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Ryan Denham

Digital Content Director

Ryan Denham started his career as a copy editor and later business and city government reporter at The Pantagraph in 2006. He later worked for WJBC radio in Bloomington.

Ryan joined WGLT full-time in 2017 as Digital Content Director.

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A 24-year-old from Rantoul has pleaded not guilty in the drug-induced homicide of a Bloomington man.

Nati Harnik / AP

Bloomington-Normal city officials are praising a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that may finally turn our online shopping into local tax revenue.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Another Unit 5 school board member is stepping down.

Ryan Denham / WGLT

Six months into the job, the new director of the McLean County Health Department is staring at a lengthy to-do list. It’s filled with complex problems with no easy solutions—opioid abuse, obesity, and even dental health, to name a few.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis said Wednesday that President Trump’s new executive order to address his controversial zero-tolerance immigration policy may complicate things on Capitol Hill.

Rivian Automotive

The electric vehicle startup Rivian continued to emerge from its “extreme stealth” mode Tuesday, revealing its “skateboard” chassis and a timeline for when its first truck will be available for pre-order. 

Staff / WGLT

The public will get its first look at the Town of Normal’s proposed multifamily recycling ordinance during an information session Thursday.

Ryan Denham / WGLT

Three men were killed and a toddler was critically injured Monday in a shooting at an apartment building on Riley Drive in Bloomington. There have now been seven fatal shootings in Bloomington-Normal in less than two months.

Charlie Schlenker / WGLT

Tim Gleason from Decatur has been named Bloomington’s next city manager.

Staff / WGLT

The City of Bloomington will host an open house Tuesday to get feedback on a plan to remove traffic signals and make Front Street friendlier to pedestrians.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP

Two Bloomington activists traveled to Texas on Sunday for a Father’s Day protest of the Trump administration’s decision to separate children from their families as a way to curb illegal immigration.

Special Olympics Illinois / Twitter

Special Olympics Illinois canceled its outdoor activities Saturday due to excessive heat at the Summer Games across Bloomington-Normal.

Police car at night
WGLT

McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has identified the Chenoa woman who was killed in a crash Friday night on Interstate 55.

Elise Amendola / AP

Walgreens says it's opening a new office in Chicago and staffing it with 1,800 people.

Bloomington Police

A 24-year-old Rantoul man appeared in McLean County court Thursday to face drug-induced homicide charges in a Bloomington overdose.

Mark Huffington, Robin Casey, and Margaret Stephens mugshots
McLean County Sheriff's Department

For police and prosecutors, it’s never been easy to get witnesses to testify, especially in cases involving violent crime where retribution is a real concern.

Social media has made it even harder.

Ryan Denham / WGLT

The Unity Community Center in Normal will add more teen programs and improve how it serves after-school meals through an upcoming expansion project.

McLean County Health Department

The McLean County Health Department on Tuesday cautioned residents to avoid mosquito bites after the first positive test for West Nile virus.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

A Bloomington alderman who owns rental property herself said she thinks the city should set some rules for landlords in hopes of reducing unsightly bulk waste being left on the curb.

Jeff Smudde / WGLT

Aldermen signed off Monday on a broader scope for Bloomington’s Cultural Commission—a change that could help bring public art and other cultural programs to new parts of the city.

M. Spencer Green / AP

Bloomington-Normal's two congressmen cautioned President Trump on Monday against commuting or pardoning former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Yong Teck Lim / AP

It will take years before we can judge the success—or failure—of Tuesday's historic summit between the U.S. and North Korea, according to an expert at Illinois State University.

Tari Renner / Courtesy

Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner and Normal Mayor Chris Koos marched in Saturday's Boston Pride Parade.

Mike Mozart / Flickr

Illinois public health officials warned Friday about an outbreak of salmonella traced to pre-cut melon sold at Walmart.

JONATHAN AQUINO / Flickr via Creative Commons

The Catholic Diocese of Peoria on Friday hailed a New York court ruling that may finally clear the way for Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s remains to be brought to central Illinois.

John Raoux / AP

Eastland Mall in Bloomington is getting a new sporting goods store.

Normal Fire Department

Don't be alarmed if you hear some strange voices Friday morning in Uptown Normal.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

All those photos with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers turned into big money for the American Red Cross.

Sarah Zimmerman / AP

Opposition to new firearm restrictions has sparked a second small town in central Illinois to consider a resolution inspired by several so-called gun sanctuaries.

Bloomington Police

Bloomington Police are looking for the public's help identifying an armed robber caught on camera at a local donut shop.

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