The former District 186 employee who was arrested on charges of trying to “groom” underage girls by sending them pornography is now facing more serious charges.
He’s still tweaking his proposal, but a Springfield alderman says he wants the City Council to have tighter control over City Hall spending.
There are some mixed messages coming from the state about future plans at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. State officials told lawmakers Monday that they are working on
It’s not the sort of rhetoric you usually hear in a legislative committee hearing. State Senator Sam McCann raised some eyebrows this week with the lecture he gave to
New Survey Finds Majority Of Illinois Voters in Favor of Legalizing and Taxing Recreational Marijuana
Another survey finds widespread support among Illinois voters for legalizing and taxing marijuana. That poll from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute finds two-thirds of voters surveyed are in
Visits to emergency rooms for opioid overdoses skyrocketed in Illinois last year… a sign that the state’s addiction problem is getting worse, not better.
Springfield Fire Chief Barry Helmerichs is reportedly set to retire next month… and may take several other top brass with him.
The Rauner administration now says it plans to tear down and rebuild some of the dormitories in order to deal with the ongoing outbreak of Legionnaires Disease at the
Governor Bruce Rauner is being taken to task for his campaign ads suggesting that Republican rival Jeanne Ives is a “lackey” of House Speaker Mike Madigan.
J.B. Pritzker is pouring millions more of his own dollars into his hotly-contested race for the Democratic nomination for governor. Pritzker’s latest $7 million donation to his own campaign