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Accused Crooked Contractor Caught in Utah

A former Springfield resident was arrested in Utah on a warrant accusing him of Theft by Deception.


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Park District Head Calls for Evaluation of Police Department Operations

The Executive Director of the Springfield Park District is calling for an analysis of the district's Police Department.

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Lawmakers Question LIHEAP Funding Cuts

The proposed cuts from LIHEAP, a program which helps get natural gas and electricity to poor people in Illinois, were front and center in a committee hearing room Thursday.


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Union Leader Accuses Rauner of Playing Politics

A top labor leader in Illinois says the playbook of Gov. Bruce Rauner looks clear in some areas.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

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Judge Hearing Hastert Case Will Stay On Despite Disclosing Campaign Contribution

The federal judge assigned to the case against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert will stay.

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Housing Authority Approves Vinegar Hills Project on the Second Try

Construction will likely soon begin on the Springfield Housing Authority's "Villas at Vinegar Hill."

Budget Cuts

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Hospitals Group Concerned About State Budget

Add the Illinois Hospital Association to the voices of those urging that the budget situation be fixed soon.

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Peoria, New York Mayors Push Technical Education Funding

The Mayors of New York City and Peoria are joining together to announce a partnership related to career and technical education in Peoria, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Miami.


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Get to Know the Metro East

A new image-boosting campaign taking root in St. Louis' Illinois suburbs aims to lure wary Missourians across the Mississippi River.


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Police Want Help Solving West White Oaks Armed Robbery

Springfield Police still need help solving an armed robbery that happened more than two months ago.


in Music

Coming soon: ‘New Music Fridays’

Starting next month you'll be able to buy new music at the same time as the rest of the world.


in Sports

Armstrong: I’m portrayed as ‘cycling’s Voldemort’

The disgraced cycling star will still ride parts of this year's Tour de France for charity despite not feeling very popular in the world of sport.


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Phil Rudd to miss more AC/DC shows

The drummer, who faces up to seven years in prison, won't perform with the band in his adopted home of New Zealand.


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Start spreading the news: Frank Sinatra’s hometown celebrates his centennial

This December marks what would have been the music legend's 100th birthday, but his hometown is starting the celebration early.


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Richie Furay blames Neil Young for failed Buffalo Springfield tour

Young reformed his old band with Furay and Stephen Stills in 2010 but a planned tour was eventually scrapped.


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Downtown Springfield Power Outage Affects Hundreds

City Water Light and Power says an outage affected nearly a thousand customers in or near the downtown area.


in Weird

Blame the bear

Those bears ... they'll do anything for honey.


in Entertainment

‘Pitch Perfect 3′ in the works

Bosses at Universal Studios are moving forward with a third installment in the hit musical franchise.


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Baseball, softball apply for 2020 Olympic Games

The sports hope to earn back the spot they lost after 2008.


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Chris Hemsworth joins ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot

Who you gonna call? The "Thor" star apparently.

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See what’s new on Netflix this month


Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities


Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!