Illinois AG to Appeal Denial of Request to Halt Worker PayAttorney General Lisa Madigan said she will appeal the judge's ruling, noting the state's constitution requires an enacted appropriation for state spending.
Flu Cases Continue to Rise in MissouriThe flu was so bad last week in the Missouri boot-heel town of Clarkton that Superintendent DeLane Beckwith closed the public schools for a few days.
Will Missouri's Right-to-Work Put Pressure on Illinois?Missouri's recent adoption of Right-to-Work legislation leaves Illinois sitting alone, surrounded by Right-to-Work states on all sides.
Bob Daiber to Run for Illinois GovernorA Metro East education official announces his intention to run for the state's highest political office.
Health Centers Sue Rauner Over Abortion-Notification LawThe measure requiring the dispensing of abortion information changed a 1977 law allowing health care professionals to refuse services they consider morally objectionable.
AccuWeather: Spring Forecast Calls for Thunderstorms, Tornadoes in MissouriA new AccuWeather long-range forecast shows we could end up paying the price for a mild winter.
Illinois Lawmakers Declare October 'Zombie Preparedness Month'There's still no budget in place, but Illinois lawmakers have taken decisive action concerning - the Zombie Apocalypse.
Lawmakers Aim to Make Obama's Birthday a Holiday in IllinoisUnder a Senate bill co-sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jacqueline Collins, ``Barack Obama Day'' would be commemorative.
Suspects At Large Following US Bank RobberiesAuthorities say a man entered the US Bank at 400 S. Lincoln Ave. just after 1 p.m. Thursday and flourished a hand gun.
As Illinois Budget Stalemate Persists, Patience Wears Thin In SpringfieldSenate reply to budget plan lukewarm, with no bipartisan support.
Lawsuit Filed Against Company that Runs Illinois LotteryThe lawsuit accuses Northstar of manipulating winning tickets and misrepresenting the chances of winning.
Illinois Senate Returns, Promises to Push Budget DealLawmakers' feud with Gov. Rauner has kept the state from approving a budget for nearly two years.