DECATUR-The murder of Karyn Slover shocked Decatur back in 1996. Her former husband and in laws were convicted of her murder in 2002. But now a group is trying to get the convicted Slovers a new trial. Attorneys More>>
EFFINGHAM COUNTY - An 18 year old woman is dead after a crash in Effingham County.A preliminary traffic crash investigation indicates at 7:37 AM Thursday a vehicle driven by Melly Hofer of Effingham was More>>
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn has signed into law a landmark overhaul aimed at fixing Illinois' nearly $100 billion pension crisis.The law reducing retirement benefits for state employees takes effect More>>
Springfield ‑ A Menard county man, Charles Brackhan, 40, of Greenview, Ill., made his initial appearance in federal court following his arrest Wednesday night on federal drug and gun charges. Brackhan More>>
Decatur - October unemployment rates proved to be a mixed bag. Unemployment fell in six metro areas, increased in one and remained unchanged in one according to preliminary data released by the Illinois More>>
Decatur -- Decatur Public School children in need received an early Christmas gift Thursday.The AT&T Pioneer Club of Decatur hosted its 42nd annual shoe giveaway.About five children from each DPS school More>>
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Governor Pat Quinn has said he wouldn't take a paycheck again until Illinois lawmakers passed a pension overhaul measure. Now that they have, Quinn is entitled to about $74,000. More>>
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois has some work to do to become ready to respond to disasters and emergencies. A new assessment tool called the National Health Security Preparedness Index found several shortfalls More>>
Effingham - Illinois State Police are urging drivers to prepare themselves and their vehicles for winter driving. Drivers are encouraged to prepare their vehicles and to think of safety first, before heading More>>
Springfield - A Springfield financial advisor has been arrested for allegedly defrauding an 84-year-old woman from Sangamon County out of $65,000.David Lisnek, 45, was arrested at his home by special agents More>>
Decatur - Central Illinois residents gathered for the city's Downtown Christmas Walk.
Decatur - Salvation Army donations in Decatur are down dramatically in Decatur this year. The economy in Decatur is weak with 11% unemployment.
Springfield - While the governor called the passage of pension reform a victory for the state's finances, unions are called it a slap in the face. More>>
Decatur - Police have arrested another juvenile for his actions leading up to the shooting death of Junisha Cummings. More>>
Gifford -- Two and a half weeks after an EF-3 tornado hit the village of Gifford, recovery efforts are facilitating major progress. Construction crews have been working on fixing damaged houses, and More>>
Urbana - The Urbana Police department has arrested a man for his involvement in the murder of a Champaign woman. More>>
Decatur - Police are looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery. More>>
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