Pat Quinn gets behind the idea of allowing gay marriage in Illinois. The Democrat says he'll work with state lawmakers to make it a reality.
Five-thousand Catholics from across northern Illinois gathered in Rockford Monday for the ordination of their new bishop, David Malloy.
The school board is preparing to vote on the proposal later this month. Supporters hope it will boost the district's graduation rate.
The Illinois Senate approved the measure Thursday, and Governor Pat Quinn says he'll sign it into law.