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Talking Honey Bee's With Monsanto At Farm Progress Show

Child Care Subsidy Measure Fails By One Vote, But Not Done Yet

Family Owned Meredosia Hog Farm Expands, Helps Local Economy

70th Anniversary of the End of World War II

Andrea Little Fires Her Attorney

Farm Progress Show Highlights Latest Innovations In Agriculture Technology

Veto Override Of SB1229 Fails In The House

Mike Rowe Sits Down with Newschannel 20 at Farm Progress Show

New Ball-Chatham Superintendent Hopes To Address Classroom Size

St. Teresa's Accelerated Program Gives Grade School Students A Leg Up On High School

FFA Program Prepares Maroa-Forsyth for Careers in Agriculture

Springfield Looking into New Initiatives to Stop Panhandling

Meth Ingredients Found In Home With 11-year-old And 2 Adults Inside

Student Athletes Dealing With The Heat

Budget Impasse Causes LIHEAP to Lose Some Funding

Springfield Man Convicted of Murdering His Mother Receives Second Trial

CWLP Electric Rates to Remain the Same - Bond Rating Unchanged

Central Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies Monitoring Situation In Fox Lake

Second Installment of Sangamon County Property Taxes Due Friday

Governor Rauner Visits Farm Progress Show

State Museum Supporters Speak Out at the Statehouse

U of I to add $3M to history building renovation budget

Rep. Rodney Davis Announces Taylorville Fire Department Awarded Federal Fire Grant

St. Clair County Man Missing

Chief says cop-slaying suspects may have left

Legionnaires' Disease Cases Increase to 45 at Illinois Veterans Home

Lincoln Home National Historic Site Welcomes 4th Grade Students through Every Kid in a Park Initiative

Baltlimore Police Officers To Appear In Court For Freddie Gray Case

Senate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

IL Officer Gunned Down, Police Continue Search For Three Suspects

Scott Air Force Base Unit Might Lost 51 Jobs To Virginia

Lawsuit: U Of Illinois Retaliated Over Sex Harassment Claim

Helping Hands Receives Help During Budget Impasse

Spider-Man Makes Appearance at Springfield Bob Evans

Day One Is In The Books For The 62nd Annual Farm Progress Show

St. Teresa Bulldogs to Carry Late Classmate's Jersey on the Field Every Game

Suspect In Custody After Brief Police Pursuit

Voting Extension for 18th District Election

Macon County Jail Inmate Death

State Museum to Close September 30th

Sherman Village Votes On 1% Sales Tax Increase

DEVELOPING - Car Crashes, Catches Fire on 11th Street

Farm Progress Show Has Huge Economic Impact on Decatur

Another Union Urging Lawmakers To Support SB1229

IEPA Checks Pillsbury Mills Plant, Neighbors Talk Asbestos Precautions

Lawmakers Urge Bi-Partisan Support Of Child Care Bill

State Not In Contempt

Hilton Parking Lot Project A Step Closer to Approval

Farm Progress Show Brings Visitors From All Over the World

New PCOS Treatment

St. Clair County May Be First County to Sue State Over Budget Impasse

Rubble Remains After South 5th Street Building Demolition Several Months Ago

Spider-Man Makes Appearance at Springfield Bob Evans

Route 29 Expansion Now Ahead Of Schedule

Study: Sangamon County Has More Voters Than Citizens

Railroad Construction On CH 45

ISBE announces more than 200 Illinois schools to participate in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Police hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

UPDATE: 7 dead from Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans' home

University Survey Looks At Issues For Transgendered

State, Teamsters agree on new contract

Severe Weather Safety

Pope: Priests To Absolve Women Who've Had Abortions

Fourth Death In Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak

Hurricanes, Tropical Storms Causing Damage

West Nile Virus Activity Detected In Logan County

44 Year Old Woman Stabbed in the Neck in Pana

Amanda Ware Custody Battle For 3 Children Continues

AAA Predicts Most Travelled Labor Day in Years

Springfield Crowne Plaza Hosts Job Fair

Man Wins Not Once, But Twice

Two Capital City Gyms Merge On Tuesday

Decatur Farm Progress Show Preview

10th Street Rail Project Gets Rail Resource Center

Decatur Tribune Sports Editor to Receive Award by IHSA

Moody's Investors Warning to Governor Rauner

Fraternal Order Of Police Supports SB1229 Override

Bi-Partisan Bill Aimed At Helping Business

Neighborhood Association Gets One Final Extension to Stop Home Near Downtown Springfield From Demolition

Memorial Medical Center Expansion in Springfield

Local School District Receives Major Upgrade After CO Detectors Law

Applications for Springfield's YWCA Building Delayed Until End of Year

Family 411: How Do Kids Benefit From Having Working Moms?

150,000 Jeep Cherokee's Recalled

Renovations and the Heat at Meredosia-Chambersburg Schools

Overdose Awareness Day Across The World

No Bomb Found After Threat At Rochester School

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Riverton woman receives top forensic scientist award

DuBois Elementary Implement New Mentoring Program

5th Street Repair Work, Traffic Alerts

29 Contract Legionnaires' Disease From Veterans' Home

Dewitt County Experience String Of Car Burglaries

Evan Peterson Helps Kick Off Decatur Farm Progress Show Tuesday

Davis On Financial Market And Economy

Lack of Budget Impacting Lotto Winners In Big Way

Four Dead In Chicago After Violent Weekend

Statehouse Preview: House to Meet This Week

Durbin Works With Central Illinois Farmers on Potential Cuba Exports

Dog Dock Jumping Contest Ends Saturday

Construction Update in Downtown Springfield

State Appointees Investigated

Transportation a Focus During Thursday's 18th District Debate

Springfield Builders: Housing Starts Increasing

Downtown Springfield Inc. Hosts Mini-Golf at Bars

American Red Cross Raises Local Awareness for Pillowcase Project

Abraham Lincoln Prayer Walk Happens Saturday in Springfield

Equality Institute Meets in Springfield

Latest on Concussion Lawsuit in Illinois

Illinois Launching Pilot Program to Fight Drug Abuse

Habitat for Humanity Celebrates New Re-Store

New Details Revealed in South Jacksonville Scandal

Lincoln Balloon Festival Sees Major Changes

As School Starts, Some UIS Students Start Giving Back

City of Springfield Gets A New Postmaster

Davis Responds to Failing Grade from U of I Students

Man Arrested For Kicking Dog, Facing New Charges

Taylorville Deaths Ruled a Murder-Suicide

IDOC Worker Arrested On Charges Of Fraud, Official Misconduct

Lincoln Prayer Walk

Concussions: Important Safety Concern for School Athletes

Americans Receive Praise For Helping To Stop France Train Attack

New Hope for Route 67 Project

Career Fair Monday, August 31st

18th Congressional District Candidates Talk Gun Control

State Outlines Spending To Court

Beckman Dismissed as U of I Football Coach

Rauner Signs Bill Allowing Township Government To Dissolve

Woman Accused Of Killing Puppy Agrees To Smaller Jury

Judge Rules Salaita Can Amend U of I Lawsuit

Schock Hearing Canceled For Friday

Sherman Homecoming Kicks Off This Week

Sam Cahnman Investigation, Recommended 90 Day Suspension

Hy-Vee Suffers Minor Fire

Fire at Decatur Caterpillar Plant

18th Congressional District Debate

Open House Held on Springfield's 10th Street Rail Project

Springfield Park District Honors Eagle Scout's Project

Firehouse Subs Donates to Local Volunteer Fire Department

Illinois Unemployment Numbers Drop for Some Cities in July

Decatur Drug Bust Turns Up More Than Just Drugs

Rep. Rodney Davis Receives Award

Dialysis Patients Walk 250 Miles To Springfield

Illinois to Test Locking Devices for Painkillers

Political Science Expert Weighs In On 18th District Debate

Police: Chatham Crash Caused By Medical Condition

"Pillowcase Project" From The American Red Cross

Presidential Candidates Weigh-In On Virginia Shooting

Contact Lenses May Pose Some Unforeseen Risks

New State Fair Manager Says Past Attendance Numbers Were Inflated

Lincoln Balloon Festival Kicks Off Friday

Law Creates Springfield High-Speed Rail Commission

Jesse White's Comprehensive Drunk Driving Legislation Signed into Law by the Governor

Study finds peak months for college students' 1st drug use

Budget expert leaves Illinois without state spending plan

Akilah Davis Takes To The Sky For the Lincoln Balloon Festival

State Department's Previous Usage of Unsecure Email Accounts

18th District Candidates Face Off For Second Time This Week

Federal Judge Asked To Restore Claims of Destroying Evidence In U of I Lawsuit

Truck Crashes Into Glenwood Intermediate School

Man Walks Into Side of Moving Cab

18th Congressional District Candidate Debate

Route 29 Construction Heading into Final Phase

Holiday Pay for Springfield Fire Pensions Up For Debate

Budget Impasse Hurting Local Boys And Girls Club

CCAP Cuts Get Personal

Rauner Administration Under Fire For Personnel Changes

DEVELOPING - Dish Network Customers Now Receiving Access To This Station

Proposed Jacksonville Ordinance to Allow Chicken In Backyards

Farm Progress Show Sneak Peak

Keeping Students Healthy, How To Prevent The Spread Of Germs

U of I Mumps Cases On The Rise, Free Vaccinations Offered

Effingham DUI Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Deadly Shooting of Virginia Reporter and Photographer

Schock Turns Over 10,000 Financial Records To Government

US Judge Blasts Illinois For Not Making All Ordered Payments

Kraft Heinz Recalls More Than 2M Pounds Of Turkey Bacon

The Latest: Judge formally sentences James Holmes to life

Manager: 2 Virginia TV station workers fatally shot on air

Springfield Rail Improvements Project Moves Forward

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight Leaves Participants Speechless

State Aircraft Sold, Millions Paid To State

Comptroller: State On Pace To Rack Up $5 Bil Deficit

Caterpillar Lays Off Another 475

IL Ranked 5th For Most Foreclosures

Sources Say Emergency Meeting on Firefighter Pensions to be Held Wednesday Morning

Jeb Bush's Controversial "Anchor Baby" Comments

SADD Sounds Off On New 911 Immunity Law

Illinois State Fair Attendees Drop More Than 50% From Last Year

Monday Night Stabbing on North Dirksen Parkway

Update: Calvin Christians Case

March of Dimes Awards Grants to 5 Central Illinois Organizations

Checking Accounts Change Could Cost Springfield More Than $100,000

Skywalk for Downtown Building on Springfield City Council Consent Agenda

Springfield Honored With Award for Little Free Library Program

New Interim Supervisor for Springfield Park Police Department

Illinois Announces Registration of State's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

More Than 6,500 Businesses Scammed in 32 States, Including Illinois

18th Congressional District Candidate Debate

Illinois Gas Prices Expected to Decrease

No Budget, But Another Committee Of The Whole

Sponsor Working On Override Of Anti-Heroin Bill

2015 State Fair Attendance Down Compared to Last Year

Illinois Announces Registration of First Marijuana Dispensary

Comptroller: No Money To Pay Providers Despite Court Order

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight Heads To D.C.

911 Immunity For Minors To Go Into Effect In January

U of I Provost Steps Down

Air Force Officer's Trial Begins In Child Sexual Assault Charges

Area Hospitals Use Technology To Reunite Families With Newborns

District 186 Heads Back To School

10 Years Since Hurricane Katrina Disaster

Jacksonville City Council Votes To Complete Police Training Center

Update on Executive Mansion Renovation Work

State Fair Manager Wants Better Grounds Usage During "Off Season"

Springfield Police: No Issues on First Day of School

House Back In Session Tuesday

Local Republican Doesn't Regret Veto Vote

Auburn High Starts Football Season With Brand Field Facelift

Williamsville High Cheerleading Coach Returns From Afghanistan

Blagojevich resentencing can proceed after stay refused

Pana Man's Body Found In Burning Pickup Truck

Fatal Crash On South Main in Jacksonville

Construction Alert In Captial City

LaHood, Mellon Meet In Upcoming Debates

DOW Jones Plummets 1000 Points, Recovering

UIS Students Help Beautify District 186

Celebrity Finds Family Roots In Springfield

Rauner Signs Bill Aimed At Keeping Kids Healthy

Bill Gives Right To Nursing Home Residents To Install Cameras

Rauner Vetoes Hep C Support

IDOC: Employee Data Breach Caused By Human Error

Chili Cook-Off Takes Place at Illinois State Fair

Report: Speaker Madigan Aide Represents Clients

Illinois State Fair Motorsports Announcer Retires After 36 Years

Female Race Car Driver Making Waves On Racing Scene

Springfield Schools Open for Year

Plane Crash in Eastern Illinois Kills One

Healthy Habits on Display at State Fair

Springfield Partners With DNR on Hunter Lake

Governor Rauner Holds Motorcycle Ride, Donates to Vets

Stacey and Adam's State Fair Recap

State Fair Vendors Say Business Has Been Slow This Week

Some Residents Critisizing Helicopter At State Fair

Clinton Baby Wins State Fair Diaper Derby

Futures For Kids Day At The Illinois State Fair

A Birds-Eye View of the 2015 Illinois State Fair

Piper Glen Golf Course to Remain Open Despite Foreclosure

Decatur Public Library-Macon County Merger on Hold

Illinois Assures Security with Medical Marijuana Facilities

Federal Spending Plan Helping LIHEAP

Preperations Underway for Farm Progress Show in Decatur

Political Rhetoric Heats Up Amid Fair And Budget Impasse

UPDATED: Pickup Runs Into Tractor Driven By 10-Year-Old

Illinois releases names of 7 with go-ahead to grow marijuana

US seeks hearing on ex-Rep. Schock contempt complaint

District 186 Superintendent To Meet With High School Teachers

Gov. Rauner Takes A Ride Down The State Fair Slide

State Farm Center Renovations On Schedule

BBQ In High Demand At State Fair

Decactur City Council Closing Gap Between Community

Crime Victim Legislation Signed

Deep Fried Delicacies At State Fair

Live Interview with The Fray

Hiring Monitor Criticizes Rauner Administration

First Two Women To Graduate Army Ranger School

Adam & Stacey Try More Food at Illinois State Fair

Plan in Works for New Water Treatment Plant in Taylorville

SMTD Announces Route Changes

Role Of Teachers Continues To Change With Common Core, Budget Issues

16-Year-Old Accused Of Murder Appears In Court

Democrats Celebrate At The State Fair

Vet Receives Free Dental Care

Free Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines At State Fair

Chatham Community Comes Together To Support Deployed Neighbor

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Brother

Inflatable Battle At State Fair

Great American Spam Competition

Man Beaten, Robbed During Craigslist Scam

District 186 Superintendent Meets With Elementary Teachers

High Dive Show at the State Fair

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