Naperville Girl is Youngest to Hit 48 States' Highest PeaksLucy's first climb was on a more than 1,300-foot mountain in Michigan's Upper Peninsula near her family's cabin. She ran, climbed and explored on the 6-kilometer route.
Q&A: A look at the Death of Sandra Bland in Texas JailThe release of information from autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she killed herself and had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.
Butterball Turkey Hotline: Ready to Answer Your QuestionsCalls to the Butterball Turkey Talk hotline are answered right here in Illinois.
Islamic Group Sues Illinois County Over Learning CenterA board in 2010 denied a conditional-use permit for the facility, claiming concern about the center operating in a residential neighborhood.
Illinois Man Avoids Jail For 142 mph DUI CrashThe 37-year-old from Shorewood avoided a possible jail term by pleading guilty to drunken driving and reckless driving.
Interfaith Coalition Voices Support For Same-Sex Marriage In IllinoisRev. Doris Green of the Evangelical Free Baptist Church says no one should be denied the right to, as some in the group put it, "show their love."
Golden Coins Found In Illinois Salvation Army KettlesOne was a Double Eagle gold coin worth about $1,730. The one-ounce coin was enclosed in a clear plastic sleeve and wrapped in a 1,000 Yen bill.
Law Requires New Vaccine for Illinois StudentsThe law being put into effect for the 2012-13 school year requires students to get the Tdap vaccine, a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis.
Blagojevich Whistleblower Speaks Blago whisteblower glad he's going to prison
Ill. House Reconsiders Closing Pension LoopholesThe lawmakers argued Sunday that reversing benefits after they've been earned, even by questionable means, is probably unconstitutional.