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Confusion, Frustration for Illinois Residents Affected by Weather

People displaced by Sunday’s tornadoes in Washington, Ill., are being kept out of what’s left of their homes indefinitely.

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Police Net Heroin, Marijuana in West Side Drug Bust

A Springfield man is behind bars on drug charges after police found a good amount of heroin and marijuana.

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Springfield Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Child Porn

A Springfield man is facing 14 years in federal prison for receiving child pornography in the Fall of 2012.

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Historians: Mystery Surrounds Gettysburg Address

We are observing the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and there is some mystery about it.

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$36k Going to Springfield Schools for Technology Needs

Thousands of dollars will be heading to Springfield schools to help fund technology needs in the district. The 2013 Horace…

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Auburn Ambulance Services Hopes for Donations

Auburn’s ambulance service is running out of money.

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Springfield FD On Scene in Washington

The Mutual Aid Box Alert System has been activated in the wake of Sunday deadly tornado outbreak, and Springfield firefighters are responding.

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$670k Copper Doors a Security Risk?

Copper-plated doors at the state Capitol that drew criticism for their price are now raising security questions.

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Six Illinois Deaths from E-F4 Tornadoes

Peoria area and far southern Illinois hardest hit

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High School Football Scores

This weekend’s high school footbal scores: Sacred Heart-Griffin wins 42-8 over Highland in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A playoffs. Rochester wins…

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Many More Data Breaches Discovered

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Attorney general: don't be a victim

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Pontiac Cop’s Killer Pleads Guilty

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Officer and his canine partner were killed by a drunk driver

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Downtown Springfield Buildings Eye TIF Money

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The iconic Myers building in downtown Springfield needs some facade work.

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Springfield Parks to Try Smoke-Free Zones

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Smoke-free zones at Springfield Parks being established

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Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School

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Springfield Police say a 16 year old Lanphier High School student is in custody after he brought a loaded gun to school.