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Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am

State sued over permit denials

 Three people denied permits to carry concealed firearms have sued the state, saying that the state has violated their rights by rejecting applications to carry concealed weapons.The plaintiffs e...
Friday, May 23, 2014 05:04 pm

ALPLM may split from IHPA

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum would be split off from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency under legislation supported by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and other state leaders....
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 am

Politics and some losing districts could halt bill

 About a year’s worth of work by Illinois senators to piece together a more equitable school funding formula in Illinois could either pass or come to a swift halt any day.Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bun...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 am

Feds would pay to create health insurance exchange

If state lawmakers don’t act soon, Illinois could miss out on hundreds of jobs and $500 million in federal dollars to establish a state health insurance marketplace. As end of the spring legislative...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 am

Former cop fights for benefits

A former top-ranking Springfield police officer seeking disability benefits has sued the city’s police pension board.Daryle “Doug” Williamson says he can’t work because he suffers from post-tr...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:01 am

Circuit clerk bans sagging pants

 Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri has banned sagging pants in his office.“No sagging pants policy,” reads an electronic message on a flat-screen television above the counter where peo...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am
 It is still a year before Lincoln’s 150th anniversary funeral reenactment. But to event organizer Katie Spindell, it seems like there’s no time at all.Spindell is chair of the the 2015 Linco...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am

CWLP faces tough choice on old boilers

 Springfield City Water, Light and Power must decide whether to upgrade or decomission its three oldest boilers in light of changing pollution regulations, and the utility’s decision could affe...

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