Police Investigate Shots Fired at Home

Damage reported to a home.


Springfield Attorney Becomes Judge

It's now Judge Jennifer Ascher.


Zopp Wants Chicago Police Superintendent to Resign

U.S. Senate hopeful Andrea Zopp says Chicago Police superintendent Garry McCarthy should step down.


Judge to State: Pay Insurance for Home Health Care Workers

SEIU Healthcare Illinois took legal action against Gov. Bruce Rauner and Comptroller Leslie Munger earlier this month to force the payments.

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Man Dies After Being Trapped in Corn Dryer

A piece of metal fell on the unidentified man as he walked through the Illinois Corn Processing plant and trapped him.

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Renovation of Historic Properties Grows in Springfield

Credit given to low interest rates, federal historic tax credits and more awareness of the significance of historic buildings.

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Divisions Continue on Government Consolidation

A task force the Republican governor named to put that idea in motion is preparing its final recommendations.

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Chicago Police Expand Body Camera Testing

Chicago says it's expanding a program to provide police officers with body cameras.


Federal Grant Means More Research for Peoria Doctor

A medical school professor in Peoria will continue his research into Alzheimer's Disease thanks to a $440,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.


John Deere Plans Layoffs

Deere and Company is laying off about 220 workers from its Seeding and Cylinder operation in its hometown as agricultural machinery sales slump.

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Deer Kill Is Up over Last Year

Second weekend of firearm season begins Thursday


Rave Reviews for New State Rep

Cross: Jimenez could be governor someday


Candidate Filing Ends Today

Shimkus, Bost visit Springfield


Durbin Balances Refugee, Spending Issues

Durbin says Syrians can come here safely


Davis Is Bullish on Coal

Repeats "All of the above" strategy

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Springfield Micro-Lending Fund Gives $120K in 1st 2 months

The city of Springfield's new micro-lending program has given out a total of $120,000 in loans.

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U of I Business Incubator has NSF Grants for Female and Minority Entrepreneurs

The people trying to turn ideas into commerce at the University of Illinois have a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in a program called AWARE.

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SAA Hopes to Restore Lincoln-Era Piano with Crowdfunding Help

A crowdfunding campaign hopes to raise the final $7,500 needed to bring a possibly 180-year piano back to playable condition.

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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