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The Associated Press has learned Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired three top administrators after an investigation by the treasurer's inspector general.
The state is providing $11.6 million to local governments to help cover their costs from the tornadoes last fall.
A Republican lawmaker who voted in favor of same-sex marriage has been named to a leadership post in the Illinois House.
The people of Illinois are feeling particularly gloomy about their state, with its high unemployment, billions of dollars in debt and decades-long battles against corruption.
Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says two people killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday died due to blunt force injuries.
The Quinn campaign trotted out Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon Monday to build pressure on Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner to release his tax returns.
Highway Trust Fund almost out of money
War chests continue to grow
Several accidents along stretch between Stevenson and South Grand
Urges 'yes' vote on non-binding referendum
Carroll Cullerton accused of groping a woman in a bar in Memphis
Lead researcher has ties to Arc, which advocates closure
GOP: It's a gimmick
Downstate entries include Salem Baptist Church in Alton and Zoe Theater in Pittsfield
Language and technology changes can challenge present and future historians
Driver slowed to avoid another crash
Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon of Illinois has died.
AARP says many elderly citizens could explore home and community-based services before nursing home.
Investigators continue to examine circumstances behind ATV accident.
A delayed explosion injures a dozen spectators at Peoria fireworks display.