Activists Gather In Springfield To Protect Abortion RightsDozens of women descended on Springfield on Tuesday to protest Gov. Rauner's flip-flopped position on abortion.
Lawmakers Seek Vote On Abortion Bill As Women Rally At State CapitolHundreds of activists marched on the Illinois State Capitol on Tuesday, declaring women do not have equality in the U.S.
Dominican Sisters Of Springfield Leads Good Friday ObservanceThe way people worship has changed over the decades, according to Sr. Marcelline Koch.
Proposed Illinois Law Allows Those Under 21 To Drink With A ParentUnderage drinking would be allowed with a parent present under legislation being proposed in Springfield.
Parents, Students, Educators Press Lawmakers In Springfield Over School FundingCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports from the Illinois state capital.
Republicans Howl As Dem Lawmakers Stop Debate, Pass State BudgetAmid howls of protest from Republicans, the Democratic-led Illinois House passed a spending plan for next year Wednesday without considering any of the pro-business legislation GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner wants as part of a deal to end an historic budget stalemate.
Funeral Bill For Mary Todd Lincoln Surfaces In SpringfieldA newly uncovered document shows her 1882 funeral cost almost $280, with expenses ranging from $225 for a casket to $1.50 for crepe and ribbon, The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reported.
Church & Community Groups: 4 Exciting Day Trips You Can Do With A Chartered Bus (Without Breaking The Bank)Hike, learn about history or catch a baseball game with your community group at one of these four road trip destinations.
President Obama Urges Bipartisanship In Speech To State LawmakersPresident Barack Obama was talking up the values of compromise and cordiality in a speech to Illinois lawmakers in Springfield, nine years to the day after he announced his campaign for president, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
President Obama To Address State Lawmakers In SpringfieldThe White House has said the president will address the Illinois General Assembly to make a plea for unity, to discuss "what we can do, together, to build a better politics - one that reflects our better selves."
Springfield Prepares For President Obama’s Speech To General AssemblyPresident Barack Obama is about to take a trip down memory lane.
Museum Puts 1840 Newspapers Edited By Abraham Lincoln OnlineThe Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is making copies of a campaign newspaper edited by Lincoln and other politicians available online for the first time.