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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.

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State Attorney General Warns Against Immigration Scammers

Lisa Madigan's office warns those applying for deportation relief to be on the lookout for scammers posing as Notarios.

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Cullerton Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

HJR 91 helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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New Lincoln Exhibit Opens Today at Presidental Museum & Library

New exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and 10th anniversary of ALPLM.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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Durbin: President Did Right Thing on Immigration

Durbin tells Illinois colleagues to take action, not complain

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Making headlines this week

A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best wins that happened this week in sports.

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New Life For An Old River

Thousands drive over the Sangamon River every day but, very few give it any thought

FILE - in this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation bill in Chicago. A Sangamon County judge's ruling Friday Nov. 21, 2014 on the constitutionality of the landmark Illinois pension overhaul could determine whether the matter is ultimately decided by the state Supreme Court. Looking on from left are: state Rep. Mike Zalewski, D-Riverside; Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington; Senate GOP leader Sen. Christine Radogno; Rep. Darlene Senger, R-Naperville; Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs and House Speaker Michael Madigan. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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Sangamon Co. Judge Declares Pension Overhaul Unconstitutional; State Will Appeal

Illinois has the worst-funded state pension systems in the U.S., with a roughly $100 billion shortfall.

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Amazon plans new streaming service

The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.

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Illinois Killer’s Extradition Pending with Missouri Governor

A Missouri prosecutor says convicted Illinois killer Nicholas Sheley's extradition paperwork remains with Gov. Jay Nixon.

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Wind Farm Could Be Headed to Logan County

$390 million project will bring renewable energy

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Potential ALPLM Separation on Hold

The chair of a state committee says lawmakers should wait for an outside study before considering plans to separate the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from a state agency.

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Watch this giant panda have a ball playing in snow

This panda is pumped to see the first snowfall of the season.

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House Republicans sue over Obamacare

Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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NFL’s Peterson vows never to use ‘switch’ again

The suspended Vikings running back says he was startled to the injuries his discipline caused to his son.

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Lexus recalling 422K cars to fix fuel leak

The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.

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Springfield IG Position On Hold Pending Ward 10 Appointment

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An ordinance is on the table to create the Office of Inspector General, which could be a full time or part time contractual employee.

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Springfield Prayer Vigil Held in Wake of Ferguson Riots

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Riots in Ferguson spark frank discussions in Springfield

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Man Takes Money, Jewelery From North End Store

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Springfield Police are looking for a man that robbed a north end payday loan store Tuesday morning.

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Christian County Authorities Investigate Baby Death

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A one month old baby is dead in Kincaid.

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Illinois Ebola Hotline Suspended

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The number of calls to it has fallen sharply.