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Springfield Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

Springfield Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place around 9:00 Thursday morning.


Lawmakers Approve Higher Telemarketer Fines

Telemarketers could soon be charged $500 every time they call people who are on the Do Not Call Registry.


Closing Arguments Expected Thursday in Harris Trial

After the final witnesses in the Christopher Harris murder trial were presented this morning, closing arguments are planned for tomorrow.…


Free electronics collection on June 8

Sangamon County is offering some help to anyone wanting to get rid of electronic items.

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St. Agnes Teacher Receives Educator of the Year Award

Horace Mann honored one teacher at St. Agnes school with a high award Wednesday. Dawn Caveny walked away with the Crystal Apple Educator of the Year Award by Horace Mann.


Ill. Republicans Feel Left Out of Budgeting

Big issues come and go in Springfield, but the one task facing the General Assembly every year is to build…


Kidzeum TIF Plan Moving

It may be a risk, but Kidzeum President Rachael Thomson says the long-anticipated musuem is worth it.


Vehicle Chase Equals Power Outage

A home invasion on Dirsksen Parkway early this  (Wednesday) morning resulted in a brief power outage for some area residents. …


Milhiser Won’t Investigate Police Document Shredding

Sangamon County State’s Attorney John Milhiser says he cannot investigate the Springfield Police document shredding lawsuit because it’s a conflict of interest.


Medicaid Expansion Heads to Governor

Hundreds of thousands of low-income Illinoisans could get access to healthcare under a plan that’s passed through the legislature. Lawmakers…

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Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home


Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.

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Wanted: Historic Farmhouses in Sangamon County

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Do you own a pre-1860's farmhouse?

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Rauner on Refugees: “Take a Deep Breath”


Refugee-resettlement groups say Rauner has no authority to stop incoming Syrians.

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Attorneys: Schock Has Complied with Subpoenas

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Schock's attorneys: our client has done his job.

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Madigan Encourages Online Safety During Holidays

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Tips and guidelines for managing your child’s internet use are a major focus in this year’s Safe Shopping Guide.