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Stevenson Drive Shut Down due to Motorcycle Crash

Springfield Police have shut down Stevenson Drive between Allis St. and Stanton Ave. due to a car vs. motorcycle accident.…

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Car vs. Deer Collisions Down in Illinois

This is according to State Farm Insurance. They say the chance over the last year was 1 on 214, down from 1 in 162 the year before.

Clinton Lake home explosion

Cause unknown; occupants okay

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Gun permit backlog

Even without concealed carry requests

Juvenile prison population down

Alternatives cheaper, group says

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Lawmaker: Abolish ISBE

Local schools need the money more, says Rep. Dan Brady

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Springfield Jobs Summit for Minorities, Women

Construction jobs are coming to the area, eventually. With the Springfield Rail Relocation Project, the Illinois High Speed Rail Project…

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Health Exchange: How Does it Work

The health insurance marketplace, now named Get Covered Illinois, will open Tuesday. The marketplace will be a website where customers…

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Illinois short on ‘Obamacare’ Guides

Illinois officials say only a fraction of the expected army of outreach workers will be certified and ready Tuesday to…

Illinois Lottery Brings Back Halloween Raffle Game

The Illinois Lottery is bringing back a Halloween-themed game that offers four $1 million prizes. The lottery’s Halloween Millionaire Raffle…

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Summer School Program for Low-Income Students Deemed a Success

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A program run by Springfield's Family Service Center "graduated" 75 elementary students Wednesday

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Human Remains in Rochester Identified

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The Sangamon County Coroner's Office has identified the female remains found in Rochester on July 19th.

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Police Arrest 5 in Shooting, Crash at Dirksen & South Grand

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Police have arrested five people in connection with a shooting turned high speed chase turned crash late Tuesday night.

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More Money Toward City Pensions? Not So Fast, Say Budgeteers

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Some Springfield aldermen want to take a budget windfall and put it toward police and fire pensions, but city budgeteers are advising against it at the moment.

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Springfield Police Seek Tips on East Side Armed Robbery

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Springfield Police are looking for help solving an armed robbery at an east side bar.