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Jacksonville Oktoberfest Takes Place Saturday

Springfield Residents "Bridge Gap" With Police

Local American Red Cross Deploying Crews

Wet Weather Impacts Southeast

Chief Illiniwek Merchandise on Sale

Strides Against Breast Cancer Raise Funds And Awareness

Stacey Skrysak Shares Story At Angel of Hope Walk

Annual Gem And Fossil Show Held In Springfield

Simmons Cancer Institute Hosts Denim And Diamonds Gala

Focus On Football-Related Injuries Shifting

Arrest Made In Kendra Hatcher Murder

Latest On Oregon Community College Shooting 10/2

CWLP Surveying Water Mains

Refuge Ranch In Rochester Wins Non-Profit Contest

Big Changes Coming To Lincoln College Campuses

Corporations Getting IL Tax Breaks Not Meeting Expectations

Report: State Revenue Down By Almost $1 Billion

Residents Around 15th And North Grand React to Crossing Arms Issues

Lawmakers and Local Residents React to Oregon Shooting

Day 94: Governor Rauner Talks Budget Impasse

Be Aware Women's Fair Saturday

Memorial's Stroke Center Receives Special Recognition

Governor Rauner Removes Illinois Prisoner Review Board Member

Old Capitol Blues and BBQ Begins

Women Now Checking Their Genes For Breast Cancer Link

Taylorville Chillifest Kicks Off This Weekend

Springfield Business Burglaries Investigation

Man Who Lied About Shooting Himself Says Future 'Ruined'

Traffic Alert: Capital City Construction

Former Illinois Gov. Quinn makes speech in central Illinois

Illinois Treasurer Warns of Effects of Budget Impasse

University Officials Report Mumps Case at NIU

IL Public University Presidents Address Lawmakers

Deadline Pushed Up For Federal Borrowing Cap

Vatican Issues Statement on Kim Davis And Pope Francis Meeting

New Details Come To Light About Oregon College Shooting

Central Illinois Brothers Get Decades for Armed Robbery

Effort To Stop Building Indiana Quarry

Madigan Launches Investigation Into Volkswagen

12 Killed In Military Transport Plane Crash

States On The Coast Prepare For Hurricane Joaquin

10 People Dead, Multiple Wounded In Oregon College Shooting

Springfield Shots Fired Call Brings In U.S. Marshals

Former Governor Pat Quinn Talks Rauner Governorship

Substance Abuse Awareness Month Begins With Warning To Teens

Fire Breaks Out At Springfield Steak n' Shake On Dirksen

Illinois Senate Passes Bill To Save State Museums

Candlelit Vigil To Reopen Illinois State Museum

Trend For Illinois Medical Marijuana Applicants

Town & Country Bank and Premiere Bank Merge

Owner Of Vacant Springfield Home Speaks On Decreasing Home Values

UPDATE - First Student Bus Driver Removed From Service - Under Investigation

State Department Releases New Hillary Clinton Emails

Local Leaders Break Ground On Villas At Vinegar Hill

Farm Bureaus Petition Lawmakers To Redraw Districts

Kincaid Community Works To Restore Bonfire Tradition

Domestic And Sexual Violence Advocates Urge Leaders To Begin Budget Negotiations

DEVELOPING - Shooter dead, multiple deaths confirmed at Oregon community college

Cheetah at Decatur's Scovill Zoo Dies

Investigators Say Fox Lake Officer Shot Twice By His Own Gun

Shots Fired Reported On East Brown Street In Springfield

John Deere and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement

Caterpillar Announces 230 Layoffs At Factory in East Peoria

Attorneys for Aaron Schock Slam Federal Claims of Deception

Harvest Season Causes An Increase In Deer Movement

New Exhibit Displays LGBT History

Presidential Campaign Funding

Date Set For House Speaker Election

Decrease In Student Loan Default

U.S. Justice Dept. Sues Chicago Suburb

Hurricane Joaquin Gaining Strength

Effingham County Police Make 40 Pound Heroin Bust

SMTD Holds Public Meeting On Bus Route Consolidation

4 Finalists For Illinois Auditor General Job

FAA Says Security Protocols Insufficient At Chicago Air Traffic Control

Springfield Home Values Could Be Hurt by Vacant Homes

11th Street Extension Project Progress

100 Year Old Home Gets Extension to Avoid Demolition

Large Tree Falls Into House, Injures One

Demolition Begins On Springfield Business

Poplar Court Armed Robbery and Shooting Investigation

Compromise Could Mean Higher Taxes

Illinois State Museum Systems Are Now Closed Due To Budget Impasse

Temporary Federal Budget Passed, Gov't Funded Through Dec. 11

Medical Breakthroughs In Managing Chronic Pain

Diagnosing A Cold Vs Allergies

Legacy Wall Comes To Springfield

Budget Impasse Impacting Illinois Drivers

Attorneys Seek To Move Trials For Officers Charged In Freddie Gray Case Out Of Baltimore

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis Claims She Met With Pope Francis

Lincoln Experts And Enthusiasts Head To Lincoln For Lincoln Colloquium

9th Street Closes Thursday For Repairs

New Legislation Introduced To Raise Smoking Age To 21

U Of Illinois Begins Search For Dean At New Medical School

Federal Lawmakers Tackle Budget Plan

State Museum Closes Wednesday

'Ride In Honor' Helps Bring Veterans And The Community Together

Peterson Trial Postponed

Gun-Related Arrests Increase In Chicago

Honor Flight Participants Return Home, Receive Hero's Welcome

Kasich Visits Chicago

Countries Donate To Refugee Aid

Trump Releases Tax Plan, Right Wing Groups Push Back

Bush on Keystone XL Pipeline

Clinton Opposes Part of Obamacare

Russia To Send Air Troops To Help Syrian Government

Georgia Executes First Woman In 70 Years

First Trial Scheduled In Freddie Gray Case

FBI Crime Report

Bites On The Boulevard Contributing To Springfield's Growing Food Truck Scene

Honeywell Hobbs Plant Demolition Underway

CWLP: Restructure Electric Rates or Possibly Face Longer Outages

Senior Resource Fair Wednesday

WalletHub: Economic Growth Down In Central Illinois

Former Illinois Representative's Prison Report Date Postponed

Keurig Unveils Soda Machine: Keurig Kold

Next Level Breast Cancer Medicine Saving Lives

Decatur Woman Arrested In Cheddar's Armed Robbery

35th Land of Lincoln Honor Flight Returns Tuesday

Home Invasion Investigation In Rochester

Planned Parenthood Goes On The Defensive Before House Committee

Class Goes On Field Trip Before State Museum Closes

SEIU Facing Lawsuit

Illinois National Guard in Afghanistan During Airstrike

Planned Parenthood Debate Impacts Illinois Healthcare

2 Arrested In UIS Stabbing Incident

Some of Springfield's Best Food on Wheels at 2nd Bites on the Boulevard

Some Springfield Traffic Lights Changed After Complaints

SMTD/IDOT Will Take Public Comment September 30th

Planned Parenthood Testifies Before House Oversight Committee

National Coffee Day

LIHEAP Changes Due To Lack Of Budget

35th Land of Lincoln Honor Flight Heads To Washington, D.C.

SIU Taking Cuts Due To State Budget Impasse

Dow AgroSciences Coming To U of I

Standoff At Rockford Clinic Ends Peacefully

NIU Student Falls To Death From Dorm Building

Chicago Drive-By Kills 2, Injures 3 More

Habitat For Humanity Constructing New Home In Honor Of Pope Francis

Gambling Down, Video Gaming Revenue Up in Illinois

Secretary of State To Stop Sending Vehicle Registration Renewal Reminders

Small Businesses Prepare For New Chip Credit Cards

Nearly 500K Hyundai Cars Recalled

Police Training Could Decrease Because of State Budget

Springfield Leaders and Students Sign Pledge to Crack Down on Texting and Driving

Springfield Clergy Returns From Pope Visit

UIS Increases Patrols After Stabbings

Students Learn About Trades

Business Community Comes Out Against Revenue Raising Plan

Lawmaker Introduces Revenue Raising Plan

Bernie Sanders Calls For College Students To Join Him In Minimum Wage Fight

St. John's Children's Hospital Receives $10,000 Donation

Drug Take Back Day "Huge Success"

Family 411: Fighting Sexual Violence On College Campuses

President Obama Addresses U.N. General Assembly

Woman Who Helped NY Prison Escapees Sentenced

Meredosia Man Arrested For Jacksonville Stabbing

Athens Woman Accused Of Killing Husband Pleads Not Guilty

New Developments In Freddie Gray Case

NASA's Water On Mars Announcement

How To Sign Up For Liheap Appointment

UPDATE - Possible Plea Deal In Dennis Hastert Alleged Hush Money Case

Steam Show Takes Place in Morgan County Sunday

Chili Supper Held in Springfield

Run/Walk to Support Danielle Loftus Brings Out Participants Inner Superhero

Faith Fest Takes Place Sunday

Stabbing at UIS Sunday

Springfield Churches Teach Pope Francis' Message to Youth

Follow-Up to Stabbing Saturday in Springfield

Springfield Gets Its Kicks on Route 66

Car Accident Saturday in Springfield

Craft Festival Held in Area Saturday

Springfield Salon Hosts Fundraiser

Senator Durbin Visits Memorial; Praises Advanced Medical Care

Costs of Clean Water in Illinois

Kirk Campaign Targets Chicago Tribune

Red Cross, Springfield Fire Install Free Smoke Detectors

Illinois Budget Battle Could Affect Garbage

Springfield Police Respond to Alleged Stabbing

Rep. Davis and Darin LaHood On Boehner Resignation

More Than 40 Women Ask FDA To Ban Birth Control Implant Essure

Ex-Ag Director Speaks About His Resignation

Illinois State Museum System Scheduled To Close Sept. 30th

Governor's Office, Buchen Trade Harsh Words and Blame

Beardstown Police Make Large Marijuana Bust

Secretary Of State Worried About Services Amid Budget Impasse

Rauner Talks Turnaround Agenda In Decatur

Midwest Inland Port Launched In Decatur

National Drug Take Back Day Saturday

International Route 66 Mother Road Festival Starts Friday

Protestors Gather At Springfield Planned Parenthood

Sen. Durbin and Rep. Davis React To House Speaker Boehner's Resignation

Political Expert Weighs In On Boehner's Resignation Announcement

Rauner Administration Speaks Out On State Fair Manager Resignation

Taylorville High School Shows School Spirit

Davis Reacts To Boehner Resignation

Boehner to Resign From Congress

Spending Plan Passes Senate

Man Creates Dog Train For Abandoned Dogs

Senator Durbin To Speak On Possible Government Shutdown

Illinois Times Newspaper Sues Gov. Rauner

Metro Unemployment Rates For August

Lawyer For Patrick Kane Accuser Quits

Local Boy's Brave Cancer Battle

Investigators Hope For New Leads In 2013 Rochester Murder Case

Southern Access Extension Pipeline Project Progress

Gen-H Kids Get Moving

House Back In Session Thursday, September 24th

Local Reaction On Pope Francis' Historic Visit

Students Evacuated After Gas Leak Found In School

Childhood Cancer Organizations

Hundreds Rally In Support of Early Intervention

9th Street Underpass Set to Close Oct. 1

UPDATED - I55 Traffic Accident, Life Threatening Injuries

Governor Rauner Accepts Resignation of Agriculture Director

Route 66 Mother Road Festival This Weekend

Where to Park and Where You Can't Park for Route 66 Festival

Applications Accepted For LaHood Replacement

Pope Makes History By Addressing Congress

Caterpillar: 'Now is not the time' for Peoria headquarters

Pope Francis To Address Congress

Presidential Debate To Be Held in St. Louis

EU To Reserve $1.1 Billion For Refugees

Road Safety During Harvesting Season

Stampede During Muslim Ceremony Kills Over 300

Tips For Fall Travel Season

PETA Sues Photographer On Behalf Of Monkey

Child Abuse Charge For Rantoul Man; Toddler In Medically-Induced Coma

Two Lawmakers Hope To Reinstate Death Penalty

National Home Fire Campaign Kicks Off

Police Officers From Across America Gather In Chatham For National K-9 Trials

House Back In Session Thursday

Unions Slam Governor's Turnaround Agenda

CCAP Vote Could Happen Tomorrow - Parent Hoping For Change

Pro Basketball Player and Former SHG Student Returns To Springfield

Lung Surgery Patient and Doctor Reunion

Pope Spends First Full Day In U.S.

3 Elgin Schools Evacuated After Legionella Bacteria Found

ISP Warning For Drivers During Harvest Time

Local Health Fair Offers Medical Screenings

Online Bill Calculator Developed for CWLP Rate Restructuring Comparisons

Funeral services set for late Illinois state representative

Pope Talks Immigration At Welcome Ceremony

Volkswagen CEO Steps Down

Rauner Signs Severance Limit Law

Federal Budget Stalemate Continues As Deadline Approaches

Apple Picking Season Is In Full Swing At The Broom Apple Orchard

Illini Racism Investigation Costing School Hundreds of Thousands

Representatives Hold Dealth Penalty Press Conference

Investigators "Cautiously Optimistic" On Identifying Toddler Remains Found In Lagoon

CEO Drops Price of Life-Saving Pill After Criticism

Pope Keeping Busy On His First Full Day In America

Class-Action Lawsuits Filed Across Country Against Volkswagen

American Woman Arrested In China For Allegedly Spying

48 Acres of Springfield Land To Possibly Be Annexed Delayed

District 186 Not Meeting Physical Education Requirements

New Law Limits Community College Severance Packages

About 100 Petitioning for More CWLP Transparency

Decatur Welcomes New Healtchcare Facility

Secretary of State Honors Illinois Veterans

Decatur Man Arrested For Attack That Left Life-Threatening Brain Injuries

Man Who Fought Deputies Gets 8 Year Sentence

Budget Impasse Hurting College Students

Rep. Davis Weighs In On GOP Race

Sacred Heart Prepares for "Personal" Pope

Making The Grade At Springfield High Schools

Unions: Layoffs at Illinois State Museum, IDNR on Hold

Senator Durbin Praises Auburn Mom on Senate Floor

Clean Line Energy Hosts Grain Belt Express Meeting

Registering To Vote In Illinois

Rauner Warns He Will Veto $3.8B Stopgap Spending Bill

Decatur Woman Dies After Car Is Struck By Semi

Ball-Chatham Teachers Reject Proposed Contract

U of I reduces crop research, looks to shutter farms

Emanuel's budget speech draws applause and skepticism

Area Farmers Plant A Row For The Hungry And Feed Those In Need

Pope To Land In the U.S.

Pumpkin Harvests Down Across The Country

Corn Disease Found In Illinois

Volkswagen Found Producing Illegal Amount of Emissions

Preparations For The Pope's Visit In Full Swing

Pope And Politics

District 186 To Study Alternative School Programs For Efficiency

Sexual Assault Survey For College Campuses

Second-Most Violent Weekend For Chicago This Year

Two Kentucky Inmates Escape From Maximum Security Prison

New Berlin School Board: Chris Gordon Resigns Presidency

Military Jet Crashes In Central California

New Details: Fox Lake Investigation

Sen. Durbin Pushes For Federal Help With Legionnaires'

New Decatur City Council Member

SEIU Joins Call To Restore CCAP

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