A Northern Illinois University professor is behind a study that is receiving national attention.
Local governments in Illinois are stepping up their efforts to collect unpaid fines.
Several northern Illinois counties are taking part in a wage study, and those behind the effort say the data could lure new businesses to the region.
The Beloit International Film Festival is underway. The event, which runs through February 19th, is holding some events on the Illinois side this year.
A labor dispute at a community college in northern Illinois could be nearing an end. A tentative contract agreement has been reached between Rock Valley College and its faculty union.