Local: News

News

Clinton Lake home explosion

Cause unknown; occupants okay

gun

Gun permit backlog

Even without concealed carry requests

Juvenile prison population down

Alternatives cheaper, group says

school_bus

Lawmaker: Abolish ISBE

Local schools need the money more, says Rep. Dan Brady

unemployed

Springfield Jobs Summit for Minorities, Women

Construction jobs are coming to the area, eventually. With the Springfield Rail Relocation Project, the Illinois High Speed Rail Project…

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Health Exchange: How Does it Work

The health insurance marketplace, now named Get Covered Illinois, will open Tuesday. The marketplace will be a website where customers…

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Illinois short on ‘Obamacare’ Guides

Illinois officials say only a fraction of the expected army of outreach workers will be certified and ready Tuesday to…

Illinois Lottery Brings Back Halloween Raffle Game

The Illinois Lottery is bringing back a Halloween-themed game that offers four $1 million prizes. The lottery’s Halloween Millionaire Raffle…

shelia-simon

Simon to Hold Rural Emergency Medicine Summit

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is bringing together emergency medical workers and health care providers from rural communities to discuss how…

New Berlin Vet Memorial

Illinois Democrats Seek Benefits for Filipino Vets

Democratic members of Illinois’ congressional delegation have introduced a bill to restore full veterans’ benefits to all Filipino-Americans who fought…

Recent Headlines

27 mins ago in Local

Death Knell for Graduated Income Tax

Fresh
tax

Sponsors blame Rauner

9 hours ago in Local

Change to Redistricting Advances

jack franks

Senate must vote this week if it's to go onto the balot

17 hours ago in Local

Army Corps Approves Conducting Hunter Lake Study; Council Approves Simpson Appointment

cwlp

An environmental impact study on the city’s proposed Hunter Lake as a backup water supply has been approved by the Army Corps of Engineers to be conducted.

24 hours ago in Local

31st Annual Police Officer Memorial Day Thursday

policememorial

Thursday marks the 31st annual Police Officer Memorial Day.

24 hours ago in Local

Springfield Police Department : Slow Down on the MacArthur Extension

springfield_police_1

Springfield Police say drivers are exceeding the posted speed limit on the MacArthur extension, south of Wabash.