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Bills to Give People a Second Chance

College applicants, juveniles could benefit

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Ammons: Prison Calls = Price Gouging

Her bill to rein in commissions stalls

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Your Favorite Places to Eat, Shop, See

Visit Springfield will give away prizes

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Central Illinois Mitsubishi Plant Sold to Liquidation Firm

Maynards Industries will take possession of the property in Normal on June 1.

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4 weeks ago

Illinois Man Charged With Threatening Prosecutor

Travis Withers of Brooklyn, Illinois has been charged with threatening the life of St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

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Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Illinois County

Debris piles and massive sand deposits were left behind after waters went through the breach of the Len Small Levee.

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U of Illinois Reaches Agreement with Non-tenured Faculty

A contract ratification vote will be held later in the week.

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

4 weeks ago

New Director Named to ALPLM

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.

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4 weeks ago

Qik-N-Ez Robbery Suspect in Arrested

Cody Desilva was found with two other subjects in a car on 4th Street early Saturday morning. The other two persons were released.

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Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

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Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

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Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

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4 weeks ago

Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

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4 weeks ago

McCann: Hard to Get Leaders’ Attention

State Senator Sam McCann says it would be nice if he could go in and say he wants to vote right now on a budget, but that's not the reality.

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4 weeks ago

Auburn School Happy to Host Gov. Rauner

Hosting the governor at his small, rural district's high school Wednesday, Auburn school superintendent Darren Root says there is an important point to make.

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4 weeks ago

Caterpillar to Close 5 More Plants

Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

4 weeks ago

Advocates Fear Chaos After Rauner Home Health Care Ruling

Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.

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4 weeks ago

Six People Charged in Champaign Murder

Four are in custody after the woman was found in Clinton Lake.

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4 weeks ago

Crimestoppers Seeks Gun Stealers

Springfield Police are looking for the public's help in solving a weekend burglary at a local business.

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4 weeks ago

Illinois Business Leaders to State of Illinois: Fund Earlier Learning When It Comes To STEM Jobs

Illinois business leaders say the state should put more funding into earlier learning when it comes to work in science, technology, engineering, and math - or STEM - jobs.

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