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Police Need Tips on Burger King Armed Robbery

The man fled the scene after getting money, a cell phone, and a tablet computer.

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Record Flooding on Illinois River in Beardstown

Flooding continues in parts of Illinois after the state saw its rainiest June on record.

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Attorney: Illinois’ Bollant, Thomas in Crosshairs

The attorney says head coach Matt Bollant has no business coaching at the U of I, and athletic director Mike Thomas had to know what was happening.

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Not Guilty Plea in Strangulation Death Case

A trial could be held as soon as August third in the murder case involving Mondavier Knight.

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Durbin: Slow Going on Lifting Cuba Trade Embargo

Embassy move is a good first step

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Senate Advances One-Month Budget, House Measure Fails

The Illinois Senate has advanced a one-month spending plan that Democrats say will allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year.

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Body Found at Springfield Hotel

Springfield Police say they do not suspect foul play after a body was found inside a local hotel.

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Texas Congressman Backs Flynn in 18th District Race

Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert is on the stump for Mike Flynn.

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Treasurer Dan Rutherford participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Former Treasurer’s Office Employees File Suit

The suit is the latest chapter in a saga involving sexual harassment claims that undercut Rutherford's 2014 campaign for governor.

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Rauner Borrows to Budget, Vetoes Legislator Pay Increases

Gov. Bruce Rauner has borrowed $454 million from special state funds to help manage cash flow as Illinois begins a new fiscal year without a budget.

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10,000 Toilet Paper Rolls Stolen from Charity, Grocery Store Steps Up

It's a happy ending for a Springfield charity.

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Smoke Free Campus Law Is in Effect

Exceptions: inside a car

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Shutdown Today?

State leaders: We will do the best we can

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New Fiscal Year; No New Budget

Speaker challenges governor to compromise

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Springfield City Council Hears About NE Street Flooding Problems

It's not going to be easy, and it's not going to be cheap.

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CWLP Not Concerned About Supreme Court EPA Ruling

The Supreme Court decision striking down the EPA's regulations on toxic air emissions from power plants doesn't effect City Water Light and Power too much.

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Rauner Vetoes Portions of Transportation Budget

Gov. Bruce Rauner sliced some chunks off the state construction budget before signin

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Dems Propose One Month State Budget

The state greets the new fiscal year with no budget, but there are alternatives.

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Ill. Route 97 Reopened at Koke Mill, Moore Rd. Following Accident

Police so far haven't said what caused the crash, nor have they said if there are any injuries.

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Man Dead After Motorcycle Crash

A Springfield man is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash.

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