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4 weeks ago

Pleads Not Guilty: Melodie Gliniewicz Claims No Conspiracy

Fox Lake Lt. Charles Joesph Gliniewicz widow denies role in money-siphoning scheme.

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4 weeks ago

Frustration on Both Sides with Proposed Salvation Army Move — Open Houses Planned

The Springfield City Council sent back to committee a proposal to extend the redevelopment agreement regarding Tax Increment Financing District funds for the Salvation Army.

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4 weeks ago

For a Third Time …

GOP derides school funding formula proposal as Chicago bailout

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4 weeks ago

City Council Approves Revised Coal Contract

The Springfield City Council has approved a contract for coal with Saint Louis-based Arch Coal, but that doesn't mean the city may not continue to try and alter that deal.

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4 weeks ago

Rauner: Too Much Health Care Fraud in IL

Governor Bruce Rauner is signing another executive order -- this one having to do with potential health care fraud.

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4 weeks ago

LaHood Still Frustrated with State Legislative Inaction

A local Congressman in Springfield and throughout his district for a week days he's probably done more in seven months in Congress than the Illinois Legislature has.

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4 weeks ago

District-186 Takes Budget Process Slowly

Springfield Public School Board president Mike Zimmers says neither he nor the rest of the school board is in any hurry to craft a budget for next school year.

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4 weeks ago

Questions Remain About Midwife Legislation

A measure to legalize certified professional midwives remains in limbo after testimonies from Illinois pediatricians.

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1 month ago

Farmington Police Officer Involved in Shooting

Illinois State Police say a Farmington police officer shot a suspect in a domestic-battery investigation after the suspect repeatedly punched the officer in the head.

Governor Pat Quinn State of State

1 month ago

Problems Continued with Quinn Anti-Violence Program

The former head of an agency overseeing an Illinois anti-violence initiative says ex-Gov. Pat Quinn's staff directed him where money should go even after Quinn vowed reforms to the troubled program.

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1 month ago

Police May Have Dollar Store Robber in Custody

Springfield Police say they may have the person in custody who's responsible for a series of robberies to dollar stores and to at least one Family Video store.

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1 month ago

Langfelder: Pass Employee Residency Requirement

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder may have to do something he says he doesn't do, and that's lobby aldermen for votes on an initiative of his.

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1 month ago

Republicans: Ready When Dems Are

Minority leaders: Supermajority needs to lead

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1 month ago

Realtors Celebrate 100th Anniversary with Name Change, New Hire

They're celebrating their 100th anniversary this month by changing their name for the fifth time in their history.

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