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Bomb scare shuts down downtown Springfield

ILLINOIS - The bomb squad in Springfield blows up a suspicious package downtown after a bomb scare shuts down several city blocks.Police are investigating a suspicious package left at the East Washington Street wall of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential ... [Published WCIA 3 - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Job placement program comes to an end

A job placement program is over but students say it was a rewarding experience.The school district partners with businesses every summer to give kids a summer job in the twin cities.City leaders say it more than just a paycheck; it's an investment in ... [Published WCIA 3 - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Education, Acquisition
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Keepin' It Local at Our Town: Georgetown (Photo Montage)

GEORGETOWN -- Enjoy this photo montage of images from Our Town: Georgetown.GEORGETOWN -- Enjoy this photo montage of images from Our Town: Georgetown. ... [Published WCIA 3 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Veterans Organization to Auction Truck at Aaron Tippin Concert Saturday

DANVILLE -- Hundreds of American military veterans spend the night on the streets in Central Illinois. A weekend concert will help raise money to provide vital, life-saving services.This is the second year for Operation: Appreciation, an effort started ... [Published WCIA 3 - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Church camp addresses kids' concerns about violence

CHAMPAIGN -- Children are reacting to recent violence. Jericho Missionary Baptist Church is giving them a chance to record their feelings. WCIA-3's Maggie Hockenberry tells us how their messages are being heard in the community."People are scared to walk ... [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

New rules could improve motorcycle safety

ILLINOIS -- The state is looking at ways of keeping bikers safe on the road. WCIA-3's Kelsey Gibbs keeps us Connected to the Capitol.It looks like it's back to school for bikers. The Secretary of State's Office has several ideas to protect bikers when ... [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Upgrading, Training
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Bob Ridings - Our Town Pana

Test drive a vehicle and get a dozen eggs free? Maybe if you visit Bob Ridings.Connect with Bob Ridings HERE .Address: 8 N Locust St, Pana, IL 62557Phone:(217) 562-3986 ... [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Locust, Acquisition
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Our Town Pana: Gateway Featherlite Trailers

We're learning more about Gateway Featherlite Trailers while visiting Our Town Pana.Connect with Gateway Featherlite Trailers HERE .Address: U.S. 51, Pana, IL 62557Phone:(217) 562-5400 ... [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Gowin Parc - Our Town Pana

Gowin Parc is an alzheimer/dementia care facility that has a support group that is a focal point of what they do.With a mission statement like "the comfort of a promise kept", Gowin Parc is an alzheimer/dementia care facility that has a support group ... [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Lake death investigation

DEWITT COUNTY -- It's still unknown what caused a death at Clinton Lake.DEWITT COUNTY -- It's still unknown what caused a death at Clinton Lake. 26-year old Kurt Larson was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon at the Weldon-Clinton access ramp.Several police ... [Published WCIA 3 - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Memorial remembers lives lost in crash

URBANA -- Close to 100 people gathered at a park to mourn a mother and daughter. Police say Kimberly and Piper Britton died after a semi hit their car on I-55 last week.Investigators believe the semi driver was speeding and didn't stop. Sunday, family ... [Published WCIA 3 - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Police
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

New mural suprises, stuns veterans

RIDGE FARM -- Downtown Ridge Farm is a little more colorful now. The town got a visit from the Wall Dogs. It's a group of artists who go to different cities around the country and paint murals.The unveiling of the painting was Sunday afternoon. Anyone ... [Published WCIA 3 - 14 hours ago]

Quotes

"As we're coming down the sidewalk, we hear, 'Hey, hey, and then boom!'” Franklin described the controlled explosion, “And it was that fast."
Turner says "I feel like it's very positive we don't really get much positive stuff in our community and I think this is one of the greatest things that the community has gave back to the young. This is very helpful it keeps kids out of trouble during the summer it gives you something to do rather an doing something in the streets it's very positive."
"Not everyone in this group can fire a gun or treat a wound. But we do know how to fundraise! And we have fun doing it" said executive director Susan Gutterridge
"They have a lot of input to say about what goes on in their community. They spoke from the heart. I was brought to tears many days."

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Bomb scare shuts down downtown Springfield [Published WCIA 3 - 2 hours ago]
Job placement program comes to an end [Published WCIA 3 - 3 hours ago]
Keepin' It Local at Our Town: Georgetown (Photo... [Published WCIA 3 - 3 hours ago]
Veterans Organization to Auction Truck at Aaron... [Published WCIA 3 - 6 hours ago]
Church camp addresses kids' concerns about viol... [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
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Our Town Pana: Gateway Featherlite Trailers [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
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