Gun Shop Raffles Off AR-15 to Benefit Shooting VictimsShop owner says their intent is not to offend or make a political statement, but to help.
Illinois Lawmakers Pressing Toward Budget DealIllinois Republican senators say lawmakers are nearing an agreement on a six-month budget plan and a full-year's funding for public schools.
Money Donated in Bid to Make Illinois Site National ParkIf named a national park, Cahokia Mounds would become a responsibility of the federal parks system.
Illinois Lawmakers Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.
GOP, Democrats Say Progress Made in Illinois Budget TalksThe money for higher education appears to be one area of agreement in the rival proposals introduced Tuesday.
Personal Firework Shows Banned in IllinoisViolating the Illinois Explosives Act can be a felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Illinois Road Projects to Halt in Face of Budget ImpasseState lawmakers' inability to come together on a new budget is having a lasting impact across Illinois.
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.