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2 weeks ago

O’Hare Jumper Hurt

Police chased him Tuesday

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Gas Company, AG’s Office Settle

$18.5M deal with Peoples Gas

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School Chiefs: Time Is Running Out

Call for budget

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Extracurriculars on Chopping Block in Peoria

State budget uncertainty is blamed


2 weeks ago

Doctor Forfeits License

Cheap cancer drugs are the reason


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Black Hawk Conflict

New contractor needed

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Federal Indictment for Man Involved in Pillsbury Mills Demo Work

A partner in the destruction of the former Pillsbury Mills site will be arraigned June Seventh for allegedly lying about the removal of asbestos at the long-shuttered plant.


2 weeks ago

City Council Debates Gift to New Golf Tournament

The Springfield City Council is being asked to give money to help promote the new PGA Tour web.com tour event coming to town in July.


2 weeks ago

School Formula Bill Passes Senate, Barely

Deigns to fund based on need

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2 weeks ago

Lincoln Magnet Teacher Named “Educator of the Year”

Layne Zimmers is a World History teacher at Lincoln Magnet.

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2 weeks ago

UIS Unveils Lincoln Statue

Abe Lincoln as "The Young Lawyer"

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds announces that he's running for the 2nd District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in Chicago. Reynolds has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a statement Friday June 26, 2015. The indictment says the 63-year-old Chicago Democrat failed to file income tax returns for four consecutive years, between 2009 and 2012. Each count of failing to file carries a maximum one-year prison sentence. Reynolds resigned his Illinois congressional seat in 1995 after being convicted of statutory rape for having sex with an underage campaign worker. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

2 weeks ago

Mel Reynolds: I Want to Plead Guilty

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds says he wants to plead guilty to misdemeanor federal charges of failing to file a tax return.

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2 weeks ago

State to Move Forward with Closing Kewanee Youth Prison Despite Objections

The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice is moving forward with closing a youth detention center in Kewanee over objections from a bipartisan legislative oversight panel.


2 weeks ago

Woman Arrested for Early Tuesday Morning Homicide

Springfield Police are investigating a stabbing on East Lawrence that left a 22 year old woman dead.

'38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors' on CBS.  Celebrating Honorees' Lifetime Artistic Achievements of Carole King, George Lucas, Rita Moreno, Seiji Ozawa, Cicely Tyson

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When: 30 Dec 2015
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2 weeks ago

Lucas Progress in Chicago?

A judge could allow construction today

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Rauner Unsure About Manar’s Ed Funding Overhaul Proposal

Would Governor Bruce Rauner sign State Senator Andy Manar’s bill to reform the school funding formula?

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186 Superintendent Wants AP Course Schedule Improvement

Not all Springfield high schools offer same AP courses.

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Manar, Others Talk Budget at City Club of Chicago

Hope for a "magic unicorn" -- or the passage of a budget.


2 weeks ago

Madigan Talks to Democrats

Illinois' top Democrat has warned party faithful not to get lackadaisical because the Republicans are poised to nominate Donald Trump for president.

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2 weeks ago

Decatur Woman Dead in Accident with Police Searching for Cop Shooter

Illinois State Police have identified a woman killed in a vehicle crash with a state trooper who was helping to search for a man accused of shooting a Mahomet officer.

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