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Springfield police arrest 5 after car crash

SPRINGFIELD - Springfield police made five arrests Tuesday night following a high-speed chase between two cars that ended with one of the cars crashing and rolling over, coming to a stop on top of three vehicles at a car dealership. More>>

Federal agencies investigating downtown Springfield pipe bomb

SPRINGFIELD - A Secretary of State Police bomb squad disabled a pipe bomb after it was found outside of a downtown Springfield restaurant, and now federal agencies are investigating the incident. More>>

Ohio-based company to restore Scovill Zoo carousel

DECATUR - An Ohio company that hand-carved animal figures for a carousel at a central Illinois zoo over 10 years ago is giving those figures a touch-up this week. More>>

University of Illinois planning to open office in India next summer

URBANA - In an attempt to handle the University of Illinois' partnerships with institutions and companies in India, the school is planning to open an office in India by the end of next summer. More>>

Peoria library placed on National Register of Historic Places

PEORIA - A library in Peoria has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Suspect in Las Vegas crime spree describes mayhem

    Suspect in Las Vegas crime spree describes mayhem

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:26:15 GMT
    Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.More >>
    A woman accused in a Las Vegas crime spree described to police how she stabbed a woman with a screwdriver during a violent string of mayhem that ended in the death of her partner and a homeowner.More >>
  • 6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

    6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:19:43 GMT
    Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, robbing them of large sums of cash and drugs for years, federal authorities charged in an indictment unsealed Wednesday.More >>
    Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, relying on guns, badges, beatings and threats to extort huge piles of cash and cocaine, federal authorities charged in an indictment Wednesday.More >>
  • Key witness takes stand in ex-governor's trial

    Key witness takes stand in ex-governor's trial

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:57:32 GMT
    The assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified about arranging trips for the former first family.More >>
    The government's key witness in the corruption trial for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand Wednesday under the cloak of immunity, and he was expected to lay out prosecutors' case in the gifts-for...More >>
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