The Illinois Attorney General’s office is once again siding with the News-Gazette in Champaign in its request for information from citizen complaints about Champaign police conduct. But their opinion released August 16th is a non-binding one, which does not require compliance.
The McLean County state's attorney is halting enforcement of Illinois gun laws that he considers unconstitutional.
Officials in the Chicago suburb of Lombard say longtime village President William Mueller has died of complications from the West Nile virus.
Gov. Pat Quinn won't launch his so-called grassroots campaign on pension reform until the middle of next month.
Cook County's chief judge says his court system should be ready to introduce cameras in courtrooms by the end of the year, although Illinois Supreme Court officials say there's no specific timetable for putting them in place.
The state's College Illinois prepaid tuition program will soon be back in business.
The University of Illinois at Urbana –Champaign is one of the nation’s top party schools, according to an annual survey released by the Princeton Review.
The Urbana City Council has unanimously agreed to back changes to the city zoning ordinance to allow applications for gun stores and indoor firing ranges.
A judge in east-central Illinois has sentenced a 22-year-old Champaign man to 50 years in prison for his attack on a neighbor.
Last week, Illinois lawmakers failed to overhaul the state's pension systems. According to the state's Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, reducing state employees’ retirement benefits will still leave Illinois in a fiscal mess.