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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.

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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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PCCC Sustains Minor Damage in Monday Weather

Monday’s heavy rainfall in Springfield caused some damage to the Prairie Capital Convention Center.

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A Tale of Two Gun Bills

As the concealed-carry debate continues in Springfield, we have a tale of two bills. A bill which has already passed…

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Rash of Fires Has Officials Suspicious

A rash of suspicious fires over a two week period have officials examining all leads.  Senior Springfield Arson Investigator Mitch…

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Police, Fire Service Enter 13th Annual Badges for Life Campaign

Local law enforcement and fire rescue will be gearing up for a friendly competition for the 13th annual “Badges for Life” blood drive.

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Gambling Bill’s New Sponsor Outlines Proposal

Another re-write of the gambling expansion bill in Illinois is underway.

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What’s Next for Concealed Carry?

With the governor and the Senate president already against it, backers of a concealed carry bill which passed the House Friday remain optimistic.

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Severe Weather, Microburst, Rips Through Springfield Area

Severe weather plowed through the Springfield area bringing widespread unconfirmed reports of tornadoes.

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ISP Out and About for the Memorial Day Weekend

Expect to see a strong police presence this holiday weekend.

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.

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Vallas Says Rauner’s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Quinn campaign says Rauner plan will cost education $4 billion.