Illinois

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois Residents to Keep Insurance Subsidies After Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul allows thousands of Illinois residents to continue receiving help with their monthly insurance premiums.

06/25/2015

Track and Field: Endeavor Games. Joshua Kennison (1) in action during Long Jump competition at Edmond North High School. The Games are an annual competition for physically disabled athletes.
Edmond, OK 6/11/2011
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Illinois High School Athletics Required to Allow Students with Disabilities

Illinois High School’s swimming, and track and field teams are required to allow disabled students to participate.

06/25/2015

Illinois Department of Corrections is being sued for supposedly put too many inmates in solitary confinement for too long. (Courtesy of IRN)

Lawsuit: Ill. Prison Inmates Kept in Solitary Confinement for Years for Minor Infractions

The federal civil rights lawsuit claims some Illinois inmates have been kept in near-total isolation for decades.

06/25/2015

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Illinois’s New Weed Businesses Worried About Gun Laws

Medical Marijuana hasn’t been sold legally in Ill., yet, but business owners are worried about being liable for gun incidents at their stores.

06/25/2015

Gregory K. Nelson Photo/Illinois StatePolice

UPDATE: Illinois State Police Accuse Man of Shooting at Trooper

Suspect pulled weapon after trooper noticed bulge in his pants.

06/24/2015

Honey Bees (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plant Nursery Owner: Honey Bees in Serious Decline

Ed Purcell says where there were thousands, he’s now counted six.

06/24/2015

Michael Anthony Rasmussen (Illinois State Police)

Troy Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a Child

Michael Anthony Rasmussen, 54, was charged by the Madison County prosecutor and is jailed on a $500,000 bond.

06/23/2015

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Illinois House Approves DCEO Privatization Bill

A plan to privatize Illinois’ economic development agency and beef up its responsibilities has cleared the House.

06/23/2015

(Courtesy of the De Soto Police Department)

De Soto Police Search for Missing Man

The De Soto Police Department seeks help in locating a missing man.

06/22/2015

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Ex-husband, Son of Convicted Killer Paula Sims Die in Crash

The ex-husband and son of an Illinois woman convicted in the deaths of her two baby daughters 25 years ago were killed Saturday.

06/22/2015

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