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Inventory Credit Boosts 3Q Income at ADM, Revenue Falls

Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. said on Tuesday that its third-quarter earnings more than doubled partly on increased profit…


Ball-Chatham School District Receives $774,000 for Land Sold

The Ball-Chatham Community School District is discussing what to do with money from land that has been sold. A total…


Quinn Wants $221 Million Added to Budget

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration wants lawmakers to approve $221 million in extra funds to spend this fiscal year.

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Topinka Launches “The Warehouse”

The financial records for your city, town, or county are now available online.


Authorities Investigate Three Sunday Fires on 11th Street

Springfield police and arson investigators are looking into three fires on north 11th street that occured early Sunday.


Springfield Driver Critical After Morning Crash

A person remains at St. John’s Hospital following a single vehicle crash this morning near Lawrence and Douglas in Springfield.


Durbin Won’t Apologize for GOP Fundraising/Facebook Remarks

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he was shocked and stunned to learn that an incendiary remark that a congressman supposedly made about the president didn’t happen.


Lincoln Film Artifacts Headed to Springfield

Props and costumes from the Daniel Day-Lewis movie “Lincoln” are coming to Springfield.

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Garman Sworn In As Chief Justice

A new chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court has been sworn in.


Capitol Work Includes New Basement Press Facilities

State pays for private office space for people who are not state employees

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Police Investigate Shots Fired at Home


Damage reported to a home.

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Springfield Attorney Becomes Judge


It's now Judge Jennifer Ascher.

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Zopp Wants Chicago Police Superintendent to Resign


U.S. Senate hopeful Andrea Zopp says Chicago Police superintendent Garry McCarthy should step down.

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Judge to State: Pay Insurance for Home Health Care Workers


SEIU Healthcare Illinois took legal action against Gov. Bruce Rauner and Comptroller Leslie Munger earlier this month to force the payments.