Illinois is among the states backing Montana in its fight to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision from being used to strike down state laws that restrict corporate campaign spending.
The Illinois executive inspector general says the state Department of Transportation directed $3.1 million in road construction money to go to a summer jobs program for teens in Chicago during the Blagojevich administration.
A local elementary school student’s father is suing Chicago Public Schools because, he says, faculty failed to keep his son safe from a bully.
Illinois used Earth Day Weekend to announce nearly $5 million in Green Infrastructure Grants statewide.
In 2009, a boy was killed by an employee at a Lincolnshire day care center, and the trial of the owner on obstruction of justice charges was to begin soon.
Gun sales are up in Indiana, to the point where some stores are running short on both ammunition and weapons.
The family and friends of the late Dave Duerson, who spent seven seasons with the Chicago Bears, have created a program to help Muncie, Ind., high school and middle school athletes who suffer head injuries.
Many questions are cropping up following a rash of shootings involving Chicago Police officers, the most recent of which happened late Sunday night.
A small group of Occupy Chicago activists marched through downtown Chicago Sunday night, in a hastily-called march to protest the arrest of their fellow demonstrators at gatherings in St. Louis and New York City over the weekend.
Six horses — including the grandson of legendary Triple Crown Winner Secretariat — were killed in a stable fire over the weekend in Round Lake.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is set to defend the legality of a controversial Obama administration program Monday at Northwestern University Law School.
Police are going through extensive extra training for the NATO/G8 summits, as two groups of demonstrators have now announced plans to march down Michigan Avenue in the midday hours.
Over half of Chicago’s public schools are underutilized, according to a new report.
AURORA, Ill. (CBS) — Police in Aurora say they have to depend on tips now in their search for kindergartner Timmothy Pitzen, whose mother committed suicide back in May. As WBBM Newsradio’s Dave Marsett reports, […]
The University of Illinois won’t be buying .xxx domains, but it is threatening legal action against anyone who might be inclined to start a porn site that besmirches its good name.
Three Chicago area firms have been sued by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office for allegedly scamming people out of money to help them with their mortgages.
Gov. Pat Quinn says money from state and federal sources is now available to help veterans and active-duty military personnel purchase homes in Illinois.
Without admitting wrongdoing, the City of Chicago has settled a federal lawsuit with a family who claimed their children were attacked by a Chicago Police detective and were left frightened for years.
Northwestern University issued an alert over the weekend, after a student was robbed of his smart phone.
Plans are in the works to clean up the Chicago River and its connected waterways, following an order by federal authorities.
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