Update: 10:04 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Hope Institute says it's reviewing safety procedures after accusations of abuse and neglect.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn is in Washington, D.C. attending the first meeting on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.
SPRINGFIELD -- More than one million Ameren Illinois customers could see rate decreases on their electric bills next year.
SPRINGFIELD -- Historical preservationists have added some Christmas spirit to the Lincoln Home.
Update: 10:09 pm UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI leaders are looking for another way to pay out pensions.
SPRINGFIELD -- There are already strict laws in Illinois banning texting and talking on the phone while driving.
SPRINGFIELD -- Things are looking up on Illinois' job front with the state adding more private-sector jobs and unemployment rates falling back in most metro areas.
SPRINGFIELD -- The clock is ticking for lawmakers to reach a deal on the farm bill.
SPRINGFIELD -- Now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a pension reform bill into law, a coalition of labor unions and other organizations are preparing to file suit.
SPRINGFIELD -- As we get deeper into winter, it can be more difficult for families to find and afford fresh produce, so a local group is stepping up to help.
SPRINGFIELD -- Temperatures aren't the only thing falling.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are warning of a text scam.
ILLINOIS -- Companies wanting special tax breaks have to wait a little longer to find out if they'll get them.
SPRINGFIELD -- Those wanting the new temporary visitor's drivers licenses won't have to wait much longer.
SPRINGFIELD -- A former Taylorville school bus driver has been indicted on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and child pornography.
SPRINGFIELD -- Even though lawmakers passed pension reform, the fight is far from over.
ILLINOIS -- A lot of state workers say benefits in the new pension proposal are small compared to what they're being asked to give up.
Update: 10:01 pm SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers finally have a deal on something they've been arguing about for close to half a decade.
Update: 4:23 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Before lawmakers met to debate the pension proposal, there were some tense moments across the street.
SPRINGFIELD -- A suburban Chicago state senator wants a state rule relaxed when it comes to auto dealers.
SPRINGFIELD -- More information is coming to light about the wealth of a Republican running for governor.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been almost six months since the special pension committee got to work.
SPRINGFIELD -- Political season is officially underway. Candidates started filing petitions for state elections Monday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois' financial luck seems to be running out again.
SPRINGFIELD -- State prison officials are working on a new policy for inmates who want to get married behind bars.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you drop out of high school, chances are you might take a shot at getting your GED.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is now the 16th state to allow same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of local 1st graders wanted to do their part to help tornado victims.
SPRINGFIELD -- Washington Community High School football players and fans will get a warm welcome Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating an assault and robbery.
SPRINGFIELD -- As Governor Quinn signed the Marriage Equality Bill into law, a bishop was saying prayers of exorcism at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
SPRINGFIELD -- Remember those $700,000 put in at the capitol? One lawmaker says they might pose a security risk.
SPRINGFIELD -- As Washington residents move forward from Sunday's storms, one thing they can look forward to is football.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tuesday marks the 150th Anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in U.S. history; the Gettysburg Address.
SPRINGFIELD -- The leader of the local Catholic Diocese is getting statewide attention for his comments on same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD -- More information is coming out about reimbursements for DNR administrators.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers have been told to "save the date" for a possible pension vote early next month.
SPRINGFIELD -- The White House is finally releasing figures of how many people signed up for healthcare reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- The General Assembly's spring session starts in January, but lawmakers could be back sooner than that.
SPRINGFIELD -- Your income taxes are set to go down in 2015, but the problem is, state finances haven't improved since the tax went up. So, will the tax hike become permanent?
SPRINGFIELD -- We're still months away from the primary for Illinois governor, but Tuesday night, the candidates started positioning themselves.
SPRINGFIELD -- Farmers who've been paid to not farm their land are reconsidering the arrangement.
SPRINGFIELD -- A small business owner says he's in a tough spot.
SPRINGFIELD -- Every year the city celebrates Veterans Day with a parade, but this year, organizers decided to do it a little differently.
SPRINGFIELD -- E-cigarettes are becoming a popular alternative to traditional tobacco products. So, popular, in fact, two southern Illinois county jails are now letting inmates use them behind bars.
SPRINGFIELD -- Millions of dollars are going into improving mass transit in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Want to take your kids hunting? The process could get a little easier.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some good financial news for Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people who work in Illinois' horse racing industry say they're worried they won't have jobs next year.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's no secret the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act has been rocky.