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Illinois, US

Illinois state official says Ill. Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved bill making small amount of marijuana possession punishable with fines instead of jail - AP

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton, speaking in Springfield, Ill., says most gun owners agree on common sense restrictions; says: 'If we're looking for common ground, this is common ground' - @mikememoli

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2016 US elections

Photo: Hillary Clinton speaks at the Old State House in Springfield, Ill. - @jeneps

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2016 US elections

Photo: Crowd waits for Hillary Clinton to speak at the Old State House in Springfield, Ill. - @KThomasDC

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Illinois, US

Photo: Child care workers protest Illinois Gov. Rauner, calling for a budget and a graduated income tax - celestebott

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Curran, IL, US

Video: Tornado damage west of Springfield, Ill., north of Curran - @Jeff_Piotrowski

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Illinois, US

Photo: US President Obama visits his former Senate office in Illinois - @vj44

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Illinois, US

Photo: US President Obama addresses Illinois General Assembly - @DavidNakamura

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Springfield, IL, US

Photo: US President Obama picks up some takeout at The Feed Store in Springfield, Ill. - @HorsleyScott

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Illinois, US

Photo: US President Obama arrives in Springfield, Ill., to speak to state's General Assembly; speech comes 9 years after Obama announced his bid for the presidency - @Schultz44

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Illinois, US

White House: US President Obama to travel to Springfield, Ill., on Feb. 10, will address Illinois General Assembly

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Midwest US storms, June 22, 2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner activates State Emergency Operations Center in Springfield following tornado touchdowns in northern part of state - @NBCNews

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Springfield, IL, US

#BREAKING Quinn calls lawmakers back to Springfield to consider special election for comptroller: http://t.co/lXw2BL1FYg - @WGNNews

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Girard, IL, US

Hospital in Springfield, Ill., says they received 32 students from North Mac School District after carbon monoxide leak; 23 in good condition, 2 in fair, 1 admitted, 6 still being assessed - @ksdknews

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Springfield, IL, US

Flash flooding reportedly causes road closures in Springfield, Ill., police say - @breakingweather

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Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL, US

33 horses quarantined at Illinois State Fair due to potential exposure to contagious equine herpes virus, officials say - @ChicagoBreaking

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Severe weather outbreak in US Midwest, South, East April 26-May 2, 2014

Update: Tornado watch issued until 7 pm CT for parts of Missouri, Illinois and Kansas including Des Moines, Kansas City, Joplin, Mo., and Springfield, Ill. - @mikeseidel

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Severe weather in central, eastern US, Feb. 20-21, 2014

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of Missouri, Illinois until 7 pm CT; includes St Louis, Springfield, Ill - @TWPBreaking

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Winter storm hits US Midwest, Northeast, Feb. 17-18, 2014

Thundersnow reported in Jacksonville and Springfield, Ill. - @weatherchannel

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Winter storm hits Midwest, Northeast, Feb. 4-5, 2014

Roads covered in snow and ice in Quincy and Springfield, Ill. - @breakingweather

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