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U of I Professor Says Review of Criminal Code is a Good Idea

Johnson says State's criminal code is confusing.

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March Comes Roaring Into Central Illinois Like A Lion

The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning drivers about potentially hazardous travel conditions as a winter storm moves through the…

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Local Expert Favors Net Neutrality

UIS expert says those without "deep pockets" will have equal access to internet.

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Rauner Holding Fast to Reallocation to Get Through Rest of the Fiscal Year

The Governor holds General Assembly responsible for budget shortfalls.

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Winter Weather Advisory Effective 6PM Saturday – 6PM Sunday

4 - 6 inches of snow expected in the area; snow emergency in effect at 7pm tonight in Springfield.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful

The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner

Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.

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Schock Repays $40k for Office Renovations

Congressman Aaron Schock has personally reimbursed the government $40,000 for renovations.

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Dead Body Found in Rural Buffalo Identified

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Department says a dead body was found early Friday morning.

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Judge Won’t Delay Former State Representative’s Sentencing

A federal judge in Chicago is refusing to delay sentencing for former state Rep. Keith Farnham on a child pornography conviction.

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Nature Photographer Acquitted on Charges of Taking Eaglets

A nature photographer has been found not guilty on charges of illegally taking two baby eagles from the wild.

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Local Republicans Get to Know Lt. Gov. Sanguinetti

"You cannot stop us" from touring Illinois,, Sanguinetti promises

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A Push to Protect Nuclear Plants

Clinton one of three affected

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Extension Sought for Medical Marijuana Program

Medical marijuana has gotten off to a slow start in Illinois, so one state lawmaker wants to push back the finish line.

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SEIU Rallies to Find Funding for Child Care Program

The program's money is about to run out, part of the current fiscal year's budget problems.

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U of I Asks Court to Dismiss Professor’s Lawsuit

University lawyers say Steven Salaita had no "binding contract''.

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U.S. Court Declines to Decide Illinois Benefits Issue

A federal appeals court in Chicago has declined to resolve a contentious issue over whether Illinois' constitution strictly bars the reduction of retiree benefits.

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Deere & Co. Prepares for Largest Revenue Drop Ever

Sales are forecast to fall 17 percent this fiscal year from 2014.

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Police Seek West Side Burglar/Burglars

A block on Springfield's west side is being targeted by burglars.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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8 dead in Missouri shooting spree

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Investigators say the attacks took place in multiple locations.

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U.S., Cuba meet for second round of talks

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Cuban and U.S. officials meet in Washington on Friday for a second round of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations.

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House Republicans advance plan for Homeland Security funding extension

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The temporary funding extension is aimed at allowing Republicans to continue their fight against President Barack Obama's immigration orders.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 2-year-old sings National Anthem, makes America better

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Adorable Trent Harris singing the "Star Spangled Banner" before the start of a high school basketball game will make you proud to be an American.