Obesity Rates Now Top 35 Percent In Seven StatesObesity's impact is most serious in communities where access to healthy foods and regular physical activity is limited.
More States Launching Clergy Sex Abuse Investigations"For many of us, those earlier stories happened someplace else, someplace away."
Pennsylvania's Clergy Abuse Scandal Sparks Inquiries In Other StatesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced plans to meet with the Chicago Archdiocese after at least seven priests with connections to her state were identified in the Pennsylvania grand jury report.
Tackling Eight-Man Football At Lake Forest Academy"There is a lot of tradition here for football. A lot of pride and we don't want to lose it."
Gunfire Near Illinois Football Game Sends Fans RunningAccording to police, the gunfire apparently came from two vehicles.
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Illinois, 20 Other StatesThe Centers for Disease Control is monitoring cases of measles in 21 states, including Illinois.
Plano Police Seek Help in Locating Missing Woman, Myrna HupachThe Plano Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a woman named Myrna Hupach.
1st Barack Obama Day In IllinoisChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was Obama's first presidential chief of staff. He tweeted good wishes saying, "57 never looked so good!"
Revenge Porn: 'It’s Incredibly Traumatic,' Says Chicago LawyerRepublican Rep Nick Sauer’s resigned today following an ex-girlfriend’s complaint against him of inappropriate online behavior.
Illinois To Celebrate 100th Anniversary Of Route 66The Mother Road starts in Chicago and travels to California.
Trump Touts Trade Win In Illinois Steel TownTrump has pointed to the community east of St. Louis as an example of how his "America First" approach to trade will help U.S. workers.
IL Tollway Denies Giving Contracts To Political ConnectionsIllinois Tollway officials are defending the awarding of contracts to firms with political connections or ties to Tollway employees.