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Lawmakers to Discuss Redistricting Reform

Illinois lawmakers are gearing up for debates on whether to change the way legislative districts are drawn every decade.

4-19-16 Adam Lopez

2 weeks ago

Lopez Elected as District 186 School Board Prez

Adam Lopez replaces Mike Zimmers.


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Convicted Rapist Sentenced to 90 Years in Prison

A Springfield man will be going to prison for a total of 90 years after being convicted last year for the sexual assault of his ex-girlfriend.


2 weeks ago

Madigan: Education a Right, Not a Goal

House Speaker has a constitutional amendment

4-1-16 Salvation Army

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Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor: Still More Questions About Salvation Army Move

Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor says he still has questions regarding the Salvation Army move.

Rep Tim Butler

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Tim Butler: Perhaps Rank and File Members Will Come To Budget Mess Conclusion

State Representative Tim Butler says the rank and file members from both sides are frustrated with the lack of budget.

road construction

2 weeks ago

Transportation Needs Drive Tax-by-Mile Talk

Too many roads are in too bad of shape, lawmakers are told

Samsung Hope For Children Gala held at the Hammerstein Ballroom - Arrivals

Featuring: Shannon Miller, Sasha Cohen, Tara Lipinski
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 17 Sep 2015
Credit: Macguyver/WENN.com

2 weeks ago

Olympic Champ to Speak in Springfield Friday

Seven-time Olympic champion gymnast Shannon Miller will be making a trip to Springfield on Friday.

Jack McCullough AP

2 weeks ago

Interview: McCullough to Sue Illinois

A 76-year-old Washington state man released from prison after a prosecutor concluded he was wrongly convicted in the 1957 killing of a schoolgirl says he intends to sue Illinois.

illinois state police

2 weeks ago

Indiana Homicide Suspect Killed Self in Illinois

Illinois State Police say a suspect in an Indiana homicide investigation has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

2 weeks ago

The Battle Between Rauner & Madigan Continues

The rivalry between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan continues to intensify.

9-11-15 Ray LaHood

2 weeks ago

LaHood Looks At His New Airport Terminal

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood got a close-up look at the Peoria airport terminal the now bears his name.


2 weeks ago

ALPLM Volunteer Hours = $10 Million

The Abraham Lincoln Presidental Library and Museum recently reached a large milestone.


2 weeks ago

Jimenez to State: Think Springfield First

State rep, mayor, push capital city

2-4-16 Munger

2 weeks ago

Munger to Lawmakers: I’m Not Paying You First

Treating lawmaker pay like a state bill.

illinois department of corrections

2 weeks ago

Prisons Chief: Illinois Needs Rethinking on Drug Offenders

Acting agency Director John Baldwin spoke at the 13th annual Southern Illinois Drug Awareness Conference.

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2 weeks ago

Mechanicsburg Man in Jail Over Neighborhood Dispute Regarding the Sangamon River

Other neighbors involved were also alleged to have had weapons present at the dispute.


2 weeks ago

Proposal Could Mean Illinois Drivers Taxed by Mile

A new proposal could tax Illinois drivers by the mile and mean devices are used to track the distance they travel.

pension reform

3 weeks ago

State Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Halt Double Dipping with Pensions

One Northern Illinois lawmaker aims to change that to stop situations.


3 weeks ago

Illinois Voters May Decide on Fate of Lt. Gov’s Office in November

Lieutenant Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti could be the last Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.

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