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.