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Group Gets Unused Meds to Less Fortunate

A new Springfield non-profit distributing wholesale drugs normally destroyed is working to send them instead to parts of the world that may need them more.

Warren Price and Darion Harris

Murder Suspect Makes Court Appearance

Darion Harris, 20, allegedly helped shoot and kill William Dougherty.


Murdered Springfield Man Identified, Accused Killers Appear in Court

Two of three people facing charges following Springfield's 10th homicide have made court appearances.

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Former SCOIL Chief Justice Fitzgerald Dies

“This is both a personal and a professional loss,” said Chief Justice Rita Garman.


Public Health Administrators Make Case: Fund Us, Please

Another byproduct of the state budget standoff: cutbacks in public health programs.


October Warmer, Drier Than Normal

State climatologist Jim Angel says the National Weather Service is predicting the mild temperatures will continue this month.


Man Pleads Not Guilty to Knife Attack

Dustin Brown allegedly stabbed a Morton chess instructor.


Macon County Woman Pleads Guilty to Murder

Plea comes as a trial was about to start.

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 03 Sep 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

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Trump to Campaign in Springfield

Trump will speak at the Prairie Capital Convention Center.


More Humiliation for Hastert

His portrait is removed from a place of honor in Washington


Transgender Student Must Use Girls’ Room

Palatine school district found to be breaking the law

11-3-15 Ward 2 Meeting

Ward 2 Needs Include Infrastructure, Race

The first of ten ward meetings is held.

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IHPA Board Replaces Embattled Agency Director

Chairman James Bruner says the board has decided to "go in a different direction."


Man to Serve Federal and State Sentences on Felony Sex Charges

Raymond Schrode, 33, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on charges of Sexual Exploitation of Minor and Possession of Child Pornography.


Palazzolo Continues Mobile Passport Services in County

Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Paul Palazzolo says he will keep trying to make getting or updating a passport easier.


9th St. Rail Underpass Reopens, Some Amtrak Trains Still Suspended

The Ninth Street rail underpass is back open and operational, and while the inconvenience is gone for drivers, the same can't be said for train passengers.


Chicago Police Won’t Charge CC Permit Holder Who Shot Armed Robber

Investigators classified the shooting as self-defense.

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