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  • Illinois panel OK's electricity line proposal

    ROCK ISLAND – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build an electricity line designed to bring wind energy from Iowa to the state.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois AG files notice of appeal in pension case

    CHICAGO – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed official notice that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconsti ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Food manufacturer expands in Chicago suburbs

    SOUTH ELGIN – A California-based fresh food manufacturer is expanding in the Chicago suburbs.Gov. Pa ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

    NEW YORK – Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling i ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Clemency for man wrongfully jailed for 1991 murder

    CHICAGO – A man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in the 1991 murder of a suburban Chicago girl can take the final steps toward cleaning up his reco ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois doctor fined over medical marijuana slip

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators have disciplined a doctor who they say misled potential patients by offering preapproval for medical marijuana through a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Chicago couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home

    CHICAGO — A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home, alleging the company failed to properly maintain th ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • 6-year-old Illinois boy starts fire at Dollar General store in Silvis, police say

    SILVIS (AP) — Police in western Illinois say a 6-year-old boy started a fire that heavily damaged a Dollar General store earlier this month.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Chicago O'Hare, Midway airports expect more Thanksgiving holiday travelers

    CHICAGO — More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • St. Charles Mayor suspends Filling Station late night permit from Dec. 1-Jan. 1

    ST. CHARLES – The Filling Station Pub and Grill will have its liquor license suspended for three straight days and its 2 a.m. late night permit on hol ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

    CHICAGO – Taking on the hecklers who’ve been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebutt ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois man pleads guilty in McLean County child porn case

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — A central Illinois man is facing more than 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography and sex offender registra ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:28 pm
  • 2 credit houses take no major action on Illinois after pension overhaul thrown out

    SPRINGFIELD — Two major credit houses aren't overly worried about an Illinois judge tossing out a pension overhaul designed to close a $100 billion de ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Illinois suspends Ebola hotline as interest fades

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois health officials have suspended a telephone hotline about the Ebola virus because the number of calls to it has fallen sharply.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:30 am
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