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ISP Report Part 1 The first installment of several reports on the investigation on Springfield Police Officers Graham and Carpenter.
Retired Illinois Supreme Court Justice John Nickels, who worked to increase the legal access of low-income people, has died after a long illness at age 82. Illinois Supreme Court spokesman Joe Tybor says Nickels died Monday at his home in Maple Park. … Continue reading
The Ford Edsel is widely known for being one of the greatest marketing flops in history. It had a brief run from 1958 to 1960. But not everyone gave up on the Edsel, as Rachel Otwell explains: Photos by Rachel … Continue reading
The bipartisan committee of lawmakers tasked with fixing Illinois’ $97 billion pension crisis will hold its first meeting next week. The committee has scheduled a public hearing for Thursday morning downtown Chicago. Gov. Pat Quinn called lawmakers back to Springfield … Continue reading
Springfield’s Muni out-door theater is putting on its largest production yet. With a cast of just about fifty actors, plus chorus singers, Les Miserables cost 50 percent more than the average Muni show. When Les Mis recently became available to … Continue reading
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis is distancing himself from a GOP supporter who made harsh remarks about a Davis challenger. An email from Montgomery County GOP Chairman Jim Allen called Erika Harold of Urbana a “street walker” and “love child” of … Continue reading
Governor Pat Quinn is giving legislators less than three weeks to come together on a pension overhaul. So far the formation of a rare “conference committee” is the only result of the special legislative session Quinn called to deal with … Continue reading