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Cooper's Hawk Winery Comes To Springfield

Robert Morris University to Host Transfer Fair At Benedictine

Train Collision Kills Three, Injures Two More

Two Teens Arrested For Thursday Shooting

Halloween Safety Tips; Sex Offender Compliance

Illini to Play at PCCC in 2015 Season

State to Accept Medical Pot Applications for "M" Through "Z"

Increase Coming To Taylorville Waste Rates

Man Sentenced For Bankruptcy Fraud

Man Found Guilty To Double Murder, Freed Today

Reported Gunfire Places Elementary School on Lock Down

Williamsville Makes Halloween Changes For Playoffs

Lake Decatur Dredging Begins

Local Woman Urges Residents to Join the Teal Pumpkin Project

Second Round of Medical Marijuana Applications Start Saturday

IDOT and ISP Safety Tips For Halloween

DUI Suspect in Fatal Crash Appears in Court

New Lifeline For CWLP

Health Department Meets To Fight HIV/AIDS

Officials: Capitol Security Always on High Alert

14th Annual High School Blood Challenge Back In Effect

Woman Sentenced 10 Years For Drug Induced Homicide

Parsons Spent Millions After Declaring Bankruptcy

U.S. Marshals Look for Jacksonville Murder Suspect

Jacksonville School District To Make Effort at Minority Hiring

Students Learn Stroke Awareness

Mix It Up Day Comes To Local Elementary Schools

Delays In A Decatur High School Renovation

Jacksonville Executive Director of Housing Authority Found Guilty

Taylorville Doctor Arrested For Cocaine Possession

Secretary of State Hosts Halloween Party

Caterpillar Foundation To Fund School Field Trips

Committee of The Whole Question What To Do With $1 Million

NAACP Hosts Candidate Forum, Estimated Voter Turnout

Passenger Numbers Up At Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

New Committee Announced To Develop Area Downtown

Jacksonville Gaming Fee Triples Rate For Parlors

Cyberbullying Affects More Than Just Kids

Red Cross Offers Tips To Stay Safe On Halloween

Making The Grade Conference Helps Motivate Area High School Students

Jacksonville Fire Chief Retires, New One Appointed

Person Of Interest In 2013 Death

Warrant Issued For Shooting Death of Jacksonville Man

Springfield Historic Building To Be Auctioned Wednesday

Woman Responsible For Deadly Weekend Crash Appears In Court Wednesday

Tips On Keeping Kids Safe While Pumpkin Carving

Wabash Motorcycle Accident Leaves One In Hospital

Amazon's $75 Million Investment in Illinois

Airbag Recall Affects Millions of Cars

Farnham Appears In Court, Plans of Negotiation

Firefighters Warn of Space Heater Dangers

Conference Provides Opportunities For Young Adults With Disabilities

SJ-R Employees Rally For New Contract

Pleasant Plains High School Mourning Loss Of Student

Red Ribbon Campaign Promotes Drug-Free Living to Chatham Schools

Turbine Parts Declared Surplus Property By Springfield Park Board

Coroner's Jury Justifies Man Shot In Pana Standoff

Washington Fire Chief Resigns After Salary Decrease

Capital City Architectural Firm Receives Coveted Award

CWLP Searches For Support In Rate Increase

Lincoln Land Community College Offers Help To Benedictine Students

Plane Crash in Macoupin County Leaves One Dead

Pleasant Plains Teen, Jacksonville Man Killed in Crash

Secretary of State Halloween Event

St. Louis Cardinals Player Oscar Traveras, Dies at 22

Habitat For Humanity Gives Springfield Family A New Home

Debunking Ebola Myths

Car Airbag Recall

Two Shot in Champaign Early Saturday

UIS Hosts International Festival

Blood Drives To Be Held In Springfield and Chatham

Trick-Or-Treating At Lincoln Home

Drug Court Graduates Three Members

Man Blows Up House After Stealing Copper Wires

Mobile Food Pantry To Ensure Health Of Children

Denim and Diamonds Event Comes Back For 14th Year

Benedictine Drops "Traditional" Students

Crime Stoppers Search For Armed Robbers

Man Shot and Killed In Jacksonville

Four Years of Prison For Woman Caught Manufacturing Meth In Church

1 Percent Sales Tax To Be On Cass County Ballot

Benedictine University In Springfield To Stop Accepting Undergrads

New Lincoln Film To Premire Friday

Magro's Meat To Open Memorial Day

Hunt Pleads Not Guilty To Stabbing Step Father

Historic Homes Facing Demolition Needs a "Savior"

Kincaid Appoints New Police Chief

Grant Awarded To Program Aiming to Reduce Under-age Drinking

Woman Dead After Early Morning Accident In Morgan County

Couple Pleads Guilty To Burning Child With Oven Cleaner

Death Ruled Homicide Over A Year Later

Dealing With Urban Flooding

Changes To Obamacare Could Affect Company Health Plans

Springfield Officer On Restricted Duty After DUI Arrest

Asbury Supper Hour Receives Donations

24-Year-Old Dies In Home Of Unknown Causes

Local Woman Battles Breast Cancer for the Second Time

Rising Costs To Blame for Restaurant Closures

Leaving The Land Of Lincoln

Social Security Going Up But Falls Short

Vote On Expanding Elkhart Mine Pushed Back

Woman Gets Probabtion After Pleading Guilty To Meth Manufacturing Charge

Partial Solar Eclipse To Happen Thursday

Consumers Expected To Pay More On Gas Bills This Winter

Four Inductees Into Illinois Seniors Hall of Fame

Third Annual German Student Exchange At Glenwood High School

Bunn Purchase of AT&T Call Center Could Bolster Economy

Lincoln Home Protects Artifacts With New Heating, Cooling System

Effingham Turns Down Medicinal Marijuana Facility Proposal

Contraband Found At Area High School

Author Spreads Awareness About Mental Disabilities

Recycling Center Claims City's New Fee Is Misleading

Gas Price Slump: How Long Will It Last?

Judge Orders IDOT Hiring Monitor

Education Task Force May Require Service For Middle and High School Students

Fayette Avenue Closed Until Spring

Carpenter Street Closed Between Ninth and Eighth Streets

Butcher and Retail Business Approved

Man Arrested For Hacking Pictures In Effingham

Oak Ridge Still in Need of City Subsidy

Cause of Cub Scout Explosion Still Mystery

Home Sales Down, Prices Higher In Illinois

Jimmy John's Owner Owes $1 Million In Taxes

SIU Investigating Reported Sexual Assault

Former Bus Driver Accused Of Sexual Abuse Against Teenager

Illinois National Guard Recruiter Makes Final Round Of Veterans Pageant

Possible Changes To Decatur's Noise Ordinance

District 186 Graduation Rates Below State Average

5th Annual Dome Shift in Capital City

Springfield Postal Services Hiring For Holidays

Graduation Rates To Be Worked on In District 186

Taylorville City Council Votes Down Ambulance Ordinance

Child Abuse On The Rise

National Teen Driver Safety Week Brings Good News

UPDATE: Three Kids, Adult Injured in Accidental Explosion

Springfield Aldermen to Vote on Zoning Change for Meat Processor

Bi-literacy Seal Coming To School Districts

Local Vet Builds Wheelchair For Puppy

Cheddar's Closes For Unknown Reasons

Man Sentenced Six Years For Breaking Into Effinham Home

State Seeks DNA From Man Arrested For Concealing Corpse of Decatur Woman

Neighbor Sues Over Halfway House

Salvation Army To Accept Assistance Applications

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Seeks To Provide Awareness

Zoolie Ghoulie At Zoo Provides Safe Trick Or Treating

Beardstown Brick School Sold In Weekend Auction

UPDATE: Baby Found In Dumpster Now In Foster Care

IDOT Projects Continue Around Capital City

Fundraiser to Help Adoption

Governor's Race Draws Big Names To Illinois

The Matthew Project Addressing Homeless Students

Faith Coalition For The Common Good Fall Banquet

Police in "Holding Pattern" Waiting for Rules on Body Cams

Different Face of Domestic Violence

Dept. of Aging Offers Medicare Help

Local Organization Needs Help Fighting Ebola

Zoning Commission: Medical Pot Best Downtown

Ebola: Davis Wants Travel Ban, Hospitals Want Direction

Clinton Haunted House Now Up To Code

Elderly Population On The Rise

Part of Carpenter Street Closed Friday, Oct. 17

Elkhart Mine Meeting Tonight

Two Arrested For Armed Robbery Of Pana Gas Station

Curtin Pleads Not Guilty To Embezzlement

Meetings To Be Held For Future Transportation Programs

Three Dead, One Injured In McDonough County Car Accident

Great ShakeOut: The Reason Why Some Local Schools Chose Not To Participate

Hunt Officially Charged In Attempted Murder Of Stepdad

Stark Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges

Great Shake Out Day

Medical Marijuana Plan Goes To City Council

Over 50 Laid Off From Springfield Wells Fargo

Central Illinois Community Blood Center Not Worried About Ebola-Infected Blood

Illinois National Guard General Says Funding Poses Risk to Misson

City Might Outsource Inspector General

Get Ready For Flu Season

Recycling Fee Provides $500k Revenue Boost

Jacksonville May Triple Gambling Parlor License Fees

Lisa Madigan Promoting Victims' Bill of Rights

Five Students Taken To Hospital After Bus Accident

Three Tornadoes Touched Down in Central Illinois on Monday

Sewer Backup Meeting To Be Held Tonight

Springfield Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week

Ronald McDonald House Set To Open Tomorrow

Free Medicare Enrollment Offered To Seniors And Disabled

Man Arrested For Stealing $20 Bill From Grandmother

Help Wanted Ads In Abundance For September

Overnight House Fire Occurs in Sherman

Jimmy Carter Visits Jacksonville, Discusses Middle East

Safety Tips for Driving in Severe Weather

Taylorville Leaders To Vote On Ambulance Controversy

New Details: Cook Street Death

Knox Flats Building to be Demolished

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Tornado Damages Home In Moweaqua

Petersburg Couple Dead After Single-Car Accident

Committee Asks For Extension On Fracking Rules

Two Men Arrested For Attempted Murder

Tornado Slows Business

Illinois College Prepares for Presidential Visit

Street Flooding A Concern With Fall Leaves

LGBT Community Protests Outside Catholic Church

Bad Weather Safety Tips

Latest Ebola Diagnosis Warning For Hospitals

Funding Holding Back Ebola Vaccine?

No Charges Filed Against Taylorville Staffer

Power Plant Legislation Could Soon Change

Air Traffic In Full Swing In Chicago

Driver Comes Forward In Friday's Hit and Run Death

Shop-Tober At Local Farmers Market

Data Breaches Increase, Tips To Avoid Being A Victim

Jimmy Carter In Jacksonville Today And Tomorrow

Council Coordinator Applications Due Wednesday

Human Rights Campaign To Send Message Of Acceptance

Meet The Mayor Event Held For Capital City

Woman Dead After Falling From Vehicle

Candle Lighting Ceremony For Domestic Violence Happening Thursday in Decatur

New Safety Code Enforced At Haunted Houses

Growing Senior Population Causes Concerns in the Medical Field

More Springfield Children Getting Their Hands On Guns

Carve For The Carillon Traffic This Weekend

Panhandling On The Rise In Downtown Springfield

Dairy Queen Data Breach, 400 Stores Affected

Companies Donate To Support Morgan County Tax Increase

New Fund To Support Historic Site

United Way Organizes Days of Action Event

Local Elementary School Receives $5K Donation

Trucker Gets Probation After Pleading Guilty In Trooper Death

New Ebola Email Scam

Woman Dies Of Hit And Run

NRI Hearings Conclude Today

Woman Battles And Beats Cancer Three Times

Teen Accused of Attempting to Join ISIS

Gun Reported at Grant Middle School

City Begins Moving Fleet into Consolidated Garage

Where is Southern Illinois?

Palazzolo Wants City Planner

Custody Battle Ahead For Baby Left In Dumpster

Can You Afford Retirement?

BBQ Shooting Suspect In Court

Fire Prevention Month Celebrated In the Capital City

Middle School Girls Given Food For Thought On Engineering

Applications Continue To Pour In For Medial Marijuana

NRI Hearings Continue Today In Chicago

Central Illinois Foodbank Wins Contests, Receives Thousands

Local Woman Battles Breast Cancer

Bike Lanes Causing Problems

Stopping the Spread of Ebola

State Farm Service Agencies Train on Farm Bill Programs

Hearing Scheduled for Pension Reform Arguments

Alzheimer's License Plates Coming To Illinois

Police Offer Tips to Avoid Confrontation During a Traffic Stop

More Illinois Students Taking Advanced Placement Classes

College Enrollment Down, Hitting Community Colleges Hard

Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Sexually Assaulting Child

Pana Man Wins $1 Million From Lottery

Ball Charter Celebrates Reading Program Goal

What's the Extra $1M for?

Sherman Public Library to Double Space

City Council Approves More Money To Police, Fire, and Public Works

Rare Photo of Lincoln Uncovered

Two Day Hearing Over Quinn's Anti-Violence Program To Start Today

Police Search For Man Who Robbed Pana Gas Station

Fugitive Files: Man Wanted After Alleged Drug Deal

ICE Expands Operation Predator App

Cost of Infestation: Fighting the Emerald Ash Borer

Springfield Nursing Homes To Be Affected By Federal Changes

Man Pleads Guilty In July's S and K Crash

Blood Moon To Appear Wednesday Morning

Sangamon County Sheriff Requires 200 Employees To Attend Seminar

Sex Offender Arrested For Not Changing Address

Project To Warm 1,000 Kids This Winter

Taylorville City Council Approves Ambulance Request Measure

Community Health Assessment To Be Completed In The Spring

Possible Merger Between HSHS And Springfield Clinic

American Lung Association To Improve Quality of Air

October Big Boost for Local Businesses

Municipal Election Candidates Rolling In

3rd Quarter Campaign Donations Continue Record Trends

Propane Supplies Higher Than Last Year

Local Medical Community Prepares for Managing Patients with Ebola

New Phone Scam Poses As IRS

CWLP Celebrates Public Power Amidst Scrutiny

Groups Calls For Changes To Decades Old Law

Partial Decision In Jeff Parsons Case

Effingham Names Digital Capital of Illinois By Google

Flag Pole Stolen From VFW, Flag Left on Ground

Wet Fields Affecting Fall Harvest

Springfield Takes On Recycling Movement

White Oaks Mall: Calling All Christmas Carolers

Homeless United For Change Hosts Memorial

Bridging The Gap Between Community And Local Law Enforcement

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Japan stocks soar 5 percent, yen falls on stimulus

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