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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. …

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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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General Assembly Keeps Proposed Bills Moving

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Several proposed bills currently being debated in the State Legislature.

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ADA Event Brings Backlash Against State Funding Cuts

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Chicago man at event sounds off on how cuts to state programs will affect his life.

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Sex Offender Sentenced for Attempting to Lure Central Illinois Minor

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Joseph Cain Harrison was found guilty in December.

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Former Springfield Hospital Director Will Plead Guilty

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Margaret Curtin to change plea deal after previously pleading not guilty.

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$54 Million Embezzlement from City of Dixon Now Subject of College Courses

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Case is being taught in accounting and forensic accounting courses.