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More Illinois counties could join camera program
Half a dozen counties in a central Illinois judicial district could soon join a pilot project that allows cameras in court.
Prison Time For Former Custodian: Sex With Special Ed Student
A former custodian in a western Illinois school district has been sent to prison for having sex with a 15-year-old student.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Potential for Severe Weather Today in Central Illinois
The potential exists this afternoon for strong to severe storms in Springfield and the Central Illinois area.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Spaulding Launch Closed This Weekend
Boaters hoping to use Lake Springfield this weekend will need to make alternate plans.
Lincoln Daily News
Getting by with a little help from friends and family
Relay for Life co-chairs Nicole Bottrell and Nancy Reese Getting by with a little help from friends and family L INCOLN - The upcoming Relay for Life does more than enable people to raise funds for cancer research and prevention.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Indictments Handed Down in Downtown Murder
Two Springfield men face murder charges after being indicted Thursday in the stabbing death of 59-year old James Goins back in May. Goins' body was found behind Club Station House May 26th.
The Korean War National Museum in Springfield was re-dedicated the same way Fighting in the Korean War ended with Marine Bob Ericson playing taps on his bugle.
Police Impersonators Tie Up, Gag Victim South of Springfield
State Police are trying to find another round of police impersonators - this time ones who robbed, tied up and gagged the victim.
Caterpillar 2Q profit rises, revenue declines
The construction equipment company's adjusted profit topped Wall Street's view, but revenue fell short.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Terry Robert Grant
Longtime, local businessman, Terry Robert Grant, 73, of Taylorville, IL, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. at his home.
Mary Todd Lincoln history in Batavia, Illinois
For Springfieldites in the Land of Lincoln, it seems that almost all the Lincoln sites are right here in Central Illinois.
Rejected gun applicants deserve answers from Illinois State Police
Perhaps Illinois' latest sunshine flap, in which citizens are being denied concealed carry permits and FOID cards without explanation, will enlighten more people about the far-reaching perils of government secrecy.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Gunman Prompts Lockdown of Rural Springfield Mobile Home Park
Sangamon County Sheriff's Deputies say a lockdown at the Lincoln Place Mobile Home park in unincorporated Springfield near Riverton has ended.
Lincoln Tomb documentary to be made by Iowa filmmaker
An Iowa filmmaker is partnering with the Lincoln Monument Association to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois.
Lincoln carriage to be displayed at Smithsonian
South Bend's historic Lincoln carriage will roll out of town next year to spend two months on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The vehicle, which is on permanent display at Studebaker National Museum, is the carriage that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife rode to Ford's Theatre on ... (more)
Howlett Building Closed Today
The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Regional Education Office consolidation not easy
With 11 months to go until deadline, Illinois officials are still working out the details of upcoming mergers of Regional Offices of Education around the state.
SIU med students work with researchers during summer program
Thirteen medical students are getting a look at life inside a research laboratory during a summer research program at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
On The Record With ... Rebecca Vieyra
Rebecca Vieyra is a science teacher at Cary-Grove High School and former finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Quinn, Rauner use jobs claims as campaign weapons
In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Ill.