Man being held in Macon County jail on $5 million bond for murder of 53 year-old


A 64 year-old Decatur man has been arrested and charged with 1st degree murder after police say he ran over a woman with his SUV in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 23rd...

Board members, local lawmakers, & citizens discuss Allerton Park master plan


The group in charge of Allerton Park wants to give one of central Illinois’ largest community spaces a face lift...

Walk raises $90,000 for Wounded Warrior Project


The Wounded Warrior Walk, now in its third year, is sending a check of nearly $100,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project...

MacArthur renovations on track for January student move-in/School Board approves


The latest report on MacArthur high School’s renovation project shows that the school is on track for substantial completion in November, which will allow students to begin classes there as scheduled in the spring semester...

Illinois travel numbers could hit record high this Labor Day Weekend


Illinois transportation officials are anticipating a record number of drivers taking to the roads this weekend...

New law provides new work protections for expectant mothers


Expectant mothers in Illinois will have some new protections at work...

Driver involved in accident that killed a Pontiac Police officer pleads guilty t


A South Carolina man accused of striking and killing a Pontiac Police officer and his K-9 near Pontiac last year has plead guilty to all charges...

WSOY Community Food Drive set for October 10th; 825,000 lbs the goal


For the 13th consecutive year, WSOY and its many community partners will be teaming up to raise money, food, and awareness for our local food pantries...

Late season crop report shows strong corn & soybean harvest


Illinois’ corn and soybean crops are in good condition...

Granite City plant explosion caused by mortar round


Police in a St. Louis suburb where a recycling plant explosion killed two people say it was caused by a mortar round...

Traffic Updates and Street Closures


Road closures and construction schedule for Macon County

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A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day....
On Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' role
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?...
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UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000
GENEVA (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World Health Organization said Thursday....
Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism....
 
 

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