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529 College Savings Plan to Stay Intact

Slow Winter for Snow Removal Businesses

Farmers Saving On Diesel Fuel

East Side, Minority Leaders Give SPD Good Marks

Social Security Changes Could Affect Disability

Unions Repsond To Governor's Plans

Decatur Girl Gets Life-Saving Heart Transplant

Gas Prices Going Up

Rauner Donated Big In November Election

Effingham Doctor Convicted Of Illegally Distributing Drugs

Pana Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Casey's Robbery

2008 Decatur Murder Goes To Trial

Local Blood Center In Need of Blood

"Some" At-Will IDOT Employees Fired Under Rauner Administration

Investigators Mum on Murder Case

LLCC Program Prepares Students For a Career in Video Gaming Industry

Measles Reported in Illinois

Woman Sentenced For Embezzling Millions From Bank

Decatur Bomb Scare, Police Search For Answers

Time Extended For Proposed Prison Settlement

Roundtable Discussion Aims To Bridge Gap Between Police and Community

Village Of Chatham Could Present Big Purchases To Voters

70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

Southwind Park Wind Turbine Getting Repaired

Springfield Park District Officer on Paid Administrative Leave

The City of Springfield Ready to Sell Bonds

UPDATE: Police I.D. Springfield Murder Victim

Rauner Talks Problems In Decatur

Law Enforcement Doesn't Like Waze App

Jacksonville Man Leads Police On Chase, Finally Arrested

Two in Custody For Petsmart Robbery

Logan County Frontrunner in Possible Marijuana Cultivation Center

Palazzolo Announces Ideas For Mayor's Office At Press Conference

Proposal To Cut Lawmakers Salary By 10 Percent

ISU Student Dies After Hit-And-Run Near Campus

Clean Up Begins On What's Left Of Decatur Warehouse Fire

Parks District Police Captain Back At Work After Unpaid Suspension

Sacred Heart-Griffin Receives City Tournament Spirit Award

Jury Selection Underway in 2007 Lake Springfield Death

Two In Running For County Clerk

New Sports Facilities Authority Head

Rauner to Discuss Structural Challenges In Decatur Today

Mayoral Candidates Meet for First Forum

Keeping Parolees in Prison Costs $25 Million Annually

Online Shoppers to Pay State Sales Tax Starting in February

Local Medical Marijuana Dispensary Recommended; Waiting Game Continues

Rauner Facing Criticism Over Recent Hires

Frerichs Makes Good On Campaign Promise

New Grocery Store Comes To Morrisonville

A Mother in Transition, Haven House

Passenger Numbers Increase For Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport

UIS Spreads Social Media Safety To Local Students

Drug Raid In the Capital City

Millions Of Dollars Headed Towards Local Homeless Housing Programs

Manar Supports Raise In Education Funding

Adams Street Closed For Road Construction

Food Stamps On The Rise

21-Year-Old Man Dies After Auto Crash Sunday Morning

Police Ask Public's Help In Two Jacksonville Shootings

Illegal Immigrants To Be Issued Drivers Licenses

Proposed Law To Ban Powdered Alcohol

Rauner Worships At Local Baptist Church

Vermilion County Rollover Crash Lands Two In Hospital

IL Fracking Off To Slow Start

Local Transgender Teen Shares His Story - Part Two

Springfield Mayoral Candidates Forum

Students React To America's College Promise Proposal

The Cost of False Fire Alarms, How It Impacts You

Proposed Bill Aims To Provide Incentives For Volunteer Firefighters

Bobcat Hunting Bill Proposed Once Again

Rauner in the Governor's Mansion

Five Ways to Win: Springfield Mayoral Race Roundup

St. John's Appoints New Executive Director

State Workers React To Rauner Comments On Pay

Local Transgender Teen Shares His Story - Part One

University of Illinois Leaders Talk With Springfield Residents

The Salvation Army Approaching January Goal

Lawmakers React to Rauner's Plan to Make Medicaid Cuts

Five Ways to Win: Springfield Mayoral Race Roundup

Langfelder's Economic Plans Center on Downtown

Springfield City Basketball Tournament, Asks For Donations

Richland Community College Looks To Add Sign Language Major

Illinois Unemployment Falls For Ninth Time In Past 10 Months

Quinn Intends To Write Final Report

Decatur Man Arrested For Growing Pot In Basement

St. John's Appoints New Executive Director

Registered Sex Offender Arrested Again For Sex Crimes

Police Search For Two Men Involved in Armed Robbery

State Workers React To Rauner Comments On Pay

Burns Drops Out Of Springfield Treasurer Race

Man Arrested For Failing To Register As Sex Offender

Three Lincoln Businesses Caught Selling Alcohol To Minors

Virginia School District Repairs Complete After September Storm

Local McDonald's Franchises Kick Off 'Give a Little Love' Campaign For Families With Sick Children

Police Search For Information In Buffalo Wind Wings Robbery

Fire Hydrant Burst Leaves Many Without Water Friday Morning

Springfield Wraps Up Budget Hearings

Jobe Appointed State Director of Tourism

Man Attempts Murder With Baseball Bat

Firefighter Charged With Felonies Retiring With Pension

Firefighters Continue Battling Burnt Down Decatur Warehouse

42 Years After Roe v. Wade There's Still Debate

Falling Gas Prices Benefits Local Businesses

Gen H Kids Relocates Downtown

Midwest Power Line Facing Opposition

Supreme Court Denies Request Of March File Date in Pension Case

Plan To Allow Narcan In Schools

Rauner Discusses Structural Challenges

Wind Farms Voted Down In Logan County

House Fire In Harristown, No Injuries

ACA Numbers Released

Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Springfield, Unclaimed

Ball-Chatham Superintendent Announces Resignation

Illinois State Board of Education Proposes Budget

Beardstown Drug Bust, Four Arrested

Jacksonville Convention and Vistitors Bureau To Take On Grierson Days

Annual DSI Dinner Celebrates Downtown Achievements

Decatur Storage Fire "Total Loss"

Firm Reacts To Foss Pleading Guilty

Medical Marijuana Program Hits Brick wall; Leaves Sick Patients Waiting

Chatham Residents Remain Hopeful For Water Quality Answers

CDC Focuses On National Stalking Awareness Month

President Obama Outlines Tax Changes in SOTU

Relay for Life Kicks Off Thursday

Governor Rauner Appoints New Agriculture Director

Fire Department Finishes First Year of "Squad Concept"

Third Shooting Connected to Jacksonville Murder

Pittman Named Acting County Clerk

Police Arrest One Suspect, Looking For Second In Home Invasion

Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Abuse of Minor

Lawyers Ask For More Time For Pension Arguments

Post Holiday Slump At Food Bank

Update: Shooting Victim Out On Parole

Free Cervical Cancer Screenings Offered To Uninsured

U of I Solar Farm Project Finalized

Suicide Prevention Week at LLCC

Man Accused of Having Sex With Teen Pleads Not Guilty

Man Arrested For DUI After Hitting Police Car

Chatham Village Manager To Resign As Head Of Water Commission

Grain Belt Express Clean Line Still To Be Discussed

Frerichs Declines Release Of Rutherford Report

1/21/15 Durbin Interview

Governor Rauner Makes Rounds Through Community

Local Sorority Works to Fight Child Hunger in District 186

Body Cams and Fire Engines, SPD and SFD Budget Proposals

Report: State Financial Deficit Worse Than Expected

Durbin Happy with Meetings in Cuba

Debit Card Fees Impact Local Businesses

Preview: State Of The Union

Tax Season Officially Here

Rauner Nominates Connie Beard As Head of Dept. of Revenue

Foss Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

Benedictine University's Enrollment Rates Down

James Kilgore To Be Rehired At U of I

Grierson Days Civil War Re-Enactment Canceled

Blood Center In Need Of O-Negative Blood

Meredosia-Chambersburg School District To Be In One Building

Walmarts To Offer Cash Tax Refund

New Details In First Shooting Death of 2015

Rochester State Bank Scam Alert

Duckworth Possibly Seeking Bid

New Law Aims To Curb Cyber Bullying

Houston Tears Into Palazzolo CWLP Plan

Gov. Rauner Signs 5th Executive Order

Illinois Daycares Face Closings; CCAP Parents Could be in Trouble

New Law Aims To Curb Meth Near Schools

First Shooting Death of 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Events

Tax Returns Expected To Be Delayed This Year

Decatur Man Dead After Weekend Crash

Student Volunteers Participate In MLK Day of Service

MLK Remembrance Breakfast Discusses Civil Rights Then and Now

Decatur City Council Candidate Pushed For Minimum Wage Increase

Out-Of-State Sales Tax Rules Altered

Springfield Residents Honor Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy

Gettysburg Address To Soon Leave Springfield

Finances in the Mayoral Campaign

Report Produces Finding on Women's Clinics in Illinois

Two Arrested For Seperate Robberies

UIS Students Participate in MLK Day of Service

Village of Kincaid Hires New Police Chief

Mega Millions Winner in Illinois

State Fair Grounds Getting Upgrades

Governor Bruce Rauner's First Week In Office, Springfield Reacts

Supreme Court Ruling On Gay Marriage Could Impact Local Couples

With European Terror Threats, Study Abroads March On

CWLP Budget: How Much Should The Finance Director Be Paid?

First Wok in Lincoln Set To Close

Gov. Rauner Rescinds Quinn Executive Orders

State Police Release Numbers For Concealed Carry Permits

State Fair Needs New Manager

Hard Drive: Drivers Bemoan Potholes and Ice on Springfield Roads

Social Media Use Linked To Low Stress

Twin Birth Rate Increases In 2013

CDC: Flu Season Reaches Epidemic Levels

Wayne Rosenthal To Take OVer DNR

Senator Durbin To Visit Cuba

Donation To State Farm Center By Former Illini Player

Proposed Bills Aimed At DCFS and Human Trafficking

Riverton Student Kept On Bus, District To Make Safety Improvements

Crime Stoppers Search For Info From Ash Street Pub Robbery

Man Dead After Christian County Crash

Treasurer Signs Executive Order

New Charge Added For Jarod Reber

2015 Housing Market Off To Good Start

Union Alleges 400 Assaults at Prison

USDA Reports Illinois Smashes Harvest Records

Senate Committees to Be Reassigned

Saving At The Pump: Drivers Using Extra Cash To Pay Down Debt

Governor's Latest Executive Action

Rauner Talks $20 Million War Chest

Treasurer to Employees: Don't Work on my Campaign

Key Medical Marijuana Leader to Stay in State Government

Manar Starts Early With Education Funding Reform

School Districts Already Prepping For Budgets

Logan County Residents' To Weigh In On Wind Farm

Decatur Talks Economics To Businesses

Phone Scam Hitting Macon County Residents

Avery Berry Pleads Not Guilty In Court

Early Voting Begins For Primary Election

Mayor Houston On State Jobs In Springfield

U of I To Freeze Tuition

Interim Inspector General Sworn In Thursday

Nominations for Springfield Clinic Gives Program

Interim Inspector General To Be Sworn In

Water Main Break Causes Traffic

Rauner Signs Hiring Transparency Executive Order

Local School Bus Companies Keep Buses Heated

Obama Pushes Net Neutrality

South Side residents voice opinions on proposed Obama library sites

Cuts To SNAP Program Could Come This Fall

Family: Arcola Man Killed By Police Was Depressed, Suicidal

Heroin Overdose Deaths Spike in Sangamon County

Ameren Feeds Food Pantries Cash

What's Next for Arrested Alderman?

Ethics Reform Supported By Local Senators

99th General Assembly Sworn In

2nd Uber Driver Accused of Sex Assault

MLK Service To Award Essay Winners

Breakfast To Join Together Community On MLK Day

Gas: Unpredictable Global Commodity

CWLP Phone Scam Detected

Head Of DNR Let Go By Rauner

Bliefnick Released As State Fair Manager

UPDATE: Starved Pup Adopted After Being Rescued From Abuse

Thursday is Deadling For Health Coverage Starting Feb. 1st

Increased Security at Airports After "Hidden Bomb" Instructions Surface

KFC Employee Found In Freezer After Robbery

Decatur Man Convicted Of Weapon Possession

Chatham Mayor "Totally Confident" In Village Manager

Committee of the Whole Talks Budget

Lisa Madigan On State Pensions

Stanford Extension Creates Concerns For Area Residents

Gov. Rauner Talks Fiscal Responsibility

Study: UIS Boosts Local Economy

Medical Marijuana "Doomed" Thanks to Quinn?

Rauners Lives in Governor's Mansion Tuesday Night

Gov. Rauner Signs Executive Order on Ethics

Governor Meets With Leadership From Both Parties

Rauner Responds To Quinn's Last Actions

Effingham Firefighters Recovering From On-The-Job Injuries

Free Admission To ALPLM On Martin Luther King Day

Taylorville HS Band To Perform At National Independence Day Parade

Sangamon County Clerk Resigns

Woman Tried Flushing Drugs Down Toilet During Arrest

Jacksonville Alderman Arrested For Forgery and Identity Theft

Get Covered Deadline Approaching Thursday

Quinn Appoints Advisory Board For Medical Marijuana Program

Quinn Signs Executive Orders Last Minute

Rauner's First Day On The Job

First Eagle Scout In Waverly Since 1970

Sunrise Crew Makes a Big Announcement!

Concert Caps Off Inauguration

Village of Kincaid Selects New Police Chief

Pawnee's Only Grocery Store To Close

Inauguration Exposition Gives Hope to Illinois Businesses

Governor Rauner Brings Hope To Illinois

New Restaurant To Come To Cheddar's Location

Rauner Family Meet Illinois Supporters

Medical Marijuana Licenses Come To A Halt

Rauner's Inauguration Speech Calls For Action

Local Lawmakers Give Advice to Governor Rauner

Governor Rauner Is Sworn In

Former Governors Reflect On Time In Office

Mayor Houston Speaks At Inauguration Ceremony

Rauners Attend Family Day at ALPLM

Cold Weather Makes Firefighters' Jobs More Dangerous

Despite Overflow Shelter, Some Homeless Still Sleep Outside

District 186 School Board Approves Security Changes

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