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4 weeks ago

Mayor Jim Langfelder: It Takes A City

In his first State of the City address, Mayor Jim Langfelder says it takes a lot of people to make the city what it is.

Shaun Livingston
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's 22nd Annual Sports Spectacular at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Century City, California - 03.06.07

Featuring: Shaun Livingston
Where: United States
When: 03 Jun 2007
Credit: Rachel Worth / WENN

4 weeks ago

Basketball Star Gives Back to Peoria School

A Peoria school has received a big fundraising boost from former student and professional basketball player Shaun Livingston.

Eastern Illinois University

4 weeks ago

Mumps Outbreak at EIU

An outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen students.

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4 weeks ago

“Earth Week” Marked at UIS

In honor of Earth Day last week, the University of Illinois Springfield had "Earth Week" this week.

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4 weeks ago

Man Turns Self in After Traffic Stop Injuring Cop

A Springfield man has turned himself in after allegedly hitting a police officer with his car Saturday night.

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4 weeks ago

Air Force Man Guilty of Sexual Assault

An Air Force enlisted man assigned to an elite military unit has been found guilty of sexual assault in a court-martial at Scott Air Force Base.

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4 weeks ago

Williamsville H.S. Superintendent Wanted to Help Transgender Student

Williamsville-Sherman School Superintendent David Root says it's not a new problem, but for his district, it's one that's resolved as best as it can be.

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4 weeks ago

Business Leaders Want More Education Funding

Illinois business leaders say they want the state to invest more money in early education to meet the demands of a growing job market centered on math and science.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

4 weeks ago

Brother of Former IL GOP Leader Identified as Hastert Victim

Scott Cross is brother of former House GOP Leader Tom Cross.

Rauner Task Force

4 weeks ago

“Grand Compromise” Suggested

Rauner: Special session could be on me

transgender

4 weeks ago

Transgender Student in Williamsville Allowed to Use Men’s Restroom

A transgender student at Williamsville High School in central Illinois who was born female but identifies as male will be able to use the men's bathroom.

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4 weeks ago

Dog Shot and Found on Bridge Recovering

A dog that was shot and left tied to a bridge in eastern Illinois is improving.

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4 weeks ago

Judge to Hastert: You’re a “Serial Child Molester” — Imposes 15 Month Sentence

A federal judge has described Dennis Hastert as a "serial child molester" as he prepares to issue a sentence in the former U.S. House speaker's hush-money case.

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4 weeks ago

Pillsbury Neighbors Remain Unhappy

Sierra Club hosts informational meeting

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4 weeks ago

Tax Foundation Campaigns Against Graduated Proposal

Proponents: Don't listen to DC outsiders

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4 weeks ago

Cities: Bring Back the Public Duty Rule

Trial lawyers: not so fast

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4 weeks ago

City Council Approves Agreement on 10th Street Corridor

The Springfield City Council has okayed signing an agreement with the State committing to the 10th Street Rail Corridor Expansion Project.

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4 weeks ago

Ray Suarez: Cable Operators “Hogtied” Al Jazeera America

Suarez spoke over the weekend in Springfield.

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4 weeks ago

Legislation Proposed for “Hard Pills” to Combat Drug Abuse

Heroin's a big problem, and those who use it often start with prescription painkillers.

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4 weeks ago

Bill Would Limit Mentally Ill From Owning Guns

Illinois Democrats are advancing plans preventing people with mental illnesses from legally owning firearms.

National Headlines

7 hours ago in National

Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

13 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

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Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.

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Obama to Asians worried about U.S. election: It’s going to be OK

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U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump, now the Republican Party's nominee.

14 hours ago in National

U.S. security union wants more screeners to ease airport delays

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The union for transportation security officers urged Congress to pay for 6,000 more full-time workers who conduct screenings to alleviate long lines at U.S. airports, a problem that caused a shakeup in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's management.

14 hours ago in National

Violence erupts outside Trump rally in New Mexico

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Hundreds of protesters tried to storm the convention center in New Mexico's biggest city, knocking down barricades and throwing objects at a door and then hurling rocks and bottles at mounted police in riot gear, the Albuquerque Police Department said on Twitter on Tuesday and video posted online showed.