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  • Lottery winners don't get largesse, but get left out

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Big-time Illinois Lottery winners aren't getting the largesse. They're getting left out.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 8:51 pm
  • State to court: Can’t do the ‘impossible’ on paying

    CHICAGO (AP) – The state of Illinois asked a federal judge Friday not to hold it in contempt for missing a recent court-ordered deadline to pay servic ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 8:54 pm
  • Cash-strapped Illinois: Can't do 'impossible' on payments

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois has asked a federal judge not to hold it in contempt for failing to meet a court-ordered deadline to pay social services provi ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Governor seeks federal help for storm-affected areas

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has asked the U.S. Small Business Administration to allow people in seven northeast Illinois counties to apply fo ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Peoria County gets $3.2 million to combat lead poisoning

    PEORIA (AP) — Peoria County is getting $3.2 million from the federal government to protect children and their families from lead poisoning.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Rauner signs bill allowing township government to dissolve

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill that will allow a southern Illinois township board to vote to dissolve the unit of government t ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Woman accused of killing puppy agrees to smaller jury

    URBANA (AP) — A central Illinois woman accused of killing her boyfriend's pit bull puppy in a hot oven has agreed to a jury of six people instead of 1 ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closure

    CHICAGO (AP) — City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to prepare for another weekend of road closures and heavy traffic in Chic ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Peoria priest removed for prior abuse allegations

    PEORIA (AP) – A central Illinois Catholic priest has been forced to step down from public ministry f ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Man pulled from court after spitting on judge

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – A man suspected of multiple stabbings in central Illinois was removed from a cour ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • People on drunkard list won't be able to buy booze

    AURORA (AP) – The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Veterans home residents treated for Legionnaires' disease

    QUINCY (AP) – Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy have ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Painted door panels from Chicago 1893 World's Fair found

    CHICAGO (AP) — Three Japanese sliding doors that were put on display at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago have been discovered in a cit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Drew Peterson seeks to toss wiretaps in murder-for-hire case

    CHESTER (AP) — Drew Peterson wants a southern Illinois judge to exclude wiretap evidence he says was improperly obtained in a murder-for-hire case inv ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre cancels Amenti Haunted House event

    DeKALB – Officials at the Egyptian Theatre have called off this year’s Amenti Haunted House, and wil ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • Belleville hospital to align with St. Louis provider

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – A Belleville hospital has won state approval to align with a prominent St. Louis h ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Illinois' AG and Chicago mayor question gas prices spike

    CHICAGO (AP) – Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel say they want answers fr ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Caterpillar to lay off 475 workers

    CHICAGO – Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar said on Tuesday that it will lay off a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Rauner vetoes bill related to Southern Illinois University

    CARBONDALE (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation related to student trustees and the schoo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget mess

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner bickered over potholes, airplanes and ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:26 pm
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