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Weekend Newswatch

Sherman Village President on a proposed sales tax increase

Joey talks with Sherman Village President Trevor Clatfelter on proposed 1% sales tax increase for the Rail Pointe Business Development District.


Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel on the Iran nuclear deal

The U.S. has to make a decision on the Iran nuclear agreement in the coming weeks.

Making Strides

The ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ Kick-off is Tuesday

Joey talks with ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ Community Manger Morgan Trump about the Kick Off Breakfast that happens tomorrow at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center.


A report on criminal justice reform in Illinois

Joey talks with criminal justice expert at The Illinois Policy Institute, Bryant Jackson-Green about a new report on criminal justice reforms he says can make a budget impact and also help reduce the amount of people in prison.


More violence in Ferguson a year after the riots

A day of peaceful vigils to mark the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri turned ugly when two shooting incidents left two people wounded….one critically.

Morning Newswatch

CBS Radio News Steven Portnoy on the GOP debate

Joey gets thoughts on the GOP debate from Steven Portnoy of CBS Radio News who as at the debate in Cleveland.GOP Debate analysis from CBS Radio News Steven Portnoy

Weekend Newswatch

‘West Side Story’ opens at the Muni this weekend

Joey talks with Anna Benoit, Bailee Brinkman, and Kendall Heumann who are all in ‘West Side Story’ which opens tonight at the Muni.


GOP Debate Analysis from Reuters

Post debate analysis after 17 republican presidential candidates took to the stage in two separate forums to accommodate the large number.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about the Springfield City Council’s approval of Mayor Langfelder’s Economic Development Commission, and the questions surrounding one of those members.

Weekend Newswatch

Are you ready for the debate tonight?

Joey talks with CBS News consultant Professor Leonard Steinhorn about the GOP debate tonight from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and airs on Fox from 8-10 PM.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Police Investigate Shots Fired at Home


Damage reported to a home.

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Springfield Attorney Becomes Judge


It's now Judge Jennifer Ascher.

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Zopp Wants Chicago Police Superintendent to Resign


U.S. Senate hopeful Andrea Zopp says Chicago Police superintendent Garry McCarthy should step down.

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Judge to State: Pay Insurance for Home Health Care Workers


SEIU Healthcare Illinois took legal action against Gov. Bruce Rauner and Comptroller Leslie Munger earlier this month to force the payments.