Record 26 Confirmed Tornadoes In IllinoisOfficials confirmed 26 tornado touchdowns reported in Central Illinois Saturday night. This is a record total for Illinois tornadoes in December.
Saturday Tornadoes Tear Through Central And Southern IllinoisThe National Weather Service is investigating reports of at least 12 tornadoes passing through communities south of Springfield.
9 Confirmed Tornadoes In Illinois On SaturdayGovernor Bruce Rauner announced the decision to activate the State Emergency Operations Center in Springfield.
Fall Session Wraps Up, Democrats Anticipate Capitol ControlThe 100th General Assembly will reconvene briefly in January before Democratic Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker is inaugurated with a new Legislature.
Illinois House Expunges Lawmaker's Tainted Water ThreatRep. Stephanie Kifowit apologized for the indelicate comment she made about Lombard Republican Peter Breen Tuesday during floor debate on legislation involving the deadly Legionnaire's disease crisis at a Quincy veterans' home.
Veto Override Votes On Key Issues Remain For LawmakersThe House has yet to take action on an override approved by the Senate on legislation setting a deadline for police to help cooperative immigrant crime victims get U.S. visas.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Companies Work To ExpandWith marijuana now legal in Canada, some Illinois companies are finding success securing Canadian investors looking to enter the industry.
Senate Overrides Rauner Veto On Immigrant Crime-Victim VisasSenate President John Cullerton's plan was approved 40-12 Wednesday. It would set a 90-day deadline for law enforcement officials to complete paperwork immigrants need for visas to stay in this country.
Rauner And Pritzker To Join Illinois Bicentennial Gala At Navy PierRauner says the focus should be on the future and "there is no better place to start uniting than at an event that celebrates the greatness of Illinois." Pritzker says it means celebrating as "one Illinois."
Pritzker Wins Over Voters Worried About Budget, CorruptionNearly two-thirds of voters in Illinois disapproved of the Republican's handling of a two-year budget stalemate with legislative Democrats, and about three-quarters of them voted for Pritzker.
J.B. Pritzker Defeats IL Gov. Bruce RaunerDemocratic challenger J.B. Pritzker has defeated Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner.
Rauner, Pritzker Face Voters In Expensive Governor's RacePolls have shown Rauner trailing Pritzker by double digits. Only two incumbents since the 19th century, both seeking third terms, lost by more than 10 points.
Ahead Of Final Midterms Push, Early Voting Setting Records In Cook CountyWith one day left until the midterm elections, voters have been showing up early in Cook County in record numbers, with close to 250,000 ballots already cast in Chicago alone.
Obama In Chicago To Push For Pritzker, Donnelly in IndianaObama's Sunday event at the University of Illinois at Chicago came as Gov. Bruce Rauner and other Republicans campaigned across Illinois before Tuesday's election.
Campaign 2018: Early Voting In The Final Weekend Before Election DayThis weekend marks an urgent final push to get last-minute voters to head to the polls for early voting through Monday as well as on Election Day.