Residents Evacuated After Cahokia Nursing Home FireThere appears to be no serious injuries at this time.
Illinois Boy Documenting Tombstones for Eagle Scout ProjectThe freshman at Carbondale Community High School expects to complete the project in the next few weeks.
Hope of Illinois Budget Agreement Dimming Before DeadlineIllinois is hurtling toward another fiscal year without a budget as lawmakers and the governor appear no closer to a deal with one day left before a key deadline.
Illinois House Agrees to Medical Marijuana Program ExtensionThe measure now goes to the Senate, where it's expected to pass.
Rauner Says Many Illinois Democrats Back Reforms, Held Back By LeadersGovernor says Democrats who support his reforms are being used as 'pawns' and 'puppets'.
Ill. Senate Sends Two More School-Funding Revamps to HouseThe array of ideas for making Illinois public-school funding fairer grew more complex Friday with two more plans sent to the House by Senate Democrats with three days remaining in the spring session.
Ill. Gov Rauner Reverses Course on Medical Marijuana ExpansionRauner has previously rejected attempts at expansion.
Metro East Officials Still Fighting for NGA West HQMany claim Obama Administration wanted NGA West in north St. Louis from the start.
Illinois Dems, GOP Back Talking Day After Shouting, BooingNegotiations remain tenuous and lawmakers conclude their spring session Tuesday.
Second Wash Ave Carjacking Suspect Killed in Washington ParkHe was also a suspect of a murder in East St. Louis on Ridge Avenue about two weeks ago.
Illinois House Fails to Override Veto of Union BillDemocrats failed to override Rauner's veto of a similar bill last year.
Illinois Service Providers Accelerate State Payment LawsuitThe governor's office says the answer lies in a ``balanced, reform-oriented budget.''

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