Local News Archives

Solar Eclipse Hits Central Illinois

The moon may temporarily blot out the sun… but clouds can still have their way with both of them. Springfield’s eclipse experience collided head-on with a lot of cloud

Superintendent Gill Weighs in School Funding Impasse

Springfield’s school superintendent isn’t taking a hard-and-fast stand on whether lawmakers should override Governor Bruce Rauner’s changes to a school funding reform bill or adopt a compromise instead.

Rauner Calls TRUST Act “Reasonable”

He still isn’t saying that he will definitely sign it, but Governor Bruce Rauner says a bill on his desk affecting law enforcement and immigration sounds “reasonable.”

20th Anniversary of Lowering DUI BAC to .08

State transportation and safety officials are celebrating an anniversary. 20 years ago this summer, Illinois became the fifteenth state to lower the legal blood alcohol limit for DUI down