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Randolph Co. State’s Attorney Won’t Prosecute Concealed Handgun Cases

People who have a valid FOID card in Randolph County can carry guns in public.

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Interesting Weather Day on Tap

A weather phenonemon known as Derecho will likely be affecting our weather this afternoon and tonight.  Meteorologist Greg Trumbold with…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Ball-Chatham $35 Million Project

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

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ISBE To Receive Level State Funding

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

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Houston, Other Central Illinois Mayors Discuss High Speed Rail

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

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Quinn Accuses Rauner of Not Hiring Enough Minorities

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Both trying to make inroads in minority communties

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Library Turf War Continues

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Major donors threaten to withhold donations unless the feuding stops

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Woman Dies in Route 29 Crash Near Edinburg

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Illinois State Police say a van over corrected after swerving off the roadway.

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Attorney Wants Parsons to Pay $1.2 Million Now, $100,000 Monthly

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

An attorney representing former THR and Associates employees and creditors wants Jeff Parsons to pony up -- immediately.

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Fake IDs are Easy to Get

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Fake IDs and driver’s licenses are the scourge of the Illinois secretary of state’s office