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Car Vs. Deer Accidents Down

Deer population slightly down, too


Two Arrested Following East Side Shooting

Two men are in custody after a shooting in an east side apartment complex late Wednesday night.

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Computer SOS at the SOS

Driver’s license facilities will reopen today after a computer outage affected operations at all 138 of the offices in the…


Movement Starts to Retrofit CWLP Power Plant

City Water Light and Power is about to embark on a $10 million venture known as the Natural Gas Startup Project.


Money, Electronics Stolen from Springfield Churches, Schools

Thefts from Springfield schools and churches have raised a few eyebrows in the Springfield Police Department.

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Quinn Calls Rauner

It took more a week after the election


A Place to Call Home for Some Homeless Veterans

There may always be homeless veterans but, a facility in Springfield is helping in its own way


Griffin Resigns Aldermanic Seat; Expected to Become City Council Coordinator

Springfield Ward 10 Alderman Tim Griffin has resigned.


Belleville Woman Convicted of Medicaid Fraud

A Belleville woman faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to health care fraud.

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Illinois State Police Repair Damaged Roof Over Evidence Room

Illinois State Police are fixing a leaky roof over an evidence room in a building near their downtown Springfield headquarters.


Amazon Moves Here, You Pay Sales Tax

The days of tax-free shopping on Amazon are numbered, even though they never really existed


Calls to Illinois Ebola Hotline Drop

Illinois is still Ebola-free, and residents don’t seem to be all that concerned about the virus anymore. One of the…

FILE - This combo of file photos shows the candidates for Illinois state treasurer from left, Republican state Rep. Tom Cross and Democratic state Sen. Mike Frerichs. The race between the two candidates remains unsettled two days after the Nov. 4, 2014 election.

Cross Campaign Alleges Voter Fraud in Treasurer’s Race

The Tom Cross campaign for treasurer says some people are recorded as voting more than once.


Quinn, Rauner Put Aside Differences at Chicago Veterans Day Ceremony

Politics were put aside by recent rivals at a Veterans Day ceremony in Chicago.


Bloomington Man Acquitted of Shooting At Officer

Pontius surrendered to police when they found him west of the city with a loaded handgun.


Springfield’s Veterans’ Day Parade Draws Hundreds

Although it was a day off from school, dozens of kids lined Capitol Avenue waving flags and paying tribute to current and former service members.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade


The 88th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off in NYC, officially ushering in the holiday season.

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Thanksgiving grease cooks up plumbing disasters


Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.

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Ebola survivors thankful for ‘second chance’


Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.

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Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high


More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.