$4.5M Raised for Illinois Governor's Mansion RestorationA private fundraising campaign to restore the governor's mansion in Springfield has received about $4.5 million toward its estimated goal of $15 million.
Officials: Girl's Arm Impaled on Fence at Governor's MansionAuthorities say a young girl was hospitalized after her arm was impaled on a fence outside the governor's mansion.
Illinois Governor's Mansion Renovation Gets $1M in DonationsThe mansion has fallen into disrepair in recent years with a flooded basement, leaky roof and peeling paint.
Chickens Winging it at Illinois Governor's MansionA flock of eight clucking hens has moved onto Executive Mansion property, laying eggs that are eaten by guests dining at the home in downtown Springfield.
Lights Out: Illinois to Mark Earth HourIn Chicago, landmarks like the Merchandise Mart, Navy Pier and Wrigley Field will go dark. In Springfield the Governor's Mansion lights will be dimmed.