Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.
What began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
After Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.
UrbanStreet Group is putting together a mixed-use plan, with retail, restaurants, a movie theater, apartment buildings and parks.
State Representative Jerry Costello II has launched a petition drive for taxpayers to voice their support for keeping the shooting complex open that’s located in Sparta, Illinois.
A measure that would create a new office to coordinate Missouri’s efforts to retain military bases is headed to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk.
Authorities say the boy’s mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse to scare him because they believed he was too nice to people.
Other ideas, like police officers in every school, deemed too costly.
As the presidential election focuses on President Barack Obama’s national health care overhaul, Illinois has been inching toward implementing the law.
A community walk through Joplin’s tornado-ravaged neighborhoods will mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly May 22 tornado.