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The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds because of a provision of the nation's health care law.
Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.
A drug investigation in Walworth County ended with the arrest of two Illinois men on Wednesday, according to a release.
A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.
Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program.
The simulcasts will start with the opening of the Premier League season Aug. 16. Thirty-three theaters in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington are currently scheduled to take part.
Two Illinois gang members pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to conspiring to distribute drugs.
The Obama administration is developing a method for religious organizations opposed to contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act to opt out of providing the coverage in their health plans without filling out a form.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.
Before the Board of Education meets Thursday night to vote on a contract for Terrence P. Carter, its unanimous selection as the city's next superintendent of schools, it will hold a closed-door conference call to question him further about his academic record.
The 2-1 decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court OKs a state plan to charge electricity customers an estimated $1 to $1.40 a month to help pay for the long-delayed project.
Murder charges were filed Tuesday by prosecutors in Lee County, the northern Illinois county where a Rockford man allegedly attacked a Monticello woman as she was leaving a rest area along Interstate 39. Anna Sacco-Miller, the Lee County state's attorney, announced at a news conference Tuesday morning in Rockford that her office has filed 16 counts ... (more)
Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea -- fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records.
An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother in western Illinois.
T eachers from across the State gathered for the Illinois Teachers Workshop: Rocks, Minerals & Mining in Today's Society, presented by the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers on July 14th-16th at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.
An expired meat scandal in China is souring consumers from eating at McDonald's.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:05 am
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