6-30-15 Springfield City Council

Springfield City Council Hears About NE Street Flooding Problems

It's not going to be easy, and it's not going to be cheap.


CWLP Not Concerned About Supreme Court EPA Ruling

The Supreme Court decision striking down the EPA's regulations on toxic air emissions from power plants doesn't effect City Water Light and Power too much.

Budget Cuts

Rauner Vetoes Portions of Transportation Budget

Gov. Bruce Rauner sliced some chunks off the state construction budget before signin


Dems Propose One Month State Budget

The state greets the new fiscal year with no budget, but there are alternatives.


Ill. Route 97 Reopened at Koke Mill, Moore Rd. Following Accident

Police so far haven't said what caused the crash, nor have they said if there are any injuries.


Man Dead After Motorcycle Crash

A Springfield man is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash.


Winslow Remains as Police Chief

Kenny Winslow was the top choice out of nine candidates.

6-30-15 Rauner at DNr

Rauner Visits IEMA, IDNR, IDOT in Springfield — Tries to Reassure Employees

The governor is spending the last day of the fiscal year visiting state agencies in Springfield and Chicago, trying to reassure employees they’ll get paid.


Flood Threat in Illinois

US Army Corps briefs state panel


Old Finds in Restoration

Trio of historic buildings


18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.


Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

6-29-15 Blood Center

Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

David Gerlach Lincoln College

Lincoln College to Become University Again

The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.


Trump Campaigns in Chicago; Stands by Illegal Immigrant Comments

Donald Trump's speech in Chicago included many defenses on his immigration stance.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner to State Workers: You Will Get Paid

State employees will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday.

Budget Cuts

Legislature to Address “Shutdown”

The session is expected to include prisons, personnel, child protection, welfare, transportation, and unemployment agencies.


SEIU Runs Anti-Rauner TV Ads

The SEIU has begun airing 30-second television ads.


Chicago’s Archbishop: Respect Gays

Chicago's Archbishop is calling on his congregation to be compassionate toward gay people.

National Headlines

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office


The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain gay marriage


Jimmy Kimmel took to the streets to see how America's future feels about the Supreme Court decision and the answers are hilarious.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 1


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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U.S.-Cuba deal to restore ties to be unveiled today


The United States and Cuba have reached an agreement to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic ties severed more than five decades ago,

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Iranian nuclear talks extended


Iran and six world powers ramped up negotiations after accepting they would miss a June 30 deadline for a nuclear deal.