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South Sangamon Water Commission Boil Order Lifted

It was to be in effect until Monday to allow for testing.

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3-Year-Old Peoria Boy Dies in Illinois River

The Peoria County coroner identified the boy as Ravante L. Ward.

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Belleville Modifies Police Uniform Policy After Flag Flap

The new policy outlined by Chief Bill Clay in a July 7 memo called for officers to wear the Belleville city police patch on both shoulders as they received new uniforms.

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Two Killed in Overnight Car Crash Downtown

William Joseph Jones, Jr., and Roderick Pickett are the victims

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Rauner Administration Appoints Campaign Supporter to Board Spot

The Reverend Corey Brooks has been appointed to a spot on the Illinois Tollway Board.

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Woman Convicted In 1987 Kidnapping, Murder Wants New Trial

Attorneys for Nancy Rish, 53, say she was duped into participating in the kidnapping of Stephen Small in an attempt to extort $1 million.

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Rauner Visits Tornado-Damaged Communities

Governor Bruce Rauner has visited two areas devastated by tornadoes late Thursday.

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Ill. Supreme Court Won’t Intervene in State Worker Payroll Case

The Illinois Supreme Court has denied a request by state officials to decide the issue of paying government workers during the budget crisis.

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Delavan Also Struck by Tornado

There are no serious injuries in Delavan from a tornado.

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Appellate Court Overturns Cook County Judge’s Ruling on State Employee Pay

The ruling authorizes state Comptroller Leslie Munger to continue paying all state workers even though there's been no spending authority approved.

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Kirk Backs Off Iran Nuclear Deal Comments

Sen. Mark Kirk is backing off from comments he made accusing President Obama of wanting to "get nukes to Iran."

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Portion of Chatham Under Boil Order

The South Sangamon Water Commission says a boil order will last through the weekend for portions of Chatham.

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Springfield Homeowner Shoots, Injures Intruders During Home Invasion

Springfield police say a homeowner defending himself injured two people when he shot them during a home invasion.

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State Taking Applications for Auditor General

The Legislative Audit Commission is accepting applications through Aug. 19.

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Decatur Mayor Mike McElroy Dies

McElroy was elected mayor in 2009 and had been a City Council member since 2003.

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Illinois Unemployment Lowest Since 2008

But the state also lost 7500 jobs

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Springfield Park District Approves Police Contract

It may end up having to be changed, but a new contract is in place between the Springfield Park District and its police force.

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Rauner Signs “Sweet Corn” Law; Students Pleased

The effort started as Chatham Elementary School students wanted to know if the state even had an official vegetable, and that turned into a year-round lesson.

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Tornado Rocks Small Western Illinois Community

A tornado swept through the towns of Kirkwood, Monmouth and Cameron late Thursday.

Rauner Task Force

Rauner Eliminates Governor’s Oversight of Non-Political Hires

Rauner says the ePAR process was inefficient.

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