Data: Top 300 Pantagraph headlines of 2010

2010-12-31T07:00:00Z Data: Top 300 Pantagraph headlines of 2010 pantagraph.com
December 31, 2010 7:00 am

Below are the top 300 headlines from 2010, starting with the most-viewed.

Note: This list is from raw data based on the headline. In some cases, stories may have had their headlines changed, thus creating additional entries and lowering the potential total count for that story.

1. Study may lead to job cuts at State Farm

2. 100 best first lines from novels

3. Area weather-related cancellations/delays (*Total from various winter days early and late in the year)

4. Local seventh-grader's death under investigation

5. Passenger in motorcycle wreck dies

6. Pedestrian killed by train identified; wife had died hours earlier

7. Boy OK after being pulled from State Farm pool

8. Searchers find Bloomington man who was reported missing

9. Mother of slain LeRoy boys files $10M lawsuit against city, police

10. Motorcyclist killed in weekend B-N crash

11. One dead, multiple injuries in I-55 crash

12. Investors Stark, Owen: Signatures on loan documents forged

13. Man drowns at Four Seasons

14. 13-year-old Normal boy dies after 'horseplay' incident at junior high school

15. Bloomington male struck, killed by car

16. 16 arrested, including 14 ISU students, in sweeping drug bust

17. Local Lotto millionaires come forward

18. Man dies after being hit by fleeing suspects' truck

19. Former BHS assistant coach faces sex charges

20. 2 men arrested in fatal weekend hit-and-run

21. Autopsy ordered for area teen who jumped off bridge

22. Tornadoes, storms damage area homes

23. 14-year-old girl dies after exorcism

24. Police: Drunken driver clocked at 74 mph before B-N crash

25. LeRoy takes down banner after offending Blue Ridge

26. Teacher finds 1792 document in classroom

27. Family member alleges Kingsley student died after 'act of violence'

28. Two Fairbury teens killed in Oklahama accident

29. Area man dies after being struck by lightning

30. 18-year veteran of Bloomington PD placed on leave

31. Motorcycle crash sends 2 to hospital

32. Bank sues farmer over Towanda Grain Co. money

33. At least seven injured in fireworks mishaps at Towanda's show

34. Bloomington man struck, killed by car ID'd

35. State Farm falls in claims satisfaction survey

36. Sick girl's mom: Be wary of Clinton Lake's water

37. Bank of Illinois moves to collect on $9.3M in loans to developer Hundman

38. Dogs kill boy on Marshall Co. farm

39. Bloomington man killed in train accident

40. Ruby Tuesday in Bloomington closes

41. Bank of Illinois fails; Heartland takes over

42. Road closed after accident that injures three

43. 2 injured, 1 arrested in bar-brawl stabbings

44. El Paso man killed in motorcycle accident

45. B-N woman dies from injuries related to crash

46. State shuts down Towanda grain elevator over finances

47. Woman killed in farming accident

48. Coroner: Fetus died as result of accident

49. Man dies on area farm

50. Area 17-year-old charged with sexually assaulting 87-year-old

51. To our readers: Comments on local content suspended

52. Ex-Cardinal Dmitri Young jailed in Bloomington

53. 2 men shot at B-N mobile home park

54. Micheleo's Pizza closed for delinquent sales tax payments

55. Report: Area delivery driver attacked, dragged by 2 dogs

56. Downs man dies in motorcycle crash in Yellowstone

57. ISU police defend officer's struggle with student

58. Train engineers traumatized by fatal collisions

59. Gas station robbed in east Bloomington

60. Slick highways, closings, evacuations caused by severe winter weather

61. Two arrested in series of robberies

62. Boy wandered from home after dad fell asleep

63. Former Bloomington police officer indicted on theft charges

64. Former Wildwood owners plead guilty in $213 million fraud case

65. Veteran police officer resigns after being target of investigation

66. Police: B-N woman hit teen bikers, charged with DUI

67. Coroner: Natural causes in ISU student's death

68. Missing woman's husband died of neck injuries

69. Coroner: 63-year-old area man fell to his death at farm

70. Brady clings to slim lead for GOP nomination

71. Area woman dies after car hits building

72. Former Twin City woman has been missing for nearly 3 weeks

73. Show Me's receives large fine, liquor license suspension

74. Colfax man accused of killing cow

75. Smoking no longer allowed on State Farm campuses

76. Body found in Mo. believed to be former B-N woman

77. ISU's Hill charged with sexual assault

78. 82 pounds of pot seized during I-55 traffic stop; 3 arrested

79. Why were boys killed by train on the tracks?

80. Police: Men rob Bloomington Walgreens

81. Dogs that mauled deliveryman will be destroyed

82. Injuries, damage in wake of tornadoes, storms

83. Icy roadways make for slick morning commute

84. Man hit by car in downtown Bloomington

85. Woman critically injured in U.S. 51 crash after stopping to help driver

86. Video: Woman punches employees, smashes window over McNuggets

87. Weather may have caused fatal wreck, power outages in Normal

88. Weather may be factor in fatal accident

89. Pontiac boy who died after falling into Vermilion River ID'd

90. Officials identify body as missing Waynesville man

91. Tobin's to start cooking up Micheleo's pizza

92. 1 dead, 7 injured in one-vehicle accident

93. Rural Pontiac boy struck, killed on bike

94. Corn Belt employees face felony charges in alleged 'copper stripping party'

95. Bank of Illinois denies forgery, sues investors

96. Wildwood owners sentenced to federal prison in Ponzi scheme

97. Bloomington Steak 'n Shake robbed at gunpoint

98. Police seize 18 pounds of pot, kilo of cocaine at B-N home

99. Power lines fall on car after accident, trapping 2 teens

100. Arrowsmith man found dead in snow

101. Coroner IDs man in Four Seasons drowning

102. Suspect at large after armed robbery in Bloomington

103. Police find corpses of 8 newborns in home

104. Woman gunned down on highway as drivers watch

105. Clinton Lake drowning victim identified

106. Police: Man hit children at Walmart for thrill

107. Jury finds man guilty of child pornography after courtroom drama

108. Man injured when pinned between truck, concrete blocks

109. 4 charged following Bloomington drug bust

110. Mother receives supportive calls, texts after son's death

111. Bloomington man reported missing found in Ohio

112. Head-on accident closes Illinois 9

113. Two jailed after car strikes utility pole in Bloomington

114. Man attacked with golf club along uptown Normal street

115. Car pulled from area lake; divers to return Friday

116. Heyworth Elementary sixth grader dies after accident

117. Rocker Alice Cooper shoots 4 over at B-N golf course

118. 'Two or more' Sonics headed to Twin Cities

119. Pontiac man accused of photographing sexual acts involving himself, young girl

120. Lexington man ID'd in fatal crash

121. Pontiac couple ID'd in fatal crash near Cullom

122. Meteor passes B-N?

123. Local attorney sanctioned for misconduct

124. The most dangerous intersections in B-N

125. Area bicyclist dies after crash

126. Woman in critical condition after I-55 crash

127. Area accident victim in critical condition

128. Police: Cause of student's death still undetermined

129. Peoria Diocese halts drive to canonize Fulton Sheen

130. Coroner: Ransom man killed in crash was legally drunk

131. Missing woman’s boyfriend charged with murder

132. Father, son die in I-74 crash in eastern Illinois

133. Report: 'Game' preceded death of Kingsley student

134. Two Fairbury teens killed in Oklahoma accident

135. ISU student: Driver sexually assaulted me during ride

136. Official: Boys playing with matches admit to starting Lexington fire

137. Sarah Palin booked to speak in Central Illinois

138. Baby airlifted to hospital; father charged

139. Three arrested after 300 pounds of marijuana found at Pontiac airport

140. Man arrested in last week's B-N bomb threats

141. ISU student attacked

142. 3-year-old girl shot on way home from trick-or-treating

143. Driver, pedestrians get into downtown fight; 3 arrested

144. Police investigate apparent drive-by shooting

145. Plane lands at Bloomington airport after declaring emergency

146. Interstates snow/ice covered; bitter cold next

147. Gas station robbed, home invaded in Bloomington

148. Fairbury woman flees from police, draws multiple charges

149. Marijuana plants found growing in rural Colfax basement

150. Another vendor quits doing business with Illinois

151. Another vendor quits doing business with Illinois

152. Man survives crash after truck hits Amtrak train

153. 3 people arrested in Bloomington drug bust

154. LeRoy mom optimistic that changes could spare others from tragedy

155. Woman critically injured after stopping to help driver

156. Searchers no closer to finding missing Ransom woman

157. Inmate died in agony while pleading for help

158. GCMS female football player 'one of the guys'

159. Animal fat, entrails spill onto Veterans

160. Clinton couple accused of growing pot

161. Bloomington man found guilty of sexually assaulting girl for more than decade

162. Normal man accused of growing pot

163. Pedestrian hit, killed by Amtrak train near Shirley

164. BPD detective put on leave

165. Minonk man dies after his scooter hits SUV

166. Woman jumped, robbed in Normal

167. Brady's returns show he paid no fed taxes in 2009

168. Sweethearts getting married 30 years later

169. Few clues in search for missing woman

170. B-N gets nearly 5 inches of snow; weather may be factor in fatal accident

171. Bloomington home damaged by fire

172. 5 arrested in Decatur high school brawl involving up to 200 people

173. How was the Brooks & Dunn concert? Tell us here

174. State police investigating former BPD officer who resigned

175. I-55 crash victim ID'd; SUV lost rear wheel

176. Construction may force out restaurant in Normal

177. Officials investigate death of woman found in cornfield near Wenona

178. 3 killed, 13 hurt in I-57 crash

179. Police: Man robbed at gunpoint in his driveway

180. Police: Car ditched in lake, owner alive in Montana

181. Winter storms could bring about 6 inches of snow to B-N

182. Bloomington police respond to multiple fights

183. 45 minutes into new job, woman saves man's life

184. Mover charged with robbery of B-N couple

185. Five Normal employees to lose their jobs due to budget cuts

186. Former Wildwood plant manager, 2 others plead guilty in Ponzi scheme

187. Police: Local shooting sends victim to hospital

188. Man accused of trying to sell crack at Bloomington bar

189. Proposed law would change Illinois license plate requirement

190. Fatal fall from truck in B-N deemed accident

191. Cars line up for $1.99 gas at new B-N BP

192. Local Jimmy John's owner stunned by illness reports

193. Area man gets five years for driving offenses

194. 2 arrested in connection with west Bloomington shooting

195. Fire destroys home, barn in rural Lexington

196. Aide: Blagojevich hid in bathroom from budget director

197. Murder charges dropped in killing of 20-month-old

198. 1 dead, 1 injured in crash near Wapella

199. Quinn thinks he won; Brady refuses to concede

200. Contaminated water kills 40,000 fish in Central Illinois

201. Coroner: Man died from being trapped following crash

202. Man arrested after police chase from Pontiac Walmart

203. One injured in morning crash in Normal

204. B-N mother wants justice for dead son

205. Multiple arrests made in long-term Normal drug investigation

206. Pontiac man charged in high school bomb threat

207. Lincoln woman airlifted to hospital after tire-changing mishap

208. 5 in custody after allegedly passing stolen checks at area bank, fleeing

209. Bloomington police investigate early morning stabbing

210. Family awaits daughter's birth hoping to help ill son

211. Police: Man crashed car into house in domestic incident

212. NPD seizes $107K in cash, drugs

213. 26-year-old Bloomington man killed in snowmobile crash in Wis.

214. Two killed in fiery wreck on I-57

215. 'Tattoo' denied approval to marry while in jail

216. Search for missing Waynesville man suspended

217. Coroner identifies Eureka High School student killed in crash

218. Radio Bloomington parent files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

219. Police warn of possible ID theft scams

220. McLean Co. detective demoted to patrol

221. Police: I-55 traffic stop ends in $1.1M drug seizure, 2 arrests

222. Bloomington man found guilty of molesting child

223. Car atop car: Crash puts vehicles in rare position

224. Bloomington hotel hit in overnight robbery

225. Normal man accused of trying to kill roommate

226. Police investigate another overnight robbery

227. B-N man ruled insane, not guilty in daughter's killing

228. Odell man dies in farm accident

229. State Farm leaves mark on OK Go's latest viral video

230. Clinton man accused of having illegal explosives, selling marijuana

231. Woman remains hospitalized after tire-changing accident

232. Husband's bond set at $3 million in 2008 killing of Mackinaw woman

233. Son accused of killing HCC professor recants sex allegations

234. Two killed in weekend crash near Cullom

235. Police: Armed man robbed GameStop

236. Police hunt man, woman after trooper attacked off I-55

237. Risque's robbed at gunpoint

238. Cabrini-Green’s final few have 10 days to move out

239. 26-year-old Bloomingdale man killed in Wisconsin snowmobile crash

240. Cops: Clinton man used ATV to kill deer

241. Truck carrying wind turbine tower snarls traffic in B-N

242. Big snow storm to miss Twin Cities

243. Main St. Grill takes place of Show Me's

244. Cheerleading finals end on painful note for BHS

245. ISU, area school district in flap over bird symbol

246. Bloomington police cracking down on nuisance vehicles

247. High school football Round 1 playoff scores

248. 1 killed, 1 injured in head-on crash

249. Civility key when writing comments on Pantagraph.com stories

250. Bloomington man drowns in Lake Pana

251. 3 suffer injuries after grain elevator explodes

252. Police in Normal seek sexual assault suspect

253. ISU fires Nuckolls

254. Two charged in Bloomington drug bust

255. Area man, woman accused of murder-for-hire plot

256. Illinois illnesses linked to Jimmy John’s

257. B-N teen gets 25 years for armed robbery

258. Former ISU football player shot, killed

259. 2 truck drivers injured in I-74 crash

260. B-N police investigate string of similar armed robberies

261. Heyworth Elementary sixth-grader dies after accident

262. Rare bacteria puts teenager in hospital before holiday

263. Man gets 30 years for sexual assault in Normal

264. Bloomington man faces gun, pot charges

265. About 4 inches of snow expected for Christmas Eve

266. Eureka school mourns loss of student in car crash

267. Chicago couple found buried under trash

268. Icy roadways create slick commute for motorists

269. Discipline reports reveal few bad seeds at police

270. LeRoy family displaced following house fire

271. School district issues alert after incident

272. Parkway Cinemas to close in May after 20-year run

273. Armed robber hits Normal hotel

274. Video game stolen from boy's casket

275. Bloomington man in Saybrook crash dies

276. Arrests made in vehicle shootings with BB gun

277. 'Verb' among 3 men charged after local drug busts

278. 2 victims in Heyworth crash transferred to Peoria hospital

279. Winter storm forces closing of schools, delay of State Farm workday

280. Teens hurt in scuffle at weekend party in Normal

281. Normal man stabbed twice in melee

282. Uptown Normal bump-outs to be removed

283. Farmer killed in tractor accident

284. Pontiac inmate apparently commits suicide

285. Minonk man dies in Carlyle Lake accident

286. Uptown bicyclists could face $50 fines

287. 'Significant damage' reported in B-N blaze

288. Mitsubishi plant's future at stake in union vote

289. Police release B-N robbery photos

290. Northern Ill. earthquake weaker than one in 2008

291. 11-year-old Minooka boy, dog die in icy pond

292. Asbestos discovery cancels classes in Heyworth

293. Cops seek two suspected of running over local man

294. Lord Jesus Christ (his real name) hit by car

295. Marijuana plants found growing in rural Colfax basement; man arrested

296. Woman on bike collides with school bus

297. Former BPD officer pleads guilty to misdemeanor theft

298. Local child porn trial: Ex-counselor thought he deleted photos

299. Man charged in local shooting

300. Reports: McLean village clerk struck by board president during meeting

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