Local: News

News

Flag_of_Springfield,_Illinois_svg

Kiplinger: Springfield 8th Most Affordable City in the Nation

Those that book conventions and tours from across the nation are taking a look at the latest rankings of the most livable cities.

thompsoncenter

Legislative Leaders Meet in Chicago; No Pension Agreement

Governor Pat Quinn is asking legislative leaders to combine their pension reform proposals into one bill.

Motorcycle

Auburn Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 47 year old Auburn man is dead following a single vehicle crash in Morgan County.

money

Audit: SIU Missing “Our” Property

A state audit of Southern Illinois University has found it lacking in some areas: too few computers in Carbondale and…

New Lincoln Artifact Discovered

Two Illinois State University math professors doing research into the history of school math recently found another leaf of Abraham Lincoln’s workbook at Harvard’s Houghton Library.

Susan G Komen

Susan G. Komen Foundation Announces $80k for Local Agencies

The Susan G. Komen Foundation Springfield Race for the Cure will be in May of next year at the state…

Sen. Dillard Calling on Fellow Lawmakers to get Pension Deal Done

What are the chances for success when lawmakers meet June 19 to discuss pension restructuring? There’s no deal in place,…

cwlp

CWLP ‘Round Up’ Program Kicks Off

City Water, Light and Power customers will see a donation form in their June bill for Round Up. The program…

Durbin: Student Loan Interest Must Stay at 3.4%

The U.S. Senate failed to pass two bills that would have stopped a possible increase in student loans for those…

gun

Springfield Man Threatens to Kill Father, Eludes Police

Springfield Police are looking for a man who threatened to kill, and pulled a gun on, his father. Police arrived…

Recent Headlines

in Local

Soda Tax Enthusiasts Bring Back Legislation

Fresh
soda_pop

A bill for a penny-per-ounce tax, with the proceeds to fund public health and anti-obesity efforts, is again in the Illinois General Assembly.

in Local

Lawmakers Take on Heroin

heroin

$25 million plan

in Local

Flash Index: Illinois Economic Growth Consistent

economy

By the numbers, some of them, anyway, Illinois' economic growth is consistent.

in Local

Debt, ID Theft Top Complaints Received by AG’s Office

lisa madigan

Those have sat at numbers 1 and 2 on the list of most common complaints from Illinois consumers for seven straight years.

in Local

WICS Personalities Fight; Disappear From Website

Updated
ABC20

Employment status of Vince DeMentri, Garret Brnger, unclear.