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Second Arrest Made in Rochester Homicide

One of two people that remained wanted after a deadly shooting incident late last month outside Rochester has been taken into custody.

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President Obama’s Visit: The Day After

They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.


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Chicago Woman Charged with Supplying Gun to Niece

Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.

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Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.


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Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.

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District 186 Misses Out on School Construction Bonds

The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools.


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Bloomington Police Close Probe of 1984 Killing

Police in Bloomington say they are closing the investigation of a 1984 homicide because the man they believe was the most likely suspect has been dead for years.

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Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

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LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

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Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

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Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.

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Springfield Welcomes President Barack Obama

Air Force One arrives in Springfield, Illinois.

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CWLP Dominates City Budget Hearing

A public hearing on Springfield's Fiscal Year 2017 budget was mostly dominated by one issue: City Water Light and Power.

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Link Jokes: I Outlasted Obama Here

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On Eve of Obama Visit, Rauner Pushes Agenda

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Davis, LaHood Talk Presidential Visit

The two Republican Congressmen whose districts include Springfield are ready to welcome President Obama to the Capitol.

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U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.


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Lawmaker Introduces Violent Videos Bill

An Illinois lawmaker wants to criminalize recording fights in order to post them online.

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Downtown Street Parking Ban for Obama Event

The City of Springfield has put out a list of places you can't park in the downtown area Wednesday due to President Obama's visit.

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