IHSA OKs New Rules to Protect Players From Heat in PlayoffsThe IHSA piloted the rules during some of this year's baseball and softball state finals.
Illinois Ranks 3rd Best for Teen Drivers, Missouri 6th WorstThe personal finance website, WalletHub.com, finds Illinois has the second lowest number of teen DUI's.
Deadline for Hastert to Report to Prison LoomsA judge ordered the 74-year-old Illinois Republican to enter prison no later than 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Illinois E-Book Buyers Will Receive Share of Apple SettlementIn a court settlement, Apple agreed to pay $400 million in damages.
Illinois Budget Fight Delaying Utility Payments to PrisonsOne small western Illinois community is considering shutting off water to its prison because it's owed nearly $370,000 from the state.
Federal Cuts in Madison County Impact Social ServicesWith no budget passed at the state level and a recent $225,000 decrease in funds from the federal level, officials are calling this a crisis.
Illinois Borrows Millions for Building Despite Budget MessIllinois borrowed $550 million Thursday for construction projects, taking advantage of historically low interest rates as the state approaches one full year with a budget.
Cahokia Man Charged for Role in Two RobberiesIn both cases several armed masked men who rushed into the store, held employees at gunpoint, and demanded cash.
Man Accused of Kidnapping, Robbery Arrested in SwanseaOrtega Mitchell,26, was arrested without incident Tuesday at a home in Swansea, Illinois.
Rauner Asks Voters to Beseech Democrats for Budget ActionLawmakers adjourned their spring session May 31 without reaching a budget deal with Rauner for the second straight year.
Injectors to Fight Allergic Reactions Under Gov. Rauner's ReviewThe measure is named after Annie LeGere, a 13-year-old Elmhurst girl who died after having a severe allergic reaction at a sleepover, The Chicago Tribune reports.
State Board Approves Remap Item for Ballot, Pending LawsuitA measure that would let Illinois voters decide if an independent commission should draw political boundaries inched closer to the November ballot.