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3 weeks ago

2 Dead in Champaign County Fire

Authorities have identified two men who were killed in a house fire in the Champaign County village of Homer.

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3 weeks ago

Decatur Youth Getting iPads

Elementary school children in Decatur are using tablet computers to do research and make presentations.

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3 weeks ago

Injured Bobcat Kitten to Return to Indiana

A bobcat kitten that was struck by a car will soon head back to Indiana following treatment at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.

jail

3 weeks ago

UIS Helps Get Champaign Man Possible New Trial

A Champaign County man who may have been wrongfully convicted of murder is having his case get another look.

university illinois

3 weeks ago

U of I Board Approves Tuition Freeze

University of Illinois trustees have frozen tuition for in-state students even as they learned the school has covered $671 million in expenses because of the lack of a state budget.

pension

3 weeks ago

Disagreement Continues on Pension Changes

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner says he backs a top Democrat's proposed pension overhaul as long as it includes a union-weakening provision on collective bargaining.

Family Video

3 weeks ago

Crimestoppers Wants Help with Family Video Robberies

Family Video stores in Springfield, Sherman, and Southern View have been robbed in the last several months, and police need your help figuring out who's done it.

fire

3 weeks ago

Man Burned by Closet Fire

It didn't take much for Springfield Firefighters to put put a midday fire Wednesday in one home not far from Iles Park.

basketball

3 weeks ago

Hoops Heaven Here

The City Tournament is as much a part of our town as the horseshoe

1-21-16 104 E Allen Fire

3 weeks ago

Fire Destroys E. Allen St. Home

2-story duplex at 104 E. Allen caused a roof collapse.

Chicago Public Schools

3 weeks ago

Plenty of Talk about CPS’ Problems

Governor cautions against "inflammatory rhetoric" and "spin"

gun

3 weeks ago

Man Caught by Police Dog After Tussle in Snow

A Springfield man faces seven felony charges after leading police on a chase following a reported shooting incident early Wednesday.

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3 weeks ago

Man Accused of Cleaners Robbery Arrested

It took some time, but Springfield Police have found the man they say held up a dry cleaners back on December 28th.

1-19-16 Springfield City Council

3 weeks ago

Public Works and a Garage Subject of First Budget Workshop

There's one area of the city's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year that's so far generating plenty of discussion among aldermen.

1-20-16 Comcast Internet Essentials

3 weeks ago

Comcast Internet Initiative Helps Springfield Youth

Cable TV and internet provider Comcast is making sure some of Springfield's less fortunate access have free access to the internet, and low-cost access to computers capable of being on the internet.

mosquito AP

3 weeks ago

What is Zika Virus?

The Illinois Department of Public Health wants the public to know the risks of contracting the Zika Virus while traveling abroad.

5-22-15 timothy kileen

3 weeks ago

U of I Proposes Tuition Freeze

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen is recommending that trustees freeze tuition for a second straight year for instate freshmen.

Chicago Public Schools

3 weeks ago

Rauner Admin. Blasts Chicago State U.

A member of Gov. Bruce Rauner's staff is criticizing Chicago State University's appeals for financial help amid Illinois' budget stalemate.

12-3-15 Rauner

3 weeks ago

Rauner: If Illinois Weren’t Such a Failure, It May Have Attracted GE

General Electric picks Massachusetts in leaving Connecticut

12-1-15 Rahm Emanuel

3 weeks ago

Rahm: “No Thank You” to State Takeover of Chicago Public Schools

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is "100 percent opposed"

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