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City, Springfield PD Embroiled in Civil Lawsuit Over Motorcycle

A Springfield police officer is being sued over a so-called "custody battle" involving a motorcycle

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Home Sales Stagnant, Prices Up

Fall slow down in housing market


Former President Visits Central Illinois

Carter says he still has plenty to offer the world


U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth Retires from Military

Duckworth was commissioned with the Army Reserves in 1992 and joined the Illinois Army National Guard in 1996.


No Vote on Fracking Rules Until November

It's grappling with how to ensure regulations are fair to industry while protecting the environment.


Illinois Supreme Court Expands Electronic Filing

The Illinois Supreme Court has said it will start giving courts a chance to electronically file criminal and traffic case documents.

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No Ebola Concerns at Central Illinois Community Blood Center

There are steps in place to ensure Ebola doesn't spread in central Illinois through a, perhaps, unusual method.

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Candidates Tout Vets Credentials

Each says he has a coalition


Activists Target Springfield’s Catholic Community

Organization says local bishop not inclusive despite Vatican's missive


Woman Found Dead Near Cook & Dirksen Identified

Springfield Police are still trying to figure out how a woman ended up dead near a busy intersection.


Callis Says GOP Budget “All Wrong”

Callis in Springfield. Not worried about lack of DCCC support

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Lottery Game Benefits Breast Cancer Research

October Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Is Columbus Day Passe?

Some don't know why the country marks this day


Rauner Says Prisons Should Be Improved

Rauner says prison is unsafe for inmates, employees


Should AG’s Office Be a Corruption-buster?

Madigan: Not top priority Schimpf: It should be


Oberweis: Term Limits Are Good for POTUS, Why Not Everyone Else?

Calls for twelve years for members of Congress


Lower Fat Milk Is on the Diet for WIC

Kids under two still get two percent


Updated: Palos Plane Crash Kills Three

Report: Twin Beech headed from Midway to Kansas

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter


A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Daniel Radcliffe ‘raps’ the alphabet


The "Harry Potter" star performs the tongue-twisting "Alphabet Aerobics" and it's hilarious.

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Americans may still see some Ebola cases


Americans could continue to see cases of Ebola in the U.S. until the outbreak in West Africa is contained.

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With selfies, tweets, politicians go vote-hunting on social media


In 2014 a multifaceted digital strategy is seen as a prerequisite to getting out the vote.

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Bumgarner rides to the rescue for World Series win


The Giants won their eighth World Series title and the third in five seasons.