• Cash bail comes to an end

    New pretrial systems are in place, but outcomes still uncertain

    By Dean Olsen

  • Groundbreaking for Scheels Sports Park

    Construction to start for a $67 million sports complex opening in 2025

    By Dean Olsen

  • Crisis pregnancy centers in the spotlight

    Memorial pulls support, citing concerns about creating barriers to care

    By Scott Reeder

  • Notti Favero returns to the Lanphier gridiron at age 100

    Will be honored with other veterans in the Route 66 Mother Road Festival parade

    By Ed Wojcicki

  • St. Patrick's wants tax credits to continue

    Invest In Kids Scholarship program will expire without action during fall veto session

    By Dean Olsen

  • One interview

    Mayor says she didn’t meet with other library director candidates

    By Dean Olsen

  • Battery manufacturing plant coming to Illinois

    Lithium-ion plant in Manteno part of state's effort to court EV manufacturing

    By Andrew Adams, Capitol News Illinois

  • Coming back to Mass

    Catholic students will lose subsidies if parents don't attend regularly

    By Scott Reeder

  • Unjust sentencing

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin hopes to alleviate inequality in penalties for crack and powder cocaine

    By Scott Reeder

  • More motorcycle fatalities

    Advocacy groups press for greater awareness, education

    By Scott Reeder

  • Grants support urban farming

    Projects begin in Springfield and Jacksonville

    By David Blanchette

  • Tough choices at Memorial Health

    CEO Ed Curtis discusses recent ‘last resort’ layoffs and fiscal outlook

    By Dean Olsen

  • Delay in Scheels Sports Park groundbreaking

    Developer says city council needs to extend time frame for business district incentives

    By Dean Olsen

  • Renovation revelations

    Rebuilding the Capitol North Wing is a wonder in progress

    By David Blanchette

  • Phase One Armory renovation underway

    Phase Two will create office space to replace Stratton

    By David Blanchette

  • Lessons learned

    City to make changes following June 29 storms

    By Dean Olsen

  • Esports facility opening at UIS

    By Scott Reeder

  • Park District plans projects citywide

    By Scott Reeder

  • Southern Illinois casino opens

    Carbondale-area casino was authorized by 2019 law expanding Illinois' gambling industry

    By Jennifer Fuller, Molly Park, Andrew Adams, Capitol News Illinois