House Shoots Down Bill To Allow Recording Of Police OfficersIllinois lawmakers have defeated a measure to allow private citizens to make audio recordings of police officers on the job.
Enterprise Zones For Depressed Areas Set To Start ExpiringWhat has been called one of the greatest economic tools available in Illinois will disappear unless lawmakers take action.
Romney, Santorum Court Votes Across IllinoisMitt Romney will return to Chicago from Springfield Monday morning, to speak at the university where President Barack Obama used to teach.
Congressman: FEMA 'Got Everything Wrong' In Denying Tornado AidA downstate congressman says the federal government “got everything wrong” by denying benefits to tornado-ravaged Harrisburg and surrounding areas.
American Cancer Society Awards $250,000 To Fight ObesityThe American Cancer Society is awarding $250,000 in anti-obesity grants to help children learn to think healthy at a younger age.
Another Concealed Carry Bill Passes Out Of State House Committee
Advocates Hope For Approval Of Medical Leave For Partners In Civil UnionsGay rights activists are hoping for final approval of a state bill that would guarantee a benefit currently offered only to those in marriages recognized by the federal government.
Illinois Attorneys Surveyed About Judicial CandidatesThose running for judge may not have campaign ads or mass mailers to help voters learn about their qualifications, but they do have a recently released survey.
Quinn's Budget Address Draws Praise, Ire From Both Sides Of The AisleYou didn’t have to be a Democrat to like Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget speech Wednesday, and you didn’t have to be a Republican to hate it.
Some Lawmakers Join State Workers Demanding RaisesThousands of state workers are still fighting for the pay raises the governor canceled this summer, and some lawmakers are now joining the fight.
Sears To Lay Off 100 Employees At Hoffman Estates HQSears announced Thursday that 100 people will be laid off at its Hoffman Estates headquarters, despite millions of dollars in forthcoming income and property tax incentives.
Cell Phone Ban Doesn't Apply To All Construction ZonesIllinois drivers are not allowed to use hand-held cell phones in construction zones, but state lawmakers have learned the definition of “construction zone” isn’t all encompassing.
Victims Of NIU Massacre Remembered 4 Years LaterOn this day four years ago, a gunman opened fire on a geology class at Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving five people dead before turning the gun on himself.
Public Employee Union: Where's Our Pay Raise?Big corporations got tax breaks last year, and the state’s largest public employee union is still asking, what about us?
Spokeswoman: Quinn Wants To Take On Ballooning Medicaid CostsA spokeswoman says Gov. Pat Quinn wants to address the problem of skyrocketing Medicaid costs in Illinois, but state legislators are not cooperating.