CHICAGO (AP) — The population of Chicago has climbed but it climbed slower than any major city in the United States.
CHICAGO (AP) — Things are going to get really busy at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this weekend.
CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Mat Jasieniecki readily admits that after he graduated from high school, he partied a bit too much, and after a while his grandparents told him to shape up.
14 Illinois counties get federal disaster help
SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A compromise allowing the carrying of concealed weapons backed by House Speaker Michael Madigan and agreed to by the General Assembly’s leading gun-rights advocate materialized Wednesday, adding to the list of gun-free locales but making it easier for qualified gun owners to get permits.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois public schools that teach sex education will have to include information about contraception and sexually transmitted diseases instead of a curriculum focused solely on abstinence, according to a plan that cleared the state Senate on Wednesday.
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.