Illinois Democrats Speak Their Mind On The Gridlock In SpringfieldWith no deal for school funding in place, Illinois Democrats canceled their annual rally at the state fair in Springfield on Thursday.
Suspect In Springfield Lockdown Scare Released, Could Still Be ChargedPolice and prosecutors are still trying to determine whether to charge the woman who sprinkled a white, powdery substance in the state Capitol.
Lawmakers Miss State Budget Deadline For Third Consecutive YearAngry shouts erupted in the House when House Speaker, Mike Madigan, adjourned members without calling the budget for a vote.
Workers' Compensation Bill Passes Senate, But Not In The ClearOne of the remaining issues in Springfield -- workers’ compensation -- is the subject of a bill that’s passed the Senate.
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.