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Budget Director a Finalist for CWLP Job

Latest Poll Shows Quinn Ahead for the First Time

Poverty Down For First Time in 8 Years

ABC's Alicia Lewis Recaps Honor Flight

Pain Med Deaths Increasing, but Not as Quickly

Slottag To Run For City Coucil

Local Schools React To Gas Leak

U of I Board Will Approve New Hires

North Mac To Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors After Leak

Students Out of School For Lack of Immunizations, Less Than Last Year

Three Companies To Develop Outlets At Springfield

Panel Wants more Time For Fracking Rules

Lincoln's Vault To Be Restored After Water Damage

IDOT Celebrates Child Passenger Safety With Car Seat Checks

New Supoena Issued For Quinn's Anti-Violence Program

15yo Southeast Student Charged As Juvenile For Bringing Gun

ABC's Alicia Lewis Prepares For Honor Flight

Rauner Questions IDOT Hires

Magro's Meat Hosts Public Forum

Downtown Springfield, Inc. To Hold Fundraiser

Illinois Veteran Suggests Way To Help Improve VA

Springfield Teacher Contract A Done Deal

Residents Push for Quiet Zone in Downtown Springfield

Carbon Monoxide Leak Leaves Over 100 Hospitalized

Rauner Wants Merit Pay for Illinois Teachers

Lanphier Student Back in Court

Keeping Guns Out: What Can 186 Do?

Student Talks About Importance Of Learning CPR

Central IL Foodbank Hopeful In Winning $60K

Importance Placed on Rail Safety In Illinois

Owner Of Bel-Aire Motel Dies Over Weekend

IDOT Still Employs 103 Improper Hires

Southbound Ramp To I-55 From Stevenson under Construction

Illinois Ranked Third In Country For Most Railroad Deaths

Candidate Callis Signed Documents For Home In Missouri

Funding Illinois' Future Coalition Support School Funding Bill

Second Gun Found in District 186 School

Carbon Monoxide Leak At North Mac Middle School

Coat Drives Get An Early Start

Door To Door Voter Registration

Springfield Art Walk Kicks Off

State, Local Republicans Make Stop in Champaign for Bus Tour

Vince Talks ISIS with Durbin

DHFS Officials Say Illegal Immigrant Numbers "Out of Context"

Boosting High School Football

Retail Sales Up Nationally

United Way Creating History

Training For Firefighters Change Since 9/11

Seasonal Flu Immunization Program

Outdoors Woman Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Durbin on ISIS and Support For Obama's Plan

New Arrival For 9/11 Couple

Governor Campaign Attracting Big Names and Record Money

Anchors Share Their 9/11 Experiences

Thirteen Years of War and Counting

9/11 Ceremonies Fall Off for Springfield Fire

Springfield Remembers 9/11

Teaching 9/11 To A New Generation

Suicide Prevention Week

Caterpillar To Open Research Lab At U of I

Jacksonville Mayor Proposes Police Body Cameras

Sacred Heart Griffin High Has Mega Raffle Drawing With $100,000 Prize

Central Illinois Pushes For Police Body Cameras

Macon County Saves $1 Million On Recycled Highway

Jacksonville NAACP Raise Questions About District 117 Minority Hiring

Gillespie School District Awarded Millions In Lawsuit

New Details in Sherman Officer Investigation

Farmers Cheer Move to Block EPA Rules

Business Owners Discuss Decline of Stevenson Drive

Hundreds of Gallons of Oil Collected, Still Spreading

Shots Fired In Springfield

Decrease in Motorcycle Fatalities

CWLP Funding Woes

Lake Springfield Water Level Above Full Pool

After Harvest, Flash Flooding Could Get Worse

Open House For Products Made By Prison Inmates

Growing Concern Of Future Medical Marijuana Companies

Motorcycle Accident Kills Springfield Man

UIS Hosts Poverty Simulation For Students

Open House To Display Inmate Goods

$1.5 Million Grant To Inspect Pollution Control Facilities

Quinn and Rauner Verbally Jab Each Other At Session

UIS Enrollment At All Time High

Domestic Violence in Our Community

Oil Spill Coats Creek at Washington Park

Magro Meats Wants Permission to Open Meat Market and Slaughterhouse on Stevenson

Sangamon County Drug Court Gets a Major Grant

Antique Shop Opens Its Doors After Relocating

Jacksonville City Council Proposes Gaming Restriction

Decatur Mayor Announces He Will Seek Re-Election

Kincaid Trustee Resigns, Says He's "Fed Up"

Big Brothers, Big Sisters In Need Of Mentors

Springfield Clinic Donates Thousands To Kidzeum

Jacksonville Woman Dies After Running Off Road

Man Arrested For Attempted Murder of Ex Girlfriend And Man

Amy Day Sentenced Four Years In Prison

$2 Million Grant To Establish Justice Programs In Illinois

Missing Toddler In Champaign, Search Continues

Counties Endorse Logan County As Site Of Medical Marijuana Center

Jacksonville City Council Approves To Hire Additional Patrolman

Doug Thomas To Appear In Court Today

Aiello Announces Plans To Run For County Clerk, Not City

Fire at Merlin, Then Oil Leak

Enterovirus Spreads, Children at Risk

Letter Sent To Parents Of Students At Olympia South Elementary Causes Concerns

Madigan Wants to Use Cameras to Combat Elder Abuse

NAACP President wants SPD Officers to Meet with Group of Black Men

Business and Agriculture Organizations Announce Opposition to Proposed Cleanter Water Act Regulations

Local Village Says 50 Percent Of Roads Need Repairs

Doctors Warn Fall Season Could Be Bad For Allergies

Oyster and Beer Festival Raises Money For Gen-H Kids And Community Gardens

Virginia High Classes Continue, Despite Missing Gym Roof

Teen Mom Charged With Attempted First-Degree Murder

Rauner's Ideas On Improving Illinois Education

Respiratory Illness Striking Illinois Children

Decatur Wells Project On Hold

One Dead After Rollover Accident On I-55

Chamber Holding Job Fair Today

Event Provides Funding For Capitol Beautification Project

Quinn Gains Backing For Minimum Wage

Department of Education To Host Webinar For Parents

Stores To Get Around Liquor Ban

Fire Marshal Called To Investigate Jacksonville Fire

Road Closures Due To Railroad Crossing Construction

Big Changes Coming to Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival in 2015

Mayor Requests Removal Of Traffic Lights

Department of Corrections Continues Financial Struggle

Applications Accepted For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Springfield Standoff Ends With Man In Hospital

Every Step Counts, Walking to Fight MS

Is The State Funding The Right Road Construction Projects?

Live, Love, Be: CU Pride Festival & Parade

Storms Blow Roof Off Cass County School

Parents Discuss Race in Springfield Schools

Medical Marijuana Can't Be Taxed Under State Law

Road Constructions To Come To Central Illinois

Alderman Cahnman Under Investigation

Hopes For Quick Pension Ruling

Doctor: Illinois Behind In Conditions For Mentally Ill Prisoners

ALERT: Macon County Phone Scam

Woman Pleads Guilty of Drug Induced Homicide

Mitchell Plans To Strip Funding From All Kids Program

Man Acquitted of Shooting Police Officer

Woman Caught Bringing Gun Into Courthouse

Teen Arrested For Leaving Newborn In Dumpster

Consolidating Public Works Garages

Home Depot Security Breach Victim

Fracking in Illinois Moves Forward

IEMA Holds Annual Conference

Medical Marijuana Law Spurs Driving Concerns

Complaints Prompt Inspection At Sangamon Towers

Chamber of Commerce Endorses Cross For State Treasurer

Student With Gun Pleads Not Guilty To Criminal Charges

Man Released From Jail, Same Day Arrested Again

Illinois Most Improved State for Emergency Plans for Children

Childhood Obesity On The Rise

BBQ Competition To Come To Williamsville Fall Festival

Affordable Housing To Come To Springfield's East Side

Former President To Visit Central Illinois

Organization Seeks More Money From City

Alderman Simpson Talks Mayoral Strategy

Jacksonville Aldermen Demand Information On Extra Police Work

Joan Rivers Dies At Age 81

Springfield NAACP to Host Race Relations Meeting In Hopes to Spark Change

New Study Suggests Breakfast is No Longer the Most Important Meal of the Day

Meeting Addresses Homer Mine

Corn Stalk Disease Found in Local Fields

Residents Questioning Noise Ordinance In Decatur

Springfield Mayor Wants Police Officers to Wear Body Cameras

Illinois Medicaid Aims to Reduce Unplanned Pregnancies

Future TIF Districts Could Help Fund Springfield Schools

City Council Creates Sub-Comittee To Hire New Coordinator

Quinn On Minimum Wage

Mt. Pulaski Fall Festival Kicks Off Friday

Jacksonville Initiatives To Upgrade High School

Legislatures Haven't Received Quinn's Anti-Violence Emails

Senator Rose on Minimum Wage Debate

Futuregen Project Permit Approval

Springfield PD Stats From Holiday Weekend

Illinois Education Officials To Offer Bi-Literacy Seal On High School Diplomas

283 Springfield Students Out of School

Minority STEM Program Successful

Reorganized Logan County Tourism Organization Seeking Board Members

Late Season Rain Delaying Corn Harvest

Decatur Getting Major Sewer Upgrades

Illinois National Guard Delays Drill Weekend Due to Financial Setback

Sherman Showdown Goes Before Labor Board

Tri-City Preschool Resumes After Mold Found In Classrooms

Decatur Not Picked For Research Center

Jacksonville Prepares For Concert In The Cornfield

First Day For Students At Virgina's Newly Renovated Junior-Senior High

Accident On Fifth And Cook Involving SMDT Bus

IEMA Offers Tips For National Preparedness Month

Expected Numbers Of Medical Marijuana Apps

Man Arrested For Rape And Battery

Decatur Celebrates Unions On Labor Day

ABC's Liz Foster Ties The Knot

Springfield Celebrates Labor Day With Annual Parade

Three Suspicious Fires in a Week

SIU Anticipates Higher Attendance

Olive Garden Delivers Free Meals To Firefighters

Unions Still Big Political Players

State Trooper Vehicle Hit By Car While Responding to Other Accident

Edinburg Celebrates Labor Day With Multiple Activities

Pana Labor Day Parade Successful

Asain Carp Blocked From Lake Decatur

Body Found Sunday Morning, Hit While Walking

Construction Begins Tuesday On Iron Bridge Road

Researchers Split On Driving While High

High Speed Rail Updates

Quinn Lives On Minimum Wage For One Week

Fun Run for Children's Organ Transplant Association

Quinn Takes Clemency Action

Wood Carving Competition Comes To Springfield

Higgins to Run For City Council Again

Suspicious Fire In Vacant House on Sunday

Ukrainian Motorcyclist Traveling Around The World

Medical Marijuana Applications Now Posted

Smoking Ban Reminder At U of I

Man Released From Jail After 50 Days

Man Brings Military Flares To Sheriff's Office

Road Renamed For Fallen Soldier

4-Year-Old Decatur Boy Fighting Leukemia

Illinois College New Students Lend Helping Hand

Baby Abandoned in a Jacksonville Dumpster

Senator Durbin Endorsed in the Capital City

Man Accused of Selling Crack Near School

Millions of Travelers Hitting the Road this Holiday Weekend

UIS Service-a-thon

Flooding Affects Downtown Businesses

Candidates Use Their Own Math for Education Funding

Pre-K Students To Return To School After Mold Discovery

Springfield Residents Clean-Up Flooded Basements

SPARC Helps Those With Disabilities

District 186 Immunization Clinics Conclude

Gubernatorial Candidates Go Head-To-Head

Man Charged With Copper Theft

Labor Day Roadwork

Slayton Pleads Not Guilty In Car Chase Charges

Students Quiz Mayors on Leadership

Illinois Schools Hit Hard By State Funding Cuts

Springfield Flooding

Millikin University Adds Police Department

Decatur Man Accused of Murdering Girlfriend has History of Domestic Violence

Downtown Springfield Inc. Faces Budget Shortfall

Immigration Rally In Springfield

25 New Jobs Headed To Decatur

Old State Capital Fundraiser Set For Sept. 6

Additions Coming To Concordia Village

DNR Discounted Licenses System Not Ready

Proposed Fracking Rules To Be Released Tomorrow

Man Faces Charges For Giving Tattoo To Minor

Champion Golf Outing To Benefit Girl Scouts of Central Illinois

Memorial Hospital To Be Lone Level 1 Trauma Center In Area

Lanpier Student Possible Punishment For Bringing Gun To School

Sex Offender Returns To Court

New Law For Studying Hemp

Durbin Asks For Signatures For Petition Against Burger King Merger

New Berlin Pretzels: The Story Behind the Mascot

Springfield: $400,000 Renovation and New Council Coordinator

Governor Candidates on the Attack at Roundtable Forum

Hearing Officer Tours Bel-Aire

Teamsters Buck Against Patronage Layoffs

Scheels Exceeds Kidzeum Donation Request

Legacy Pointe Not Drawing the Traffic Business Owners Expected

Springfield Lacks Public Housing Units for Low-Income Families

Vallas Takes On Rauner's Tax Plan

Local Mom Disagrees with New Guidlines for Women's Health

Lanphier Students React to 16-year-old Arrested for having Loaded Gun at School

Parsons Answers Financial Questions In Court

Heating Assistance Appointments Start Next Week

Man Runs Over Girlfriend With SUV, Leaves Body At Intersection

Strong Police Presence This Holiday Weekend

First Look At Supreme Court Building Renovation

Madigan on Data Breach

Quinn's Top Deputy Steps Down

Decatur Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years For Sex Crime

Overnight Housefire on Loveland Ave.

Another Successful Honor Flight Completed

Healthier Lunches Now Served at Tri City Schools

Sherman Residents Rally Behind Cop in Lawsuits with Village

New Law Aims to Cut Down on Wasteful Local Governments

Moms Go Back To School Event

Hot Trip To School

Extreme Heat Straining Cooling Systems

Veteran on Cross Country Walk to Raise Awareness about PTSD

Student Arrested For Having Gun At Lanphier High

Ice Cream Sales And Heat

Quaker Steak And Lube Close Their Doors

Former Teacher Sentenced To 7 Years For Sexual Abuse of Minor

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