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The Butter Cow is Back at the Illinois State Fair

The moment is finally here. The butter cow has been unveiled at the Illinois State Fair. The tradition has been…

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City of Springfield Admits Partial Wrongdoing in FOIA Lawsuit

The City of Springfield is admitting at least partial wrongdoing in a Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by Calvin Christian.…

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Public Corruption Investigation Leads to 13th Indictment

Quinshaunta Golden, 44, of Homewood, is accused of taking about $433,000 in bribes and kickbacks through state grants and contracts.

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Man Allegedly Swings at Security Guard While Taking $1,000 in Merchandise

A Springfield man has been arrested after trying to assault a security guard after stealing more than $1,000 in clothing.

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Macon, DeWitt Counties Could See Cameras in Courts

Cameras could be allowed in six circuit courts in central and eastern Illinois within the next several weeks.

Brady: Pension Solution Could Surface Next Week

The conference committee on pension reform may be close to an agreement, according to State Sen. Bill Brady (R-Bloomington).

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Aldermen Approve Controversial Liquor License, Ameren Contract

The Springfield city council convincingly overruled the home alderman and approved a liquor license so a bar and grill, owned and operated by those who owned Scandals, can relocate to South 11th Street.

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Man Wanted For Armed Robberies Behind Bars

A man who allegedly robbed two pizza delivery drivers has been arrested.

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DIRT Team Makes Early Morning Bust

The Sangamon County Sheriff’s DIRT team have taken about 35-hundred dollars in drugs off the street.

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Cops Keep Eye on Crime During Fair

Hundreds of thousands of people will soon flood the north end for the Illinois State Fair — but with the influx of people could come an influx of crime.

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Access to Capitol’s North Entrance Restricted

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Ill. National Guard Member, Cousin Charged With Helping ISIS

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A suburban Chicago man and an Illinois National Guard member have been arrested and charged with conspiring to try and provide support to ISIS.

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Pull Kids from PARCC?

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Bill would allow parents to opt kids out of standardized tests

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Home Care Is Preferred, Say Advocates

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Cahnman Wants City Minimum Wage Increase

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Springfield Fifth Ward Alderman Sam Cahnman says if the Legislature won't act, the City Council should.