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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.

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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…

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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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Japan Students Come to Decatur

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Six students are visiting Decatur from its sister city in Japan. The students are from Tokorozawa…

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$190m Coming in Flood Help

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says $190 million in federal grants and loans will be awarded to help Illinois…

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Executive Session Minutes, Audio Remain Sealed

Springfield Aldermen didn’t vote to release minutes and audio recordings from a closed door meeting discussing the police department’s document…

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Coroner: Rochester Woman Murdered

Rochester Police knew they were investigating a death caused by injuries, but a closer look revealed something more sinister.

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Second Man Accused of Pease’s Armed Robbery Stands Trial

The trial of one of the men accused of robbing a Pease’s Candy Shop last year is underway. DeMarco Poole is facing armed robbery and aggravated battery charges.

Lawmakers File Suit Against Quinn; Governor Angered

Gov. Pat Quinn says a lawsuit over lawmakers’ halted pay filed by the leaders of the Illinois House and Senate is “just plain wrong.”

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Burned McLean Co. Body Identified

The McLean County Coroner says a woman whose burning body was found in a field set herself on fire.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

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6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

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The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

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The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.

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Trump Campaigns in Chicago; Stands by Illegal Immigrant Comments

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Donald Trump's speech in Chicago included many defenses on his immigration stance.

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Rauner to State Workers: You Will Get Paid

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

State employees will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday.