No Death Penalty For Couple Who Stabbed The Woman's MotherRelatives have said the mother imprisoned Gypsy Blanchard and forced her daughter to pretend she was disabled.
Donald Trump Brings His Campaign for President to IllinoisTrump is scheduled to speak Monday night at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. Free tickets are required to get in.
Bob Barker Treated For Cut to Head After a Sidewalk FallBarker was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he received stiches for the head wound.
Gov. Rauner Announces Springfield High-Speed Rail AgreementIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced a tentative agreement Friday to move most rail traffic in the city of Springfield out of its historic downtown.
Loaded Gun Found at Springfield SchoolThe Springfield News-Leader reports that a letter from Principal Josh Holt said two students reported seeing a student ``with something that appeared to be a gun'' and told authorities.
Homeless Advocate Accused in Lawsuit over Springfield FireThe lawsuit accuses the Rev. Larry Rice of the New Life Evangelistic Center of arranging for Moore to live in a home that lacked fire alarms.
Illinois Capitol May Face a 'Lights Out'Secretary of State Jesse White has reportedly suggested the lights could be turned off at the Illinois Capitol due to the state’s budget crisis.
Police Investigate Abductions of Two Springfield Co-WorkersSpringfield police are investigating reports that a masked man abducted two co-workers, roughed them up and returned them in separate incidents.
Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud SchemeA Springfield man pleaded guilty to an investment fraud scheme that cost three victims more than $1.1 million.
Missouri Sorority Opens Doors to Transgender StudentsThe Xi Omnicron Iota sorority voted Aug. 30 to change its bylaws to accept the transgender students, the Springfield News-Leader reported.
Survey: Teachers Spend Hundreds of Personal Funds on StudentsHorace Mann insurance says its survey shows teachers just want the best education possible for students.
St. Louis Ranks No. 10 in Best American Tech Cities for WorkIn at No. 3 is Springfield, Illinois, and in the top 25 at No. 17 is Peoria, Illinois.