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Suspect in Riley Drive triple homicide returned to McLean County

BLOOMINGTON — The suspect in a June 18 shooting that killed three people and injured a 4-year-old boy arrived in Bloomington Thursday from … Read more


In 'groundbreaking' move, feds now investigating child sex abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania

The news follows a scathing state grand jury report over the summer that found that 301 "predator priests" in Pennsylvania had molested more than 1,000 children over several decades and that church leaders had covered up for the offenders. Read more

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Fright Night: 'Tales of Terror' perfect for early Halloween revelers

BLOOMINGTON — Dark tales, macabre music, haunting stories, scary movie chat and ghastly art are just part of a new Halloween event for adults in downtown Bloomington. Read more

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Pliuras name Bob, Ed Brady in $1.8 million lawsuit

BLOOMINGTON — A LeRoy physician and attorney has filed a $1.8 million lawsuit against Bob and Ed Brady, who he claims have defaulted on a loan. Read more

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Forget last week's snow; look to El Nino, other factors

LINCOLN — The snow experienced in parts of Central Illinois last Friday might have been a bit of a shock, but it's not an indication of things to come, say weather experts. Read more


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Enter a favorite photo of your child for the chance to be crowned the "Cutest Kid of 2018," sponsored by The Pantagraph, Childer's Door Service, A Shining Star Learning Center, The Next Step Dance Studio and Whiteacre's Furniture! Winners will receive the great prize packages below from our local sponsors! Read more

Win a pair of tickets to ISU Women's Volleyball!

2 lucky winners will receive a pair of tickets to ISU Women's Volleyball vs UNI on Saturday, November 3! Read more