SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The mayor of Springfield says he anticipates the “most difficult” budget he’s had to put together.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Police in Rockford say four people, including two children, have been found dead of apparent gunshot wounds.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Osprey that are part of an initiative to reintroduce the fish-eating hawks in Illinois have flown south for the winter.
CHICAGO (AP) — A new law increasing juror stipends and reducing jury sizes in civil cases is drawing mixed reviews from criminal justice experts.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A published report says outgoing Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford gave pay raises to dozens of employees over the past year.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois woman who helped decorate the White House for Christmas says the experience was on her bucket list for years.