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  • Illinois among top states for campaign ad spending

    CHICAGO – If it seems as though the number of political ads on television has ramped up markedly this election, now there's concrete proof.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Former Illinois health official pleads guilty to bribery

    SPRINGFIELD – A former human resources director at the Illinois Department of Health pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a $13 million grant ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Treasurer hopefuls look to boost office's image

    SPRINGFIELD – Two candidates vying to be Illinois' next chief investment officer have different ideas about how to restore the image of the Treasurer' ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Chicago mayor wants Illinois to reform drug laws

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked state legislators Tuesday to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a misdemeanor ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Court to consider status of Rita Crundwell pensions

    DIXON – Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, has argued that her ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Illinois man dies after car falls on chest

    ST. ANNE (AP) – A northeastern Illinois man has died from injuries suffered when a car he was working on fell on him, Kankakee County officials said.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Experts predict vibrant fall colors in Illinois

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – Fall tree colors are expected to be vibrant in Illinois this year due to spring and summer weather, including plenty of rainfall, a ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana applications filed Monday

    CHICAGO – Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner differ over ‘common sense’ on guns

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner both endorse what they call “common sense” in gun laws, but disagree over what that means.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana applications due Monday

    CHICAGO – Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Cook County investigating Dolton Animal Hospital after 4 dead dogs found at facility

    DOLTON – A suburban Chicago animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authoritie ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • U of I Foundation receives increase in donations

    URBANA – The University of Illinois Foundation said Monday that it received $259.5 million in donations during the fiscal year that ended June 30, a 1 ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • 4 men held without bond in Chicago boy's death

    CHICAGO – Four men charged last week in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after running from his Chicago home have been ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop

    CHICAGO – Catholic Latinos went to Mass on Sunday hopeful that the incoming archbishop of Chicago will continue to speak out for immigration reform an ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Deadline ahead for Illinois marijuana businesses

    CHICAGO – With a Monday afternoon deadline approaching, people who want to own medical marijuana businesses in Illinois are hurrying to complete their ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:36 pm
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