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.
Trump Makes Springfield Appearance, Fresh Off Hosting 'SNL'Trump was scheduled to speak Monday night at the Prairie Capital Convention Cente
FBI's Violent Crime Statistics For Every City In AmericaThe FBI's violent crime report is not a ranking — there are no winners, no losers. Mostly, these statistics are here to help individual cities track their crime over long periods of time...
Rauner Closing Museums, Shooting Range Amid Budget StandoffGov. Bruce Rauner is set to close state museums and a sport-shooting complex because of Illinois' budget crisis, even though most staff will still report to work and the chairman of the museum's board says the savings will amount to "peanuts."
Young Woman Saves Man Stuck On Railroad TracksA woman from a tiny city near Springfield was being honored for saving the life of a disabled man whose wheelchair got stuck on a set of railroad tracks on Tuesday.
Illinois' History Museum Is Latest Target In Political FightThe skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasingly ugly fight over Illinois' state budget that has dragged on for months with no sign of ending.
5 Day Trips Near Chicago To Do Before The Kids Go Back To SchoolPack up the car and travel for a day of fun, history and outdoor activities with your kids with these five destinations near Chicago.
Illinois State Fair Vendors May Have Payment DelaysIllinois State Fair vendors have agreed to work even though their paychecks may be delayed because of state budget issues, event organizers said.
Property Tax Freeze, Chicago Pension Relief AdvanceA bill to freeze property taxes for two years and provide pension relief to Chicago Public Schools has advanced in the Illinois Legislature.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back In Legislative Attempts To Pass State Budget, Reforms
Gov. Rauner To Democrats: 'No More Kicking The Can'The Republican governor digs says he won't consider new tax revenues until members of the other party pass his "Turnaround" agenda in Springfield. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Fundraising Effort Aims To Repair Rundown Governor’s MansionCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports they are trying to raise as much $9 million or more.