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The two candidates for Ward Four alderman in Springfield disagree on how important it is to do something with the former Pillsbury plant.
The Springfield City Council has essentially punted on eliminating a city retirement incentive that allows unused vacation and sick time to be counted toward their pension contribution.
A 15-year-old girl who was thought to be with a man who escaped from a Kankakee jail Wednesday morning after allegedly beating a jailer has been found.
The nuclear power plant at Clinton is an important economic engine for Downstate Illinois, says U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis.
There are now officially 2,000 people in Illinois who will be allowed to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says Indiana's religious objections law may open the door to discriminatory behavior.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats.
Apparently no one wants the state's fleet of airplanes.
More soybeans and less corn are expected to be planted in Illinois this growing season.
Lawmakers debate police training when dealing with the mentally ill.
Springfield's sitting mayor won't say who he wants to replace him in a few weeks.
Governor proposes big cut in state subsidy
Abortion-related diversion could be at work
Many go unreported
The Springfield City Council will continue discussions on whether or not to place more regulations on food trucks, and will do so with Ward Six Alderman Cory Jobe's amendment reducing how far away a truck must be from a brick-and-mortar restaurant down to 500 feet.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment continues to decline in Springfield and Sangamon County.
A temporary replacement has been named for retiring Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri.
More than nineteen months out, we know the name of one Democrat who wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate, to the seat now held by Republican Mark Kirk.
There may be one less community in Sangamon County a week from today.
County jail inmates who abuse the court system with lawsuits a judge deems "frivolous" would be penalized with loss of their "good time" credit, under a bill being considered at the Capitol.