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Group says long sentences for teenage criminals aren't effective
A man who assaulted a Springfield Police officer during a domestic dispute has been found guilty on 9 of the 10 charges against him.
The question's out there of whether James Meeks, a Baptist minister and former senator, can be fair as chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education.
A memo obtained by The Associated Press directs departments to create two sets of books to do it.
A retired lobbyist is suing an Illinois retirement board over benefits that he qualified for by subbing at a school for one day.
Sangamon and Menard County Crimestoppers says two men broke into a home in the 1700 block of east Ash St.
Illinois House Republicans are on board with the governor's idea of moving teachers and state workers to a 401(k)-type retirement system, at least philosophically.
Eight years in prison for terminally-ill former lawmaker.
"Style of Hope" Fashion Show helps cover money the state doesn't pay out.
Race and diversity came up a number of times in a debate Wednesday night.
Legislation in the Illinois House to increase the minimum wage at a slower rate than the Senate proposes has received committee approval.
Congressman Aaron Schock's father says the facts will "convict or exonerate" his son.
Gun owners used their lobby day in Springfield to make sure they have a friend in the governor's office.
A group needs help raising $94,000 to convert an old restaurant along route 66 into a history museum.
Two experts say it's like the problems with former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., all over again.
The governor has said Democrats, led by ousted Gov. Pat Quinn, spent a year's worth of money in six months.
Aaron Schock's Instagram account may have contributed to his political downfall.
First candidate to announce for Congress
It looks like City Water Light and Power will avoid technical default for the fiscal year that just passed.
Another month of declines in unemployment for both Springfield and Sangamon County.