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The Legislature might again raise the gasoline tax in order to either help a new capital construction plan or as a revenue generator for the state.
The Springfield Housing Authority has been given the go ahead to seek a $3 million loan to help pay for the Villas at Vinegar Hill senior housing complex.
Congress wants a say in any final deal regarding Iran's nuclear program, but U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says it runs the risk of wrecking the negotiations.
The state is losing millions in tax that it should be collecting to people who buy stuff online and don't pay.
Springfield Police are looking for help finding out who hit a bicyclist and then drove off in a hit and run.
Events across the state will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.
A man convicted and later exonerated of a sexual assault and the female victim have shared a bond, and a common mission to urge states to do better to make sure innocent people don't go to prison.
Democratic leaders said in recent weeks they were searching for a potential candidate to run in the Republican-leaning district.
Food trucks will now be regulated in Springfield.
The election for who will replace Scott McFarland on the Springfield Public School Board is closer than many anticipated.
An additional $2.2 billion in budget cuts could be coming if Gov. Bruce Rauner's pension proposal isn't passed.
A bill to keep Illinoisans under 18 away from powdered pure caffeine has moved out of a committee.
Friends and student-athletes all are remembering fondly two of the people who died Tuesday after their plane crashed near the airport in Bloomington.
An Illinois Army National Guardsman and his cousin have pleaded not guilty to charges they were plotting terrorist attacks for the Islamic State group.
Governor Bruce Rauner says the state's Supreme Court is part of a "corrupt system."
She defeated challenger Robin Schmidt, who was first elected to the park board in 2013.
Springfield has a new city treasurer, Misty Buscher.
The makeup of the Springfield City Council will be significantly different next month.
A member of the Langfelder family will once again be mayor of Springfield.
Sangamon County Auditor Paul Palazzolo says despite his loss to Jim Langfelder in the mayor's race, he's still proud of what he says was a positive campaign.