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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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Roodhouse Lottery Winner Struck By Lightning — Twice

A Roodhouse man says was struck by lightning — twice — before he won the lottery.

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Schock Embarks on Listening Tour

Congressman Aaron Schock hopped aboard an R-V with his staff Monday to make a listening tour of his district…including 20 towns…

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State Fair History is Long, Colorful

The Illinois State Fair wasn’t always in Springfield.  In its first 40 years, the fair was held in a dozen…

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Kids’ Racing Could Be Coming to the County

Sunday Go-Kart racing in New Berlin could get underway as soon as this month as the Sangamon County Board approved…

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Police Snatch Purse Snatcher

A 20 year old Springfield man has been arrested after allegedly snatching a purse, and being chased down by someone 50 years his senior.

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Audit: Prison System Lost Hundreds of Computers

Illinois’ auditor has found that the state’s prison systems have lost 240 computers.

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Same Sex Marriage Decision Coming in September

A Cook County judge won’t decide until late September on whether to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s same sex marriage ban.

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August Gas Prices Up, Down

The price of gas is both going up and coming down.

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Fatal Crash in Cass County

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Astoria woman killed near Shiloh Rd

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IEA President Reflects on 40 Years in Education

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Cinda Klickna says forming relationships with your child's teacher is important.

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Despite Budget Deadlock, There Are Ways Out

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A couple of options would break the budget stalemate for FY 2016.

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11 Sent To Hospital in SUV Rollover Near Buffalo

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Vehicle may have been overloaded with eleven people.

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Peoria Ready to Welcome Food Trucks to Downtown, Other Areas

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The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.