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Police Chief Kenny Winslow on body camera progress

Joey talks with Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on the progress the department has made on getting body cameras for city police officers.

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.

Morning Newswatch

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.

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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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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.

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New IL Corrections Director Resigns

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.