The Illinois Senate has rejected a measure aimed at making schools adopt tougher anti-bullying policies. But supporters may try again.
Current Illinois law makes recording police officers in public a crime. The proposed changes approved 71-45 by the Illinois House would decriminalize such recordings. The bill's sponsors say they've addressed concerns raised by law enforcement.
Public universities are required to hand out tuition waivers awarded by state lawmakers. But a pending law change would end the practice.
Governor Pat Quinn says he plans to sign the measure sent to him by Illinois lawmakers. The bill would eliminate the controversial perk.
Chicago police announce arrest numbers following protests of the conference. City officials are praised for their handling of the event.
The suit was brought forward by the League of Women Voters of Illinois. Other challenges to redistricting are still pending.
More than a decade after they started, dock diving competitions for dogs remain popular. That was evident this weekend as enthusiasts gathered with their pets in northern Illinois.
A massive mulch fire is causing headaches for travelers and residents in northern Boone County.
As college courses wrap up for the year, college students are trying to get the best prices for their used textbooks.
Some textbooks will be updated, and students will not get a penny for those. Others may be damaged or missing portions. Nothing for those either.
Increasingly, students are going online to buy and sell or opting for a cheaper upfront cost for an electronic version of the course material.
The April unemployment rate in Illinois fell for the eighth consecutive month to reach8.7 percent, according to federal and state preliminary data released today.
The last time the unemployment rate was below 8.7 percent was February 2009, when it was 8.5 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.