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Mobile Home Park Lock Down

SANGAMON COUNTY- A lock down at a mobile home park near Riverton ended without any injuries Tuesday night. More>>

Emotions Run High As Tom Michael is Introduced as EIU Athletic Director

CHARLESTON -- It's not his home, his alma mater, or the campus he's spent 23 years dedicated to serving.New Eastern Illinois athletic director Tom Michael says, however, he's right where he needs to be."I'm honored to accept the position as the tenth director of athletics for Eastern Illinois University," said a noticeably emotional Michael. During a brief press conference announcing his new position, he revealed that 15 years ago to the day -- July 22, 1999 -- Michael's father passed away."I... More>>

Residents Voice Concerns at a High Speed Rail Meeting

Lincoln- Construction is underway across Illinois as crews make way for a high speed rail from Chicago to St. Louis. Employees from the Illinois Department of Transportation were in Lincoln on Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus hearing the concerns of community members. "We are interested in the safety and the accessibility of the high speed rails. The overpasses anandhe accessibility for anybody with a disability," Pete Roberts said. "Right now the trains are rocky and it's not necessarily... More>>

Woman Swindled, Robbed in Home Repair Scam Video included

WAPELLA- An elderly woman in one central illinois town is swindled and robbed by a crew promising home repairs.

Community Partnering to Get Kids Immunized

DECATUR- Each year, hundreds of students miss school because they don't have the required immunizations.

Illinois State Board of Education looking for volunteers for bilingual council

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking seven new members to serve on its bilingual education advisory council.

Wind turbine repairs being considered by Springfield Park District

SPRINGFIELD - Steps are being taken by the Springfield Park District to fix a dysfunctional Southwind Park wind turbine. More>>

Lincoln Tomb documentary to be made by Iowa filmmaker

SPRINGFIELD - An Iowa filmmaker is partnering with the Lincoln Monument Association to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Illinois. More>>

Corn and soybean crops in Illinois faring well

SPRINGFIELD - In a weekly crop-status update, the United States Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn crop is faring well, and is maturing faster than normal. More>>

$1 billion Illinois road repair plan signed by Governor Quinn

CHICAGO - A nearly $1 billion capital construction spending plan intended to repair roads and bridges in Illinois has been signed by Governor Pat Quinn. More>>

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  • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:56:44 GMT
    Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.More >>
    Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, while British investigators began work on a pair of "black boxes" to...More >>
  • 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

    2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:54:21 GMT
    Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.More >>
    Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.More >>
  • Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:53:28 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has flown into Israel's main airport despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban as he continues to push a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.More >>
    Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants are making some progress even if an end to more than two weeks...More >>
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