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Qik-N-Ez Robbery Suspect in Arrested

Cody Desilva was found with two other subjects in a car on 4th Street early Saturday morning. The other two persons were released.

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Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

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Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

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Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

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4 weeks ago

Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

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4 weeks ago

McCann: Hard to Get Leaders’ Attention

State Senator Sam McCann says it would be nice if he could go in and say he wants to vote right now on a budget, but that's not the reality.

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Auburn School Happy to Host Gov. Rauner

Hosting the governor at his small, rural district's high school Wednesday, Auburn school superintendent Darren Root says there is an important point to make.

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Caterpillar to Close 5 More Plants

Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

4 weeks ago

Advocates Fear Chaos After Rauner Home Health Care Ruling

Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

4 weeks ago

Six People Charged in Champaign Murder

Four are in custody after the woman was found in Clinton Lake.

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4 weeks ago

Crimestoppers Seeks Gun Stealers

Springfield Police are looking for the public's help in solving a weekend burglary at a local business.

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4 weeks ago

Illinois Business Leaders to State of Illinois: Fund Earlier Learning When It Comes To STEM Jobs

Illinois business leaders say the state should put more funding into earlier learning when it comes to work in science, technology, engineering, and math - or STEM - jobs.

City of Springfield

4 weeks ago

Mayor Jim Langfelder: It Takes A City

In his first State of the City address, Mayor Jim Langfelder says it takes a lot of people to make the city what it is.

Shaun Livingston
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's 22nd Annual Sports Spectacular at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Century City, California - 03.06.07

Featuring: Shaun Livingston
Where: United States
When: 03 Jun 2007
Credit: Rachel Worth / WENN

4 weeks ago

Basketball Star Gives Back to Peoria School

A Peoria school has received a big fundraising boost from former student and professional basketball player Shaun Livingston.

Eastern Illinois University

4 weeks ago

Mumps Outbreak at EIU

An outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen students.

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4 weeks ago

“Earth Week” Marked at UIS

In honor of Earth Day last week, the University of Illinois Springfield had "Earth Week" this week.

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4 weeks ago

Man Turns Self in After Traffic Stop Injuring Cop

A Springfield man has turned himself in after allegedly hitting a police officer with his car Saturday night.

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4 weeks ago

Air Force Man Guilty of Sexual Assault

An Air Force enlisted man assigned to an elite military unit has been found guilty of sexual assault in a court-martial at Scott Air Force Base.

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4 weeks ago

Williamsville H.S. Superintendent Wanted to Help Transgender Student

Williamsville-Sherman School Superintendent David Root says it's not a new problem, but for his district, it's one that's resolved as best as it can be.

Preschool

4 weeks ago

Business Leaders Want More Education Funding

Illinois business leaders say they want the state to invest more money in early education to meet the demands of a growing job market centered on math and science.

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