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Police are still looking for help solving an armed robbery at a downtown pet supply store.
The short version: the Illinois Constitution prohibits a diminishment of pension benefits, and there's already one pension restructuring plan which awaits final court action.
The carping is under way about the governor’s budget proposal for next year, but this year is still a problem.
A judge has granted a request by Missouri prosecutors to extradite a man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings.
Caterpillar says a federal grand jury is investigating the Peoria-based company's financial dealings in the U.S. and abroad.
Reacting to Wednesday's budget message, House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) reiterated his belief that there must be some more money coming from somewhere.
The incidents did not happen as originally reported.
Gov. Bruce Rauner wants a substantial increase to K-12 school funding next year while calling for cuts elsewhere.
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Mayor Mike Houston is making good on his idea to help City Water Light and Power avoid technical default if need be.
Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman has some sage advice ahead of next week's municipal primary.
Most expect spending cuts immediately in Illinois, and there’s less money coming in.
A temporary setback is how an Illinois congressman labels the decision to block President Obama’s executive order delaying deportations.
Electronic cigarettes soon could be classified with tobacco products under a proposed smoking ban from an Illinois lawmaker.
A law student is replacing Wayne Rosenthal as state representative in the 95th District.
Budget speech Wednesday
Illinois' new governor, Bruce Rauner, has said he wants to increase education funding.
The American Civil Liberties Union has asked a federal judge to order the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to immediately start enacting court-ordered reforms.
Taylor says the service has 200 drivers in it six new Illinois cities and expects rapid growth.
Three children were unhurt after police responded to a hostage situation near Cave-in-Rock in southern Illinois on Sunday.