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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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City Council Green Lights Magro’s off Stevenson Dr.

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Aldermen approved the variance on a 9-1 vote, Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner was the lone no vote.

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Eastbound Monroe St. Reduced by Capitol

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Public Works says multiple service valves have broken and they need to be repaired.

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Portions of Chatham Under Boil Order

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Residents and businesses in the area on West Walnut St. from Route 4 to College might experience low water pressure or no water pressure at all.

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Barr, Regan Agree to Sheriff’s Race Debate on WTAX Oct. 31

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The two candidates have sparred back and forth in recent weeks through press releases and, in some cases, have cancelled other debates due to perceived hostilities.