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IT Could Take Years to Fix State Schools

Pancakes For Patriots, Honor Flight Fundraiser

Springfield Transgender Woman Shares Her Story

Springfield Preps For Lincoln's Funeral Reenactment

Langfelder Announces Transition Team

Medicaid Cuts for FY '15 Are Revealed

College Kids Learn about Drunk Driving from an Offender

Two Musical Guests Added To State Fair Line Up

Businesses Optimistic Of Sangamon County's Economic Outlook

High Speed Rail Oversight Bill Passes the House

United Way Annual Begins Days of Action

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Object In Jacksonville

Man Arrested For Fourth Time This Year On Meth Charges

BAR Association Hosts 'Ask A Lawyer Day'

Women's Power Lunch Encourages Fight Against Cancer

Glenwood Middle Placed On Soft Lockdown

Decatur Water Rate Increase

Town Rallies Behind Taylorville High School Band

SPECIAL REPORT: Rauner's Turnaround Agenda

Rauner Continues To Make Cuts To State Programs

Marijuana Possession Penalty Bill Passes, House, Moves To Senate

Community Care Program Faces Cuts

Take A Step For Autism 2015

Impact of Abraham Lincoln Home On Capital City

Out Of Office: Two South Jacksonville Village Leaders Stepping Down

Salvation Army Shelter Temporarily Closes

Springfield Police Host Open House

Illinois House Passes Bill Banning Baby Bumpers in Cribs

Social Services Talk Funding Loss

Springfield Landmark and State Historic Preservation Agency on Endangered Landmark List

Criminal Charges Possible in Dog Attack

Vice President Biden In Champaign, Speaks Against Sexual Violence

IDPH's New Vaccine Requirements For Students

Dewitt County and Clinton Landfill Company Reach Settlement Hosting Fees

New Decatur Councilman Plans to Grow Small Business

Carpenter Street Underpass Project Uncovers Historical Artifacts

Bike Repair Stations Now In Springfield

Red Cross Hosts Blood Drive In Capital City

Winner Finally Declared For Kincaid Village Board Seat

Taylorville Banker Pleads Guilty

House Appropriations Committee Meets With Cut Programs

Students Hold Mock Press Conference With Gov. Rauner

Traffic Lights To Be Removed

Sixth Street Lane Closure

Avian Flu Comes To Midwest, Farmers Warned

Meeting Scheduled To Discuss Logan Wind Farms

South Jacksonville Holds Special Meeting To Create Ethics Commission

New Legislation To Prohibit Officials From Promoting Programs

Alpha Phi Alpha Convention Returns To Springfield After 31 Years

Community of Clinton Urging State To Provide A Subsidy For Power Plant

Illinois Schools Face Hundreds Of Unfunded Mandates

CWLP Could Face Technical Default

Springfield Police Applicants See Increase

Study Shows Illinois has Above Average "Deficient Bridges"

Police Needing Public's Help In Finding Fugitive on the Run

Lincoln Park Elementary Participates in Earth Day

Christian County Approves SAX Pipeline

Colleges Visit Statehouse for Lobby Day

Gold's Gym In Springfield Has New Owner

Sangamon County Begins Preparing For Special Election

Lawmakers Push CMV Education

Fraternity Members Give Back To Local Elementary School

IDOT To Discuss Condition Of State Roadways

Bill To Change Specialty License Plates

Man Arrested For Looting Items In Fairdale After Tornado

State Considering Bailout For Exelon

ISBE Says State Money Already Divided Between 546 Districts

Esquire Theater Under New Ownership, Preparing For Demolition

Measure To Extend Medical Marijuana Program Passes House

Springfield Police Could Receive 40 Dash Board Cameras

CWLP Finances Struggling Again

Springfield Police to Host Open House

Illinois Transportation Department Lauches "Listening Tour"

Central Illinois Farming Ahead of Last Year

Palazzolo Nominated for Circuit Clerk

Skill Gap in Jobs Across Illinois Concern for Businesses

Sen. Manar Moving Education Reform Forward Despite Doubters

ACLU Pushes For Lower Drug Penalities

Panel Looks At Rauner's Cuts

Fire Chief Ken Fustin Announces Retirement

Rauner's 100th Day In Office

Community Colleges To Utilize PARCC Testing

City Of Decatur In Final Four of Hockeyville USA

IDOT: Gear up, ride smart

NIU Football Team Helps Fairdale Community

Storm Safety For Cantrall

Spring Leaf Pick-Up Happening Now

Charter Schools Could Soon Self-Regulate

Legislation For Banks To Report Minority Loans

Illinois To Receive Hundreds of Thousands In Grants For Homeless Veterans

District 186 School Board Tables "Conversion Therapy" Issue

Volunteers around Illinois Honored Monday

"No Tip" Policy Leaves One Less Worry For Consumers

Gas Prices Rise in Springfield

New City Officials Go Through Orientation

FBI Admits Faulty Evidence Used in Convictions

Could Marijuana Decriminalization Move Statewide?

IMRF Says Local Pension System In Good Shape

Report: Women Don't Hold As Many Jobs As Men In Science-Related Fields

Doctors Push Parents To Take Advantage During Spring

Five Candidates In 18th District Election

Macoupin Co. Crimestoppers Increase Reward For Homicide Information

IL Bill Proposes Training School Officials To Use Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Henson Robinson Zoo Parties For The Planet

Quincy Native Announces Candidacy For Vacant Congressional Seat

Springfield Fire Leaves Family Homeless

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary

Music Fans Celebrate National Record Day

Certified Technicians Inspect Child Safety Seats

Shredding Tax Documents

Veterinarians Express Caution To Dog Owners Over Flu Outbreak

Amtrak Riders Worried About Potential Budget Cuts Affecting Services

Local Smoke Shop Business Improves

Decatur Park District Recovers Some of Money Lost in Fraud

Ashland Market To Close After 55 Years

Sangamon Co. Auxiliary Program Remines Unchaged In Light of Recent Events

Police Investigating Deadly Car Crash in Effingham

SIU To See Tuition Hike

IHPA Bracing For Big Changes

Graduation for IDOC Correctional Officers

Springfield Clinic To Host Safety Seat Checks

Teen Summit Aims To Prevent Teen Drug, Alcohol Use

Man Tries To Disarm Deputy In Springfield, Arrested

Springfield School Takes On Anti-Bullying Campaign

House Speaker Madigan Creates Budget Panel

Extended Affordable Health Coverage Deadline Approaching

Schools Learn How Much State Funding They Will Receive

Girl Scout Raises Money, Sends Cookies Overseas

Cancer Survivors Gather At Statehouse To Talke About Budget Cuts

Dept. of Agriculture Offering Free Recycle Program

Illinois Unemployment Holds Steady In March

Project 10k Kids Walk/Run

Author Of "Lincoln's Body" Presents In Springfield

Northeast Springfield Residents Learn About Proposed Solutions For Sewer Backups

UIS Students Participate In National Day Of Silence

Alderman Sam Cahnman Under Investigation By ARDC

Tobacco Quitline Shutdown

The Autism Project's Unsure Future

Workers One Step Closer To Back Pay

Secretary of State's Office Says Capitol Police Always Ready

Schock Facing High Legal Fees

Transportation Department Pushes Motorcycle Safety Courses

Amtrak Officials Say Cuts Mean Service Reductions

Transportation Department Begins Road Construction Projects

Oak Ridge Cemetery Trees Getting Makeover For Re-enactment

Victims Of Sex Trafficking To Be Protected From The Law If Bill Is Passed

State Retiree Lawyers Getting Paid

Summaries For Medical Marijuana Program Expansion Due

New Community Marketing Manager Selected For Decatur

STD Testing Program's Funding Cut Off

Holocaust Remembrance Day Honored In Capital City

Macon County Phone Scam Stealing Identities

Ambulance Simulator To Help LLCC Emergency Medical Service Students

Effingham Man Facing Child Porn, Extortion Charges

More Time Given To File Taxes For Those Affected By Tornadoes

Rauner Concerned With Standardized Tests

Ebertfest Brings Movie Enthusiasts Together

United Way Offers To Help The State

U of I Students Protest Funding Cuts

Right To Try Passes House, Moves On To Senate

Memorial Medical Center Nationally Recognized For Hand Transplant Program

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Rejuvenates Downtown Springfield

More Central Illinois Families Using Food Pantries

Local Schools Receive More State Funding, Others Are Cut

Home Health Care Workers Protest For $15 Wage

Lincoln Funeral Coalition Prepares For Big Weekend

ISBE Selects New Superintendent of Schools

Equality Day At Capitol

Rauner Continues Turnaround Tour

Black Chamber Meets Governor And Lawmakers

Decatur Voted Top Ten Hockey City in Country

Soldiers Return Home After 6 Month Tour

SPD Swears In New Officers

Beer Warehouse Moves to Harristown

Man Guilty of Organizing Armed Robbery

Man Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault

LaHoos Submits Petition To Get On Special Election Ballot

Sangamon Co. Will Not Ask Schock To Foot Election Bill

Farnham Loses Pension

Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Come To Springfield

DCFS, Child Advocacy Centers Recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pilot Reached out To Air Traffic Control In Bloomington Plane Crash

More Budget Cuts?

Report: District 186 Not Meeting P.E. Requirements

Vigil Held On Lincoln Assissination Anniversary

Tweeting History: Lincoln Assassination

Scholarship Created In Mundo's Memory

Flag Lowering Ceremony at Lincoln's Tomb

Minimum Wage Ordinance Fails To Move Out Of Committee

Inauguration Day Set in Springfield

Incoming Aldermen Starting Transition

Democrats Want Study Of Rauner's Pension Plan

Lawmakers Not Happy With Cuts

The 150th Year Anniversary Of Lincoln's Death Events Preview

CWLP To Fix Broken Water Main On MacArthur Blvd.

Lawmaker Pushes Medical Pot Program Extension Despite Rauner's Opposition

Handley Wins Springfield School Board Seat

Morgan Co. Asks Schock To Pay For Special Election

Former Schock Staffers Subpoenaed

Groups Meet at Statehouse to Protest Funding Sweeps

Macon County History Museum Reopens

District 186 Not Meeting PE Requirements

Plan For Grain Belt Express Clean Line Takes Shape

Communities Impacted By Tornadoes Recieve Donations

Altamont Man Indicted On Federal Charges

Concerns Rise Over Right To Try Legislation

Ball-Chatham School District Eliminates 18 Positions

Rauner Names Funderburg Head of IFA

Man Sentenced For Pana 2014 Armed Robbery

Fourth Chance Bill For DUI Offenders

ALPLM Hosts Vigil and Other Events Honoring President Lincoln

State Grants Stop, Local Health Center Could Close

Tax Deadline Looming, What To Know

New Local Restaurants Compete Against Chain Restaurants For Business

Juvenile Sentences Could See Changes in Illinois

County Jails Getting Crowded

Rauner Thinks Court Will Strike Down Pension Reform

Governor Rauner Talks Turnaround

Home Sales In Central Illinois On The Rise

Two Shootings Related To 2014 Murder, Police Say

Marshall County Wants To Give Election Tab To Schock

IHSA Asks Judge To Throw Out Lawsuit

Presidential Candidates Establish Themselves Early

Jacksonville City Council to Discuss Chicken Problem

APL Does Their Part in Helping Decrease Pet Overpopulation

Week of the Young Child Celebration

Rauner Wants Evaluation Of Medical Pot Program

Death of IL Medical Marijuana Company's CEO Under Investigation

Police Investigating Decatur Man's Stabbing Death

Lincoln Tomb Ceremony Held

Lincoln's Death Remembered On 150th Anniversary

Two Bills Moving Through House Could Limit Drunk Driving

Unions Dues Lawsuit Continues

Rauner To Repeal Jurors Pay Increase

Clinton's Campaign Already Starting In Capital City

Lego Expo Challenges Children Through Critical Thinking Situations

GI Joe Fans Come To The Capital City

Local Pastor Restoring Neighborhoods in Springfield One Home at a Time

Fast-Food Chain Pays For Burger-King Wedding

General Assembly, Legislation Preview

U of I Sends Food To Help Those Impacted By Tornados

Local Volunteers Pitch In To help Tornado-Ravaged Parts Of Northern Illinois

Apartment Fire Displaces Over 20 People

Washington Mayor Offers Message Of Hope

Tax Penalty, ACA Special Enrollment

State Lawmaker Talks to Local Student Council Members

Storms Damage Cars in the Area

Champaign ACE Checks Lead To 20 Citations

Macon County Adds Gang, Weapon Prosecution Unit

Champaign Man Found Guilty of Murder

Still No Emergency Sirens for Cantrall Village

Dog Flu Potentially Fatal

Bells Ring Thursday To Remember Civil War's End

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

Bloomington Residents Mourn Loss of Community Members

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