Updated lighting enhances Quincy’s veterans memorials, saves money

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The installation of new lighting at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy will not only enhance the memorials there, but will...

Analysis: Illinois’ unpaid bills surpass 14 states’ full budgets

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois’ now record $10.6 billion in unpaid bills is more than the entire state budgets in 14 states. This beats small...

Illinois Supreme Court tackles overcrowded jails with new, innovative strategy

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois’ Supreme Court just approved an expansion of an innovative strategy to help control local jail overcrowding. Problem-solving courts are a...

FBI data indicate five Illinois cities more violent than Chicago in 2015

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK New FBI data show that you are more likely to be a victim of violent crime in five Illinois cities other...

Madigan suggests working groups, accused again of purposefully delaying budget process

Negotiations between Illinois’ political leaders still have not resulted in anything resembling a budget. With 25 days until the state loses the ability to...

New police training facility built in Decatur

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A new police training facility is being built in Decatur. Whether it will become the new home of the Police Training...

$660M U of I plan could be tough sell in cash-strapped Springfield

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK The man who is leading the charge to give the University of Illinois $660 million each year, possibly forever, is selling...

Nine arrested on public-corruption charges in Metro-East St. Louis

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A longstanding investigation by state and federal law enforcement agencies culminated in the arrest of nine people in Metro-East St. Louis...

With automatic voter registration bill dead, many eyes turn to GOP alternative

ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK After legislation on voting that would have automatically registered people who visit any one of several state agencies could not survive...

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