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in National, World

Timing of sanctions relief a major issue as Iran talks resume

After a tentative deal between Iran and the six powers was reached, different interpretations have emerged over what was agreed to.


in Weird

That’s not Santa Claus coming down your chimney

Firefighters took more than two hours to rescue a duck stuck in Louisiana fireplace.


in National, World

The history of Earth Day

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day reminds us to go green and love our planet.


in Local

Found: $26 Million to Undo Budget Cuts

New bill expected on Senate floor today.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 22

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from days gone by.

3-10-15 Springfield City Council

in Local

City Council Discusses CWLP Financial Troubles

The Springfield City Council will discuss the future of City Water Light and Power next week.

3-16-15 Springfield School Board

in Local

Dist. 186 Board Adopts Dress Code of Its Own

If the Springfield Public School teachers have to adhere to their dress code, so does the board.


in Local

Springfield Fire Chief Fustin to Retire

Springfield Fire Chief Ken Fustin says he will step down June First.


in Entertainment

Margot Robbie might be real-life Barbie

"The Wolf of Wall Street" star is film bosses' first choice to play the beloved blonde doll in a new live action movie.


in Local

Manar Says Governor Not Responsive to Education Funding Bill, Gov. Disagrees

"The governor's lack of a position, or his indifference, about getting greater equity in the state when it comes to school funding - that's obviously hurting our cause," Manar said.

road construction

in Local

IDOT to Talk Roads in Statewide Tour

Illinois transportation officials are going to visit multiple communities in coming weeks to talk about the condition of the state's roads.


in Lifestyle, National

Google is dropping fat stacks of cash in Washington

Google's growing investment in lobbying highlights its expanding presence as it fights antitrust battles and grows its business into new areas such as broadband and self-driving cars.


in Music

Pilgrimage fest to pay homage to history

A new music festival is heading to Nashville.

Budget Cuts

in Local

Special House Panel Convenes, Scrutinizes Rauner Budget Cuts

A special Illinois House budget panel asked for the governor's definition of "non-essential spending."


in Local

City Water Light and Power Doesn’t Meet Debt Coverage Ratio

City Water Light and Power didn't meet its required debt coverage ratio for the last fiscal year.

3-20-15 Davis and Palazzolo

in Local

Palazzolo Tapped for Sangamon Co. Circuit Clerk

Former Springfield Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo could have a new job in county government.


in National, World

Prosecutor: Boston bomber’s attack ‘essence of terror’

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will decide what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.


in Music, Entertainment

Blake Shelton wants Luke Bryan to take his job

If the country star ever decides to take a break from NBC's "The Voice," he already has a replacement in mind.


in Entertainment

Big bling: 100-carat diamond could fetch $25M at auction

Sotheby's will auction the stunning stone on Tuesday in NYC.


in Lifestyle

Kraft giving Mac & Cheese a makeover

Starting in January, Kraft says its mac and cheese will be colored with paprika, annatto and turmeric.

Recent Headlines

in Viral Videos

Jason Alexander re-records George Costanza’s classic ‘Seinfeld’ answering machine message


"2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings gets a custom voicemail message based on the infamous answering machine song.

in Music

Chris Brown fighting to get his name on daughter’s birth certificate


The "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker wants to be named the legal father of his daughter, Royalty.

in Entertainment, Sports

Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’


The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history


A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

in Entertainment

Billboard suggests Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs in the line of fire for ‘Rush Hour 4′


Is this a prank or is Puff Daddy replacing Chris Tucker in the fourth installment of the franchise?