CPS Drops Suit Against StateThe suit accused the sate of using separate and unequal systems for funding for public education.
A Cook County Commissioner Is Calling On A Recreational Marijuana Law To Be PassedA Cook County Commissioner is asking his colleagues to pass a resolution calling on state lawmakers to approve recreational marijuana after the first of the year.
Abortion Opponents Say Gov. Rauner Betrayed ThemGOP politicians Thursday called Rauner's decision political suicide.
Police To Get Rid Of "Booking Rooms" in Illinois SchoolsA new state law will get rid of so-called "Police booking rooms" in Illinois schools, something advocates say results in "criminalizing" students unnecessarily.
Job Seeker Caught In State-Federal Spat Over Medical MarijuanaIllinois allows some patients to consume physician-prescribed marijuana, but the feds don't recognize it as a legal drug. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Small Earthquake Reported In Illinois, Felt In 3 StatesThe U.S. Geological Survey reports that a small earthquake in southeastern Illinois was felt across parts of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
Illinois School Funding Deal ReachedDemocratic leaders Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan say in a statement that they've reached "agreement in concept."
Illinois Home To 32 Hate Groups: Southern Poverty Law CenterHate-inspired incidents are on the increase nationwide and Illinois, one observer says.
Many Illinois Students Head Back To School As Early As Next WeekFor thousands of school-age children in Illinois, this will be the last weekend of their summer break.
Poorest Illinois School Districts May Not Stay Open Long: OfficialStudents may eventually miss classes if the battle over a new school funding formula isn’t resolved, one top official tells WBBM's Craig Dellimore.
Crowded Field Of Illinois Democratic Governor Hopefuls Take Stage At ForumSeven of the eight Democratic hopefuls attended a public discussion at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights.
First 2017 West Nile Case Detected In IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Public Health announced Thursday that a Will County man in his 60s became ill with the virus at the end of June.

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