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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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Complaints of Lewd Acts Result in Arrests

Three men have been arrested in a north end sting looking for public indecency.

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I-72 to Get $10.8 Million in Repairs

Sangamon County will see more highway improvements through the Illinois Jobs Now program.

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Idle ISP Cruisers Could Soon Hit the Road

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Illinois lawmakers are pushing legislation to get 85 idle Illinois State Police cruisers on the road. Rep. Brian Stewart’s proposal…

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Champaign TB Patient Jailed

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Man with TB jailed after defying court order to stay home

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Peoria’s Mayor Responds to “Twitter” Raid

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Police raid home and seize computers over false Twitter account