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Police: Child in car during DUI arrest

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - An Illinois driver is facing a charge of child endangerment. Decatur police say they stopped a car driven by Darrell Selvy, 30, after watching the vehicle move nearly 10 miles per hour above the speed limit on West Garfield Ave., then move straight through an intersection afte

WAND TV - 2017-11-22 01:58:00

Buffett indicted into Decatur Wall of Fame

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - There is a new face on Decatur's Wall of Fame in the Civic Center building. Macon County Sheriff Howard G. Buffett is the newest face on the wall. Buffett said he is humbled and flattered to be added to the wall, but feels other people are more deserving. Buffett was honored b

WAND TV - 2017-11-21 22:50:00

Lake Decatur dredging project could wrap up next year

DECATUR - City officials are hopeful the $91 million Lake Decatur dredging project could end a year earlier than scheduled. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, the city's contractor on the project, is wrapping up its third year at the lake, having completed dredging of Basin 1 --where the dam is located --

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-11-21 17:54:00

Community Thanksgiving returns to Decatur

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur leaders again came together for a traditional Thanksgiving luncheon. The Annual Community Thanksgiving Lunch drew a record crowd, with over 800 people in attendance Tuesday at the Decatur Civic Center. Volunteers helped put together the meal for business owners, politi

WAND TV - 2017-11-22 00:42:00

Decatur area unemployment rate drops, but so does number of jobs

DECATUR - Unemployment rates within the Decatur metropolitan area for October dropped nearly a full percentage point over the prior year, according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. The area's unemployment rate was 5.2 percent, the department said Wednesday, as compared to 6.1 perc

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-11-22 18:08:00

Howard Buffett added to the Decatur Wall of Fame

Buffett said his mother raised him to always play a role in supporting the community. (WRSP) Acting Macon County Sheriff Howard Buffett's name is being added to the Decatur Wall of Fame. The city surprised Buffett with the honor at a ceremony held Tuesday. Along with being named sheriff, Buffett has

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-11-21 21:46:40

Decatur community gives thanks for generous, can-do spirit

DECATUR - The generous, can-do spirit of the city was celebrated during the 65th annual Thanksgiving Community Luncheon. About 800 residents attended the luncheon in the Decatur Civic Center, a yearly reminder to celebrate the community and be thankful, said Mirinda Rothrock, president of the Greate

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-11-21 23:00:00

Thanksgiving yuck: Why Decatur doesn't want you dumping grease down drains

DECATUR - The people in charge of Decatur's sewer system don't underestimate the sticky problem posed by grease. Cooking oils and even oily salad dressings that wind up going down the drain are apt to congeal and clog sewer lines the way cholesterol clogs human arteries. People get massive heart att

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-11-21 16:15:00

North Grand Island Bridge renovations are complete

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) - The NYS Thruway Authority's $8.4 million bridge rehabilitation project on the northbound North Grand Island Bridge has been completed ahead of schedule. The project included various bridge improvements and safety upgrades, including concrete deck repairs, installation of

WIVB - 2017-11-21 22:32:15

Man pleads guilty to injuring trooper in Lockport

A former Town of Lockport resident faces up to eight years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to two felonies stemming from a confrontation with State Police. Corey Bilby, 29, now of Route 275, Friendship, was living on Dysinger Road in Lockport May 22, when he resisted arrest after troopers in

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:35:04

Buffalo Police need your help ID'ing M&T Bank robbery suspect

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo Police are looking for the public's help to identify the bank robbery suspect picture above. Police say the man robbed the M&T Bank located on Main Street on Friday, November 17th. Anyone with information on his identity is asked to call or text the confidential tip li

WKBW-TV - 2017-11-21 17:10:22

Buffalo man charged with felony DWI in Cheektowaga

Jerry Williams, 39, of Buffalo (State Police) A Buffalo man with a prior conviction for driving while intoxicated was charged with felony DWI Wednesday morning in Cheektowaga, according to the State Police. Jerry Williams, 39, was pulled over for speeding at 2:14 a.m. on the Kensington Expressway, p

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 13:33:57

Hit-and-run victim's family finds 'new kind of thankfulness'

Five months after Dana Papaj suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was struck by a hit-and-run motorist on Grand Island, she will be home for Thanksgiving dinner. It will only be for a few hours. She's still recuperating at a nursing facility and not well enough to come home permanently. The me

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:19:14

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier arrives in Hong Kong. A U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan the Navy said. (AP Phot

WIVB - 2017-11-22 12:12:21

Arrest made in fatal Salamanca accident

SALAMANCA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in a fatal one-vehicle crash over the weekend that claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman. Damion R. Taylor, 21, of Jimerson Road, Salamanca, was charged Tuesday with second degree manslaughter. Taylor was the drive

WIVB - 2017-11-22 21:30:26

Another Voice: Statue of WW II hero may emphasize the wrong thing

Oct. 1: A shooter with a horde of ammunition and enhanced semiautomatic rifles fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas into a crowd of country western music fans. He performed the unimaginable. He slaughtered 59 people and injured 500 more before he was brought down by polic

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-22 15:14:43

22-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in Bellflower Home Is ID'd

Sheriff's officials investigate the death of a woman at a home in Bellflower on Nov. 20, 2017. (Credit: KTLA) Authorities have released the name of a 22-year-old woman who died in her Bellflower home after her husband reported her not breathing following a night of drinking. Kenia Avilez's name and

KTLA.COM - 2017-11-22 17:41:27

Man Accused of Jizzing into Woman's Water Bottles Three Times at Work

A Palmdale man faces misdemeanor battery and attempted vandalism charges for slipping semen into a co-worker's water bottles and later smearing his baby batter on her computer equipment. La Palma police arrested Stevens Millancastro, 27, after the targeted woman reported in January that her computer

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-11-22 16:32:00

Pac Shores Notebook: Dominguez, Mayfair boys basketball teams drop close ones

Mayfair's Dylan Cabs2(3) heads down court against Redondo's Darrick Webb (15) in the second quarter, during day two of the Ryse Williams Pacific Shores Tournament, at Redondo Union High School. Redondo Beach Calif., Tuesday, November 21, 2017. ( Photo by Stephen Carr, Daily Breeze / SCNG ) Mayfair's

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 05:58:12

Signal Hill mayor, Long Beach teacher arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

The mayor of Signal Hill and a Long Beach elementary school teacher were arrested on suspicion of domestic violence against each other at a waterfront hotel Friday afternoon, according to authorities. Mayor Ed Wilson and the teacher, Deborah Betance, were booked into Long Beach jail on allegations o

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 00:43:09