SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is cracking down on animal cruelty. There's a new law to make sure dogs are treated humanely when tied up outside.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois could be in better financial shape thanks to unanticipated revenue that came in April 2013. But that surge of extra income could be short-lived.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois lawmakers will start seeing smaller paychecks because of a new law, but some say it really isn't much of a sacrifice since it won't effect their pensions.