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Watch now: How Illinois could be affected by other states' abortion restrictions

“Our perspective is that Illinois is quickly becoming ground zero for the abortion debate here in America,” said Amy Gehrke, executive director of Illinois Right to Life, an anti-abortion organization.

Watch now: Video shows Decatur detective's attempted murder on street, prosecutors say

See the dashboard camera video obtained by the Herald & Review showing an East Prairie Avenue traffic stop and chase that authorities say topped 90 mph. Police say a firearm fitted with an illegal device that turned it into a machine gun also was recovered. 

Coles County public schools share $28 million in COVID funding

Students primary beneficiaries of Coles Co. schools' COVID-19 relief funding

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Watch now: How Shelbyville saved its iconic Chautauqua

The imposing Forest Park building has been saved from possible razing by a massive fundraising and community effort that has restored and safeguarded the space for future generations.

Watch now: Fireball seen overnight in Central Illinois sky

Torin Kursell was driving southbound Tuesday evening on Illinois Route 130 north of Charleston when he glimpsed an eerie sight in the sky.

Watch now: At Jelani Day burial service, family and friends call for answers about his death.

 Family and friends of Jelani Day gathered in Danville for a graveside service, but his mother said the fight to find out what happened to her son is not over.

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