Durbin Wants Rauner to Meet The RefugeesRauner was among many governors to say their states would suspend efforts on resettling refugees from Syria.
Slay, James Sign Letter Welcoming Syrian RefugeesSixty-two U.S. mayors lobbying Congress to avoid blockade
2 Dead, 7 Arrested in Raid Targeting Paris Attack MastermindThe standoff with police began before dawn and continued for more than seven hours, with gunfire and large bangs sporadically ringing out near the apartment building In the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis.
Gov. Nixon Calls for Safeguards after Paris AttacksMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon says it's up to the federal government to screen refugees and is calling for safeguards following deadly terror attacks in Paris.
Gov. Rauner: Illinois Will Stop Accepting Syrian RefugeesRauner is one of several U.S. governors who say they will stop allowing Syrian refugees into their states after Friday night attacks in Paris left at least 129 people dead.
3 STL County Residents Suspected of Supporting TerroristsTwo of the local suspects allegedly coordinated shipments of money and military supplies through an overseas intermediary.
Illinois Senator Durbin: U.S. is Safe From Terrorists With Refugee SurplusDurbin wants to assure Americans who have questions about terrorists slipping into the U.S., the screening process is vigilant.
Homeland Security Chief Pledges Careful Vetting of RefugeesThousands of Syrian refugees eventually bound for the U.S. will be screened "carefully'' to ensure that none of them are terrorists, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday.
Syrian Refugees Say Previous Home Wasn't Even Fit For RatsWael and Jailan are two of the 40-plus Syrian refugees expected to resettle in St. Louis in the coming months.
Bosnian Immigrants Plead Not Guilty in Terror Financing CaseAn immigrant couple from Bosnia pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges of funneling money and military supplies to extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.
Military Analyst Discourages Aiding ISIS From The U.S.On heels of arrest of St. Louis County residents, CBS's Major Mike Lyons says there's too much "digital dust" out there now.
POLL: Obama Getting Bad Marks for Handling of ISISPresident Barack Obama continues to receive negative ratings for his handling of the situation with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria.