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Blagojevich Attorney: It’s a Longshot, But We Have to Try

Len Goodman, believes Blagojevich was wrongly imprisoned – and this is step one to further challenge that.

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Governor Issues Layoff Notices, Legislature Responds

The bill is crafted like the law that funds the state fair – it says the state museum system shall be funded, which makes it essential spending.

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National Night Out: One Organizer’s Story

The "National Night Out" is a chance for you to meet your neighbors and become friends, in a effort to not only look out for each other, but also to foster friendships.

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Christian County Authorities Look for Man Wanted in High-Speed Chase

Authorities in Christian County are looking for a man they say led police on a high speed chase before fleeing a car on foot.

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Schock Spending Continues to be Scrutinized

A new financial report from former Congressman Aaron Schock's political action committee shows campaign money has been spent since he left Congress.

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Duckworth Lawsuit Enters Senate Race

An ethics lawsuit may factor into next year's U.S. Senate race.

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Blagojevich Wants Full Court Appeal

Blagojevich is hoping the full court will overturn more counts.

7-6-15 Shooting

Shooting Death Victim’s Brother Charged with Murder

The Sangamon County State's Attorney has charged the older brother of a Springfield teenager shot and killed last week with murder.

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Rauner Signs Concussion Legislation

New concussion standards for students have been signed into law by the governor.

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Illinois Corn Crop Deteriorates, Some Areas Could Use Rain

Most of the state’s been getting a break from heavy rain over the past few weeks, but that could be a problem pretty soon.

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Illinois’ Economy Still Steadily Growing

Illinois’ economy is still steadily growing.

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Ill. Senate Taking Up Plan to Spend $5B in Federal Money

The Illinois Senate is expected to vote on the measure today.

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Northwestern University Given $17.5 Million to Study New HIV Treatment

Northwestern University has been given a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to invent.

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Clean Jobs Coalition’s Idea to Comply with Federal Mandates: Pass Our Bill

How will Illinois comply with the president’s Clean Power Plan? One group has the answer – pass our bill.

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Florida Healthcare Technology Firm to Hire 300 in Decatur

Convey Health Solutions announced that it will open an office in Decatur and need to hire a mix of permanent, seasonal, full-time and part-time workers.

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Outbreak of Mumps Affecting Mostly U of I C-U Campus Students

Sixty people in the Champaign-Urbana have been reported since April as having the mumps -- most of which are from University of Illinois students.

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Weekend Springfield Fires Displace At Least 15

Two fires displaced at least 15 Springfield residents over the weekend.

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Teens Arrested for Shooting

A Springfield teenager is behind bars for what police suspect was a drive-by shooting Sunday night.

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