Springfield Man Hit, Killed While Crossing the Street


The driver said she was swerving to avoid another pedestrian when she hit and killed the man Sunday night.

Former UI Football Player Arrested for Theft

By: Matt Loveless


Former defensive back accused of stealing purse, using debit card.

Motorist arrested after for Reckless Conduct on I-57


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY – A man is in custody after he jumped onto the hood of a vehicle after he was involved in a crash on Interstate 57 northbound.

Crime Tracker Mugshots


Click here for the latest information on arrests made in central Illinois.

By: Megan O’Dell


DECATUR- Aissa Norris lost her function and ability to move her fingers and hands both in the span of less than two years.

Horace Mann Chief Financial Officer passes away after brief medical leave


SPRINGFIELD – In an update to a story WAND News brought you Monday, the Chief Financial Officer of Horace Mann Educators Corporation has died days after taking medical leave.

Champaign Mayor issues Emergency Order ahead of Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day


CHAMPAIGN – Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen announced Monday a series of guidelines within an emergency order to combat a possible threat to public health, safety and welfare during Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day.

Lake Shelbyville needs volunteers for Fish Habitat Improvement Day


SHELBYVILLE – Volunteers are needed to help enhance the fisheries of Lake Shelbyville for years to come.

Technology Oriented Dance Performance Allows Audience to Participate

By: Meredith Hackler


When you attend an event at the theater, you’re typically told to turn your phone off. However, at the University of Illinois, the tables have been turned.