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Springfield's outgoing Mayor Mike Houston says he's leaving the city better than he found it four years ago.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says an unexpected windfall of revenue from income tax receipts can be thanked.
Legislation that would allow mental health information of college students to be shared with parents is being considered by the Illinois Senate.
A sergeant with the Sangamon County Sheriff's Department has died after an accident in downtown Springfield early Thursday morning.
ISBE to work something out for upcoming school year
Current president Joanne Glasser leaves in a month
FY 15 has two months remaining
Amtrak, local bus and rail in focus
Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe says he'll vote "no" because of the impact on one particular facet of local business.
A recreation of the hearse used to carry President Abraham Lincoln's body during his funeral is in town and all but completely put together for this weekend's funeral recreation.
There may still be some obstacles in the way of getting a Fiscal Year 2016 budget passed at the Capitol, and eliminate a potential $6 billion hole.
A recall of a salad sold by the Hy-Vee grocery store chain does not impact the Hy-Vee store here in Springfield.
The Democrat was governor from 1973 to 1977.
Testimony to senators over MAP grants
Illinois State Fair is Aug. 13-23
Proposal: Redistricting commissioners would stay out of elections
Cuts are double what were advertised
There was more discussion about City Water Light and Power's request to rebate money paid in lieu of taxes so that a second technical default on its bonds.
Governor Bruce Rauner is again discussing his co-called Turnaround Agenda.
The head of Illinois' child welfare agency says he's headed to Washington D.C. to investigate more potential federal funding sources.