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Yesterday | SFGate

Sangamon County panel OKs $2.6 million settlement

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Authorities ID woman whose remains found in shed

Authorities say remains found inside a shed in Rochester last month are those of 43-year-old Tracy Trimby of Decatur.

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Related Topix: Rochester, IL, Decatur, IL

Daily Herald

$1.5 million bail for Elgin man charged in string of robberies

A judge set bail at $1.5 million for an Elgin man charged with robberies at Aldi and two at Family Dollar in Elgin in June and August.

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Related Topix: Elgin, IL, Kane County, IL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Troy woman who faked cancer faces more charges

An additional felony charge has been filed against a Troy woman accused of lying that she and her son had cancer in order to defraud people out of donations.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Thu Aug 07, 2014

jdsupra.com

Did Abraham Lincoln Engage In The Unauthorized Practice Of Law?

I recently learned that I'm supposedly related to a certain Joshua Short, late of Sangamon County, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Car on Dirksen Pkwy.

A man was killed early this morning after being hit by a car on Dirksen Parkway near Old Rochester Road early Tuesday.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Survey Shows Most in Sangamon County Like Where They Live

A survey conducted by UIS for the Springfield Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission has been updated since the last time the survey was conducted in 1975.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Woman takes care of almost two dozen feral cats

Feral cats prowl around July 9 outside the home of Tina Hold in Springfield. Many of the feral cats she feeds scatter after their morning meal but return the next day.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Woman's remains in shed identified

Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Eric Hall told The State Journal-Register that the woman found in the shed on July 19 was identified through dental records and other evidence.

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Related Topix: Rochester, IL, Springfield, IL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Lincoln's_Tomb

Numbers released by the Illinois Office of Tourism indicates the Springfield area continues to be a big draw for visitors.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Illinois Travel, Springfield, IL, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

WAND-TV Decatur

Skeletal remains found in Rochester positively identified

Illinois State Police Investigators announced Wednesday that female skeletal remains found in a residential area in Rochester have been positively identified.

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Related Topix: Rochester, IL, Decatur, IL

WYMG-FM Springfield

One School District Taking Advantage of New Safety App

Thanks to a donation from a local car dealership, at least one area high school is implementing a new smart-phone app that teachers and law enforcement officials can use in the event of a school shooting.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Crash Leaves One Dead Near Waverly

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office says he was driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the 12000 block of Waverly Road.

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Related Topix: Waverly, IL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Illinoisreview

Rauner sees Il Gop majority in eight years

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

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.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Coroner: Remains Not Biancoa s; Now Says Homicide Likely

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says the human remains found in Rochester last weekend do not belong to Michelle Bianco, who's been missing since 2008.

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Related Topix: Rochester, IL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Capitol Fax Blog

Lawyers want expedited pension ruling

Lawyers challenging last year's pension reform law said they will make another attempt to get an expedited ruling in the case in the wake of the Illinois Supreme Court's decision in the retiree health insurance case.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Health Insurance, Health

PeoriaTimes-Observer

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.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Springfield, IL, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

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.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL, Riverton, IL

WYMG-FM Springfield

Edwards: White Femalea s Body Found in Rochester Shed

A human body found in a Rochester storage shed over the weekend has still not been identified, but Sangamon County Cororner Cinda Edwards now confirms it's a white female.

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Related Topix: Rochester, IL

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