Things came full circle Tuesday night for David Letterman and the good people of Kankakee, as the city turned a gag gift from 16 years ago into a retirement gift for the Late Show host.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on why the Land of Lincoln isn’t as appealing as it once was.
At at least one school, children were intimidated and shamed into agreeing to take the highly criticized PARCC standardized test.
CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports on the disconnect between two levels of government.
Rapheal Davis scored 18 points, and A.J. Hammons had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
A new book about Illinois politics shows its not-so-proud tradition of corruption dates back further than you might have guessed.
Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a win that bolstered its NCAA Tournament resume.
The Republican governor of Illinois has some harsh words for Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who campaigned hard for his election last year.
The American Society of Civil Engineers gave didn’t give Illinois the greatest grade when it comes to infrastructure, which isn’t surprising, considering the federal and state governments struggle to maintain America’s roads, bridges and dams.
Rayvonte Rice returned to the starting lineup and scored 19 points.
Aaron White scored a career-high 29 points to lead Iowa to a 68-60 win over Illinois on Wednesday night.
The Illini fell to 17-10.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with advocates and opponents of legalizing the recreational use of cannabis.
Frank Kaminsky scored 23 points, Bronson Koenig added 15, and No. 5 Wisconsin beat Illinois 68-49 on Sunday.
The win was the fourth straight for the Illini (17-8, 7-5 Big Ten).
Malcolm Hill scored 19 points and Illinois withstood a last-minute technical foul to beat Michigan State 59-54 on Saturday afternoon.
Kendrick Nunn scored 21 points, and Malcolm Hill added 15.
Illinois forward Malcolm Hill scored 27 points.
Rayvonte Rice and Aaron Cosby have violated an unspecified team rule.
Andre Hollins helped Minnesota pull away with 17 of his 28 points in the second half, fueling a 79-71 victory Saturday over Illinois.