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  • Illinois House passes plan to fill state budget hole

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois House has approved a plan introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan to end weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1. ...
    March 24, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Illinois offers grants to help raise specialty crops

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for federal crop grants to help farmers grow fruits, vegetables and n ...
    March 24, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Ex-Tamms inmate accused in prison stabbing

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A convicted murderer who was among the last inmates incarcerated at the now-closed Tamms supermaximum-security prison stabbed three ...
    March 24, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Wisconsin woman fatally stabbed inside Illinois hospital

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE (AP) – Authorities say a 42-year-old Wisconsin woman was fatally stabbed by a fami ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Legal fight begins over Illinois medical marijuana documents

    CHICAGO (AP) – A legal fight is shaping up over whether the state of Illinois will have to produce a ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Illinois would sell vehicles not oft-used in House proposal

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – State vehicles that don't get much use are on the chopping block in a proposal in the Illinois House.
    March 23, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • 2,500 Illinois residents apply for medical marijuana cards

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – Illinois health officials say about 2,500 residents have applied for medical marij ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:21 pm
  • 3 state workers seek to join Rauner lawsuit over union dues

    CHICAGO (AP) – Three Illinois state employees on Monday sought to join Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit a ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:21 pm
  • ACLU: Chicago police had higher stop-and-frisk rate than NYC

    CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago police officers initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much highe ...
    March 23, 2015 - 5:21 pm
  • Gov. Rauner's immigration message leaves advocates perplexed

    CHICAGO (AP) – More than 2 months after taking the reins of one of the nation’s most immigrant-frien ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Chicago school support worker charged with shooting girl

    CHICAGO (AP) – A man is accused of shooting and injuring a 17-year-old girl near a Chicago school wh ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Rauner, gay rights advocates find common ground

    CHICAGO (AP) – Putting election-year hostilities behind them, gay rights advocates said they emerged ...
    March 22, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Quinn gave film studio $10M to buy land that’s not for sale

    CHICAGO (AP) – After Gov. Pat Quinn lost the election in November to Bruce Rauner, the state of Illi ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Man who broke legs in Starved Rock fall could face charges

    OGLESBY (AP) – Authorities say a man who broke both of his legs in a fall from a canyon ledge in Sta ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Reward offered in fatal McLean County shooting of bald eagle

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for help finding the person who fatally ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Cruz to announce presidential candidacy

    WASHINGTON – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz will announce his candidacy for president today, choosing the conse ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • County clerks worried about special election for Schock seat

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – County clerks worried about being ready for the upcoming special election for U.S ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • All Pro Dad helps dads, kids learn together

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – A dad's work is never done.Three weeks after the birth of his second son, Marshal ...
    March 22, 2015 - 8:38 pm
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