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Car Accident In Decatur Leaves 21-Year-Old Dead

Police Searching For Man Who Robbed A Check 'N Go

Extra Patrols For The Holiday Weekend

New Directions Hosts Thank You Dinner For Supporters

Suicide Victims Remembrance Service

Two Home-Invasions and Assaults Occur in Three-Day Span

Illegal Handicapped Parking Sting Planned For Black Friday

Ferguson Peace Vigil in Springfield

Local School Uses Ferguson As A Lesson

Mayor Responds To Ferguson Decision

More Holiday Shopping Projected This Year

Edgar Says Rauner Transition Team Faces Budget Challenge

Woman Grabbed On Bike Trail, Police Search For Attacker

Holiday Air Travel Expected to Increase This Year

Death Of One-Month-Old Under Investigation

Coats for Kids Drive Passes Goal

NAACP President and Springfield Police Chief Watch Ferguson Decision Together

Local Law Enforcement Could Be Sent To Ferguson

IDOT Suspends Non-Emergency Roadwork for Busy Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Pension Appeal Could Take Months

Springfield City Election Candidates

NAACP President Reacts To Ferguson Decision

Ferguson Decision: Local Reaction From Community Leaders

Illinois Ranks 15th In Nation For Student Loan Debt

More Illinoisans To Travel For Thanksgiving, Most Since 2007

Ward 7 Hopeful Talks On Springfield's Infrastructure

Local Cafe Offers Free Thanksgiving Meal Early

Organizers Unveil First Night Springfield Plans

Local Woman Celebrates Her 99th Birthday and Thanksgiving

New Exhibit Comes To The Lincoln Museum

CWLP's Project Relief Offers Aid During Holiday Season

Springfield Police Opens Communication With Community Events

Rochester Superintendent Receives Statewide Honor

LLCC Launches Value Added Local Foods

Festival of Trees Begins

Drunk Driving Accidents over the Weekend

Shea's Route 66 Museum Up For Sale

A Closer Look at Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner's Obstacles

Foodbanks Ask Hunters For Donations

Mercy Kitchens' Program Offers Fresh Start To Homeless in Decatur

Design Ideas To Open Holiday Outlet Store

Benefits Protected: Judge Strikes Down Pension Law

Murder Victim's Family Speaks

Retirees To Get Healthcare Premiums Back

Faith Coalition Urges Communication Ahead of Ferguson Decision

IDOT Prepares for Winter Weather

Springfield Clinic Donates Holiday Food to Food Center

Thanksgiving: Leading Day For Home Cooking Fires

Holiday Hours For White Oaks Mall

Rauner Talks On Making Springfield His New Home

Judge Rules Illinois' Pension Law Unconstitutional

Pork Donation To Central Illinois Foodbank To Assist Mobile Food Pantries

Lee Elementary Students Enjoy Traditional Thanksgiving Feast

Online Prostitution Popular In Springfield

No Vote To Extend Temp. Income Tax

Design Ideas To Open Holiday Outlet Store To Public Saturday

Rauner Talks Minimum Wage in the Capitol

Rauner Wants More From Quinn on Budget

Simon Says Illinois Bases Will Be Impacted By Cuts

Pension Case Gets Its Day In Court

Bel-Aire Motel Hearings Continue

Woman Accused of DUI Deaths Will Stand Trial

Springfield Attorney Takes Plea Deal In Drug Charges

Springfield Fire Captain Arrested Over Property Dispute

Man Behind Bars After Home Raid

Safety Reminders From Conservation Police For Firearm Season

Renting a Former Meth Lab: Loophole Leaves Renters in Dark, Maybe in Danger

Great American Smokeout To Help Smokers Kick The Habit

Mercy Kitchens' Program Offers Fresh Start To Homeless in Decatur

Reminder To Be Safety Conscious During Firearm Hunting Season

Veto Session To Focus On Minimum Wage Increase Today

Downtown Springfield Zoned for Medical Pot

New Leadership For University of Illinois

Gas Prices Down In Central Illinois

City of Springfield Prepares For Winter Weather

FCC Proposes Rate Hike for Phone Users

Hearing On Proposed City Budget Bill To Happen Thursday

Charlie Parker's Diner Wins Tourism Award

Macon County Sheriff's Office Now On Social Media

Man Charged With Murder In Baby Death

Cross Concedes to Frerichs In State Treasurer Race

First of Two Veto Sessions Begin Today

Monitor To Overlook IDOT Practices

Viper Mine Expansion Approved In Elkhart

Chatham Resident Fights Water Bill

Timothy Killeen Named 20th U of I President

Holiday Decoration Dangers

School Funding Bill Faces Hurdles in the House

Final Ballots Counted In Treasurer's Race

Sierra Club Voices Concerns Over Dallman Upgrades

Three Separate Jacksonville Shootings Suspected To Be Related

Two Arrests Made In Death Of Springfield Man

Health Insurance To Be Discussed During Veto Session

Late Payments From State Could Be Trouble For District 186

Technology: Bridging the Gap Between Parents And Children

Knox Flats Building Demolished

Cop Charged With Charity Theft

District 186 Plans For Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision

"Movember" Spotlights Prostate Cancer Awareness

Coats For Kids Campaign Grows

Former School Bus Driver Sentenced 12 Years For Sexually Exploiting A Minor

Last Day To Report Race Results For State Treasurer

19th Annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Inspires Those Who Attended

Number of Homeless Children At All-Time High

School Funding Bill Far From A Sure Thing When Debate Starts Tuesday

Warming Centers Around The Capital City

Man Officially Charged For Shooting At Police

Road Reminders From ISP and IDOT

Rebuilding A Community: Washington Reflects

Charges Filed In Beardstown Baby Death

How Young: Leaving Children At Home Alone

Filing Day in the Capital City

Student Found Dead In ISU Dorm Room

20-Year-Old Student Dies After Car Crash Saturday

ACA Enrollment Running Smoothly

School Funding Formula Hearing To Happen Tuesday

State Lawmaker Pushes To Reboost Horse Racing

Keeping Zoo Animals Warm During Winter

Washington Residents Still Rebuilding One Year After Storms

Second Period of Enrollment Begins For The Affordable Care Act

Car Hits Home In Springfield

National Guard Deploys Five To Afghanistan

Purple Heart Memorial Raising Funds

Knox Flat Passes Demo Deadline

Workers Decorate Capitol With Holiday Lights

Possible Merger Between Edinburg and Pawnee School Districts?

Winter Driving Tips from ISP

Firefighter Injuries Down Nationally

Thousands Donated To Simmons Cancer Institute

Teen Stabs Another Teen in Litchfield

Quinn Advises Rauner To Raise Minimum Wage

ACA Enrollment Begins Saturday

USPS Workers Picket Plant Closures, Delayed Mail

Local Girl Publishes Book About Child Abuse

Part 2 Benefits Behind Bars: Inmate Mental Healthcare

NAACP Hosts 2nd Town Hall Meeting On Race Relations

Millikin University Students Raise Awareness for Hunger and Homelessness Week

Tips for Parents Looking for Safe Child Care

Historic Unknowns in the Treasurer's Race

Alderman Protests Outsourcing Tourism Literature

Sherman Uses App To Report Infrastructure Issues, Problems

Medical District Progress Report

Springfield Ranked High For Equality

Mother Who Placed Newborn In Dumpster To Serve Juvenile Sentence

What To Expect In The Upcoming Veto Session

Deer Accidents Declining, Officers Warn Of Need For Caution

Benedictine University Working to Accompany Junior and Senior Students

Man To Serve 12 Years In Prison For Drug Conviction

Man Faces 8 Counts Of Child Pornography

Newchannel 20 Helps Kick Off Salvation Army Campaign

DCFS Success Story: Dominique Wilson

Treasurer Hosts Online Auction For Unclaimed Property

Two Men Arrested After Allegedly Shooting At Cop Car

Police Searches For Man Committing Multiple Thefts

New Resident In Enos Park

PART 1 Benefits Behind Bars: Inmate Healthcare on the Taxpayer's Dime

Pleasant Plains Schools Bring in Mediator For Teacher Contracts

Non-Traditional Heating Causing Fires In Central Illinois

Sangamon County Board To Vote On Budget

Mayor's Race Could Require Primary

Red Cross Works To Recover One Year After Deadly Tornadoes

NAACP To Host Second Town Meeting

Effingham Offered A Million To Consider Cultivation Center

ISP Leaky Roof Over Evidence Room

Quinn and Rauner Speak For First Time Since Election

DMV Computers Down State-Wide

Residents Fighting New Fracking Rules

Girls And Guns: A New Trend

IDOT Hiring Hearing Sets Deadline to Submit Documents

Auburn School District Expecting Summer Improvements

Griffin Resigns As Alderman

Food Pantries Running Low Before Thanksgiving

Organizations Plan To Stay Focused On Stopping Violence

Rauner and Quinn Observe Veterans Day At Soldier Field

Buckle Up For Brooklyn: Campaign For Teen Drivers

Possible Illegal Practices In Treasurer Race

Non-Profit Hopes To Build Purple Heart Memorial

Pleasant Plains Teachers Protesting For Contract

Mother Reminds Teens to Buckle Up After Daughters Death

Postal Service Hacked: Local Workers Fed Up

Honoring Veterans at Camp Butler National Cemetery

Illinois Congressman To Receive Highest Honor For American Citizens

Hofer Sentenced Six Years in Prison

Change In Venue Brings Better Turnout To Jacksonville Vets Ceremony

Capital City Honors Vets With Annual Parade

Lincoln Land Honors Vets

Community Activist Joins Mayoral Race

School's In Session: Local School Honors Vets

Gen H Kids Receives Thousands From SOB Festival

Benedictine University Hosts College Fair For Students

Hiring More Heroes Act Gets Fresh Start

Hiring More Vets In Congress

Treasurer Pushes Veteran Project Operation Reunite

New Way of Tracking Meth Ingredient Sales

Brad Demuzio Dies At 50 of Natural Causes

Coats For Kids

Central Illinois Foodbank Nationally Ranked

Still No Chief in Kincaid

Some in Ed Community Fear Rauner Could Privatize Schools

Springfield Urban League Receives Large Grant

Stark Back In Court

District 186 Hosts Veterans Event

Salvation Army To Kick Off Kettle Campaign This Week

Woman Arrested In Connection To Shooting

Improvements Coming To Mentally Ill Inmate Treatments

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Riverton Middle School Celebrates Veterans

Annual Parade To Honor Vets Tuesday

Raymond Memorial Funds For Three Teens

Waverly Balloon Release Honors Veterans

Memorial Medical Center's Festival of Trees Coming Soon

Man Dead After Being Shot While Riding Bike

Rep. Phil Crane Passes Away

One Dead After Vehicle Hits Combine

Williamsville Home Catches Fire, Under Investigation

Springfield Residents Honor Veterans Ahead Of Veterans Day

Teens Killed in Crash: Accounts Set Up for Families

Springfield Residents Attempt To Raise Funds For Ebola Relief

Liheap Applications are Being Accepted

Rauner's Promise: Move State Government Back to the Capital

Illinois Lawmaker Pay

South Jacksonville Sewer Rate Increase

Springfield Police Looking For Armed Robbers

Decatur House Fire Leaves Damaged, Injured Firefighter

Urbana Man Arrested on Child Porn and Exploitation Charges

Raymond Responds To Tragedies In Small Town Way

Man Sentenced After IRS Fraud

Christmas Comes Early to Capital City

Ronald McDonald House Receives Thousands In Donation

Man Sentenced 285 Years For Sexual Assault

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