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Crimestoppers Receives Tip about Dead Baby

Grandview Police Chief Mark Feleccia says this Crime Stoppers tip is “an unusal one.”


City of Springfield in Contempt of Court?

The motions have been filed and movement is underway to take the city back to court over alleged violations of the Open Meetings Act.

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Springfield BOE Still Grappling with Residency Question

The Springfield School Board is still trying to figure out how to ensure its administrators live within district boundaries.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan to Run for Re-Election

Madigan had been considering running for governor, but has now decided to seek election to a fourth term as attorney general.


Springfield House Fire Displaces Four

A Springfield home was damaged after a fire ripped through Monday afternoon.


Dillard Announces Run for Governor

State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) is giving it another try for governor.


Arrests Made in String of Enos Park Arsons

Springfield Police and fire investigators say they’ve made several arrests in connection with recent Enos Park arsons.


Three Cops Promoted

Three retire and three promoted….that’s what happened Monday with the Springfield Police Department as Chief Robert Williams pinned sergeant’s stripes on three long-time SPD officers.


Blagojevich Running Out of Time for Appeal

Rod Blagojevich’s lawyers are working to meet a deadline to file what could be a 100-page appeal calling for the ex-governor’s corruption convictions to be tossed or for his 14-year sentence to be reduced.


American Legion of Illinois finds $88 Thousand Through I-Cash

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office’s unclaimed property division has recovered about 88-thousand dollars for the American Legion of…

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

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The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

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.

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.