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Christian County Investigating 20 Machine Shed Burglaries

The Christian County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in solving a rash of machine shed burglaries that’s taken place over the past two months.

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SPD Reports Another Police Impersonator

Springfield Police are reporting another case of police impersonation, but it’s likely unrelated to the string of similar instances a few months ago.

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Local Lawmakers Oppose Quinn’s Concealed Carry Changes

Springfield-area state senators aren’t happy with the governor’s concealed carry changes.

Quinn Changes Concealed Carry Bill

Governor Pat Quinn has made changes to the concealed carry bill lawmakers passed this Spring session.

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Light May Be on the Horizon for Pension Reform

A member of the bipartisan committee charged with crafting a compromise to the pension reform impasse says she sees some…

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Economy Improving?

The Flash Index, put out by the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs, reads 106.3 for June.

District 186 Top-Heavy?

The Springfield school board is planning an audit this fall to answer a question on the minds of some area…

New Law to Protect Elderly

Gov. Pat Quinn says he’s signed a new law to better protect elderly Illinois residents and adults with disabilities. Quinn…

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Gov Candidate Wants a Different Way to Raise Campaign Cash

Democrat Bill Daley says state lawmakers shouldn’t be allowed to accept campaign contributions while they’re meeting in Springfield.  Daley, who…

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Jackson, Jr. Sentencing Delayed

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife will not learn their sentences this week for misusing hundreds of thousands…

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McMenamin Wants Special NAPA Meeting

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Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin says Corporation Counsel Todd Greenburg is leading the city astray.

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Taylorville Couple Wins $20.25 Million Lottery Prize

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Taylorville newlyweds, not married for more than a month, are the state's newest millionaires.

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Oberweis Welcomes Senator Kirk’s Support in Attempt to Unseat Senator Durbin

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The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate now has the support of Sen. Mark Kirk

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Three Springfield Businesses Cited for Serving Minors

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Three Springfield businesses that sell alcohol have been cited for selling alcohol to minors.

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Rutherford’s Request to Drop Lawsuit Delayed

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Treasurer has to wait longer to get decision on dismissing harrassment charge