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State to drop its participation in LIHEAP; federal dollars remain
The support is diverse, if not overwhelming, for a bill to decriminalize marijuana, making possession of a small amount - about a half-ounce - a civil offense.
Rate falls from 6.9 percent last year to 5.3 percent this year.
The legislation clarifies state law to expressly allow Chicago to construct museums on public park land or "formerly submerged lands."
Vice President Joe Biden is urging college students to speak up about sexual assaults on campuses.
The Salvation Army in Springfield is moving out of its 6th Street headquarters on Tuesday.
Sangamon County businesses say they expect sales -- and their optimism about the economy -- to increase.
A judge has sentenced a Chicago Democrat to 5 months in prison for pocketing a $7,000 bribe from a purported day care for his backing of a state grant application.
The April 9 storm killed two people in Fairdale, a small community of about 150 people.
Nobody's taken a legal dose yet
New ISBE superintendent starts May 1.
Public-private partnership for Illinois DCEO, which would absorb Historic Preservation; presidential library / museum would become its own agency.
The State Senate has voted overwhelmingly to restore $26 million in grant money the governor froze.
Springfield bike trails will soon have seven bicycle repair stations along them.
This year's list of Illinois' most endangered historic places includes a Lincoln-era home in Springfield.
PCB's are chemical compounds once used in products such as paints and fluorescent lights.
The Central Illinois Food Bank says after getting $60,000 from Wal-Mart last year through a competition, they're going to try again.
The Springfield City Council is green-lighting an apartment complex going up on the west side, years after it was first proposed.
Rauner tells the Citizens Club of Springfield "we'll deal with that later."
The law, taking effect June first, allows voters to register at polling places on Election Day, and then vote.