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Revised Gun Bill Proves Costly

The Illinois Department of Corrections say revised legislation stiffening penalties for gun crimes would still cost hundreds of millions of dollars and add inmates to the crowded correctional system.

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Washington Storm Clean Up Continues

The cleanup and recovery is slow, but progressing in Washington, Illinois. It’s now estimated more than 1,000 homes were damaged…

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150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address in Springfield

If you weren’t at Sixth and Jefferson Streets in Springfield at midnight, you missed out on a chance to be…

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Obama Calls Quinn after Tornadoes

Gov. Pat Quinn says he’s received a phone call from President Barack Obama after fatal storms hit Obama’s home state.…

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Illinois Offers Insurance Counseling Following Tornado

The state of Illinois is offering free insurance counseling for victims of the tornado that struck the Washington area. The…

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Thousands without Power in Illinois

About 25,000 Illinois homes and businesses remain without power after storms raked the state. Ameren Illinois’ outage center shows there…

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Fraud prevention topic for health overhaul council

A governor’s task force is scheduled to meet to hear about the progress and problems of the rollout of the…

Durbin Addresses Senate about Tornadoes

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin addressed his colleagues in Congress on Monday about helping Illinois recover from severe weekend storms. Durbin,…

Springfield NAACP Seeks Increased Minority Hiring in District 186

District 186 residents and community groups aren’t impressed with what they say is lack of progress in minority hiring and…

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Edwards Running for City Treasurer

Springfield could see a new treasurer in 2015. Current City Treasurer Jim Langfelder has been reportedly eyeing the mayor’s office.…

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Financial hurt for airlines who keep you on the tarmac

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Springfield IG Position On Hold Pending Ward 10 Appointment

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An ordinance is on the table to create the Office of Inspector General, which could be a full time or part time contractual employee.

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Springfield Prayer Vigil Held in Wake of Ferguson Riots

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Riots in Ferguson spark frank discussions in Springfield

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

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Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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Christian County Authorities Investigate Baby Death

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A one month old baby is dead in Kincaid.