SPRINGFIELD – Senate President John Cullerton announced Monday his chamber will move forward with a new union-backed pension reform proposal he says will save Illinois money and is at less risk of being tossed out by the courts than a plan approved by the House last week.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Taiwanese man who the U.S. government links to supplying weapons machinery to North Korea has been arrested along with his son.
CHICAGO (AP) — A former northern Illinois comptroller sentenced this year for stealing nearly $54 million from her community has been transferred to a federal jail in downtown Chicago.
ROCKFORD – An online petition is urging Winnebago County officials to allow residents to raise chickens in their back yards.
CHICAGO – The Illinois Gaming Board’s chairman said changes made to a proposed gambling expansion bill are merely cosmetic.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn on Sunday vetoed a plan to increase electricity rates by up to $70 million — a proposal that Commonwealth Edison Co. had pitched as a way to get electrical grid modernization back on track.
VIENNA – This is the Illinois that many people never see – the sparsely populated southern tip where flat farmland gives way to rolling hills, rocky outcrops, thick forests and cypress swamps.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Madison County Chief Circuit Judge Ann Callis has resigned.
CHICAGO (AP) — Lawmakers return to Springfield with two options on the table for addressing Illinois' $97 billion pension problem.
BLOOMINGTON – The party – or at least the party bus – may be over in one central Illinois community.
ROCKFORD – The state environmental agency said electronics manufacturers have recycled 50 percent more electronic waste since Illinois made it illegal to dispose of the material in landfills.