SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Legislation increasing the speed limit on interstate highways in Illinois to 70 mph is headed to Gov. Pat Quinn.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A proposal that revamps sex education in Illinois public schools to include information about contraception and sexually transmitted diseases has cleared the state Senate.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois General Assembly has overridden Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of legislation that addresses so-called Smart Grid technology.
CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for an 87-year-old woman who accuses Donald Trump of cheating her in a skyscraper condo deal told Chicago jurors on Wednesday that he was personally repulsed by the "Apprentice" star whom he said lied on the witness stand.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is urging a House vote on his pension-reform plan even though Speaker Michael Madigan has his own proposal.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Sen. Donne Trotter has apologized for remarks that compared a member of Gov. Pat Quinn's cabinet to a Nazi.
BELLEVILLE (AP) — Police in southwestern Illinois' Belleville say they're investigating reports that female students at a Catholic high school secretly were videotaped by one of the school's sports teams.
FARMINGTON (AP) — Cooked to the 1930s' made-in-Flossie-Howard's-cast-iron-kettle recipe, the original Kitchen Cooked Potato Chips are be a cult item.
Ill. House: Senate pension plan saves less money
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A proposal that aims to create thousands of jobs in southern Illinois by kick-starting high-volume oil and gas drilling cleared a top committee Tuesday, sending it on to the House floor.
DeKALB – Eddie Williams' return to Northern Illinois University will last about 11 days, NIU officials said Monday.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A key Illinois House committee has approved an expansion of Medicaid to cover low-income adults who don't have children at home, despite scrutiny over a last-minute amendment that would give flexibility to some institutions for people with mental illness.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says he hopes a bill that would kick-start high-volume oil and gas drilling passes "swiftly" through the Illinois House and Senate after a House committee voted to send it to the full House.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Zoological Society officials say three Brookfield Zoo bottlenose dolphins are pregnant.
CARY (AP) — Kicking a soccer ball while it's moving is difficult for Tisha Brown's 6-year-old daughter, Anaka, who has trouble balancing on one leg because of distal arthrogryposis, which is tightness in joints and muscles that restricts movements.
ROCKFORD (AP) — A 17-year-old high school student in Rockford will graduate with a perfect attendance record he's maintained since kindergarten.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois hunters harvested fewer wild turkey during this spring season compared with last year.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims testified Monday in favor of an Illinois limit on the size of ammunition magazines, a proposal that got a Senate committee endorsement.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn said Illinois lawmakers have a chance to make history on two fronts this month by approving a plan to fix the state's decades-old pension crisis and legalizing same-sex marriage.
ROCKFORD (AP) — Confronted by the deafening hiss and intense heat of a flaming natural-gas leak, Mike DeLaRosa puts faith in his heavy layers of firefighting gear and ignores every human instinct to retreat.
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