Dept. of Homeland Security to Give Extension on Real IDThe federal Real ID was enacted in 2005 to implement stricter standards for state issued IDs.
Illinois With Largest Population Decrease in the CountryIllinois is still the fifth largest state in terms of population, but could be passed up soon.
Missouri, Illinois Rank High on Hungriest States in the U.S.In Missouri, one in six households struggle to put food on the table, in Illinois, it's one in nine.
Well-Being Index Releases National Heart Attack StatisticsThe states with the highest heart attack incidence are West Virginia, South Dakota and Kentucky.
Senator Durbin On Board to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age to 21Durbin has a long history of proposing new regulations on tobacco, like his successful effort to ban smoking on commercial flights.
Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage NationwideThe Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Woman Charged In Lebanon Bank HeistBright green flip-flops found in suspect's trash.
Gibbons: Madison County In Grip Of Heroin "Epidemic"Nine heroin deaths in '09; 26 last year.
New Hope For Cooperation Among Missouri River StatesBlunt: "It's safe to say that every member said it was a top priority".