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Hastert Pleads Guilty to Evading Banking Laws

Could get six months in prison in hush money deal

10-27-15 Springfield City Council

City Council Tables New Liquor License Class

The Springfield City Council has tabled a proposal that would have established a new liquor license.


President Defends Law Enforcement, Calls for Tougher Gun Laws in Chicago Speech

Speaking at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Obama outlined three broad areas for reducing violent crime in the United States.

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Pork Producers Dispute Report on Cancer-Causing Foods

Pork Producers: Study lacks facts, context.


Traffic Goes Up — Again — at SPI

Passenger traffic is up 3.5 percent so far this year.


Circuit Clerk Launches Upgraded Apps for iPhone and Android

Circuit Clerk apps replace old apps that needed many more upgrades.


Man Convicted of 1957 Murder Tries Another Appeal

Jack McCullough, 75, was sentenced to life in prison for the death of Maria Ridulph of Sycamore, 7.


State Lawmaker Concerned About Federal Rail Guidelines

Al Riley is concerned about train lines potentially missing a deadline to implement “positive train control,” a back-up safety system.


Rauner Honors Army Vet Who Saved Children from Attacker

Rauner declared Monday James Vernon Day, and says Vernon is "a true American hero."


Harvest Is Almost Complete

Corn and soybeans 93 percent out


Snake Eyes for Illinois Casino Cities

Elgin, Aurora, Des Plaines make contingency plans


Peoria Celebrates Sisterhood

40th anniversary coming of relationship with German city

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The Cost of Care is Rising

2016 plans coming together


Police Investigate Monday Night Stabbing

Victim, 57, in critical condition

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New Berlin Woman Dead in I-72 Crash

Victim is Viola Werries, 89

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LaHood Supports Paul Ryan as House Speaker

New U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood says a full vote comes Thursday on the next speaker of the House, and LaHood says Paul Ryan is the best man for the job.


Man in Sanitary District Accident Dies

Roger Creason, 42, died early Monday.

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Health Care Prices Going Up

Many Illinois consumers are seeing higher prices for health insurance entering the third year of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Q and A with Frank Mautino

Mautino was named auditor general last week.


Zopp Criticizes Duckworth’s Same-Sex Marriage Support

Supporting same-sex marriage too late is the latest attack lobbed at Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth by her primary opponent.

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