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West Side BWW Robbed, Crimestoppers Seeking Tips

Springfield Police are looking for help solving another armed robbery -- this time on the far west side.

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Ill. Supreme Court Denies More Time to File Pension Arguments

Attorneys for state employees and retirees affected by Illinois' pension overhaul legislation will not get more time to file arguments.

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Rauner Has Investment Adviser, Not Blind Trust

Spokesman Lance Trover says a blind trust would violate Illinois ethics law because officeholders are required to disclose their investments in firms doing business in Illinois.

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New Governor, New Attitude at Capitol

Senate GOP leader welcomes new leadership

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Ball-Chatham Looking for New Schools Chief

Help Wanted: Chatham School Superintendent

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Gov. Rauner’s Motorcade Involved in Chicago Car Crash

Rauner's motorcade was waiting at a red light to head west on East Randoph street when an accident occured at the intersection in front of them.

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County Board Names Pittman Acting Clerk

Julie Pittman currently serves as Chief Deputy County Clerk

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Manar Offers “Substantial” Changes to School Funding Bill

State Senator Andy Manar says he's altering controversial school funding legislation to increase its chances of passage.

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Durbin Takes Lead on “Corporate Inversion” Legislation

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is now in charge of legislation to end “corporate inversions.”

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Treasurer Dan Rutherford participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Frerichs Won’t Release Rutherford Investigation Files

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs is refusing to release an investigative report into sexual harassment allegations against his predecessor.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Mutilation, Concealment of Human Body

A central Illinois woman has pleaded guilty to mutilating a human body and concealing a homicide

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Illinois Delegation Reacts to SOTU

Durbin to GOP: Ignore at your own peril

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Springfield PD Requests Budget Hike for Body Cams

The Springfield Police Department's budget request for the next fiscal year includes money for body cameras.

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Springfield Woman Pleads Guilty to $400k Embezzlement

A Springfield woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from her former employer, Don Moss and Associates, a consulting and lobbying firm.

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Benedictine Enrollment Falls

Enrollment at Benedictine University in Springfield has dropped 32 percent this spring compared to last year.

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner , center, and his wife Diana attend an interfaith prayer service at First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Ill., on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Rauner will be inaugurated as the 42nd governor of Illinois later in the morning.

Diana Rauner to Focus on Children’s Initiatives, Executive Mansion

Bruce Rauner completed a furious first week as governor of Illinois. But his high-profile wife is not far behind.

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Apocalypse Now?

Big deficits continue, says IGPA

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Income Tax Season Starts Today

Don't get scammed

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Springfield Marks MLK Day

Some say race relations in Springfield may be improving

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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

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The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

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Nissan, Ford issue recalls

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More than a million cars, vans, and SUVs are being recalled to fix seat belt and other problems.

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How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

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Meteorologists have been getting a lot of grief for their overzealous snow forecasts but they didn't get it all wrong.

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Flooding leaves mess in New England after storm

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A massive blizzard hammered New England, leaving lots of damage behind.

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Obama’s pick for Attorney General faces heated confirmation debate

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Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's pick for attorney general, sought to make a clean break from the testy relationship her predecessor had with Congress.