Chicago Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot To Address Illinois HouseLightfoot's office says she will address lawmakers in both chambers. She is to speak to the Illinois House on Wednesday afternoon and the Illinois Senate on Thursday morning.
Innocence Project Founder Seeks 'Conviction Integrity Unit'Conviction integrity units have sprung up recently in major metropolitan jurisdictions such as Dallas, New York, and Chicago. But a statewide team in Illinois would be a first nationally.
R. Kelly Sings For 28 Seconds In Springfield, Fans Pay Up To $100R. Kelly fans paid up to $100 a ticket to watch him sing for 28 seconds.
R. Kelly Makes Brief Paid Appearance At Illinois ClubR&B singer R. Kelly made a paid appearance early Sunday at a club in Illinois' capital city, but the fans who each shelled out $50 to $100 for tickets got only a 28-second performance, followed by a half-hour meet-and-greet.
R. Kelly Asks Media 'To Take It Easy' On Him Before Springfield EventR. Kelly asked the media "to take it easy" on him before a Springfield event Saturday.
State Representative From Chicago Charged With DUI In SpringfieldA state representative from Chicago was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol in Springfield last month, according to police.
Study Finds Tax Plan Would Narrow Income GapA graduated income tax could narrow Illinois' growing income disparity, cut property as well as income-tax bills and deliver billions of dollars in extra annual revenue, a study to be released Monday shows
Pritzker Unveils Online Graduated Income Tax CalculatorPritzker says Illinois' current tax system is unfair to the middle class. Republicans and some business leaders don't support the proposal.
Springfield Wants To Keep Lincoln House Open Amid A ShutdownIt gives the city the option of using lodging taxes to keep the Abraham Lincoln Home National Historic Site open for about a month.
Woman Says Illinois Speaker Madigan Didn't Act On ComplaintsAlaina Hampton's lawsuit against Madigan's campaign committees and the state Democratic Party contends that Travis Shea faced no repercussions for complaints against him by two women and that he continued to work on Madigan's staff for two years.
Regional Senate Hearings Set On Illinois Construction NeedsTwo key Illinois state senators will travel the state this month and next month to hear what kind of infrastructure needs taxpayers have in their communities.
More Than 50 Companies Showcased At Illinois Products ExpoOfficials say that Illinois ranks first nationally for food processing sales at $186 billion a year. It is among the state's top manufacturing activities.
Illinois Senate Plans Statewide Hearings On Capital BillFuture hearings are planned through April in Decatur, Edwardsville, Elgin and Peoria.
Snoop Dogg Raps His Way To The Illinois State Fair This SummerSnoop Dogg has been performing for two decades. He's got award-winning albums and songs, hit television shows, films, product lines and a record of philanthropy.
Governor Pritzker: 'I Choose A Fair Tax System To Get Us Out Of This Mess'"We need fundamental tax reform. I choose a fair tax system to get us out of this mess."