A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.
Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.
Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.
Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.
The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.
The Springfield Metro Sanitary District could need $70 million in bond money to pay for upgrades to the Sugar Creek Treatment Plant
Three fugitives who've stolen from a number of Springfield stores are being sought.
A prominent civil rights activist and academic has cancelled a speech at the University of Illinois because of the school's decision to rescind a job offer to a Native American studies professor.
A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.
Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…
The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.
The Chicago-based Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests is accusing the Springfield Catholic Diocese of not being open when it comes to two alleged pedophile priests who spent time in the diocese.
Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.
Two more WICS personalities are set to leave the station.
Another 600 people in Illinois have been approved to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.
A bill for fund sweeps to fix the state budget now is in play in the legislature.
Durbin attended out of respect to Jews; Schakowsky boycotted
Manar airs out new SB 1
First elected in 1996 following one term as auditor
Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.