Higher education is not cheap, and a state program that provides financial aid is now diverting people to a federal program.
The House sponsor of legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois said the measure could get a vote “very soon,” after the new General Assembly was sworn in this week.
The latest news on Illinois’ unemployment rate is neither really bad nor really good.
If you don’t know the names of the three branches of government, but you do know the names all the judges on “American Idol,” you might not have had enough civics in high school.
The Emancipation Proclamation and two other items related to the end of slavery are on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.
Illinois has evolved into a “blue state,” but there are still plenty of Republicans – and plenty of opinions on how to rebuild the party.
The 2012 general election is coming up in barely two months, and between now and then, you can expect to see and hear negative advertising featuring someone who’s in office for at least two more years.
The story of the returning veteran never ends. A researcher in Peoria is investigating Gulf War Syndrome, more than twenty years after the end of Operation Desert Storm.
Gov. Pat Quinn received anything but a warm welcome at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday, when a huge crowd of union protesters booed the governor as he took the stage.
Want to know if high-speed rail plays in Peoria? It depends on which Peorian you ask.
The Officer of the Year for the Illinois State Police is proficient at racking up DUI and other traffic arrests, but he’s modest about it.
Indicted State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) will find out next month if he’ll be kicked out of the Illinois House for allegedly taking a $7,000 bribe, but even if he is, that doesn’t mean he won’t be back.
The latest Illinois campaign finance law is under fire.
Labor leaders joined Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann Schneider and U. S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) in taking a victory lap on Friday to celebrate President Barack Obama signing the new $105 billion federal transportation bill.
Lawmakers who say the state health care cuts went too far are trying to move the pendulum back.
For the second year in a row, the public has a chance to see the inside of the Illinois Treasurer’s vault at the state Capitol in Springfield.
The Illinois Fire Service Institute’s hands-on training school for teens and young adults has received a $65,000 state grant.
The school districts in North Chicago and downstate East St. Louis are a step away from a state takeover.
The Illinois Special Olympics begin Friday at Illinois State University.
Illinois lawmakers have passed a budget to the Gov. Pat Quinn, but not without a lot of contention.
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- 3 Critically Hurt In Kennedy CrashThree people were critically injured in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest Side Sunday morning.271
- Woman Found Dead At O’HareA woman was found dead near a bus stop at O’Hare International Airport Saturday, authorities said.308
- Toddler Reunited With ParentsPolice on Sunday were looking for the parents or guardians of a little boy who was found in the West Side Douglas Park neighborhood.233
- A Dozen Illinoisans Come Within One Number Of $600M Powerball JackpotOne number in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing was the difference for a dozen Illinois players between being $10,000 richer and living the life of a multi-millionaire.404
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