Local: News

News

scheels

Legacy Pointe Outlet Mall Project Moving Forward

Plans are moving forward on the future Outlets at Springfield development. Construction on the 80 plus retail stores will begin…

MacFarland – Minority Should Be Amongst Finalist For Superintendent

District 186 and the search firm they hired to select the next superintendent is ramping up their efforts to to…

billdaley

Daley: Quinn Should Hold 24/7 Pension Talks

Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley is calling on Gov. Pat Quinn to bring the state’s legislative leaders together for around-the-clock talks to resolve the state’s $97 billion pension shortfall.

Kings Blackhawks Hockey

Stanley Cup Returns to Springfield

The Stanley Cup is returning to Springfield — the public will have a chance to view it, but it will be tight.

railroad

Rt. 104 Rail Crossing Near Kincaid to Reopen

A long dormant railroad crossing on state route 104 near Kincaid will soon reopen.

medicaid

Quinn Signs Medicaid Expansion into Law

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill expanding Medicaid to cover low-income Illinois adults who don’t have children at home.

policetape2

Let’s Talk DIRT — Sangamon Co. Squad Wants Community Involvement

It’s notched some wins and now the re-formed DIRT Team wants to brag a little.

roads

Gov Touts New Student-to-Work Program

The governor is touting an effort to get people to learn the trades involved in road construction.  It’s called the…

RONALD WILEY 08-18-84

Suspect in Bank Robbery Nabbed

The man accused of robbing a Springfield bank has been arrested.

Seal_of_Illinois

ICC President: Governor Candidate Endorsement Could Come

Unless any other shoes drop, the March primary should include four Republicans and two Democrats for governor. The head of…

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Local

Davis, LaHood Talk Presidential Visit

Fresh
Barack Obama makes Thanksgiving Day phone calls to U.S. troops

The two Republican Congressmen whose districts include Springfield are ready to welcome President Obama to the Capitol.

5 hours ago in Local

U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

Updated
university illinois

A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.

5 hours ago in Local

Lawmaker Introduces Violent Videos Bill

Updated
local_news_generic

An Illinois lawmaker wants to criminalize recording fights in order to post them online.

6 hours ago in Local

Downtown Street Parking Ban for Obama Event

no parking

The City of Springfield has put out a list of places you can't park in the downtown area Wednesday due to President Obama's visit.

7 hours ago in Local

Man Arrested for Selling Synthetic Urine

Updated
handcuffs

A suburban Chicago store owner has been charged with selling synthetic urine to help people pass drug and alcohol tests.