A Benedictine monk from Wisconsin who faces charges he tried to abduct four Illinois girls has been released on bond.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan today urged Illinois residents who want to donate to charitable efforts to help the victims of Monday's devastating tornado in Oklahoma to watch out for fundraising scams by con artists seeking to exploit the disaster for their personal profit.
A bill to increase the maximum speed limit in Illinois could hit Gov. Pat Quinn's desk for his signature soon.
The Obama administration has picked a private attorney and former federal prosecutor who helped send former Illinois Gov.
In this May 26, 2004 file photo, prosecutor Zachary Fardon is seen outside the federal courthouse in Nashville, Tenn.
One after another, major U.S. corporations have updated anti-discrimination policies to protect gay, lesbian and transgender workers, drawing plaudits from gay-rights groups.
It is not surprising that the larger the hailstone, the faster it falls. If you've ever been amazed at the damage caused by a hailstorm, you won't be when you hear how fast the stones are falling.
By Korrina Grom We're smack-dab in the middle of tornado season. Are you prepared? According to the National Weather Service, Illinois had 30 tornadoes in 2012, including an EF4 that hit Harrisburg on Feb.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois public schools that teach sex education will have to include information about contraception and sexually transmitted diseases instead of a curriculum focused solely on abstinence, according to a plan that cleared the state Senate on Wednesday.
Five people are dead, six others hurt after their church van crashes on an Illinois highway.
After a decade of the Democratic party dominating all levers in government the state of Illinois is a mess.
Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon said Wednesday he could charge officials at West Aurora School District 129 with failing to report suspicions that convicted former band teacher Steve Orland was abusing students, but has chosen instead to require training for all school employees.
Hardly any Illinois public schools have reinforced "safe rooms" to protect students from tornadoes, even though Illinois has nearly as many tornadoes each year as Oklahoma.
Dozens of tea party activists rallied outside the Internal Revenue Service office in Downers Grove on Tuesday to protest the tax agency's improper targeting of conservative groups.
Illinois Sen. Donne Trotter has apologized for remarks that compared a member of Gov.
Two men who were involved in Champaign bank robberies last spring with a third man told different stories to a Champaign County jury Tuesday about that third man's involvement.