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Man killed in pedestrian vs vehicle accident

A late night accident north of Pana claims the life of a man who was walking down a roadway.


FEMA Okays Funds For Counties Hit By Floods

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is approving funding for 15 additional counties that battled flood waters in April and May.


A Merger For Two Regional Offices Of Education

The July 1st deadline is looming for Illinois Regional Offices of Education to consolidate or beeliminated to reduce the number of offices from 44 to 35.

Cullerton Says He’ll Call Madigan’s Pension Bill

Senate President John Cullerton says he will call House Speaker Michael Madigan’s pension proposal for a vote, but it’s unclear how it will fare. It received just 16 votes before the legislative session wrapped up last month.


Schock: Lower Top Tax Rates; Simplify Filing

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Peoria) says everyone wants compliance with the income tax code to be simpler. He says a…


Dead Decatur Woman Identified

The woman found dead at a Decatur construction site has been identified as Karen Kay Gilbert-Gibbs, who was in the area seeking medical treatment.


Pick-Pocketing Crime Ring Continues To Hit Springfield

Springfield police are asking people to be on guard as a professional pick-pocket ring repeatedly hits the city.

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State Funding Improvements in Springfield

Two major construction projects in Springfield will be funded by the state’s Illinois Jobs Now program.


Survey: Most Illinoisans Support Path to Citizenship

A Republican group is touting a survey that purports to show strong support for immigration reform.The survey from the group…


Tallula Woman Injured in 9th Street Crash

A Tallula woman was taken to the hospital after a head-on crash near 9th and Capitol. Police say Angela Beard,…

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100 Days In… Still No Budget Progress


To say Governor Bruce Rauner and legislative Democrats are at an impasse is an understatement.

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Rauner Appoints Jacksonville Businessman to Lead IHPA

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Jim Bruner is known for his business acumen, having led United Contractors Midwest since 2001.

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Amtrak to Suspend Chicago to St. Louis Service Oct. 17 – 31


The work was scheduled for later in the month to avoid disrupting travel during the NLDS between the Cardinals and Cubs.

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American Business Club of Springfield Waiting for State Fair Money

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Owed thousands by the state, one of the Illinois State Fair vendors is giving money away anyway.

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St. John’s, Memorial Hospitals Help Enos Park

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Springfield's two hospitals are on the first step of a three-year joint initiative that for now will help provide better access to health care in the Enos Park neighborhood.