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Stories with person: Sargent Shriver
  • Cities told of victim exception in nuisance law 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 3:13 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Civil rights advocates are trying to prepare Illinois cities with so-called nuisance laws about too many police calls for new exceptions protecting domestic abuse victims and disabled people.

  • US judge rules Illinois must fund senior-aid program 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 6:06 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A federal judge has ruled a program providing in-home services to seniors is covered by Medicaid and should be funded even though there's no Illinois budget because of a political stalemate.