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Man Charged in Fatal I-55 Crash

Derrick Haggerty is charged with Aggravated DUI and other charges.


Downgrade for Six State Universities

WIU budget chief: Meaningless -- until we try for new debt


Hastert Pleads Guilty to Evading Banking Laws

Could get six months in prison in hush money deal

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City Council Tables New Liquor License Class

The Springfield City Council has tabled a proposal that would have established a new liquor license.


President Defends Law Enforcement, Calls for Tougher Gun Laws in Chicago Speech

Speaking at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Obama outlined three broad areas for reducing violent crime in the United States.

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Pork Producers Dispute Report on Cancer-Causing Foods

Pork Producers: Study lacks facts, context.


Traffic Goes Up — Again — at SPI

Passenger traffic is up 3.5 percent so far this year.


Circuit Clerk Launches Upgraded Apps for iPhone and Android

Circuit Clerk apps replace old apps that needed many more upgrades.


Man Convicted of 1957 Murder Tries Another Appeal

Jack McCullough, 75, was sentenced to life in prison for the death of Maria Ridulph of Sycamore, 7.


State Lawmaker Concerned About Federal Rail Guidelines

Al Riley is concerned about train lines potentially missing a deadline to implement “positive train control,” a back-up safety system.


Rauner Honors Army Vet Who Saved Children from Attacker

Rauner declared Monday James Vernon Day, and says Vernon is "a true American hero."


Harvest Is Almost Complete

Corn and soybeans 93 percent out


Snake Eyes for Illinois Casino Cities

Elgin, Aurora, Des Plaines make contingency plans


Peoria Celebrates Sisterhood

40th anniversary coming of relationship with German city

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The Cost of Care is Rising

2016 plans coming together


Police Investigate Monday Night Stabbing

Victim, 57, in critical condition

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