Could Queen of Hearts Drawings Be Illegal?Revenue source for some Metro-East clubs may be violating Illinois law
Inaugural Magic Of Lights Display Ready To Go At Gateway Motorsports ParkRuns Nov. 17th through New Year's Day, with a million lights on display.
No Winner in Queen of Hearts DrawingA Carlyle man won the right to pick one of the 10 remaining cards, but chose the three of spades.
American Legion Queen of Hearts Draws Huge CrowdNo one has won the jackpot in 44 weeks, and tonight's drawing is close to $930,000.
1st Alligator Snapping Turtle in Decades Spotted in IllinoisIllinois Natural History Survey herpetologist Chris Phillips called his finding of the turtle, at least 18 years old, a "move in the right direction'' in the effort to save the state-endangered species.
Proposed Ill. Bill Would Keep Animal Abusers From Owning GunsA proposed first-of-its-kind law in the nation would ban gun ownership for anyone in Illinois convicted of animal abuse.
Illinois Pushes for Gun Shop LicensesThe push to license gun dealers in Illinois continues, even though legislation to require that didn't move during the fall veto session.
Illinois Schools to Require Cursive Writing Illinois schools will have to teach students cursive writing under a new state law.
Illinois Lawmakers Engulfed By Fixing Sex-Harassment MessIllinois lawmakers spent most of Tuesday trying to get control of an avoidable sexual-harassment mess which began with a seemingly benign, if sincere, proposal last month to explicitly forbid harassment and intimidation in the ethics code.
Illinois Pumpkin Crops Promise Plenty for PiesA pumpkin-growing expert at the University of Illinois says this year's crop is a strong one
Missouri Premature Birth Rates Rising Missouri's preterm birth rate is on the rise
Illinois Schools Get High MarksThis year's Illinois school report card is out, and it shows some gains were made during the past school year.