State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) was named Illinois House Minority Leader Thursday afternoon by acclamation.
An 84 year old woman was ininjured after she drove her vehicle into a store in the Gables on Springfield’s west side.
Changes could be coming to the way Illinois public schools teach physical education. A task force has worked up a 148-page report on “Enhanced PE.”
A former Illinois State Trooper is being honored with a memorial along I-55.
New nutrition rules could be coming to day care centers across Illinois.
A former prison guard has been sentenced to over 43 years in prison for exploiting a minor and distributing child pornography.
Retired Deputy Police Chief Michael Geiger is withdrawing his name for consideration to sit on the Police Community Review Commission.
Coal tar that exceeds regulatory levels is seeping into city right-of-ways from the site of an old factory, and the Environmental Protection Agency is putting the city of Springfield on the hook.
It’s hot and dry, and it will likely be that way for a while — should central Illinois residents start to worry?
Springfield Public Schools have announced they’ll continue to dismiss early for the rest of the week due to an ongoing heat wave, bringing temperatures in the mid 90′s with head indicies in the triple digits to central Illinois.