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Three Arrested for Copper Burglary

Springfield Police have arrested three people accused of burglary, theft and criminal damage to a residence.

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Interim City Attorney Named

The city of Springfield has a new top attorney. Mayor Mike Houston has appointed retired judge John Mehlick as acting…

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Scandals Brewing in Springfield’s Ward 2?

Some Springfield aldermen say they’re tired of one of their colleagues perpetually holding liquor license requests in committee.

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Second Pease’s Robber Found Guilty

One of three men who robbed a Pease’s Candy Shop last summer has been found guilty.

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Illinois State Fair Kicks Off Next Friday

Springfield’s north end is about to welcome close to a million people. State Fair time is coming.

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Night and Day Difference Between 2012 and 2013 Lake Springfield Levels

At a quarter foot below full pool, Lake Springfield is above its average level for this time of year.

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Spree Killer Wants Divorce

Convicted murderer Nicholas Sheley has filed for divorce in a handwritten petition. Sheley is accused in the deaths of eight…

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Simon Announces Run For Comptroller

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is running for comptroller.

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Aldermen Want Changes In New Contract With Ameren

It’s time for the city of Springfield to renew its long term contract with Ameren to allow it to maintain gas infrastructure in the city.

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New Technology Makes Property Information More Accessible

Sangamon County as added more technology that will keep you from having to make a trip to the county building

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Crooked Contractor Sent to Prison

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A Springfield man is admitting to bilking a customer out of more than $50,000 for home repair work he never did.

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State Contract with AFSCME Extended 2 Months; Governor Vetoes Anti-Strike Bill

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There's still no state budget, but contract talks continue with the biggest state workers' union.

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Sherman in Good Financial Setting

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There might be one easy way to describe the budget situation...in Sherman.

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Electronics Recycling Available in Springfield — Take 2

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Springfield residents will have another opportunity to get rid of their unwanted electronics by recycling them.

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Rauner Approves Expansion of SNAP Benefits

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Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.