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Weekend Newswatch

That gyrocopter pilot is back at home in Florida

The postal worker from Florida who landed his gyrocopter on the lawn of the capitol in Washington to protest campaign finance reform has been charged in federal court.

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The Islamic State launches another offensive

Joey has a conversation with Military Analysts Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News about the Islamic State extremist group launching an offensive in Iraq yesterday.

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Organ donor shortages continue to be a problem

Joey talks with Rachel Bounds a pre-transplant coordinator with The Alan G. Birtch, Center for Transplant Services at Memorial Medical Center about organ donations.

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Aaron Hernandez gets life without parole

One time New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first degree murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd.

3-10-15 Springfield City Council

Alderman Cory Jobe on the Committee of the Whole meeting

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about abandoned buildings and the proposed minimum wage increase that was discussed at the Springfield City Council Committee of the Whole meeting last night.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Art Association’s ‘Roasted Hot Pots and Pork’ this weekend

Springfield Art Association Executive Director Betsy Dollar talks with Joye about the event coming up Saturday that features raku and roasted pork.

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State Senator Daniel Biss on reviewing the Governors pension plan

Joey talks with Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss about his reservations with moving ahead with Governor Bruce Rauner’s pension plan.

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How will police departments manage body camera data?

As more police departments around the country require their officers to wear body cameras in response to demands from the public, they are going to have to figure out how to analyze, process and store the video produced.

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Nicole Evans concedes election to Blake Handley in school subdistrict three

Nicole Evans concedes the school board subdustrict three seat to Blake Handley on the Morning Newswatch with Joey McLaughlin.

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Abraham Lincoln – A Day of Remembrance at the ALPLM

Joey has a conversation with Chris Wills from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency about the activities surrounding the remembrance of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Recent Headlines

5 hours ago in Local

Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.

5 hours ago in Local

Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor

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Judge Bob Hardwick declared a mistrial Friday evening in the trial of Curtis Lovelace.

5 hours ago in Local

Amtrak, Illinois Reach Deal to Maintain Instate Service

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The deal announced Friday will maintain service through the end of the fiscal year on June 30 at a cost of $38.3 million to the state. The department paid $42 million the previous fiscal year.

16 hours ago in Local

State Museum to Reopen with Governor’s Amendatory Veto

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Rauner has amendatorily vetoed a bill lawmakers approved a few months ago that would reopen the museum and all its satellite locations.

16 hours ago in Local

Woman Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter of Child Sentenced

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Cammie Kelly is going to prison for four years.