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  • Lawyers: Factor court decision into pensions case

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawyers representing state retiree groups say they aim to use a recent Supreme Court decision on health care benefits as a wa ...
    NEW: July 22, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Rockford man charged in second killing

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A man accused of killing a high school friend was charged Tuesday in a second northern Illinois killing.
    July 22, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Illinois insurance subsidies in place for now

    CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say Illinois health insurance customers shouldn't feel any immediate effect of a federal appeals court panel's ruling as a co ...
    July 22, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests

    CHICAGO — Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea — fighting crim ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Arizona man charged with killing half-brother

    PETERSBURG — An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother in western Illinois.
    July 22, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • AT&T Springfield center closing, ending 188 jobs

    SPRINGFIELD — AT&T Inc. plans to close a call center in Springfield and cut 188 jobs starting next month.
    July 22, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Quinn signs $1B plan for road repair in Illinois

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads an ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Second City's Chicago comedy school to expand

    CHICAGO — The training center for Chicago's famous Second City comedy group is expanding.The Second ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Teen's body found in northern Illinois lake

    THIRD LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police say the body of a northern Illinois teenager has been found in Third Lake in Lake County.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Fire closes Illinois state building in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Report: More Illinois children living in poverty

    CHICAGO (AP) — A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • USDA: Illinois corn, soybean crops faring well

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn crop is maturing faster than normal and faring well.
    July 22, 2014 - 6:27 am
  • Illinois police search for man after club shooting

    BROOKLYN – Southern Illinois police are looking for a person of interest in connection with an early morning shooting outside a strip club.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Elgin man dies after trapped under tractor

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP – The Kane County sheriff says an Elgin man has died after he was trapped under a tractor.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Chicago man dies after police use stun gun

    CHICAGO – Authorities said a 41-year-old man has died after Chicago police used a stun gun while trying to break up a fight.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
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