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Hydrant Hit; Service Out and Street Flooded

Cherylwood, Hoechester affected

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Rauner Previews State of State at U Chicago

Gov. Bruce Rauner is giving a glimpse into what he’ll talk about in his first State of the State address.

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Taxpayer Group Irked by $100k First Lady Chief of Staff

Gov. Bruce Rauner has said he won’t take a salary or benefits. Neither will his wife. That’s not the case for everybody on the team.

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West Side BWW Robbed, Crimestoppers Seeking Tips

Springfield Police are looking for help solving another armed robbery -- this time on the far west side.

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Ill. Supreme Court Denies More Time to File Pension Arguments

Attorneys for state employees and retirees affected by Illinois' pension overhaul legislation will not get more time to file arguments.

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Rauner Has Investment Adviser, Not Blind Trust

Spokesman Lance Trover says a blind trust would violate Illinois ethics law because officeholders are required to disclose their investments in firms doing business in Illinois.

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New Governor, New Attitude at Capitol

Senate GOP leader welcomes new leadership

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Ball-Chatham Looking for New Schools Chief

Help Wanted: Chatham School Superintendent

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Gov. Rauner’s Motorcade Involved in Chicago Car Crash

Rauner's motorcade was waiting at a red light to head west on East Randoph street when an accident occured at the intersection in front of them.

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County Board Names Pittman Acting Clerk

Julie Pittman currently serves as Chief Deputy County Clerk

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Manar Offers “Substantial” Changes to School Funding Bill

State Senator Andy Manar says he's altering controversial school funding legislation to increase its chances of passage.

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Durbin Takes Lead on “Corporate Inversion” Legislation

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is now in charge of legislation to end “corporate inversions.”

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.

Frerichs Won’t Release Rutherford Investigation Files

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs is refusing to release an investigative report into sexual harassment allegations against his predecessor.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Mutilation, Concealment of Human Body

A central Illinois woman has pleaded guilty to mutilating a human body and concealing a homicide

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Illinois Delegation Reacts to SOTU

Durbin to GOP: Ignore at your own peril

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Springfield PD Requests Budget Hike for Body Cams

The Springfield Police Department's budget request for the next fiscal year includes money for body cameras.

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Springfield Woman Pleads Guilty to $400k Embezzlement

A Springfield woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $400,000 from her former employer, Don Moss and Associates, a consulting and lobbying firm.

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Benedictine Enrollment Falls

Enrollment at Benedictine University in Springfield has dropped 32 percent this spring compared to last year.

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Actress Lindsay Lohan addresses reporters during a news conference at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Park City, Utah. Producer Randall Emmett and Lohan announced the forthcoming production of a new film, "Inconceivable," in which Lohan will star and co-produce.

Officials are investigating whether the actress claimed a "meet-and-greet" with fans as part of her court-ordered community service.

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A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

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Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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More clues point to an all-girl ‘Ghostbusters’

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Director Paul Feig has teased fans with his latest "Ghostbusters" casting coup.