SPRINGFIELD | As a boy in the 1940s, Gene Rubley got a nickel allowance every week — money that would pay for a 4-cent ticket to see a double feature at a Springfield movie theater, with a penny to spare for candy.
SPRINGFIELD | Sunday marks the beginning of a week-long observance in Illinois’ capital city of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
SPRINGFIELD | A bit of Hollywood soon will be making its home in Illinois’ capital city as part of a new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village is hoping to see its share of state funds increase after officials approved an agreement with Alfred G. RonanLtd., a lobbying firm the village hopes can increase the flow of cash from Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Writing in tiny script in a leather-bound journal, a Civil War soldier from Springfield chronicled patrols and some of the war's deadliest battles and made mention of current events, including Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
LANSING | On Aug. 4, the Lansing Police Cadets traveled to Springfield to compete in the 2013 Illinois Law Enforcement Explorers Conference. For the next week the Cadets would compete in a number of scenario-based events involving many different facets of law enforcement. These included team…
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Supreme Court is moving to Chicago.
Everyone could use a little help keeping those New Year's resolutions to slim down. But if it means the government limiting junk food, the response is an overwhelming, "No."
SPRINGFIELD | Although officials claim it could save money over time, Gov. Pat Quinn's plan to consolidate Illinois State Police communication centers will initially cost the cash-strapped state an estimated $15 million.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois lawmakers zapped Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday as senators took a step toward overriding his veto on high-profile electricity legislation and House Speaker Michael Madigan criticized his no-layoff agreement with a major union.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Depending on whom you ask, the new state spending plan either spends too much, spends too little or is just right.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois lawmakers are creating a line in the tan -- those 18 and younger dare not cross.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The clock is ticking for Illinois officials to avoid a potential mid-May cutoff in federal unemployment benefits for 32,000 out-of-work Illinoisans.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A review of the state's fleet of nuclear power plants is under way.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Even though supporters may believe this is the year concealed carry will become law, it may take at least a year before Illinois residents can pack a pistol.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The legislative freshman class may decide the long-fought debate over whether people should be able to carry a gun in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD | About 1 million uninsured Illinoisans might be able to purchase health insurance by 2014, according to a recent report released by the Illinois Health Care Reform Implementation Council.
SPRINGFIELD | Officials from surrounding airports are not overly concerned about the possibility of a third Chicago airport affecting their passenger or flight numbers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The latest attempt by state lawmakers to eliminate the lieutenant governor's office has at least one opponent: the lieutenant governor.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that states could benefit from additional federal money to help stem the rising cost of health insurance premiums.
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