New Law Makes Insurance Companies Find, Pay BeneficiariesIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation requiring insurance companies to locate beneficiaries of unclaimed life insurance policies and pay them money they're owed.
Illinois' Pension Payment Expected to Increase by $400MThe move could lead to higher taxes or massive cuts to education and social services.
Illinois Sees Falling Unemployment RateThe metro east unemployment rate fell from 6.4 percent last year to 5.7 percent this past July.
Prices Up, Choices Down on Illinois Health Insurance MarketSt. Clair, Madison and Monroe County customers will have only one insurance choice next year.
Chicago Police Refute Trump's Claim He Talked To CommandersPolice spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says no one in the department's senior command structure has ever met with Trump or his campaign staff.
Rauner Signs Bill to Punish Trafficking Guns into IllinoisFirearm traffickers in Illinois will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years in prison under the bill.
McDonald's Recalls Millions of Happy Meals Fitness BandsMillions of Happy Meal fitness bands are being recalled because they might cause skin irritation or burns to children.
Funeral Planned for Cancer Patient Who Was Fatally Beaten46-year-old Shannon Vincel died after she was hit over the head outside of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
Belleville Standoff Ends PeacefullyThe standoff lasted three hours as a man threatened to commit suicide.
Sprint Owes $2.3 Million to Illinois CustomersThe money comes from unused rebate checks issued between 2003 and 2011.
Study Finds New Missouri Moms Breastfeed More Than IllinoisNew Missouri moms are doing a bit better job of breastfeeding their newborn babies than Illinois moms.
Seniors, Disabled Can Apply for Help with Heating BillsPriority enrollment in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program begins Sept. 1 at the 35 local agencies that administer the state-federal program.