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  • Bruce Rauner rallies Republicans in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD — Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner is pledging to knock the current Democratic governor out of office and rebuild t ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Yelp Inc. to expand in Chicago, bringing 300 jobs

    CHICAGO — San Francisco-based Yelp Inc. plans to open a new office at Chicago's Merchandise Mart next year.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Illinois EPA to collect household toxic waste

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will collect household hazardous waste collection in six communities this fall.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Ex-trooper again seeks license since deadly wreck

    MOUNT VERNON – A former Illinois state trooper trying for a fifth time to get his driver's license back since a deadly 2007 crash admits he caused the ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Term limits group to give oral arguments in appeal

    CHICAGO – A group led by Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner will present oral arguments in its ongoing court battle to get a term limits ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • 10,300 Illinoisans' health coverage in jeopardy

    CHICAGO – More than 10,000 Illinois residents who bought insurance through President Barack Obama’s health care law could have their coverage canceled ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Appeals court reinstates Coleman family lawsuit

    WATERLOO – An Illinois appeals court has reinstated a wrongful-death lawsuit claiming Joyce Meyer Ministries should have done more to prevent Christop ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Report: Bias seen in Illinois police search data

    CHICAGO – A new report finds signs of racial bias in data collected about police searches during traffic stops in Illinois.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Northwest Illinois teachers strike over contract

    GALESBURG – In the first strike in Galesburg in 37 years, teachers in the northwestern Illinois city began walking the picket lines Wednesday after th ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Group studying gun trafficking meets in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Authorities from two high-crime regions of Illinois detailed some out-of-state sources responsible for the illegal flow of guns and the prob ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Chicago woman dead in Bali; daughter, 1 other arrested

    BALI, Indonesia – The body of a 62-year-old American woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, and authoritie ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Illinois Democrats make play for unity, victory

    SPRINGFIELD – Faced with a crucial midterm election where Republicans are seeking to reclaim the governor's mansion, Illinois Democrats used an annual ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 12-year-old Illinois girl sells steer for $100K

    SPRINGFIELD — A 12-year-old Morris girl needs a bigger piggy bank.Shaelye Varner showed the grand ch ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Quinn talks about labor at Democratic breakfast

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has emphasized his support of labor unions in the nationally-watched governor's contest.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Sheriff: Illinois pilot dies in helicopter crash

    MANSFIELD – Central Illinois authorities say a helicopter pilot has died after hitting power lines and crashing in a soybean field.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 8:30 am
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