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  • Patients to start applying for marijuana

    SPRINGFIELD – One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinois residents will actually ask for per ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail

    CHICAGO – The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

    CHICAGO – Anyone in Illinois who’s turned on a television in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses- ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • US Rep. Duckworth announces she's pregnant

    CHICAGO – U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth says she's pregnant and expecting a baby girl in early December.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Man brings two military flares to Illinois sheriff

    MURPHYSBORO – Authorities in southern Illinois moved jail inmates and evacuated a restaurant after a man came to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office w ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Road in Mokena named for soldier killed in Afghanistan

    MOKENA – Part of a road southwest of Chicago has been named after a soldier killed in Afghanistan earlier this year.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Newborn baby found alive inside Illinois trash bin

    JACKSONVILLE – Police said a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in the central Illinois community of Jacksonville is in good condition.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Quinn to live on minimum wage for a week

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn, who has made his push to raise the state’s minimum wage a key component of his re-election campaign, said Sunday he will liv ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Family of four shot to death in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – An 82-year-old suburban Chicago man shot and killed his wife and two adult children before turning the gun on himself, DuPage County Corone ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Rauner vow revives governor's mansion question

    SPRINGFIELD – It's been more than a decade since an Illinois governor lived full time at the state's Executive Mansion, but once again a Chicago-area ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Gov. Quinn announces $14.4 million in park grants

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has announced $14.4 million in investments for park development and storm water management on Chicago's south s ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

    CHICAGO – Anyone in Illinois who’s turned on a TV in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses-spared s ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

    DECATUR – The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington. Dismay over ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Woman found guilty in Joliet double murder

    JOLIET – Bethany McKee was led into Courtroom 407 at 10:45 a.m. Friday.She wore blue jail scrubs wit ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Illinois DNR issues rules on fracking

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that suppo ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:56 pm
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