ILLINOIS -- A poultry program is costing taxpayers some big bucks.
ILLINOIS -- Teenage pregnancy rates are down in the state, but costs associated with them remain high and You Paid for It.
SPRINGFIELD -- Here at WCIA-3, when we Dig Deeper into issues for you, we often have to file Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
SPRINGFIELD -- More information is coming out about reimbursements for DNR administrators.
SPRINGFIELD -- Administrators for the state's Department of Natural Resources drove more than 30,000 miles last year and got reimbursed for all of it.
SPRINGFIELD -- Twenty-four hours after the U.S. Senate and House reached a deal to re-open the government, we have an idea of how much the shutdown cost.
SPRINGFIELD -- Through the course of a three-month investigation, WCIA-3 News found the City of Springfield blocked city employees from using social media.
SPRINGFIELD -- When you think of an internship, it probably doesn't come with a paycheck.
URBANA -- A DCFS employee charged with stealing money from the state was still getting paid three weeks after those charges were announced.
SPRINGFIELD -- New numbers from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services show a lot of people on the Medicaid rolls may not be qualified.
SPRINGFIELD -- Almost half the state's budget goes to grants.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you play the lottery, you probably feel comfortable spending a few bucks knowing, even if you lose, you're helping schools.
SPRINGFIELD -- Three years after a state-funded not-for-profit dissolved, there are still questions about the group's finances.
SPRINGFIELD -- State agencies are defending their buying habits when it comes to office furniture.
SPRINGFIELD -- A viewer asked WCIA-3 to take a closer look at the salaries of state public information officers.
CHAMPAIGN -- When Arthur Culver was superintendent of Unit 4 Schools, he got a perk many other school leaders don't.
SPRINGFIELD -- When you think of county officials, you probably think they're paid by the county.
PETERSBURG -- A restaurant the state built more than 20-years ago has been sitting vacant for nearly a decade and the state doesn't have a plan for its future.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Pat Quinn is leaving Sunday for a six-day trade trip to Brazil.
SPRINGFIELD -- Experts estimate record numbers of farmers will file claims on crop insurance policies this year because of the drought.
SPRINGFIELD - People calling the Illinois Link Card Fraud hotline aren't getting through to an operator very often, according to an investigation by WCIA 3 News.
SPRINGFIELD - Rep. Chapin Rose tells Steve Staeger his theory on food stamp fraud statistics
SPRINGFIELD -- The state of Illinois owns a lot of stuff.
SPRINGFIELD - A new report shows young adults participating in an IDOT funded summer jobs program were doing a lot more than just helping with road projects.
SPARTA, IL - The World Shooting and Recreation Center in Sparta Illinois is losing an average of $1.5 million each year for the state of Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD - Ameren is proposing a rate cut, but a utility watchdog says it's not enough.
SPRINGFIELD- Some state leaders take to the sky to get to Springfield, but that may not be an option for much longer. There's now talk of selling the state's air fleet.