on Friday, after suffering massive head trauma, per Coroner. According to...
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Ant Anstead's Reality Show Returning After He's Replaced as Host

Ant Anstead's reality show, Wheeler Dealers, is returning amid his exit. The popular television personality began appearing on the show in 2017 but announced his departure amid the 17th season of the show airing. "Some EXCITING NEWS! My time on Wheeler Dealers has come to an end as the show heads back to the UK," he in an Instagram post. "I proudly hand the spanner's over to the legend that is @f1elvis [Marc Priestley] and I remain home in California to embark on THREE new TV shows (watch this space for the top-secret news coming soon)."

Driver critically injured pedestrian in Chicago Lawn hit-and-run: police

CHICAGO - Police are searching for the driver of a Mitsubishi Eclipse involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday in Chicago Lawn that left a pedestrian critically wounded. The driver struck a pedestrian crossing the street in the 2500 block of West 63rd Street, Chicago police said. The pedestrian was taken...

Auto review: Rivian R1T: The first electric full-size pickup has a cartoon guardian, 800-plus hp

The Rivian R1T, the first electric full-size pickup, just went on sale, and it's clearly ready to challenge luxury vehicles like Land Rovers, with head-snapping power and eye-popping technology. Priced starting at $73,000, the R1T makes no pretense of competing with upcoming mass market electric pickups like the Ford F-150 Lightning that arrives next year, but it sets up an intriguing comparison for the more powerful, expensive and flamboyant GMC Hummer EV arriving later this year.

Rivian test drive along North Shore turns heads as Chicagoans get 1st look at the new $73,000 Illinois-built electric truck

Rivian, the electric truck startup that launched production last month at its downstate Normal factory, has put its R1T pickup to the test in grueling settings from the Colorado Rockies to the Nevada desert. In Chicago, drivers want to know how the $73,000 electric truck will handle Chiberian winters, vehicle-swallowing potholes and the daily demolition derby of rush hour traffic. Those ...
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WardsAuto Names Wards 10 Best Interiors for 2021

WardsAuto <> has unveiled the annual Wards 10 Best. Interiors winners for 2021, and it’s all about utility this year. Seven of. the ten winning utility vehicles demonstrate how automakers are focusing. intently on the popular SUV and CUV segments, while two sedans and a. full-size pickup round out the...

Cheers to the Grenadier, created by a Yorkshire billionaire

But unlike most car enthusiasts, Sir Jim is a billionaire and has enough clout to build his own version of a 21st century Defender. This was a few years ago before Brexit and the Pandemic and it’s conjecture whether knowledge of those would have made any difference. I suspect not, for those who know Hull-raised and Beverley-educated Sir Jim say obstacles don’t exist in his world.