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Discussion of Public Art Funding Turns Heated

Tensions were high in the Springfield City Council chambers as an hour-long debate about public money for murals on downtown buildings turned ugly and, at times, personal.


Chatham Awaiting CWLP Lawsuit

The village of Chatham is in “wait and see” mode after the city of Springfield announced it’s moving forward with a…


Misuse Of Handicapped Parking A Problem In City

Recently several instances of confusion regarding the rules of handicap zones have been brought to the attention of the Springfield…

Davis Not Surprised Harold is Running Against Him

U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis is reacting to the news he will be running against a former beauty pageant winner. Davis…


Police Searching for Missing Man

The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing man. Officials say Timothy “mo Ryan was last seen early…


Ball-Chatham $35 Million Project

The Ball-Chatham School District has launched a $35 million construction plan, thanks to a voter approved bond referendum.


ISBE To Receive Level State Funding

A $6.6 billion budget is good news to members of the Illinois State Board of Education.


Houston, Other Central Illinois Mayors Discuss High Speed Rail

Those who support railroads are talking up their benefits to Illinois.


Relief from High Gas Prices Next Week?

We might get relief from high gas prices next week.


Woman Allegedly Beaten After Refusing Sex

A woman’s refusal to have sex with an attacker landed her in the hospital.

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

jeannie schuur

Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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Prosecutors: Man Eyed Targets After Brother Shot

corey morgan

Investigators say a Chicago man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy went looking for targets after his brother was killed during a months-long gang feud.

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Lawyers for Schock Say Documents Handed Over to Prosecutors

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Attorneys for former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock say they have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on documents currently under review by a federal judge.

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Senate Democratic Candidates Seek Backing From Big Names

Tammy Duckworth

Some powerful Democrats in Illinois are backing different candidates in the party’s U.S. Senate primary.

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Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home


Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.