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Child Safety Seat Inspections

Shredding Tax Documents

Veterinarians Express Caution To Dog Owners Over Flu Outbreak

Certified Technicians Inspect Child Safety Seats

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

Second Confirmed Dead Due To Tornadoes

Bells Ring Thursday To Remember Civil War's End

One Dead, Others Injured After Thursday's Tornadoes

11th Street Extension Project Affecting Businesses

Report Critical of Springfield VA Clinic

Fustin Says He's Still Deciding on Future

County Clerks Meet With Legislative Staffs Over Special Election

Groups Rally Against Higher Gas Tax

Adam Lopez Announces Congressional Run

Lincoln Museum Announces Day of Rememberance

Local Stores' Response to Food Recalls

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

Congressman Rodney Davis Talks Student Loans

Protect The Melons Campaign Spreads Awareness To Jacksonville Students

Governor To Meet With Springfield Aldermen and Mayor-Elect

Man Sentenced For Manufacturing Meth In Morgan County

Arrest Made In Murder Case of Decatur Teen

Springfield School Board Member To Run For 18th District Seat

Candle Vigil Brings Bloomington Community Together

IDOT Given $2-Million Grant

Photos Surface of Blagojevich Behind Bars

Man Pleads Guilty, Sentenced For Commiting Sex Act With Underaged Family Member

Voters Bring New Faces To Chatham Village Board

Springfield Aldermen Pass Food Truck Ordinance

Frank Edwards Reflects on Time on City Council

Transition Begins for Mayor-Elect Langfelder

New Details Emerge In Deadly Bloomington Plane Crash

Clearlake Voters Choose Not to Dissolve

School Board Race Too Close To Call

Rauner Takes Aim At Supreme Court

Illinois Men Plead "Not Guilty" For Alleged Attempt To Join ISIS

Man To Serve 25 Years For Sexual Assault

Students Begin Earth Day Celebration

ISP Increases Patrols For Graduation, Prom Season

Bloomington Residents Mourn Loss of Community Members

A Champaign Middle School Placed On Lock Down After Shooting In Area

Jury Reaches Verdict In Boston Bombing Trial

Aunt Of Kankakee Escaped Inmate Arrested

What's In Store For Springfield Under Jim Langfelder

More Information Released In Press Conferences Over Bloomington Plane Crash

Langfelder Wins Springfield Mayoral Election

Palazzolo Concedes To Langfelder

McElroy Will Stay Decatur Mayor

Springfield Aldermanic Races Conclude

Feinen New Mayor of Champaign

Schock To Return To Springfield To Testify Before Grand Jury

Three Lead Decatur Police On High Speed Chase

Man on Trial For Attempted Murder of Decatur Man

Man Sentenced For Injuring 4-Month-Old Baby

Voter Turnout Lower Than Expected

Palazzolo Getting Ready For Results

Rauner Plans To "Rip Economic Guts Out of Indiana"

Sick Chicago Girl Visits Springfield For Lincoln

Springfield Company Moves On In Medical Marijuana Approval Process

Springfield Students Receive Fresh Fruit Donation

Historic Site WIll Be Protected From Rail Construction

Illinois Farmers Begin Preparing to Plant

Springfield Receives Affirmative Action Audit

Mayors Recognize Local Community Service

Date Set For 18th District Election

District 186 Makes Due With Small Funds

Illinois Second-Highest Property Taxes In Nation

District 186 Makes Apply For College Easier

Illinois State University Release Statements

UPDATE: Seven People Killed in Bloomington Plane Crash

Decatur Police Investigate First Homicide Of The Year

More Conditions Could be Added to Medical Marijuana Program

Program Leaders React to Governor Rauner Cuts

Magro Meats One Step Clowser Towards Getting A Springfield Business

Business Leaders Oppose Satellite Tax

Record-Breaking Early Voting Numbers

Springfield Mayoral Candidates Finish Campaigning Ahead Of Elections

Jesse White Tumblers Encourage Students

Grandparents As Parents

Alcohol Taxes Could Be Decreasing Alcohol-Related Deaths

Local March Aims to Combat Racial Inequality

Island Grove Road Set To Close For Construction

ALPLM Honors Lincoln Throughout April

Federal Unemployment Results For March

Tax Audit Red Flags

Paint To Blame For Deteriorating Capitol Entrance

Rauner Extends Smart Grid Oversight Program

Rauner Issues First Pardons

Minorities, Women Urged To Apply For Police Patrol Openings

More To Food Truck Ordinance

24 Hours Until Election Day

Springfield Congregation Spreads Message Of Selflessness On Easter

Springfield Mayoral Candidates, Final Weekend Before Election

Runners Prepare To Race Through Time At Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon

Passover Community Seder Coming to Springfield

Senate Bill on Divorce Reform Drawing Criticism from Local Group

Decatur Mayoral Race, Candidates Reaching Out To Voters Ahead Of Election

Bill Proposal Could Add New Symbol for DUI Offenders

Del's Popcorn Shop's Decatur Location Damaged By Fire

Local Businesses Prep For Easter Holiday

Decatur Man Sentenced 60 Years For Stabbing Death

Elementary School Raises Thousands For St. John's

Christians Celebrate Good Friday

Mourning Pleads Guilty To Child Endangerment

Man Sentenced Two Years For Firing At House

Decatur Man Arrested After Shooting At People On Porch

CWLP Chief Utility Engineer To Step Down

Congressman Davis Reacts to Iran Deal

Springfield Roads To Avoid During Rain

South Jacksonville Police Chief Resigns

ISP Investigating Death of Murray Developmental Center Resident

Springfield Officers Cracking Down on Distracted Driving This Month

Hundreds Of South Jacksonville Residents Asking Some Village Leaders To Resign

DCFS Gets Critical Audit Report

World Autism Awareness Day on Thursday

Man Arrested For Third Time In One Year On Meth Related Charges

Madigan Files Bill To Help Investigators

Decatur Police Start E-Commerce Safe Trade Zones

Lake Shelbyville Hosts Informational Meeting

Cities Fighting Rauner's Budget Plans

Lawyers Seek Payment In Health Care Case

Red Tail Golf Course Vandalized

Strike Dodged For Allegiant Air

Edwards Home To Reopen After Restoration

Crime Of The Week: April 2nd

Kankakee Sheriff Says Budget Cuts Could Be To Blame For Murderer's Escape

Aldermanic Candidate Reaffirms Beautification Plan

"A Fiendish Assassination" Exhibit Comes To ALPLM

Two More Lawsuits Filed Over State's Marijuana Program

Pet Preparedness During Emergencies

Special Bus Service To Be Used For Lincoln Funeral Re-Enactment

Community Garden Now Open

Bolivia Bridge To Remain Closed

Glenwood HS Show Choir Wins National Title

Tax Tips: Only Two Weeks Left

Sec. of State Encourages Organ Donation With New Ad

Decatur Woman Arrested For Solicitation Scam

18th District Offices Remain Open For Constituents

Man Sentenced 4 Years, Fine for Cooking Meth

Local Vietnam War Nurse Shares Her Story

Newschannel 20's Liz Foster Says Goodbye

High School Nominates Lifelong Friends for Prom King & Queen

Dewitt Deputies Start Carrying Life-Saving Drug For Heroin Overdoses

College Vs. Retirement: Are You Saving Enough?

Hostage Situation On Springfield's West Side Ends Early Wednesday

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