Fear over Guantanamo inmates coming inland is holding up the sale of the state prison at Thomson.
William Cellini, the long-time Illinois powerbroker convicted of conspiring to shake down a Hollywood producer, has suffered a heart attack.
A school bus carrying 6th-grade students from Highland has collided with a tractor trailer near the southern Illinois community of Litchfield.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel went to Springfield on Tuesday to speak to state lawmakers about the need for pension reform at the city and state levels.
Is the NATO Summit happening at McCormick Place in Chicago in a couple of weeks like we’ve been hearing all this time? Listen to the narration of a video about the upcoming summit, and it might be hard to tell.
U.S. prosecutors in Springfield announced the indictment of Regina Evans on Friday. She’s charged with mail fraud and money laundering.
On a day when Pro Football Hall of Famer Richard Dent was honored in the Illinois House, it seems the only person reporters wanted to talk to was indicted Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago).
Dozens of Chicago union workers boarded buses to Springfield Tuesday morning, where they joined about 3,000 other workers protesting today’s speech by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
State university officials have begun their annual trek to Springfield, testifying before panels of House and Senate lawmakers about what their financial needs will be for the upcoming fiscal year.
The proposal is one female legislator’s reaction to legislation that would encourage women to get an ultrasound before ending a pregnancy.
Lincoln history buffs are in for a birthday treat this weekend.
A downstate woman has turned a hobby into the sweet smell of success.
While the west suburban Lisle institution has no plans to leave town, a proposal up for approval this week could result in the private Catholic nonprofit school establishing a campus in Mesa, Ariz.
The Illinois House has approved a package of tax breaks designed to keep retail giant Sears and the Chicago-based financial exchanges
A Chicago conservation company that restored Illinois’ rare copy of the 13th Amendment signed by President Lincoln is turning it back over to the state.
A federal probe finds no evidence that foreign hackers infiltrated computers controlling a downstate water plant.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating the failure of a water pump in Springfield as a possible cyber attack.
Copper thieves struck the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln sometime within the last few weeks, and a state lawmaker says his measure will make such crimes harder to commit.
It was a “split decision” in the state capitol for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel during the General Assembly’s veto session.
Overriding a veto from Gov. Pat Quinn, Illinois lawmakers have given power companies in Illinois authority to raise rates every year for the next decade to pay for modernizing the state’s power grid.