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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

Man Robbed By Group with Plastic Guns

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

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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

Officials Seek to Curb Juvenile Center Violence

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

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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

Conceal Carry Training Takes Shape

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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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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

Japan Students Come to Decatur

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

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Wednesday, July 31, 201307/31/2013

$190m Coming in Flood Help

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

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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Executive Session Minutes, Audio Remain Sealed

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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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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Coroner: Rochester Woman Murdered

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

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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Second Man Accused of Pease’s Armed Robbery Stands Trial

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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.

Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Lawmakers File Suit Against Quinn; Governor Angered

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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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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Decatur Woman Indicted on “Violent” Sex Trafficking Charges

A Decatur woman has been indicted on sex trafficking charges in what prosecutors say was a violent scheme. 19 year…