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Illinois Road, Bridge Maintenance Funding Looks Bleak

Posted: 05/14/2015 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois' investment in maintaining roads and bridges drops dramatically in the coming year under a plan Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration released Thursday.

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Rauner Says No "Clear Roadmap" on Pension Reform

Posted: 05/14/2015 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says there's no "clear roadmap" for a solution to the state's pension crisis after the Illinois Supreme Court struck down 2013 overhaul legislation last week.

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Chicago Transit Authority Preparing For State Funding Cuts

Updated: 05/14/2015 - The Chicago Transit Authority is moving ahead with contingency plans to absorb the possible loss of $21 million in state subsidies that help pay for reduced fares and free rides to disabled passengers and some senior citizens.

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Kids Volunteer to Help Fight Hunger

Posted: 05/13/2015 - Students from Rock Cut Elementary spent part of their morning volunteering at the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

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Forest City Queen Gets Makeover

Updated: 05/13/2015 - A Rockford riverboat that’s been around for decades has been freshened up during its time off the water.

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Lawmakers Skeptical New Pension Deal Can Pass This Spring

Posted: 05/13/2015 - SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Some Illinois lawmakers are skeptical the Legislature can pass a new pension overhaul this spring despite pressure from Gov. Bruce Rauner and major credit rating agencies.

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Rockford Woman Wins $1M in Lottery

Updated: 05/13/2015 - Rockford resident Doreen Johnson instantly became a millionaire when she scratched an Illinois Lottery Millionaire ticket and won a top prize of $1 million.

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