Darnysha Mitchell | WGLT

Darnysha Mitchell

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Darnysha Mitchell is an Illinois State University student and reporting and social media intern at WGLT.

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Police are investigating an armed robbery Monday afternoon at a convenience store in Bloomington’s southwest side.

Children’s Home & Aid will host the 9th Annual “Taking Steps To End Child Abuse 5K Color Run”in memory of Duncan and Jack Leichtenberg of LeRoy, victims of the 2009 murder-suicide by their father after he failed to return them to their mother from a visit.

An Illinois State University student team was awarded a grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its project using recycled waste materials as an environmentally friendly alternative in construction material.

Couple in their home
Elaine Thompson / AP

While most millennials are preparing to buy their first home, those in Illinois are holding off on joining in the American Dream.

ISU plans to bring a new technology-focused incubator to Bloomington-Normal.

Vivian Doctora
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Uptown Normal has several places to get a bite to eat. It’s about to get a dozen more.

Cross on the ground
Gregory Bull / AP

An anthropologist who’s studied life and death on the U.S.-Mexico border says the fight over the wall distracts from a much more difficult conversation that Americans don’t want to have. 

Maxwell Park in west Normal will get a renovated disc golf course and a bigger dog park thanks to a $400,000 state grant.

Heartland Community College is now offering a new program at the Western Avenue Community Center to help Bloomington residents who aren’t native English speakers gain the skills needed to succeed in the workplace.