Another Year of Financial Uncertainty Looms For IllinoisIllinois hasn't had a full budget since July 1, 2015, the longest a state has gone without a spending plan since at least World War II.
Last-Minute Exelon Subsidy Plan Goes to Illinois House FloorThe Energy Committee voted 9-1 late Wednesday evening to advance the legislation that funnels $235 million a year to power-producing giant Exelon Corp. for 13 years.
Cardinals Name New Minor League Affiliate ManagersFan-favorite Richard “Stubby” Clapp was named the new manager at Memphis and Johnny Rodriguez will take over as manager of the Springfield Cardinals (AA).
Missouri State to Designate Some Gender-Neutral BathroomsOn Nov. 18, large signs placed near the restroom entrances stated the change will ``allow anyone, at any time, to use either restroom.''
Gov. Rauner Wants Work on Budget to Continue Next WeekGov. Bruce Rauner said Friday he hopes Illinois lawmakers resume work to end an epic budget standoff next week when they return to Springfield for a brief session and not just focus on trying to override his vetoes.
Proud Pride Parent: Lion Sires 8 Cubs After Second VasectomyLeo the Lion lives at the National Tiger Sanctuary in Saddlebrooke, Missouri.
Kander Gives Passionate Concession Speech, Tells Generation to Not 'Check Out'Roy Blunt keeps his Senate seat in Washington, but Kander's speech kept a positive tone.
Karmeier Sworn In As Illinois Supreme Court Chief JusticeIllinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier was sworn in Monday as the 120th chief justice of the state's highest court during an installation ceremony in Springfield.
Alton Named "Gateway City" for Abraham Lincoln TourismBoosters of Abraham Lincoln-related tourism have designated Alton as a "Gateway Community."
Outdoor Giant Bass Pro to Acquire Rival Cabela's for $5.5BOutdoor gear giants Bass Pro and Cabela's will combine in $5.5 billion deal.
David Gill Off Ballot, Looking to Court to Put Him BackThe panel sustained an objection to David Gill's petitions because he didn't have enough valid signatures needed by an independent.
Rauner Policies Hit During Rally Held by Clergy, UnionThe rally was part of effort in about 25 state capitals organizers called the ``Higher Ground Moral Day of Action.''