Bill To Advance Illinois Abortion Rights Moves ForwardHouse Democrats have advanced a measure to replace Illinois' abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people "a fundamental right" to make decisions about their reproductive health.
Illinois House Committee Passes Controversial Reproductive Health Act In SpringfieldAn Illinois House committee is debating the controversial Reproductive Health Act in Springfield, but some lawmakers are unhappy about the short notice.
Illinois State Fair Lowers Admission Sunday To ThursdayThe lower prices are part of an effort to make the fair a more affordable, family-friendly experience. He says the fair will continue to be the most affordable state fair in the Midwest.
Activists Urge Approval Of Proposal To Require Fingerprints For Illinois Gun Licenses, More Background Checks For Firearm PurchasesGun control advocates plan a rally in Springfield on Wednesday, to urge state lawmakers to approve legislation aimed at closing perceived loopholes in the state’s gun licensing system.
'I Have Had Too Much To Drink Tonight': Video Shows State Rep. Steve Reick's DUI ArrestWhen Illinois State Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodtock) was pulled over in Springfield earlier this month, he admitted right off the bat he had one too many drinks that night.
Dash Cam Video Shows State Rep. Steve Reick's DUI ArrestReick is the second state lawmaker this year to be charged with a DUI.
Illinois Revenue Bump Spurs Debate Over Pritzker Tax HikesHouse Republicans are asking why Pritzker and his fellow Democrats who control the House and Senate can't forgo their plans to increase taxes.
Karaoke Contest Returning To Illinois State FairThe Illinois State Fair karaoke contest is returning this summer, and the winner will get to perform on the fair's biggest stage.
State Rep. Steven Reick Arrested For Drunk Driving In SpringfieldIllinois State Rep. Steven Reick (R-Woodstock) was arrested for drunk driving Wednesday night in Springfield.
Names Of 4 Fallen CPD Officers Added To Illinois Police Officers MemorialA moving ceremony in Springfield Thursday honored four Chicago police officers killed in the line of duty.
State Rep. Kambium Buckner Pleads Not Guilty To DUI; Video Shows Lawmaker Telling Police He Was Just ExhaustedNewly released police body camera video shows Illinois State Rep. Kambium Buckner (D-Chicago) undergoing field sobriety tests the night he was arrested for driving under the influence in Springfield in March.
Illinois Mothers Could Spend Less Time In Custody Under ProposalA proposed law that would let judges factor in a defendant's parenting responsibilities during sentencing is making its way through the Illinois legislature.
Illinois Lawmakers Greeted With A Full Plate As They Return From BreakIllinois lawmakers returned to the floor Tuesday after a two-week break. Here are some of the top issues facing legislators as the spring legislative session enters its final weeks prior to the scheduled May 31 close.
Illinois Approves Ban On 'Right-To-Work Laws'With the support of labor unions, a new bill prohibiting municipalities in the state from enacting "right-to-work laws" was signed into law by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker last week.
Museum To Mark Anniversary Of Lincoln Buying Illinois HomeLincoln paid $1.500 for the home when he was a young lawyer with a wife and infant son. It was the site of the birth of three of Lincoln's sons and the funeral for one of them.