Local: News

News

ADM_logo

ADM Asks for $20 Million Tax Break

ADM is asking for a tax break of $20 million to consider moving its global headquarters from Decatur to Chicago.

stevenson_crash_0930

Man Injured in Crash Expected to Survive

The crash happened around 2:00 Monday afternoon near the corner of Woodward and Stevenson when an SUV pulled out in front of the motorcyclist as he was trying to make a turn.

medical

IPI: Welcome to the 29-Hour Work Week

A group that opposes ObamaCare is out with a study showing that low-wage workers are getting fewer hours at their jobs.

capitol

Durbin: GOP Holding Americans Hostage

U. S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the Republicans who control the U. S. House ought to negotiate

marijuana

Agencies Meeting to Craft Medical Marijuana Rules

Illinois officials have begun setting up a system to let people buy medical marijuana in the state.

corn

Harvest Progress Still Sluggish

The harvest is under way, though the corn and soybean progress remains behind last year’s levels, according to the weekly USDA crop progress report.

ball_chatham

Ball Chatham Approves Budget in the Black

The Ball-Chatham Community School District has approved their budget for the 2014 fiscal year. School Board president Jim Neuses said,…

ADM_logo

Rift Emerges Over Potential ADM Incentive Package

A proposed incentive package created to persuade Archer Daniels Midland Company to keep its global headquarters in Illinois is sparking debate among lawmakers.

gavel2

Edinburg Woman Sentenced for Embezzlement

An Edinburg woman will be serving time for embezzling money from the Illinois Department of Corrections.

ILNationalGuard

Illinois National Guard, Lincoln Home Prepare for Shutdown

A government shutdown wouldn’t cease all Illinois National Guard operations, but a lot of people would feel the pain.

Recent Headlines

in Local

One School District Taking Advantage of New Safety App

Fresh
siren

School officials and first responders will soon be able to use a state-of-the-art tool to respond to emergencies

in Election 2014, Local

Oberweis Curries Coal Favor

oberweis

Disses Durbin's dependability

in Local

Police Investigate Southtown Shooting; Accident at Dirksen & South Grand

accident_southgrand

Springfield Police are investigating a couple of east side incidents they say might be related.

in Local

Bel-Aire Motel a “Chronic Nuisance?” Not Necessarily.

BEL-AIRE

Slapping the Bel-Aire Motel with "chronic nuisance" violations could be easier said than done.

in Local

Bomb Squad Investigation into Springfield IED Begins

bomb-squad

The Secretary of State Police Bomb Squad has a daunting task on its hands -- gather information about a pipe bomb it nearly destroyed to prevent it from exploding.