The classroom was buzzing with nervous first-day chatter when the pony-tailed and bearded 61-year-old professor walked in.
A group that promotes downstate business says Caterpillar’s investment in building more machines in East Peoria and Decatur will pay over and over again.
A downstate lawmaker would like to kick Chicago and Cook County out of the state of Illinois.
Illinois Republicans have filed a measure they say will create tens of thousands of jobs. They think it’s something Democrats can get behind as well.
Nobody in Illinois hit the jackpot in Friday’s $35 million Mega Millions interstate lottery, but a grand prize ticket was sold in Texas and a $250,000 ticket in Illinois.
The crash of a small home-built aircraft has killed one man about a mile and a half east of the Decatur airport.
A teenager has been sentenced to five years in prison for ordering his pitbull terrier to attack a 75-year-old man.