DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.
Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.
An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.
Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office
State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.
Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder says he's put together a cross-section of people that will help him transition in to the top city job.
A Chicago man has been found fit to stand trial on charges accusing him of mailing violent threats to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.
There are plenty of country music acts lined up for this year's Illinois State Fair, and more pop acts are now being added.
The Lincoln Home National Historic site is contributing greatly to Springfield in terms of economic impact.
Undersupply of talent with suitable skills
More than $1 million from Department of Human Services
State to drop its participation in LIHEAP; federal dollars remain
The support is diverse, if not overwhelming, for a bill to decriminalize marijuana, making possession of a small amount - about a half-ounce - a civil offense.
Rate falls from 6.9 percent last year to 5.3 percent this year.
The legislation clarifies state law to expressly allow Chicago to construct museums on public park land or "formerly submerged lands."
Vice President Joe Biden is urging college students to speak up about sexual assaults on campuses.
The Salvation Army in Springfield is moving out of its 6th Street headquarters on Tuesday.
Sangamon County businesses say they expect sales -- and their optimism about the economy -- to increase.
A judge has sentenced a Chicago Democrat to 5 months in prison for pocketing a $7,000 bribe from a purported day care for his backing of a state grant application.
The April 9 storm killed two people in Fairdale, a small community of about 150 people.