Sears closing Janesville store

Sears closing Janesville store
Sears and Kmart to close 40 more locations
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A Springfield Kmart store will shut down along with dozens of other Sears Holdings stores.

The company says 40 stores in total will close in February, with liquidation sales beginning in the second half of the week of Nov. 12, according to CNBC. The Kmart store at 3250 Clear Lake Road in Springfield is closing.

Video: Sears Closing More Stores

Sears Holdings already planned to close 142 other stores it called unprofitable by the time 2018 ends. It filed for bankruptcy in October.

The network points out other retail companies are also closing brick-and-mortar stores, including Toys R Us, Bon-Ton and others.

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A body was found at the scene of where police responded to a shots fired call late Thursday. 

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A Springfield Kmart store will shut down along with dozens of other Sears Holdings stores.

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A Decatur woman has been convicted of dumping hot beans over an elderly roommates head and later fighting jail staff after being caught trying to make her own underwear in her jail cell. 

URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – Shana Outlaw was killed Sept. 13 on U.S. 45 north of Urbana. Now, her family and friends want the driver who hit her to face harsher charges.  

GALESBURG, Ill. (WAND) – Deputies arrested three men after finding marijuana packed into suitcases. 

(WAND) – People are losing their hard earned money with scammers using a hack to access funds through the Venmo money sharing app. 

PEORIA, Ill. (WAND) – Ten different fire departments were called to help battle a massive fire at a Peoria meat packing company.  

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Police are investigating an Urbana man’s death after he died in the hospital.

RIVERTON, Ill. (WAND) – A father is in critical condition after trying to rescue his toddler son who died in a Riverton mobile home fire.

SHERMAN, Ill. (WAND) – Police have identified two people of interest after finding a blade in a piece of Halloween candy. 

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