- Decatur fires police chief but does not say why Updated: Feb-04-16 5:02 pm
DECATUR, Illinois - The police chief in the central Illinois city of Decatur has been fired, but city officials aren't saying why.
- ADM punished in market awash in grain Updated: Feb-02-16 2:03 pm
DECATUR, Illinois - Shares of Archer Daniels tumbled 8 percent Tuesday as rising stockpiles of grain, plunging energy prices, and a strong dollar took a toll on the agribusiness giant.
- EXCHANGE: Indian artifact collector offers tips Updated: Jan-25-16 6:41 am
COWDEN, Illinois - Josh Wehrle is a 21st-century hunter with a keen nose for tracking down traces of the Stone Age.
- Decatur schools provide iPads to younger students Updated: Jan-22-16 4:32 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Elementary school children in Decatur are using tablet computers to do research and make presentations.
- Body pulled from ruins of house fire in central Illinois Updated: Jan-18-16 8:40 am
LATHAM, Illinois - Authorities in central Illinois are trying to identify a body found in the ruins of a house fire near the small village of Latham (LAY'-thuhm) in Logan County.
- EXCHANGE: Schools technology team pounds the iPads Updated: Jan-17-16 10:40 am
DECATUR, Illinois - People who don't know what Jim Altig's job is really like often say how lucky he is to work for the Decatur School District, where he gets summers off and Christmas vacation. He doesn't.