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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.


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.


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.


Spree Killer Wants Divorce

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


Simon Announces Run For Comptroller

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is running for comptroller.


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.


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


Man Robbed By Group with Plastic Guns

A Springfield man was robbed of five dollars in change after he had toy guns pulled on him.


Officials Seek to Curb Juvenile Center Violence

What can Illinois do to reduce sexual abuse in juvenile detention facilities? Illinois is in the top four of states…


Conceal Carry Training Takes Shape

A curriculum is coming together for police officers in Illinois, as they prepare for the legality of concealed-carry. The Illinois…

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