Services are pending for a former Sangamon County prosecutor and judge who died while vacationing in South Carolina. Don Cadagin was 73 when he died Friday at a Myrtle Beach hospital after having recently had a stroke. The Springfield native was appointed state’s attorney in 1986 and was elected to the job in 1988 and 1992. He was elected as a circuit judge in 1994 and retired in 2005.
The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.
The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.
The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.
Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.