Illinois Sees Falling Unemployment RateThe metro east unemployment rate fell from 6.4 percent last year to 5.7 percent this past July.
Earthquake Felt In Southern IllinoisUSGS says Sunday morning's 3.5 magnitude tremor recorded 37 miles south of Marion.
V.A. Centers Grapple With Influx Of WomenAssociated Press reporter checks on Illinois facilities
Ill. Woman Gets 5 Years in Child Pornography Case45-year-old Monique Leonard of Carterville was sentenced Monday.
Former Kinloch Mayor Pleads Guilty to Fraud ChargesKeith Conway, 49, pleaded guilty Monday to submitting false employment records while at Dismas House, a St. Louis halfway house.
Corporate Tax Transparency Bill Defeated In Illinois HouseOpponents said it was a breach of both confidentiality and competitiveness.
When It Comes To Bad Driving, St. Louis Has Right Of WaySpeeding, hit-&-run big problems locally, magazine says.
Owe Money, Miss a Court Date, Go to Jail? An association representing debt collectors says there's no "debtors' prison" in Illinois
Marion Prison On Lockdown After FightsThe prison will remain on lockdown until the investigation is complete.
Pipe Bomb Found In Southern Illinois CarPolice say they searched the vehicle after seeing drug paraphernalia inside.
Man Threatens To Use "Chemical Tubes" To Wipe Out Illinois Nightspot"Chemical tubes" were the weapon of choice for convicted man.
Southern Illinois Mayor Wins 13th Consecutive TermIt is another four years for Marion Mayor Robert Butler, who has held the post since the Kennedy administration.