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  • Illinois corn, soybean crops in good condition despite heat

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says above-average rainfall kept most of Illin ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Amazon.com Inc. to open new facility in Illinois

    ROMEOVILLE (AP) – Amazon.com Inc. is planning to open a new 750,000 square-foot packaging and shippi ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Caterpillar 2Q results top Street, cuts 2016 profit outlook

    PEORIA (AP) – Caterpillar’s second-quarter performance beat Wall Street’s expectations, despite weak ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Illinois lawmaker’s ‘internet scam’ police report redacted

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Police in suburban Chicago have released a report filed by former state Rep. Ron ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Illinois auditor general misses disclosure deadline

    SPRINGFIELD – Auditor General Frank Mautino did not file amended campaign disclosure reports with the state Board of Elections, setting the stage for ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Two efforts in Illinois attempt to change sex offender laws

    CHICAGO (AP) – Two separate efforts have arisen in Illinois that attempt to alter laws governing sex ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • Body found after fiery Chicago highway crash

    CHICAGO (AP) – A body has been found at the scene of a fiery crash on a Chicago-area expressway.Illi ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Illinois governor renews call for term limits

    CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is renewing his call for term limits and says the General Assembly ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:48 am
  • Rauner-created business development group gets new name

    CHICAGO (AP) – The privately run and funded economic development organization Republican Gov. Bruce ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Southern Illinois a trauma desert

    CARBONDALE (AP) – Southern Illinois residents continue to lack easy access to hospitals with trauma ...
    July 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Rauner working with police on easing marijuana penalties

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is working with the Illinois State Police on how to handle a pr ...
    July 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • City getting grant to demolish landslide homes

    EAST PEORIA (AP) – East Peoria officials say the city will receive a $2.7 million grant to purchase and demolish seven properties severely damaged by ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court to consider remap ballot measure

    CHICAGO (AP) – The Illinois Supreme Court agreed Friday to quickly take up a case challenging the constitutionality of a ballot measure that could alt ...
    July 22, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Hackers access Illinois voter registration database

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois election officials say hackers attacked the state’s voter registration s ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Illinois jobless rate falls in June but workforce shrinks

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois’ unemployment rate fell for a second straight month in June but state offici ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • IDOT warns pavement could buckle in the heat

    PEORIA – Road pavement could buckle this week under the pressure of extreme heat on top of recent ra ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Sweet corn? More like sweat corn

    CHICAGO (AP) – The Midwest’s first dangerous bout of heat and humidity this summer can be partly bla ...
    July 21, 2016 - 10:39 pm
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