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State’s First Cyclospora Case Likely Resolved

Sangamon County Public Health Director Jim Stone says the state’s first case was, in fact, in Sangamon County but the person’s symptoms have nearly disappeared.

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Illinois Crops Look Good; Could Use Rain

Illinois corn and soybeans are close to averages as the final days of July approach, according to the USDA’s weekly crop report.

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Sangamon Co. Sheriff Seeks Stabbing Suspect

Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers needs help locating someone accused of stabbing her boyfriend during a domestic dispute. Authorities say…

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Cmdr. Ken Winslow Named Interim Police Chief

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston has named an interim police chief.

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Two Killed After Evading Police

Two more people are dead after another attempted traffic stop gone awry.

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Caterpillar to Buy Back $1B in Shares

Caterpillar Inc. says it’s buying back $1 billion of its shares from French bank Societe Generale at market prices.

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Judge Tosses Bid For Quick Concealed Carry; State Police Ready for Permit System

A federal judge is rejecting a legal bid by gun-rights advocates who wanted people to be able to immediately carry firearms in Illinois under the state’s new concealed carry law.

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Police Looking for Gun-Wielding Man

Springfield police are looking for a man they say displayed a gun before a group of people on West Cook Street.

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9,000 Adoptees Have Claimed Birth Certificates in Illinois

Nearly 9,000 adoptees have claimed their birth certificates since Illinois fully re-opened birth records for adopted residents less than two…

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New Law Helps Athletes with Disabilities

A new law says student athletes with disabilities can be exempt from gym class if they play other sports. Gov.…

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Swastikas Found Again on U of I Campus

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University of Illinois police say two more large swastikas have been discovered drawn in campus buildings.

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Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Makes Recommendations

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An Illinois advisory board is once again recommending that Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration add new health conditions to a list of what can be treated legally with medical marijuana.