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Vehicle Crashes Into St. John’s Breadline

Workers are repairing the damage after a car driven by a 92-year old Springfield woman jumped the curb and crashed into St. John’s Breadline Wednesday morning.

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CWLP Reports Another Scam; $1,500 Already Stolen

City Water Light and Power is warning customers of yet another scam targeting Springfield customers.

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Arrest Made in Stabbing Near Springfield High School

Police have arrested the man they say is responsible for the stabbing that briefly locked down Springfield High School.

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Alleged Decatur Burglars Leave Trail; Police Followed

A detective investigating a pair of break-ins at a Decatur pharmacy didn’t have to look far to find suspects — he just followed the trail of medicine.

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Simon: ObamaCare Affects Rural EMS

High cost, much poverty a bad combination

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Houston Responds to Selective Hiring Accusations

Mayor Mike Houston this week responded to continued allegations that the city’s not doing enough to hire minority employees.

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186 Superintendent: District Needs More Money

Is more money for schools the answer?  According to District 186’s Interim Superintendent Bob Leming, the district has cut their…

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Sangamon County Pathologist Coming Soon

Sangamon County is getting its own pathologist to conduct forensic autopsies.

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ADM: Past Tax Breaks Set Precedent for Illinois Bill

Archer Daniels Midland says perks Illinois gave Sears Holdings Corporation set a precedent as the agribusiness tries to get tax breaks from the state.

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Two Illinois Congressmen Arrested

Illinois congressmen are among those who were arrested for civil disobedience during an immigration rally in Washington.

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Springfield Woman Faces More DUI Charges in Crash That Killed Two

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Faces 11 counts in the deaths from a fatal October crash

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Committee Hearings Begin on YWCA Block Redevelopment

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Two city blocks eyed for redevelopment

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State Pension Ruling Expected Friday

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A Sangamon County judge says he'll issue a ruling Friday over the constitutionality of Illinois' pension overhaul.

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Illinois Job Numbers Not Showing Improvement

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Unemployment rate holds at 9%

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Koch Looks Forward to Killeen Presidency

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University of Illinois Springfield chancellor Susan Koch is elated by the decision.