One woman dead after a head on collision in Decatur
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — A 66-year-old woman is dead after a two-car crash on West Mound Rd. in Decatur Friday evening. According to the Decatur Police Department, a sedan was traveling eastbound in the 1000 block of W. Mound while an SUV was traveling westbound on the same block. The sedan crossed the center line and struck the SUV head on.
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Decatur You Must Try
In this article, we'll be exploring three top-notch Mexican restaurants in Decatur. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below.
Decatur police investigate attempted murder, shooter still at large
DECATUR, Ill. (WICS) — The Decatur Police Department is investigating an attempted murder. At 12:33 p.m. on Thursday police responded to N. Edward Street Decatur, where police found a 20-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to the hospital. We're told the victim is still alive.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Accidents, Lawsuit, and Arrest in Decatur, Illinois
This week in Decatur, Illinois, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include a shooting on North Edwards Street, multiple accidents at the Archer Daniels Midland plant, a wrongful death lawsuit involving a former Illinois State Police trooper, and the arrest of a woman known as "The U-Haul Bandit" for theft and fleeing police.
UPDATE: Former owners of Decatur’s Powers Mansion leave property
DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Powers Mansion in Decatur now stands vacant after the previous owners left the property. Norma Fick, the new owner of the mansion, gave the order for the Macon County Sheriff to enforce a judge’s ruling that evicted the people still living there. The order gave the occupants until 9 a.m. on […]
These decatur, IL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near decatur.
Santa Shuffle returns to Decatur for second edition
DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — A Christmastime run and walk is returning to Decatur for its second edition this weekend. The Santa Shuffle is a one- and three-mile run and walk through downtown Decatur that is hosted by Fleet Fleet Decatur. The kicker is that all of the participants are dressed up as Santa Claus. Santa […]
Jingle Bucks 2023 Giveaway Presented by Hickory Point Bank
Byers & Co and Hickory Point Bank are giving you a chance to win cash this holiday season with Jingle Bucks! One lucky person will win $100 every weekday during Byers & Co. Giveaway Window: 12/11 – 12/21, weekdays only. Listen to Byers & Co each weekday for the...
Possession of Decatur’s Powers Mansion hangs in the balance after court order
DECATUR. Ill. (WCIA) — The former owners of Decatur’s Powers Mansion still haven’t left the home after a judge ordered them out in a Tuesday court hearing. At the hearing, the judge gave Norma Fick legal authority to change the locks and remove all of the current occupants’ belongings. “If and when my client wants […]
MacArthur Leads Wire to Wire in CS8 Victory Over SHG
The MacArthur Generals led from jump and never looked back as they defeated the SHG Cyclones 75-56. With the win, the Generals are 4-0 early on in CS8 play. The Cyclones fall to 1-2 in conference.
Today the gas price is close to $3.04 in Warrensburg as of 2023-12-10. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.158, a week ago the price is $3.243 , according to AAA.
ILLINOIS STATE NEWS BRIEF (11/08/2023)
(SPRINGFIELD) After a seven year court case, the State of Illinois will settle a lawsuit in which a police vehicle crashed into a 26 year old Decatur woman’s car and killed her as a result. The young daughters of Kelly Wilson will split nearly $2.6 million after their lawyers originally asked for $10 million. In 2016, Illinois State Trooper Jeffrey Denning was speeding to a possible crime scene in Macon County when he slammed into Wilson’s car. Five years later after retiring, Trooper Denning pleaded guilty to reckless conduct and was sentenced to two years probation. Denning did not have his sirens or lights activated before the crash.
Family of Decatur woman killed by speeding trooper gets $2.5M settlement
DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — A grieving family is receiving money from the State of Illinois after a seven-year court case. The 8-year-old and 14-year-old daughters of Kelly Wilson from Decatur will split a $2,591,761.26 settlement after a former state trooper rammed into their mother’s car and killed her. The family originally asked for 10 million […]
Registration now open for Night to Shine
December 7, 2023 – GT Church and First Christian Church, in partnership with Macon Resources and the Tim Tebow Foundation have opened registration for Night to Shine 2024. Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older, hosted by local churches in all 50 states and across the globe all on one night.
Local Traffic Alert: Lane Reduction on Reas Bridge Rd. from Dec. 13, 2023
Reas Bridge Rd. (County Hwy 24) – Weather Permitting; Starting Wednesday, December 13, 2023, County Highway 24 (Reas Bridge Road) will be reduced to one lane between Reas Bridge Court and Star Route Road. Temporary traffic signals will be placed for the duration of the lane closures. If you have any questions, please call the Macon County Highway Department at (217) 424-1404.Visit here for more details.
Get Ready for Decatur's Annual 12 Bars of Christmas with 5Kings!
Ladies and Gentlemen, brace yourselves for a thrilling event! The 5Kings are back with Decatur's Annual 12 Bars of Christmas. This is not just an event; it's a tradition, an experience, a spectacle that you won't want to miss!
Man killed in semi-SUV crash in rural Warrensburg
WARRNESBURG, Ill. (WICS) — A man is dead after a semi vs SUV collision in rural Warrensburg on Monday. The Macon County Coroner says Michael R. Bzdusek, 33, of Dixon, Ill. was the driver of a Dodge Journey that was traveling on the Kenney Black Top and impacted a semi truck traveling on route 121.
New life-saving helicopter service unveiled in Decatur
DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — A spare helicopter is bringing a life-saving service to Macon County. It’s the first one stationed at the Decatur Airport. At Tuesday afternoon’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, one word kept popping up: speed. That word signifies the urgency of getting people in need to trauma centers as quickly as possible, or even getting […]
‘This is like Santa’s workshop’: Decatur organization prepares for gift drive
DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — While Santa is hard at work in the North Pole, folks at DOVE, Inc. in Decatur are preparing for their own toy giveaway. Next Monday’s Christmas Care and Share Basket Drive will give registered families a place to get free gifts to place under the tree this year. This week, volunteers […]
Local Sports Results for Friday & Saturday Schedule
Teutopolis defeated Bloomington Central Catholic 54-41 Gaddis 15 pts 3 steals, Joey Niebrugge 12 pts 7 reb 4 assists , Pruemer 10 pts 9 reb, Bloemer 6 pts, Lawson 4 pts, Koester 3 pts, Addis 2 pts, Zac Niebrugge 2 pts. Macon County Tournament at Argenta. Consolation Championship. Argenta defeated...