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Armed Robbery in Bloomington

Armed Robbery in Bloomington

One of the owners of West Market Groceries thinks that the man who came into her store with a gun last night looked very familiar.  A young white male entered the store at 301 W. Market Street at 9:52 P.M. while displaying a handgun when he took an unknown amount of money.  ...

WZND Newsroom

February 4th, 2016

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Watterson Towers Evacuation

Watterson Towers Evacuation

NORMAL- The Normal Fire Department was called to Watterson Towers Wednesday morning in response to a fire alarm. The alarm went off at approximately 10:00AM.  The NFD investigated the incident and found that the alarm was caused by a malfunctioning smoke detector in ...

Nathan Yurgin

February 3rd, 2016

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Redbirds Drop MVC Match-Up

Redbirds Drop MVC Match-Up

NORMAL – The Illinois State women’s basketball team could not complete the weekend sweep of Missouri Valley games, dropping a home game to Loyola 57-41.

WZND Newsroom

January 26th, 2016

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Rodney Davis Visits Normal

Rodney Davis Visits Normal

NORMAL – Making college more affordable and getting downstate Illinois its fair share of federal relief money are high priorities for U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis in the new year.

WZND Newsroom

January 21st, 2016

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Normal Resident Convicted Of Murder

Normal Resident Convicted Of Murder

BLOOMINGTON – Tracy Newson of Normal has been convicted of first degree murder. He was on trial last week for the shooting death of Carlton Jordan in November 2014. The shooting happened during an argument over comments Jordan made towards Newson’s girlfriend. ...

WZND Newsroom

January 16th, 2016

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Redbirds and Leathernecks meet again in FCS playoffs round 2

Redbirds and Leathernecks meet again in FCS playoffs round 2

NORMAL – The Illinois State Redbird football team will face a very familiar opponent in the second round of the FCS playoffs, when the Western Illinois Leathernecks travel to Hancock Stadium for the second time this season. Kickoff will be Saturday at 1 p.m. from ...

WZND Newsroom

December 5th, 2015

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FBI investigating San Bernardino Shooting

FBI investigating San Bernardino Shooting

FBI official David Bowdich said in a press conference Friday that they are now investigating the shooting in San Bernardino, California that left 14 dead and 21 wounded as an “act of terrorism.” Bowdich added that they “uncovered evidence of extreme ...

WZND Newsroom

December 5th, 2015

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ISU Mens Basketball team to Host UAB Saturday

ISU Mens Basketball team to Host UAB Saturday

NORMAL – The Redbird men’s basketball will host UAB this Saturday December 5th at 7 p.m. on Doug Collins Court. The UAB Blazers enter the game with a record of 4-3, and are returning all five starters from the 2014-15 team that won the Conference USA Tournament ...

WZND Newsroom

December 4th, 2015

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Cougars claw past Illinois State 65-57

Cougars claw past Illinois State 65-57

NORMAL – The Illinois State women’s basketball team started out the month of December with a loss to the Southern Illinois University Cougars 65-57. The SIU-Edwardsville Cougars ended the first period on a 14-2 run to lead the Redbirds 17-6. The Cougars were led in the first

WZND Newsroom

December 3rd, 2015

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Winter Weather to Hit Central Illinois

Winter Weather to Hit Central Illinois

NORMAL – This autumn’s first significant winter weather event could cause trouble for travelers, specifically students traveling north and west of Bloomington-Normal for Thanksgiving break.

WZND Newsroom

November 20th, 2015

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