Early voting starts Thursday for the special election to pick the Democratic and Republican candidates to possibly replace Aaron Schock as 18th District Congressman.
Four of Mayor Jim Langfelder's department head appointments will be voted on by the Springfield City Council next week.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office has revised its plan to change state hiring to allay concerns of Democrats and unions.
A psychiatrist has testified that a 35-year-old Bloomington man who has been in a state treatment program for sexually dangerous people since he was 15 is eligible to be released.
Rita Crundwell can't keep a collection of horse trophies and other personal items stored in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Craft? Micro? Increasingly, "nanobrews" slake local thirst
Olive Garden isn't finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks.
The country's biggest food makers are facing pressure from smaller rivals that position themselves as more wholesome alternatives.
They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
Get a look at some of the products that have been recalled this month.
A couple driving to a hotel in suburban Philly ended up with a place to stay for the night, though it's not where they were headed.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road…
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Three convicted burglars are sharing tips of their trade in a new YouTube video.
A Polish brown bear went to great lengths for love.
A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.
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This Father of the Bride said his daughter has always been different so a traditional, sappy dance just wouldn't do!
The "SNL" star sued the retail giant over a semi crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.
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Keep on keepin' on, goat. We like your style.
The "Mean Girls" star had to log 125 hours before May 28 after a judge rejected her previous effort.
The tour manager worked with the band for more than three decades.
The former "Price is Right" host and avid animal lover says he is a "complete success" at retirement, and is enjoying his free time.
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